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The Apparel Field Specialist main responsibility will be to ensure the training of Regional, District Sales Managers, and Store Managers to lead store team members to be Apparel experts focusing on presentation standards, product knowledge, and customer service.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS
Maximize store performance, visual & brand standards through strategic planning and execution of product launches in partnership with District Sales Managers and Regional Sales Managers.
Implement Training Tools to assist Regional and District Sales Managers to lead store teams in effectively managing apparel presentation standards, product knowledge, and customer service.
Provide in-store training and workshops to enable store managers to confidently execute company visual directives by company deadlines.
Steer field compliance of Company’ Visual Standards Manual and optimization of tools & resources (i.e., Seasonal Product Information Sheets & Visual Binders).
Participate in seasonal flows and new store openings.
Partner with Regional Sales Manager, District Sales Manager, and New Store Opening Manager for new store openings; guide visual execution and product training of store team.
Build, maintain and leverage cross functional partnerships to ensure consistent message is conveyed through training, company directives and corporate visits.
Partner with Director of Stores and Operations manager on all communication to store teams regarding apparel and accessories (i.e., Meeting Agendas, Daily Planners Updates, etc.)
Responsible for maintaining awareness of industry trends and communicating Company’ opportunities to create store presentations that are relevant and competitive; conduct regular mall walkthroughs to ensure understanding of competition.
Other duties as assigned.
Achieve financial targets within assigned territory, including incremental growth of sales each quarter.
Achieve Visual & Marketing Excellence; consistent high standards of execution of Visual Directives.
Meet deadlines for assigned duties.
Excellent visual merchandising skills & ability to train others.
Must be a strong team player
Solid written and oral skills
Solid computer software application experience.
EXperience AND OR EDUCATION:
2-4 years marketing, merchandising, or retail related background.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; driving company car, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.
WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE…
First, leading a team to “win big” makes your heart beat faster! You are a sales-driver and you know how to help ensure your store crushes sales plan! Your team is critical to your business and your customers, so your talent assessment and development skills are solid and you’re always working hard to get even better. You still function effectively and even thrive in times of change and shifting priorities and have a strong ability to stay flexible to the unforeseen. Communication could be your “middle name”, with your highly developed ability to convey information and set direction with your team in writing or verbally. Colleagues might also call you a task-master, as you utilize time and resources extremely well to meet deadlines, stay efficient and manage operational priorities. Your retail/restaurant leadership experience makes you immediately credible in our business and a major source of support to your Store Manager. Finally, you have so much fun doing and being all of the above and share that excitement with those around you everyday!
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.