Career Opportunities: Urban Outfitters Store Merchandising Manager- West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton (2918)

Job Posting ID 2918 - Posted 04/03/2014 - Urban Outfitters - Store Visual - Alberta

STORE MERCHANDISING MANAGER … THE CREATIVE MAESTRO Success at Urban Outfitters is based not only on our unique product and store environments, but also on the creativity of our store teams.

YOU: You?ve had multiple years of retail management and merchandising experience with creative interests or a background in fine arts, merchandising, fashion or design. You have a strong record of recognizing and developing talent from all levels. You have the ability to analyze business, develop a plan, delegate and empower your team to drive consistent results. You have an understanding of relevant trends in art, design, architecture and fashion. You thrive when given the freedom to make decisions and act in a way that you know is right for your customer and employees. You are a self-starter looking to grow with our company. You are diverse, smart, creative, energetic, witty, courageous and confident. You…love UO!

US: We do things differently at Urban Outfitters. We give our Store Merchandising Managers the opportunity to be entrepreneurial and our expectation is that they run their space as if it were their own. We empower our teams to make the decisions and own the results. We encourage mutual respect among our employees and foster an environment of collaboration.

Our stores typically have four departments, (Women?s, Women?s Accessories, Men?s and Home), which give our merchandisers the chance to share their vision and develop a diverse group of leaders.

We expect our Store Merchandising Managers to own their development and to become our next Store Merchandising Managers. We are committed to our employee?s development and offer career opportunities in our stores and Home Office.

We embrace you ? your style, your music, your fashion, your art, your whatever!

  • LEAD by mentoring, encouraging feedback and motivating others to be extraordinary
  • Strive to INSPIRE the store team and our customer by creating a whole sensory store experience through the placement of product and outfitting
  • COLLABORATE with the Store Manager to establish store goals, process shipment, place merchandise, and plan and execute floor sets
  • Be RESPONSIBLE for the store?s profitability, payroll budget and shrinkage goal
  • Be accountable for all aspects of recruiting, hiring and DEVELOPMENT of the visual team
  • FACILITATE the relationship between management and visual teams to enhance the store environment
  • Effectively COMMUNICATE to manage a highly creative and complex store environment
  • Cultivate a "PEERS TEACHING PEERS" environment
  • Exercise strong LOSS PREVENTION awareness and compliance
  • Take PRIDE in your store (maintain a safe, clean and organized store and back of house)
  • Provide authentic CUSTOMER INTERACTIONS