Gap Inc. Department Specialist - Gateway in Brooklyn, New York
Department Specialist - Gateway
381 GATEWAY DR
Brooklyn, New York 11239-2805
JOB#: 215738 DATE POSTED:Oct. 13, 2017
JOB STATUS: Part-time
Old Navy makes current American fashion essentials accessible to every family. From day one, Old Navy was a revolution. We were something the world had never seen - fabulous, affordable fashion. We didn't take ourselves too seriously, and we broke the industry's rules. What we believe in today is exactly what we believed in when we started: we’re on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. Today, customers can find their must-have fashion essentials online as well as in one of our 1,000+ stores located globally.
As part of the Field organization, you make the brand come to life for our customers. Our stores are fast paced, fun, diverse and full of passionate people who love fashion. The Field offers endless opportunities to grow your career and be a leader – of your peers, of teams, of a business, and in the community.
Old Navy – a brand for everyone, a place for you!
As the Department Specialist, you drive profitable sales growth by planning and executing company merchandising direction in your assigned department to drive sales and deliver standard operating procedure execution (i.e. markdowns, signage, replenishment, marketing). As the subject matter expert for all brand merchandising training, product standard operating procedures, tools and resources, you are also responsible for ensuring Brand Associates are trained and meet merchandising standards and productivity expectations. Your department consistently represents brand standards and company strategies. You are responsible for flexing to drive profitability based on our brand’s merchandising principles and financial analysis.
As an Old Navy leader, your first priority is to contribute to the success of your store. This means that you not only deliver in your role as the Department Specialist, but you also model leadership behaviors and deliver as a manager on duty. As the Manager on Duty, you deliver results during your assigned time, drive key performance indicators and brand loyalty by leading through your team. You make decisions and collaborate with other members of your store leadership team to prioritize work based on business needs and company direction.
Functional and Technical Skills
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Must be at least 18 years of age
College degree or equivalent work experience preferred
2-3 years of soft lines and visual merchandising experience preferred
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees
Ability to maneuver around sales floor, stock room, work with and around cleaning chemicals, and lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
Ability to work a flexible schedule (including travel) to meet the needs of the business, including evenings, overnight and weekend shifts
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status.