Retail Sales Specialist - Visual - Oklahoma City

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Posted Date
04-11-2022
Job ID
24210
Job Function
Merchandising
REI City
Oklahoma City
REI State
Oklahoma
REI Location
Oklahoma City
Remote Eligible
No
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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. 


You will play a meaningful role in crafting the customer experience in each REI store. You are responsible for implementing engaging in-store experiences with REI’s audience and customer base. You 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:
  • 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.
  • Supports customers by responding to product, membership and REI service questions, general inquiries, and customer feedback.
  • 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 crafting 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 Retail Sales Specialist - Visuals:
  • Previous experience with visual merchandising in a retail environment (preferred)
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • 1-2 years retail store experience (preferred)
  • Shown 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 

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

Retail Posting Range
$14.75 - $18.64 per hour
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ARTICLE 23-A, Section 753
LICENSURE AND EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES

§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.