Assistant Visual Associate (Seasonal)

FAO Schwarz New York, NY $16.50 per hour

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist VM Director and VM Lead with store-level tasks.
  • Ability to work as an individual and with VM/store teams.
  • Perform window installs and seasonal changes to help execute updates.
  • Communicate with store teams on floorplans, styling, directive, displays, and merchandising - engage and share best practice with store teams.
  • Execute brand directives and updates - ensuring stores are to brand standards.



  • Visual Merchandising experience is a must - 2 years minimum of experience at least 
  • Retail experience with exposure to the product, merchandising, and styling.
  • Ability to read directives and follow guidance to execution. 
  • Education or experience in the design/creative field is an advantage.

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, Adobe
  • Comfortable using ladders, tools, and carrying large props to install displays
  • Understanding of product categories and flow


Personal Attributes & Behavioural Skills:

  • Ability to handle different projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Good problem-solving skills and excellent attention to detail 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Confident communicating at various levels from senior leadership to store associates
  • A positive, proactive, and flexible attitude
  • Demonstrate initiative to take on additional projects and learn new systems
FAO Schwarz is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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