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Posted Jan 4, 2019

Retail Visual Merchandiser, Full Time: Colonie Center

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City/State

Albany, NY

Location

Colonie Center

Category

Stores » Sales/Retail

Schedule

Full-Time

Requisition ID

710132986

Love being around people and making them happy? Good at finding just the right thing to complete an outfit? As part of our sales team, you’ll do just that, bringing the Magic of Macy’s to life for our customers. Every day brings new challenges and excitement, and every customer interaction gives you the opportunity to do what you do best: find solutions and provide exceptional customer service. ... More »

So if you live on the cutting edge of fashion and have a keen eye for design, why not put that expertise to work on the sales floor? Join our team of problem solvers and doers: Apply today!

JOB OVERVIEW:
 
The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for arranging and maintaining attractive visual presentation in windows, on ledges, shelves, and fashion panels throughout the store.  May follow a floor plan to re-merchandise an area in preparation for special events or season changes. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
The summary below may not include all the essential functions and qualifications for this position. For more information, we encourage you to review the complete job description by clicking here.

 

Macy’s uses a scheduling plan that allows our associates to participate in the creation of their work schedules by managing availability and identifying preferences. Additionally, during key events and peak selling times, Macy’s may offer additional shifts to our associates, which they may pick up using the self-scheduling tool.  Details on Macy's schedule options are available during the interview process.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Pull merchandise to set-up visual representations using the loan book to check merchandise into and out of departments
  • Construct, paint, set-up, and install signs, sale banners, panels, and other items required for special events, clearance events, and fashion shows
  • Set-up and maintain fixtures using hand or power tools, such as saws, dykes, hammers, screwdrivers, staple guns, ladders, mannequin units, scissors, nails, spray paint, spray glue, and knives
  • Maintain and present visual displays in a compelling and exciting manner in accordance with company directives
  • Understand customer preferences and exercise judgment when deviating from company directives to appeal to specific customer base
  •  Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality

 

 Qualifications:
 

Education/Experience:          High School Diploma or equivalent.  Additional

                                                 education training in art or merchandising is

                                                 preferred.  Merchandise presentation or visual

                                                 presentation experience is preferred.

 
Communication Skills:           Effective written and verbal skills, ability to interpret
                                                  instructional documents such as safety rules,
                                                  operating and maintenance instructions, and
                                                  procedure manuals.   Excellent written and verbal
                                                  communication skills.
 
Physical Demands:                 This position Involves heavy lifting, constant moving,
                                                   standing, and reaching with arms and hands. 
                                                   Involves standing for at least two consecutive hours,  
                                                  lift at  least 30 lbs.  Will involve stooping, kneeling,
                                                 crouching, and climbing ladders.  May involve
                                                 reaching above eye level. Involves close vision, color
                                                 vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.
 
Other skills:                         Must possess vision and creativity.  Basic knowledge of
                                             art, design, fashion, and interior decoration. Ability to
                                             collaborate and function as a member of a team.  Must
                                             possess a strong sense of urgency. Should be
                                             comfortable with the use of computers and frequent use
                                             of RF equipment.
 
Work Hours:                        Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail
                                             hours, which may include day, evening, weekends,
                                             and/or holidays.
 

This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.