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Retail Store Visual Merchandiser

Ashley Global Retail, LLC
Gainesville, FL, United States

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Ashley Furniture is a privately held company with over 75 years in business. We wouldn’t be the World’s Largest Furniture Manufacturer without those that make us One Ashley. When you join the Ashley Furniture team you are joining the history and the future of furniture.

Position Summary

The Store Visual is responsible for designing and executing visually appealing, well-balanced store merchandise displays under the direction of Visual leadership. This position will remerchandise displays, signage, point-of-sale and other areas to maximize product sell-through, completing showroom recovery processes and managing incoming merchandise receipt and new product placement to ensure an exceptional store experience for every guest.

The Store Visual will coordinate, design, and display all store merchandise to aid in generating and promoting the sale of furniture and accessories. This position is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the store interior as well as audio/visual impact. The Store Visual is responsible for the in-store oversight and implementation of all merchandising strategies consistent with the Company’s goals of creating an enjoyable, easy shopping experience to ensure new and repeat business.

Primary Job Functions:

  • The Store Visual is accountable for implementing a visual merchandising strategy that aids in the achievement of the Company’s sales volume and financial objectives.
  • Execute visually appealing and well-balanced store merchandising displays under the direction of Visual leadership, coordinate layout plans for furniture, lighting and accessories and transition seasonal products.
  • Remerchandise displays, signage, point-of-sale and select areas regularly to maximize product sell-through. Execute floor moves or any other necessary changes consistent with the layout plan and product focus; communicate regularly with Visual management on items that have sold.
  • Complete the store recovery processes throughout the day. Maintain store interior and exterior appearance with the assistance of the warehouse and housekeeping associates. Initiate repair and maintenance of store lighting, fixtures, paint, flooring, etc. in conjunction with store management.
  • Check in and unpackage accessory merchandise and other product shipments in collaboration with the warehouse associate; coordinate product tagging, felt-dotting and showroom placement; participate in the bi-annual inventory process.
  • Adhere to all visual merchandising standards and bulletins provided by Visual leadership. Ensure audio/visual items such as store music, sign height, etc., is in compliance with the communicate standards to store associates and involve associates in the visual maintenance of the store.
  • Develop high levels of knowledge on all Company products, promotions and store functions; keep up-to-date on fashion styles and trends.
  • Mentor store staff on merchandising basics. Involve the staff in the visual maintenance of the store and assist in communicating the Company’s visual merchandising standards.
  • Coordinate with the store manager regarding regular tasks & duties, visual needs, incoming product, point of sale materials, etc.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the US, Required
  • At least 18 years old, Required
  • 2 years’ experience in retail store visual merchandising, preferably in home furnishings
  • Regularly lift objects over 50 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to transport loads of 100 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Associate degree in interior design, merchandising or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and Holidays
  • Demonstrate Ashley’s Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.
  • Maintain reliable attendance
  • Thrive in a team environment

Who Are We?

Ashley is the largest manufacturer of home furnishings in the world and has been named one of America’s Best Employers by Forbes. We are on the cutting edge of innovation with a laser focus on technology. We invest in automation initiatives creating industry-leading, high-speed automated equipment and manufacturing systems.

“Since 1945, our teamwork, systems, and desire to continuously improve demonstrate a company whose passion is put into every action. Ashley’s vision is “We want to be the best home furnishings company”. We strive for nothing less than earning the loyalty and trust of our employees and customers every day.” -Todd Wanek, President, and CEO

One Ashley Core Values

  • Honesty & Integrity
  • Passion, Drive, Discipline
  • Continuous Improvement/Operational Excellence
  • Dirty Fingernail
  • Growth Focused

Ashley Furniture is known for having a “Growth Mindset”, and it is our mission to help those around us continue to grow. We implement continuous improvement learning programs for those within our organization and outside of our organization.

We support community development by honoring our military, and first response teams, and investing in medical research. We strive to be an industry leader in waste reduction by increasing recycling and upcycling in our manufacturing facilities, distribution centers, and retail spaces.

Learn more about our efforts below

Programs we Support:

Soldiers Walk Memorial Park

Operation Shut Eye

Aiding First Responders

City of Hope


Hope to Dream

Ashley’s Angels

Crisis Response

Scholarship Programs and Tuition Reimbursement

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates, only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals only.  

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