Merchandise Specialist

Bass Pro Shops
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary:

Works with Group Sales Managers, Team Leads and the Merchandise Manager to present merchandise and create displays in a visually appealing manner to promote and support our sales efforts. Displays include bust forms, mannequins, props, product and village layouts and taxidermy. Position will also execute seasonal and promotional display changes.

Position Responsibilities:

1. Partners with Merchandise Manager and all Department Managers to execute product presentation displays, visual prop elements, signing for special events, bust form and mannequins displays and other regionally appropriate displays.

2. Works with all departments and associates to ensure merchandise and visual presentation standards are set and maintained at the highest level.

3. Knows and supports all company merchandise presentation policies, cheat sheets and signage standards. Will help execute those standards and assure compliance with and consistency of throughout the retail store.

4. Supports the company's commitment to delivering world class customer service and ensuring a pleasant, safe, and productive shopping experience for all guests.

5. Partners with the Maintenance Manager in reporting needs for display and taxidermy upkeep including large scale project execution.

6. Partners with the Merchandise Manager to manage monthly budgets in balance with visual presentation supply needs.

7. Completes assignments on the web page portal each month to upload a corporate determined set of photos and/or other directives; communicates any resulting opportunities and feedback to store management.

Education and/or Experience:

High School education or equivalent

Computer literate with a basic working knowledge of Microsoft software programs

1-2 years retail merchandising experience preferred, i.e., working with displays, shop layouts, visual props, etc.

Communication Skills:

Ability to positively partner with various members of store management and associates in a productive manner

Ability to write business correspondence as required

Demonstrated customer service skills

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to stand for extended periods

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Ability to stand, walk, climb and/or negotiate into tight spaces on occasion in order to set visual displays

Other Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

Basic working knowledge of simple power tools is preferred

Ability to manage several priorities simultaneously

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