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Visual Merchandiser

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Tommy Bahama
Physical Address

Northbrook, IL 60065
Job Description


Provides the ultimate guest in-store experience of the Tommy Bahama brand through excellent visual merchandising and presentation execution in order to drive sales and maximize profitability.


+ Drive branding and business objectives/sales through excellent execution of visual merchandising and presentation.

+ Utilize all company tools, visual talent, and knowledge to plan, map, and execute monthly floorsets incorporating appropriate store specific adaptations as necessary.

+ In partnership with Regional Visual Manager, identify store/market specific nuances. Develop and implement brand appropriate solutions to address these unique needs.

+ In partnership with store management, continually analyze and respond to business/selling trends, assortment needs, and guest feedback—proactively adapt merchandising and presentations as needed.

+ Store expert for Tommy Bahama merchandising and presentation standards, and responsible for training store team members to help improve their skills.

+ Ensure all signing and graphics are installed and maintained to company standards.

+ Maintain two-way communication with appropriate partners regarding visual merchandising and store maintenance.

+ Greet all guests with a genuine/authentic smile and personalized offer to help with their shopping needs when appropriate.

+ Actively participate in store-related meetings, training sessions, and store visits.

+ Receptive to feedback and coaching.

+ Verify merchandise status with the Stock Coordinator and ensure the status coincides with merchandise placement plan.

+ Reference, share, and apply product knowledge information on an ongoing basis.

+ Personally support each season’s trends and the brand’s forward direction through uniforming and personal appearance as outlined in the company dress code policy.

+ Maintain neat, orderly, and accessible, prop and sign storage areas.

+ As requested, provide timely photos to Regional Visual Manager and corporate visual team documenting execution of a given project.

+ Provide ongoing written feedback to Regional Visual Manager and corporate visual team on merchandising/presentation strenghts and opportunities.

+ Participate in cleaning and upkeep of the physical store at the direction of store management.

+ Embrace, articulate, and reflect the Tommy Bahama Values.

+ Demonstrate the Tommy Bahama Values in all business decisions and actions.

+ Commit to maintain the culture through the evolution of the business.

+ Other duties and responsibilities as needed.



+ College degree preferred.

+ Minimum of 2 years’ experience in visual merchandising and presentation. Specialty retailer preferred.


+ Strong demonstrated visual merchandising/presentation skills—detail oriented and self-motivated to execute to the highest standards.

+ Innovative thinker/problem solver.

+ Knowledgeable of current fashion and visual merchandising trends and able to effectively interpret/apply to our brand.

+ Able to read and analyze retail reports and take action as necessary to adjust merchandising and presentation set ups.

+ Proficient with basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook), digital photography, and basic photo software.

+ Strong interpersonal skills—written and verbal communication; listening and follow through. Able to articulate and explain ideas and concepts.

+ Guest service experience and awareness.

+ Strong time management skills. Ability to set and achieve goals in a timely manner.

+ Strong organizational and process planning skills.

Mahalo (thank you) for your interest in Tommy Bahama!

Tommy Bahama participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.


At Tommy Bahama, paradise is our business. Focused on exceptional guest service, upscale products and delicious food and drinks, our tropically inspired lifestyle inspires the world to relax. Maintaining our unique point of view requires a diverse team that includes apparel designers, eCommerce and technology experts, manufacturing and operations, and, of course, retail and hospitality professionals. There are countless opportunities to contribute to our continued success – if you’d like to help us “Live the Island Life,” we’d like to hear from you.

Tommy Bahama is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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