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Assistant Manager, Visual Merchandising

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PT-15187
Area of Interest: Visual Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn Teen
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team:

You will be part of the PBTeen and Pottery Barn Kids Visual Merchandising team, supporting all visual merchandising initiatives in our retail and DTC channels. As Assistant Manager you will work with the Director of Visual Merchandising to uphold our visual standards, deliver the best possible shopping experience for our customers, develop visual innovation, and ensure the profitability of the brand.

About the Role:

As a member of the Visual team, you will be responsible for assisting in all showroom and off-site setups for PBTeen and Pottery Barn Kids including seasonal Product Development meetings, Merchant final line reviews and retail floorsets. You will also be responsible for visual communications to all PBTeen retail stores.

In this role, you will:

* Manage the seasonal visual book including Photoshopping setup photos, formatting and populating content, working with graphics team to include marketing and signage, and oversee printing and distribution of book.
* Partner with Merchandising team to develop individual store seasonal floorplans and windows that accommodate their specific store needs.
* Manage floorset process including coordinating with merchants, store operations and inventory to secure samples, execute floorset and put-back showroom after completion
* Coordinate and oversee the photography of floorsets.
* Source and send seasonal props.
* Provide Weekly Updates and How-Tos to stores.
* React to store needs including visual adjustments, marketing, signage needs, etc.
* Assist Director of Visual with seasonal internal setups
* Assist with styling and propping 


Assist with setup of special events including GMC, Board of Director's Meetings, Annual Kick-offs and PR Events.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because . . .

* You have 3 - 5 years experience in visual merchandising.
* You have a good working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign programs
* You have previous project management experience in a deadline-driven environment.
* You have excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
* You are a team player who works and communicates well with cross-functional partners
* You have a passion for visual merchandising

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes 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. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. 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.

Benefits:

Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Healthy, organic options in the cafeteria and an awesome salad bar
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration.

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

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.

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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.


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