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PT Merchandise Coordinator (Apparel) - Traverse City, MI in Traverse City, MI at Winston Retail

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

Company Description:

Winston Retail is the leading service agency that provides retail merchandising support, environmental design and project management.  Our passionate, talented and hard-working team is responsible for retail presentations for top fashion, image and lifestyle brands.  We specialize in apparel, footwear and accessories and work with clients such as The North Face, Puma, Calvin Klein and many others. For additional company information, please visit our website: www.winstonretail.com.

Job Summary:

A Freelance Merchandise Coordinator works with one or more of Winston Retail’s clients to support a variety of retail projects such as visual merchandising, creative and brand ambassador projects.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: retail merchandising, training & education, space negotiation, visuals and stock replenishment.  Various projects will be offered depending on skill level and hours may fluctuate from month to month.  As a Freelancer, you will provide your services to us by working on different brand projects throughout each month. 

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years retail experience (wholesale, vertical store, or branded apparel)
  • Previous work as a Merchandise Coordinator at an apparel, accessory or footwear company
  • Manager level at department store, brick and mortar retailer or specialty store
  • Experience in training and presenting to small/medium sized groups on the selling floor
  • Experience in relationship building with store management at various levels
  • Experience working in a freelance capacity, and being comfortable with a schedule that varies on a monthly basis

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Comfortable negotiating floor space, additional fixtures, etc.
  • Superior visual merchandising expertise
  • Dressing mannequins (preferred)
  • Creative thinker
  • Communicates timely and effectively (both verbal and written)
  • Strong execution and implementation of merchandising and/or creative planograms/directives
  • Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge (Excel, Word, email and digital photography)
  • Proficient in capturing crisp, clear mirror image photography (before and after photos showcasing completed work)
  • Client liaison with all store personnel – strong relationships at the door level a must!
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds

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