Visual Merchandiser in Birmingham at Ethan Allen Global Inc.

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition ID: 012555

GENERAL OBJECTIVES


Implement and maintain appropriate floor displays, in accordance with the Visual Merchandising Guidelines and current Ethan Allen branded projection. Develop and grow retail accents sales (plants, pictures, lamps, mirrors, rugs, etc.).


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Train design team on design and product knowledge to ensure an increase in retail sales.
  • Assist design team with planning and implementation of accessory home calls.
  • Maintain a rate of sale on accents to ensure proportionate product representation.
  • Assist design team in presentation preparation to ensure accents play a key role.
  • Work with management on a regular basis to strategize on how to increase retail accent sales.
  • Oversee and maintain the interior and exterior environment of the Design Center per the Visual Merchandising Guidelines.
  • Facilitate the sell-off of obsolete and overstock inventory through attractive Design Center displays and markdown strategies utilizing the Discontinued Product Report, the Available-To-Sell Report and the Rate of-Sale Report.
  • Maintain inventory levels within established Ethan Allen benchmarks.
  • Utilize the Design Center floor report for proper receiving and transfer of display merchandise.
  • Assist design team in accent home calls and presentations.
  • Participate with training of design team to build accent sales.
  • Participate in all Visual Exchange Web Casts.
  • Participate, as required, in all corporate sponsored events.
  • Assist with cycle counts and tagging of some merchandise.

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience


A minimum of five years, combined, practical retail interior design or display merchandising experience and Interior Design, Fine Arts or Merchandising education, two or four year degree, from an accredited institution. Prior experience in display merchandising in a high-end retail environment.


Other Requirements


Strong communication and organizational skills. Ability to train others to accessorize through knowledge of design, fashion, and new product and retail development trends. Must possess valid driver’s license with a good driving record and provide own transportation. May require holiday, evening and weekend hours.


Benefits are an important part of the total compensation that are offered, providing peace of mind and financial well-being.  Ethan Allen is committed to offering a variety of benefits that allow associates to choose whether or not to participate based on personal and family needs.  Some of the benefits offered are two company subsidized Medical Plans with Prescription Drug Coverage and Health Savings Account (including Employer contributions), cost effective Dental and Vision plans, 401(k) plan (with Employer matching contributions and Profit Sharing), company provided Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability (FT associates only), Flexible Spending Accounts – Health Care & Dependent Care, Commuter Saving Plans – Public Transit & Parking, Voluntary Whole Life Insurance, Voluntary Critical Care Insurance, Voluntary Accident Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Purchase Program, and Employee Referral Bonus Program.

Ethan Allen has been a leader in the luxury home furnishings and interior design business for more than eighty years. We are a global style authority, spanning twelve countries on three continents. We built our company on a vertically integrated business model that has stood the test of time. We believe our associates are our greatest assets, and that talent, drive, and customer focus should be rewarded. We employ the best in the furniture industry and offer exceptional training and support by utilizing the latest technology and proven business practices.

Ethan Allen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  We are an E-Verify Employer.

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