Visual Merchandising Assistant / Retail Merchandiser

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Visual Merchandising Assistant / Retail Merchandiser

Visual Merchandising Assistant / Retail Merchandiser

Visual Merchandising Assistant / Retail Merchandiser – Country Willow, voted Best Furniture and Accessory Store in Westchester County 11 years in a row, is the area’s leading provider of Home Furnishings, Design Services and Custom Furniture. We are currently looking for a full-time Merchandising Associate that has a passion for home furnishings, decorating, new market trends and a desire to continue to learn and grow. As part of the showroom team, you must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment, have decorative and creative abilities, strong organizational and computer skills, an excellent eye for detail and not be afraid to “get your hands dirty.” JOB REQUIREMENTS • As Visual Merchandising Assistant, administrative, data entry and organizational tasks will comprise approximately 50% of this position. • Responsible for updating and editing product information, entering purchase orders, reviewing acknowledgements and related paperwork. • Precise data entry of product details including: pricing, measurements, fabrics, finishes, etc. • Updating product catalogs, fabric and product swatches in Design Center • Assisting the Visual Manager in the implementation and installation of seasonal displays and ongoing merchandising strategies. • Daily maintenance of showroom appearance including: refreshing upholstery, readjusting furniture and replacing décor. • Shared team responsibility of unboxing, inspecting, tagging merchandise and disposing of packing materials for art, décor, accessories and gifts. • Maintaining and organizing the merchandise in the accessory warehouse for easy retrieval, product protection and safety. • Shared team responsibility of tracking physical inventories. • Overtime required as needed to plan and decorate showroom. • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle. QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS • Minimum of two years of merchandising experience in retail or similar field • Solid knowledge and application of retail pricing concepts, including elements of mark-up, margins, sale pricing, MSRP, etc. • Extremely proficient in MS Word and Excel. Design applications such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator a plus. • Must have excellent listening and communication skills along with a focused attention to detail in a busy environment. • Ability to quickly learn and embrace company’s standards, procedures, and applications. • Sense of urgency, flexibility and ability to multi-task. • Positive, upbeat and energetic work habits. • Must be prompt in responding to time sensitive paperwork, updating catalogs, and maintain paper and digital files. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS • Must be comfortable climbing ladders to decorate walls and tall pieces of furniture. • Frequent use of hand tools to hang wall art, mirrors, accessories, clocks, etc. • Ability to lift, bend, stoop, reach, twist, push, and pull, without strain, large boxes, rugs and accessories frequently. BENEFITS • Salary commensurate with experience • Health Benefits • ESOP – Employee Stock Ownership Program • Paid Vacation • Personal and Sick days • FSA • 401k • Significant product discounts • Beautiful and friendly work environment

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