Presentation Specialist

Posted Date: Oct- 6-2016

Job ID: 5537

Job Type: Part Time

Job Function: Merchandising

City: Tigard

State: Oregon

Store: Tualatin

What's cool about this job

The Presentation Specialist plays a critical role in creating the customer experience in each REI store. The Presentation Specialist is responsible for implementing engaging in-store experiences with REI’s audience and customer base. The successful candidate will bring REI stories to life and help the co-op connect with employees, members, and customers. Are you ready to connect and inspire REI customers? If so, adventure on and check out the daily responsibilities expected of our Presentation Specialists: 
  • Executes store visual merchandising plan based on Visual Merchandising Manual, floor-sets, retail sales floor guides and visual updates to support REI’s Business Plan Calendar.
  • Works with store team to maintain and adapt merchandise presentation based on current business needs, i.e., new product introductions and sell-through.
  • Partners with store management team to ensure consistent and timely implementation of all REI visual standards.
  • Trains and coaches sales specialists on visual merchandising standards, adaptations and signage placement.
  • Help support market or district new store openings, relocations, and remodels as needed.

Bring your passion and expertise

You love making things looks beautiful! You thrive in the outdoors! You have a passion for creating visual experiences! If this sounds like you, then bring your passion and expertise to REI! Here are some skills that we look for in our Presentation Specialists:
  • Previous experience with visual merchandising in a retail environment
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • 1-2 years retail store experience
  • Proven ability to develop and foster working relationships with both management team and staff
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Some travel required
  • Exceptional organizational skills 

Why you'll love it here

Real. Alive. Connected. These are a few words that describe life at REI. Whether it’s in our careers or in the great outdoors, we aspire to adventure in all ways! At REI we value our customers; we work hard to earn our reputation for quality and integrity every day. Our commitment remains the same as when we started out in 1938: to inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure. Join a passionate community of people who believe in one simple truth: an outdoor life is a life well-lived. Get ready to harness your creativity, customer focus and enthusiasm for living life outdoors—we can’t wait to meet you!

Oh yeah, did we mention perks? At REI, we understand that benefits matter – we offer a competitive benefit package for all employees which includes: 
  • A workplace built on respect, integrity, and balance 
  • Healthcare coverage for full-time employees
  • A competitive bonus/ incentive program 
  • REI Retirement Plan 
  • Generous gear and merchandise discount 
  • Paid time off 
  • Professional growth and development opportunities 
REI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 19 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 140 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 11,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

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(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.