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Ollie's Bargain Outlet New Store Specialist - Traveling Position in Dodge City, Kansas


The Store Opening Specialist position is responsible for assisting the Store Opening Coordinator with all aspects of store openings. This position is also responsible for building fixtures and merchandising freight; to include, oversight of freight flow on the sales floor, merchandising areas and sections to match the new store plans and effectively complete tasks and duties within required deadlines.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement store layout plans by efficiently using space provided.

  • Ensure that freight delivers are appropriately please on the sales floor for proper merchandising and presentation set up.

  • Meet daily and weekly timelines for fixture builds, truck unloading, ticketing and merchandising.

  • Communicate with internal and external partners to keep projects on schedule.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

  • Work closely with other Associates to ensure that tasks are completed efficiently and by the required deadlines.

  • Implement the company’s merchandising guidelines.

  • Communicate regularly with your supervisor regarding task completion and outstanding issues.

  • Complete any additional responsibilities and/or duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Experience in retail architecture or space planning preferred.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management preferred.

  • Minimum of 1 years of retail experience in a supervisory role in a mid-size to large retail service-oriented business, or demonstration of skills and learning through an internal development program and selection process.

  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to stand for extended periods and to move and handle boxes of merchandise and fixtures.

  • Duties may frequently involve the use of ladders and stairs.

  • Frequent standing, bending, stooping and kneeling.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Travel to new stores including overnight travel required.

  • Frequent lifting up to 70 lbs.

Ollie’s is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with Federal and State Equal Opportunity Laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected status.