VF Corporation THE NORTH FACE: Visual Associate (Full Time) NorthPark Center - Dallas, TX in Dallas, Texas

Job Description Summary

This position assists Management with the visual and merchandising presentations in the stores.

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Visual Merchandising Associate is to assist the Store Manager and the Merchandise Coordinator in managing the visual and merchandising presentations in The North Face Retail stores. The Visual Merchandising Associate may also be required to work as a Sales Associate as scheduled by the Store Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Assists Store Management and the Merchandising Coordinator with the installation and setup of the monthly windows and in store focus.

  2. Assists Store Management and the Merchandising Coordinator with the seasonal floor set changes.

  3. Follows up weekly with the Merchandising Coordinator on the status of ongoing merchandising projects.

  4. Ensures that the visual merchandising collateral is received at the store and communicates any issues with the Merchandising Coordinator

  5. Assists the Merchandising Coordinator and the Store Manager in training the staff on the merchandising standards.

  6. Takes the initiative to identify key styles and make recommendations on ways to maximize sales and increase turn of slow sellers.

  7. Maintains the Visual Merchandising supply area in a neat and efficient manner

  8. Will perform these and other duties as assigned, including selling as scheduled and providing customers with assistance as needed.

  9. Completes all assigned customer service and product training, attends store meetings, and clinics.

Education/Experience: Years of Related Professional Experience: 2+. Completed course work in visual merchandising, design or fashion merchandising. Familiarity with in store visual merchandising/display work or comparable in store merchandise presentation experience1-2 years of retail sales experience in a specialty store environment. Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills Good PC and software skills MS Office, Lotus Notes and Excel Special Requirements: Occasional lifting of 50 lbs. maximum with frequent lifting, carrying up to 25lbs: occasional crouching, reaching, frequent walking,/sitting/handling/felling.

Constant seeing/hearing/talking: depth perception and color vision required.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with more than 30 brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. VF’s businesses and brands are organized into five categories called coalitions, consisting of: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, Sportswear and Contemporary Brands. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, age, national origin, uniform services, protected veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work), pregnancy, marital status, or ancestry, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the applicable state or local laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.