Manager, Merchandise Execution
Posted on: September 24, 2022
The Style Merchandise Manager drives sales, profit and an
extraordinary customer experience by leading and developing
strategies that bring Macy's Own Your Style to life through
compelling merchandise execution and impactful visual
presentations. The Style Merchandise Manager leads a team of
colleagues who are responsible for ensuring the merchandise in
their Macy's Store is ready for the customer to shop. -This role
leads all activities from receipt of product to ensuring the
product is floor ready for customer purchase. - These activities
include merchandising, product movement, price changes, signage,
visual execution, event set-up and reverse logistics.
Inspire Fashion and Style through compelling merchandise
presentation and visual statements .
Lead DEI through mannequin and trend presentations inspiring
customers to find their personal style.
Drive sales and profit results by leading and developing strategies
and appropriately planning/executing workload on the following:
pricing, signing, visual execution, merchandise execution, event
Deliver impactful visual presentations (mannequin styling, window
installations, trend statements, fixture placement and consistency,
wall formats, visual collateral).
Provide strategic support for Own Your Style fixtures/fashion and
trend set ups. Follow centrally provided style and fashion
inspiration on a monthly and seasonal cadence, but leverage own
knowledge and curiosity for current fashion, styling and trends
along with a passion for creating an inspiring customer
Drive optimal merchandise execution standards, dissect seasonal and
monthly execution guides and tailor to store architecture and
assortment. Drive the communication, execution and training of all
visual merchandising directives, merchandising standards for each
family of business, and brand partner standards to ensure the floor
is always customer-ready. Follow ADA standards. Seek appropriate
feedback from Division and Region partners.
Actively seek and share best practice photos and actions with peers
Actively participate and communicate in monthly conference calls
with District Visual Director.
Train and develop the Customer Experience Manager and hourly
colleagues on merchandise placement, execution and style, including
Execute the inventory management strategy in collaboration with
Supply Chain to support end of year inventory process.
Communicate and collaborate to support receipt flow, placement, and
Ensure accuracy of promotional presentation, including visual
signage, key item placement, and seasonal fashion trend statements,
lead sales event set-up.
Collaborate with Omni Operations Manager to oversee management of
Analyze merchandising reports to review business results and
develop appropriate strategies to capitalize on business strengths
and impact deficiencies.
Foster an environment of safety and support MBA in risk/safety
Facilitate effective workload planning process to accomplish tasks
and plan appropriate time for merchandise and visual presentations
to support the customer experience.
Direct and organize merchandise receipt placement, replenishment
and sales promotion set-up; plan, execute and lead floor/fixture
moves, merchandise placement and presentation while ensuring
compliance is maintained to support merchandise protection
Interview, hire, train, direct, manage, coach, develop, coordinate,
evaluate, and discipline direct and indirect reports; establish
strategy for work; provide insight and decision support; direct and
manage team to meet or exceed performance and behavioral
expectations; address complaints from and resolve problems with
Utilize check-in process as a tool for Colleague talent
development, promotion and advancement.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.
High School Diploma or equivalent. - Some college preferred, but
A minimum of 3-5 years retail management in a department or
Effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to draft
reports and other communications, effectively present to management
and internal and external business partners, and interpret
instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and
maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Regularly required to sit, talk, hear, and use hands to finger,
handle, and feel; frequently required to stand, walk, reach with
hands and arms; occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25
lbs., climb ladders, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; requires
close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication,
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and
Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Self-motivated. Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time
Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team.
Must possess a strong sense of urgency.
Must be proficient in the use of computers and RF equipment.
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Highly organized, with the ability to adapt quickly to changing
Ability to work a flexible schedule with retail hours, including
day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays.
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