Visual Merchandising Manager

London
£competitive plus benefits
10 Dec 2012
07 Jan 2013
KAG-078624
Kristin Gilchrist
Design
B2C, Retail
Full Time
Permanent
Visual Merchandising Manager, Retail, London, £competitive plus benefits

Are you based in London and looking to develop your fashion visual merchandising career? A Field Visual Merchandiser is required for one of the UK's most iconic high-street fashion retailers.

THE COMPANY

This leading, high street fashion retailer is looking for a talented and creative Visual Merchandising Manager to support the brand in the implementation and consistency of the brand strategy for a well known fashion brand. You will be responsible for the model store, graphics, style file and store props and window schemes.

THE ROLE

As Visual Merchandising Manager you will have the following responsibilities:

Collate feedback on previous model store, review strengths and weaknesses to identify future opportunities and risks to improve the future visual proposition

Identify new and innovative ideas to drive the visual proposition forward
Work with Creative team to develop and then sign of new graphic concepts
Liaise with Buying and Design teams to identify key season trends and communicate to stores
Work with Brand to develop in store POS materials to promote key product statements/ offers
Liaising with Buying and Merchandising teams to ensure the stores receive the correct graphics in the correct quantities to launch all promotions
Oversee and manage the Style File ensuring that each in store date is achieved
Consistently reviewing format to ensure that this is both cost effective and user friendly
Challenge merchandising and mannequin outfits to ensure these are both commercial but inspiring
Working with Creative team to ensure briefs are produced to the correct specification
Liaising with suppliers to ensure all allocations are correct

YOU

If you are creative and have a real passion for fashion then thi could be the opportunity for you. Essential requirements are:

*Excellent creative concept development
*Good experience of windows and in-store layouts
*Have a track record of working well with other teams/relationship management

Visual Merchandising Manager, Retail, London, £competitive plus benefits