Merchandising Manager

@Hound About Town Email Job

Job Detail

  • City Jersey City
  • Experience 2+ Years
  • Degree None Required
  • Amount of Hours Hourly
  • Virtual / Remote No
  • Industry Retail

Job Description

Merchandising Manager, All Stores

Hazel Baby & Kids and Hound About Town are seeking a full time Merchandising Manager to support all stores. This position will spend time at each location, providing visual merchandising strategies and execution, and will work with the Manager, All Stores, to effectively roll out visual initiatives. The ideal candidate has a passion for aesthetics, and an interest in the baby and pet product space.

The Merchandising Manager has an eye for aesthetics and a passion for the customer journey. This role leads all merchandising efforts for both Hound About Town and Hazel Baby & Kids, including visual displays, product placement, and organization, and provides direction to the team on all merchandising efforts. They creatively maximize the use of each store’s space, creating a seamless flow and inviting experience that draws customers in and maximizes revenue.

Responsibilities include:

  • ●  Manage quarterly seasonal displays and the merchandising process from inspiration, idea generation, planning and execution to meet company expectations, budgets and timeline
  • ●  Provide direction to team on merchandising displays and placement of new product
  • ●  Proactively refresh merchandising efforts to create a unique customer experience
  • ●  Stay up to date with current trends to ensure relevant product is highlighted and stocked
  • ●  Lead backstock organization in a thoughtful and efficient manner
  • ●  Set clear visual standards for teams to abide by for each store
  • ●  Work closely with Marketing team on visual campaigns
  • ●  Provide Merchandising guidance and support for all special events
  • ●  Work closely with Manager on store initiatives
  • ●  Greet customers in a friendly and polite manner
  • ●  Assist customers with all shopping needs including recommendations and sizing
  • ●  Operate registers, thoughtfully ringing and wrapping items, and accurately complete

    each transaction

  • ●  Maintain sales floor and regularly restock product when needed
  • ●  Accurately receive inventory and boxes and tag merchandise accordingly
  • ●  Partner with team on all opening and closing procedures

    Requirements & Skills:

  • Previous experience in visual merchandising
  • Welcoming, friendly, and energetic demeanor with a genuine desire to provide

    outstanding customer service

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Attentive eye for visuals and trends
  • Highly organized and creative
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to work with teams
  • Working knowledge of POS payment systems
  • Basic math skills
  • Availability to work flexible shifts (weekends & holidays included)
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to commute to Jersey City

    Salary Range: $17-$20 based on relevant experience