Visual Merchandiser -21 hrs. a month

Davaco Inc. - Greater Toronto Area, ON (30+ days ago)

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Visual Merchandiser

DAVACO, Inc.

Location: GTA - Ontario

Company Overview

DAVACO is the North American leader in the management and execution of high-volume remodels, resets and rollouts. Founded in 1990, DAVACO currently operates headquarters in Dallas, Texas, as well as Canadian offices near Toronto. In addition, we employ over 1,000 professionals across the United States and Canada who bring extensive experience and specialized skills to deliver services to clients without disruption to their business, customers or profitability. When it comes to retail, restaurant and hospitality program management and execution, national and global brands rely on DAVACO to provide a single point-of-contact for coast-to-coast programs, customized solutions and reliable, consistent execution.

If you aspire to be the best at what you do and want to be a part of a growing company, then DAVACO is the place for you. With a diverse workforce and a broad range of specialized experience and expertise, we are always looking for talented, qualified candidates to join the DAVACO team!

DAVACO's Brand Merchandising Division services soft/hard line clients, ranging from fashion apparel, footwear, and accessories.

Job Description

As a member of the Brand team your job will encompass different levels of responsibility that commands professionalism and confidentiality. Below is a partial list of responsibilities.

Job Requirements

  • Promote DAVACO services through upholding store relationships and providing pertinent feedback to the client.
  • Provide Quality Control check on assigned projects and follow program reporting parameters.
  • Build business relationships with DAVACO client base as required.
  • Communicate with Program Manager regarding all client concerns, challenges and opportunities on assigned projects.
  • Develops a cost-effective plan for short-term program or project execution following logical patterns to meet completion dates.
  • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability; ability to prioritize work, maintain a positive attitude and composure in stressful situations.
  • Must be able to plan, execute and close out multiple projects or tasks in short periods of time to the satisfaction of the supervisor and/or client.
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and meets challenges with resourcefulness; ability to problem solve, with a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize.
  • Partner with Project Manager to review project completion implementing best practices for application during future projects.
  • Be adept at critical analysis and problem-solving skills to navigate on-site hindrances to project execution.
  • Prepare, submit and provide reports for each visit and submit via DAVACO's web-based portal. Clear before and after photos of completed work are required for each visit.
  • Ability to provide excellent and timely written and verbal communication.
  • Thoroughly understand and ability to read, comprehend and execute planograms, project floor plans and visual merchandising plans.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability in a retail environment is essential.
  • Soft-line merchandising expertise in a department/specialty store environment.
  • Must be detail oriented, have excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities, and proven leadership skills. Strong customer service skills are imperative.
  • Dependable, with a strong work ethic.
  • Consistently conduct self in professional, safe and courteous manner conducive to open retail environments in front of client and client’s customers.

Required Background

· 3-5 years of experience in fashion merchandising retail setup.

· Neat and well groomed.

· Strong interpersonal skills.

· Problem solving abilities

· Current portfolio within the last 5 years

· Be able to read and execute a planogram/guideline.

· Mannequin dressing and maintenance

· Comfortable working in both a department store and standalone retail environment

· Able to report through company surveys with a prompt and professional manner.

· Fluent in English both written/spoken

· Able to build and maintain professional relationships across a multitude of partner

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Computers, Smart Phone, etc. and ability to use similar or equivalent technology, such as DAVACO technology, as it pertains to collecting and communicating data.

· Good to have an own vehicle or valid driver’s license

· Physical ability: must be able to work on your feet for several hours at a time, lift 25 pounds, climb ladders and manipulate fixtures

DAVACO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Supports a Diverse, Inclusive Work Environment

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00-$20.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Experience:

  • Visual Merchandising: 2 years (Preferred)