Merchandising Manager - Old Navy - Fest Market @ Dogwood Job Listing at Gap Inc. in FLOWOOD, MS (Job ID gap-025X4&lang=en)

Gap Inc.

Location: FLOWOOD, MS
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
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Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Title: Merchandising Manager - Old Navy - Fest Market @ Dogwood
Location: MS-FLOWOOD
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At Old Navy, we "love" our employees! As one of the world’s largest apparel brands we take pride in making fashion accessible to every family. We have a fast paced and empowering environment that allows our strengths to come together for our customers. As part of Gap Inc., everyone at Old Navy shares in the power of our family of global brands committed to bringing American style to the world. Even more, Gap Inc. has always inspired us to Be What’s Possible through giving forward, not just giving back to our communities.

As the Merchandising Manager you are one of the driving forces behind the excitement our customers feel as they discover our product! You support the Assistant Store Manager of Merchandising in overseeing all aspects of merchandising and brand visual presentation for the store. You create a compelling merchandise story that maximizes sales and profitability. You ensure operational excellence and follow all company-defined processes and practices. At your core, you believe that everything we do is for the customer and you lead your merchandising team to do the same. You build relationships at multiple levels to support a great working and shopping environment. You love being part of a winning team; you bring your energy to work every day and are personally invested in Old Navy’s success.

Leadership Responsibilities

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Supports effective talent selection, training, coaching, motivating and recognizing

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Provides feedback for the ASM of Merchandising and/or Store Manager regarding quarterly check-ins, individual development plans and annual performance reviews for team

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Communicates performance issues to the ASM of Merchandising and/or Store Manager

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Sets, monitors, follows up on productivity goals for all Logistics Sellebrities

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Ensures service, merchandising, and operational standards are met through company- defined practices and processes

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Monitors, maintains and follows company policies and procedures

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Accountable for a safe store environment where all Sellebrities actively prevent loss and minimize risk

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Accountable for meeting store compliance audit requirements

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Performs additional managerial duties as necessary

Functional Responsibilities

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Drives sales and profitability though compelling merchandising and overall presentation of specific department(s)

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Partners with ASM of Merchandising to prepare for and implement seasonal/monthly new flow and company initiatives

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Effective merchandise handling to meet payroll budget, efficiency and productivity goals

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Ensures seasonal merchandising presentations and placement of merchandise meets company guidelines

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Drives sales through business analysis and proper placement of merchandise

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Analyzes merchandise related reports and communicates findings to ASM of Merchandising

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Executes flexing of product to maximize business opportunities

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Supports ASM of Merchandising with maintaining and organizing upstock and backstock to ensure gross margin is maximized

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Actively participates in store walk-throughs with ASM of Merchandising, Store Manager, Market Leader, and Territory Visual Manager to ensure the consistency and quality of merchandising and visual execution

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Communicates successes, opportunities and solutions to ASM of Merchandising to drive results

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Ensures availability and proper organization, maintenance and storage of visual elements, tools and equipment

Requirements

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Passionate about: apparel trends, specialty retail environments, people - customers and team

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Demonstrates the following: visual merchandising with an attention to detail, time management, organizational skills, authentic customer service, training, sales generation, leadership, conflict management, business acumen, time management, priority setting, decision quality, ability to coach, provide feedback, excellent verbal and written communication, and computer proficiency

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Ability to: think creatively, embrace and lead change, and deal with ambiguity

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Must be at least 18 years of age

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High School diploma or equivalent desired

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College degree or equivalent work experience preferred

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2-3 years of soft lines merchandising or visual merchandising experience preferred

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Ability to effectively communicate with customers and store personnel

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Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, work with/around cleaning chemicals, and lift and carry 50 lbs

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Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including evening, overnight and weekend shifts

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Opens and closes the store in accordance with company standards

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Merchandising Managers must punch in and out through the time clock to record all time worked, follow hourly meal/break guidelines, and partner appropriately with the Store Manager regarding any overtime
Store: Management
Organization: OLD NAVY GLOBAL

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