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Senior Specialist, Creative Visual Merchandising

Senior Specialist, Creative Visual Merchandising

Req # 
33569
Location 
US-CA-Costa Mesa
Posted Date 
9/26/2017
Category 
Visual Merchandising

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Overview

The Senior Specialist will maintain creative visual merchandising ownership of dedicated market-cluster stores, as well as regional responsibility and budget oversight/management, while collaborating with the Market Manager, Creative Visual Merchandising and Sr. Director, CVM to ensure alignment of initiatives and consistent standards.

Responsibilities

CVM Campaign Installations & Merchandising Initiatives

  • Manage and install 6 CVM campaigns per year in market-cluster stores, including windows/vitrines/caseline/towers and pedestal vitrines.
  • Function as the lead contact for all event related CVM needs within market-cluster stores.
  • Partner closely with Market Merchandise Manager in the successful implementation and in-store execution of regionally defined product strategy.
  • Oversee complex holiday installations in stores within the market.

Proactive Communication

  • Independently maximize the CVM opportunities within the stores.
  • Influence, and communicate regularly to update CVM Market Manager, key business decisions that have been actioned within stores

Cross Functional Business Partnership

  • Actively participate in daily/weekly floor-walks with MVP, store director and store management teams, providing solutions and insights that balance the needs of CVM standards and the business.
  • Train and inspire CVM partner network and retail team and review their execution to ensure stores are of the highest standards.

Operations:

  • Manage T&E to achieve budget but maximize coverage.
  • Manage relationships with freelancers, floral and graphic installation vendors within the market-cluster stores to ensure results are on brand and competitively negotiated.
  • Manage all CVM communication and initiatives to the market in partnership with the CVM manager.

Qualifications

  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in merchandising, visual display, styling, or related areas - preferably luxury retail.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Able to successfully navigate complex relationships.
  • Knowledgeable of local vendor sources for display supplies, hardware, props, furniture, flowers.
  • Experience with basic construction hand tools and painting
  • Computer skills required: email/Outlook, Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Experience with managing the job responsibilities & performance of a staff.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable in and appreciative of a luxury retail setting.
  • Theatre or color display lighting experience a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of jewelry and jewelry display forms a plus.

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