(USA) Manager II, Visual Merchandising— Visual Ope...

(USA) Manager II, Visual Merchandising— Visual Operations

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function Marketing
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1623844

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Position Summary...

What you'll do...


Walmart Visual’s mission is to inspire customers to shop for the things they need and spend time discovering the things they want. Doing so, we’ll drive incremental sales and make each trip feel like time well spent.  

Walmart Visual has 4 capabilities: Visual Merchandising, Visual Styling, Visual Operations and Visual Innovation. Each brings a unique expertise to the table, and all will lean into creating world class experiences.  

As Visual Operations Manager you will play a key role in developing Visual talent in the field through: 

  • Creating execution and training tools.

  • Developing field-facing visual merchandising workshops/trainings and HO and in-store routines.

  • Driving alignment and collaboration with Store Ops and VM while championing diversity and inclusion.

You will enable Visual Merchandisers to successfully lead through store transformation and various marketing initiatives while delivering communication plans focused on team member and customer experience.  You are accountable to contributing to the delivery of high quality, clear, and inspiring communication.  

Ideal candidates will be able to lead through ambiguity, foster connectivity across the cross-functional team, educate and promote Walmart visual merchandising as an essential function and be ready to roll-up their sleeves.  

About Walmart Marketing 

Named Ad Age’s Marketer of the Year in 2022, you’ll join an internationally recognized team of thinkers, creators, and problem solvers passionate about helping people save money and live better. 


Walmart Marketing is a dynamic, multidimensional organization dedicated to redefining how the world shops through impactful creative and fast-paced innovation – all grounded in customer insights and brand strategy. We live out our company values each day while striving to exceed customer expectations and drive growth for the company. 


We orchestrate marketing campaigns and experiences that reach millions of daily shoppers. Our work spans the digital and physical spaces and combines the work of numerous internal teams and external advertising and media agencies. Our teams work together to show our customers how they can save money and live better. If you are motivated by complex challenges and want to build the future of commerce and consumer services, a Marketing role at Walmart could be what you’ve been looking for.   

This role will be based out of our Bentonville, AR location.  We’re moving toward 3 days in the office per week, with flexibility. 

You will make an impact by: 

  • Developing visual standards, guides and training tools to strengthen in-store execution and drive Walmart brand integrity.

  • Consistently communicating with field teams to gather feedback to develop and train visual standards.

  • Consulting with key business partners (e.g., Store Operations, Retail Brand Experience) to understand presentation and marketing strategies to better support in-store Visual Merchandisers and Field Leaders.

  • Leading training sessions with in-store Visual Merchandisers to drive seasonal goals and establish routines.

  • Implementing seasonal execution priorities, contingency plans, brand launches and other marketing initiatives.

  • Providing and archiving quarterly team hindsighting.

  • Partnering with regional and store teams to successfully plan and execute presentations while adhering to Visual Standards and Marketing strategies.

  • Partnering with Home Office stakeholders to achieve visual merchandising operational objectives by coordinating merchandising plans, action plans, and fixture updates.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:  

  • You have an innate ability to synthesize and simplify communication and translate to a broad audience.

  • You are always one step ahead and can quickly identify opportunities with Home Office process and store execution before they arise.

  • You can effectively stretch across multiple functions (styling, merchandising, innovation, guest insights, store operations etc.) to support the broader team.

  • You have the aptitude for building strong partnerships, presenting to and influencing across all levels. 

  • You operate with customer and store team centricity at the forefront. 

  • You lead with an open mind to evolve the ways we work and achieve our business goals — always asking questions, challenging the status quo, championing diverse points of view, and applying new/different ways of thinking.

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • 4-year college degree in Communication, Visual Merchandising, Marketing, or related field and/or equivalent work experience.

  • 5+ years of experience in Communications, Marketing, Merchandising or equivalent experience.

  • Proven ability to effectively coach, build skillsets, and develop diverse and inclusive teams.

  • Comfortable self-motivating, self-directing and building process and solutions when not defined.

  • Strong, quick and thorough problem-solving skills within fast paced environments.

  • Possess strong organization and prioritization skills while remaining agile and calm under pressure.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites.

  • Preferred experience in Adobe Creative.

  • Experience with Big Box Retailer a plus 

How you’ll thrive at Walmart: 

  • Performance-based incentive awards 

  • 401k with company match 

  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan 

  • Paid parental leave,  

  • New surrogacy & adoption benefits 

  • Unlimited Flex Time Off 

  • Working alongside a diverse group of collaborative and innovative team members 

  • Opportunity for growth and development across several areas of the Fortune 1 organization  

  • And much more 

Equal Opportunity Employer  

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.  

Who We Are 

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com 

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Fine Arts, or related field and 6 years experience in merchandising, marketing, or related field, including 1 year in visual merchandising management OR 8 years experience in merchandising, marketing ,or related field, including 1 year in visual merchandising management.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Managing medium or large-scale visual merchandising initiatives, Professional retail experience in merchandising, marketing, or real estate, including 1 year in a role requiring strategy development

Masters: Business Administration

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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