Project Manager II- Retail Design & Visual Merchandising

Posted Date: Nov-30-2021

Job ID: 21632

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Marketing

City: Issaquah

State: Washington

Store: Issaquah HQ

Remote Eligible: Yes



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What's cool about this job

REI is committed to becoming a fully inclusive, antiracist, multicultural organization. To fulfill our brand promise of enabling a life well-lived outside for everyone, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate shared values of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism.

In this role, you will contribute to REI’s success by leading the execution of divisional projects that will promote company identity, enhance the REI brand, and improve the operations for our store teams. You will support cross-collaboration to ensure a successful outcome to a variety of projects, lead and drive assigned projects, and exercise discretion in making impactful decisions. You will keep up to date with trends and explore new opportunities and oversee multiple projects both internally and cross-divisionally.  

  • Lead assigned projects and individuals assigned to projects or programs supports Senior PM on projects and Coordinators on various tasks supporting all Store Experience team members associated with the project or program including accurate budget planning, reconciliation, ordering, tracking, and reporting projects to completion.
  • Accountable to utilize templates to track, prepare and report on all departmental projects in alignment with all team Project Manager(s) and provides regular reporting to Senior PMs and leadership.
  • Ensure objectives of the project are successfully completed through effective task assignments, collaboration with internal, cross-divisional, and external partners, and adhering to REI’s project management templates and aligned processes.
  • Drives projects to support, plan and implement to meet both overall businesses and marking objectives to assure completion.
  • Deliver on project objectives and lead effective collaboration with internal, cross-divisional, and external partners.
  • Lead cross-divisional meetings with internal and external stakeholders to ensure objectives have been clearly delivered and are being acted upon. Advises & informs leadership of any required scope changes to the original plan or deliverables.
  • Project Management in Retailer or Retail Consultant Firm experience in architecture, store planning, fixture design development, and or visual merchandising is a must.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of the content associated with the project.
  • Responds to and/or coordinates inquiries on an agreed-upon specified time frame.
  • Travel to various locations; some trips may require multiple destinations including locations outside of the U.S.
  • Completes other projects as assigned by your manager.

Bring your passion and expertise


    • 5+ years cross-divisional planning, project management experience in a retail environment or architectural consultant firm preferable, with the ability to maintain spreadsheets and any other internal filling systems
    • 5+ years understanding of multi-channel marketing, retail experience, and understanding of Store Design in the retail environment.BA or AA in Architecture, Interior Design, Project Management or related degree or related work experience.
    • Experience with space planning as it relates to retail.Project management skills including measurement, reporting, and financial analysis.
    • Ability to travel nationally approximately 10% of the time with the possibility for international travel.
    • Ability to create and maintain process systems, documentation and support tools.
    • Advanced Computer Skills: Excel, Project Tracking programs (such as Workfront, Smartsheet or Microsoft Project) and Outlook

    REI hires, trains, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. We remain deeply committed to making the Co-op a place where everyone can feel safe and be themselves. Join us

    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 – 23 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 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 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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    ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
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    §753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

    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.

    (e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

    (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.