Fashion Department Manager

The Paper Store
Oct 15, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
The Paper Store is committed to being the premiere destination for all of our customers' gift-giving needs. Our mission is to share our passion for The Paper Store with each customer, during each visit, by going above and beyond their expectations for both selection and service. As the Fashion Department Manager, you will strive to deliver sophisticated merchandising and outfitting skills each and every day while providing World Class Service in a fast-paced specialty retail environment.

Job Purpose: Department Managers are responsible for overseeing the visual aesthetics of their assigned departments to ensure a seamless and enjoyable customer experience. As a Fashion Department Manager, you will be overseeing the execution and maintenance of merchandising directives specific to your department while delivering World Class Service. Along with your District Visual Merchandiser and Fashion Educator, you will be responsible for all communication, direction, and delegation related to the physical presentation of your department. Fashion Department Manager will contribute to the profitability of the store with their merchandising & outfitting skills and recovery & replenishment efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Demonstrate extraordinary service, leading by example by modeling the G.U.E.S.T. service approach, and consistently delivering World Class Service

+ Greet and welcome every customer warmly and with enthusiasm

+ Understand customer needs by asking open-ended questions

+ Explain product features and benefits in relation to the customers' needs by providing in-depth product knowledge

+ Suggest additional items to build onto sales by utilizing effective selling techniques

+ Thank the customer sincerely and invite to return and shop with us again

+ Follow planograms and interpret seasonal fashion direction and inspiration provided by the Corporate Office to meet the unique needs of your store, including space constraints, knowledge of customer and current fashion trends

+ Stay current on seasonal fashion trends, styling techniques, corporate seasonal fashion messaging and initiatives including all fashion catalogs

+ Clear communication skills to share your process, product knowledge, and vision for the Fashion Department with the entire team in order to continually generate fresh ideas with the ever changing environment of fashion merchandising

+ Serve as a Fashion Educator and leader for the entire store team

+ Maintain awareness of all current promotions in order to share them with customers and the ability process them correctly at the Point of Sale

+ Build relationships with customers in order to ensure future visits and establish loyalty

+ Prepare incoming product for the sales floor by following instruction and guidance from the Operations Manager

+ Work with the Visual Team to merchandise product in the correct area of the store by adhering to corporate merchandising guidelines and visual standards

+ Review all corporate marketing materials and communications to ensure proper sign placement, promotion details, upcoming in-store events, etc.

+ Support all sales efforts and initiatives across all business channels in an effort to maximize company sales growth through visual and display emphasis by utilizing the dashboard, participating in sales challenges and daily team meetings

+ Maintain awareness and demonstrate a fundamental knowledge of computers, systems and programs relevant to the position. Operate POS system accurately. Capture accurate and valid customer information at the point of sale to support company's new customer acquisition strategy

+ Uphold store maintenance and cleanliness standards

+ Comply with all company policies and procedures

Job Requirements:

+ Previous experience in specialty retail visual merchandising is required

+ College degree preferred (preferably in fashion/visual merchandising)

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays

+ Ability to adapt to and embrace change

+ Professional attire, demeanor and appearance required

+ Possess the resourcefulness to be a motivated and organized self-starter who embodies the self-confidence to problem solve, operate strategically, and act as a team builder

+ Ability to lift and mobilize medium to large items up to 50 lbs., while utilizing appropriate safety techniques

+ Competitive Salary

+ Medical and Dental plans offered for full time associates

+ 401K retirement plan offered for qualified full time associates

+ Short Term Disability for full time associates

+ Employee Discount

+ Opportunities for growth

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