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Visual Merchandiser
Burberry Limited | New York, New York
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Job Description

Req ID: 104527

INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

JOB PURPOSE

Execute and maintain corporate visual merchandising standards within assigned retail stores. Ensure that corporate visual standards are maintained through an underlying commitment to best In class talent, brand execution, operational excellence and collaboration with partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Talent Management

  • Partner, coach and develop store teams to understand corporate visual merchandising standards
  • Organise and conduct visual merchandising training sessions for retail

  • Instil accountability in store to maintain visual standards

Brand Execution

  • Execute corporate visual merchandising guidelines across assigned retail store
  • Implement window displays and in-store installations according to corporate standards and timelines
  • Actively participate with store management team to make the best visual decisions for that store whilst maintaining the corporate visual standards
  • Regularly assess and assist product merchandising of all categories (Accessories, Womenswear, Menswear) for assigned retail store to ensure standards are maintained (may include ordering props)
  • Partner with the Visual Merchandising Manager, SF to plan and implement floor moves
  • Participate in new store openings across all regions as required
  • Demonstrate awareness of current advertising and marketing campaigns, new product launches and update store visuals accordingly
  • Put forward ideas and suggestions for the merchandising of the product
  • Participate in the organisation of special in-store events, where necessary

Operational Excellence

  • Ensure corporate visual guidelines are distributed and implemented successfully and on time in assigned retail store.

  • Follow up on store Visual Manager check list to ensure luxury standards in collaboration with operations
  • Ensure merchandise used on display in retail stores is accounted for and cared for properly
  • Be budget aware and control display budget for assigned store

Collaboration & Communication

  • Communicate visual calendar and priorities to the store teams
  • Partner with the District manager and Visual Manager to schedule monthly store visits

  • Partner with Retail Merchandising to feedback insight regarding local execution
  • Communicate local market insight competitor intelligence and hindsight analysis to corporate partners

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Degree in Marketing, Fashion Merchandising or related field or equivalent business experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of merchandising initiatives and P.O.P development process
  • Knowledge of window installation including painting, how to use power tools and the ability to adapt corporate directives as they pertain to each individual store
  • 3-5 years visual merchandising experience preferably with a high end luxury brand
  • Ability to take the lead on all merchandise presentation and store sets across retail stores and wholesale doors
  • Relationship management and training

FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: USA || New York (US-NY) || New York || Visual Merchandising || Visual Merchandising || n/a ||

About Burberry Limited

Find Burberry's complete line of designer handbags, men's and women's clothing, and accessories at the Burberry official online store.

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