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Visual Merchandiser Maternity Cover

Fidenza, IT, 43036

Full Time

About the role

The role is on-site and is offered on a full-time maternity cover contract.

The Visual Merchandiser is responsible to provide input to retail merchandising initiatives for the village, supporting  brand  and  merchandising  standards  partnering  with  the  retail  team.  He  /  She  works  closely  with the Visual Merchandising Manager and local Deputy Retail Director to effectively support the local teams.

 

This offer is available also for candidates belonging to protected categories as line with law 68/99, article 18.

 

Key responsibilities

The key responsibilities of this role will include some or all the following:

  • Being the main point of contact between the Marketing Team and the local Retail Teams on all Visual Merchandising issues, ensuring standards and consistency achieved.  
  • Supporting the brands with their windows, in-store displays, working with the retail team and stores to ensure store layouts and zoning requirements are met.  
  • Liaising with theRetailDirector/s, Retail Managers and creative teams to ensureeach and everystore has the right visual impact in order to increase revenue.
  • Developing commercial communication tools and manuals to raise standards in signage and merchandising for window displays and in-store.
  • Coordinating the distribution of relevant materials to stores with the local Retail Teams.
  • Establishing and managing a calendar for merchandising and window dressing.
  • Assistingthe businessteams on all promotions, special events, and window display programmes.
  • Developing guidelines on VM to support the brands.
  • Working closely with the Marketing, and Retail Departments on all signage issues to correspond with the Merchandising and Marketing calendars.

About You

We are looking for an individual who can display the following experience and skills:

  • 3 - 5 years of VM experience in working across multiple brands or for department stores
  • Established creative skills with capabilities to work effectively with product from allcategories;Luxury, Premium, Lifestyle and Accessories
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work at all business levels.
  • Ability to use initiative, pre-empt requests, and think ahead.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage several tasks simultaneously, with a keen eye for detail  
  • Excellent computer skills with good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite; Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Knowledge of principles for promoting and selling products.
  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for fashion and understanding of current market trends.
  • Degree educated or other equivalent qualifications
  • Fluency in other languages would be desirable but not essential

 

 

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