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Manager, Visual Merchandising - Williams-Sonoma Home

Date: Nov 7, 2017

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: WS-10152
Area of Interest: Visual Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Williams-Sonoma
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Position Summary

Oversee the Williams-Sonoma Home product presentation in the retail stores and ensure they maximize business growth.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Oversee roll out of all visual presentation materials
* Oversee the creative execution of all WSH floorsets and concept meetings
* Lead planning, staffing and payroll for all WSH floorsets
* Participate in all WSH field visual conference calls
* Manage the WSH retail visual calendar
* Ensure new store floorplans reflect 3 year strategy and key initiatives
* Partner with merchant team to ensure all product is placed and has best selling opportunity
* Implement and maintain visual standards binder updates
* Ensure bay area stores are following plans per corporate direction
* Maintain seasonal floorplans one year out
* Communicate weekly merchandising updates to field management and retail stores

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Three (3) to five (5) years retail visual merchandising experience
* One (1) to three (3) years Associate supervision and performance evaluation experience in a corporate environment.

* Undergraduate degree from in related field
* Proficient with Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office suite
* Strong written and verbal communication skills

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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