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Merchandise Coordinator

Date: Jun 10, 2019

Location: Brisbane, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: PB-15943
Area of Interest: Merchandising
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Pottery Barn
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Role

* Account for and organize merchandise, props and grip equipment for photography.
* Understand and communicate any specific sample variances that might impact photography.
* Work with photo studio team to identify any damaged and/or missing samples leading up to their photo shoots.
* Communicate outstanding sample list to producer/studio manager and work with brand merchants to solve problems.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

* Account for and organize merchandise, props and grip equipment for photography.
* Understand and communicate any specific sample variances that might impact photography.
* Work with photo studio team to identify any damaged and/or missing samples leading up to their photo shoots.
* Communicate outstanding sample list to producer/studio manager and work with brand merchants to solve problems.
* Understand multiple schedules and calendar deadlines and prioritize work accordingly.
* Load and unload merchandise, props, and equipment between warehouse and photo studio.
* Assist with rigging, painting, assembling merchandise, prop prep, and set prep and breakdown.
* Develop familiarity with merchandise, props, grip and photo equipment, and assist crew as needed.
* Repack photo samples and props in original containers (when applicable) and protect for safe transport.
* Replace merchandise and props to designated areas at Brisbane warehouse.
* Maintain professional demeanor with photo team and vendors.
* Perform additional duties and errands as assigned by the photography team.
* Drive 15-18 foot truck (requires no special license).

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

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We're excited about you because...

* High school diploma required
* 2-4 years related experience
* Proven attention to detail
* Sense of urgency
* Ability to prioritize and multi-task
* Experience driving and maneuvering 18 foot truck.
* Must be able to lift and move merchandise up to 75 pounds.

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.

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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