ALL ABOUT TARGET
As part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience that makes guests say “I love Target!” When you work at Target, you’re helping every family discover the joy in everyday life. You’re working alongside an enthusiastic, dedicated team that brings their passion and pride to all that they do. Guests love to shop us for social media worthy looks and we’re proud to offer the freshest mix of apparel and accessories that won't break the bank.
ALL ABOUT VISUAL MERCHANDISING
A Visual Merchandiser is passionate about creating inspiring moments that bring in-store presentations to life. With their experience and merchandise staging skills, our guests discover new looks and bring their definition of style to life with confidence. Visual Merchandisers are welcoming and helpful in meeting guests needs’ by providing new ideas, outfitting and accessorizing to help build the basket.
At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Visual Merchandiser can provide you with the:
Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest first culture across the storeKnowledge of retail business fundamentals: department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategiesKnowledge building of industry trends in the following areas: Style, Home and SeasonalAbility to create visual moments and execute visual merchandising standards that inspire guests to add to their basket
As a Visual Merchandiser, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:
Know your store sales goals, top and bottom departments, inventory levels and guest shopping patternsInspire guests to discover solutions through compelling visual merchandising in style categoriesFocus on outfitting, accessorizing (A&A), displaying multiples (Home), newness and trendLeverage daily interactions and huddles to teach Style Consultants about visual priorities and creating outfits to support building the basket for each guestSolve merchandising issues and adjust sets to create and maintain inspiring presentationsTeach and influence A&A clearance guiding principlesPartner with A&A team on solving new merchandising opportunities as product arrives and is stocked by the Style teamAssess store visual standards to elevate visual presentations in Apparel and Accessories, Mannequin Moments, Baby Focal, Home Innovation Space (Front and Black Flats), Home Focals and Trend Runs, Trim A Tree, Outdoor Living, Next Gen (Gift’N’Go, Trend Spot, Kids/Perf Node, Fan Node)Provide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs of the guestAlways demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and complianceAll other duties based on business needs
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We might be a great match if:
Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited…. We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guestsProviding service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you…. That’s why we love working at TargetStocking, setting and selling Target products sounds like your thing… That’s the core of what we doYou aren’t looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded
The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Visual Merchandiser. But there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:
1-2 years of visual merchandising experienceHigh school diploma or equivalentMust be at least 18 years of age or olderBusiness acumen (i.e. margin, profitability, etc.) and creativity to inspire guests and drive salesStrong understanding of trend and style that is reflective of our brandLearn and adapt to current technology needsWork independently and as part of a teamManage workload and prioritize tasks independentlyWelcoming and helpful attitudeEffective communication skills
We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:
Access all areas of the building to respond to guest or team member issuesInterpret instructions, reports and informationAccurately handle cash register operationsClimb up and down laddersScan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 poundsFlexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.