Online Visual Merchandising Assistant

Dubai, AE
18 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Farfetch exists for the love of fashion. We believe in empowering individuality. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a diverse and global community made up of Farfetchers, our partners and our customers, which we believe is at the heart of our success. Everything we do is centred around our values - Be Human, Think Global, Be Revolutionary, Todos Juntos, Be Brilliant, Amaze Customers - which define our beliefs and our actions. We welcome difference and foster a consciously inclusive environment for everyone. We are Farfetch For All.

Commercial & Sustainability

We're partnering with global brands and the most influential and renowned boutique curators to bring our customers an unrivalled range of fashion to empower their individuality. We're relationship builders, we're solution finders and we're analysts. We work with all areas of the Farfetch business to improve our social and environmental impact while delivering business success. We want to empower our consumers to buy better, improve our operational footprint, and explore new business models that improve our impact.

The Role

We're a global, forward-thinking and collaborative team, with the mission to create a "Happy People Revolution". We're here to find, grow and keep the best talent and build a world-class company where individuality is empowered. We're inspiring Farfetchers around the world to live our values every day and to keep doing what's never been done.

You will be responsible for supporting the online merchandising and reporting of the ME region in alignment with best practices of the ME VM team. The successful candidate would be delivering and enhancing a brand appropriate visual proposition to our customers. This will be achieved primarily through the management of brands and products on the e-commerce platform ensuring that both brand integrity and profitability are maximized at all times.

The online merchandising assistant will achieve this through the successful overseeing of effective product positioning across merchandised pages. In addition, they will support with ad-hoc marketing projects and content & campaign executions, projects from an OM perspective across email, edits and other online marketing activity.

Key Responsibilities

· Work closely with the local and global merchandising teams to help manage product exposure in order to overall maximize product sales.

· Ensure category & designer pages across FARFETCH are aesthetically and strategically merchandised to further support localization.

· Demonstrate full awareness of brands & seasonal trends and their relevance to the Farfetch proposition, influencing all aspects of Visual Merchandising, researching media and competitors to share with the team any relevant findings for a more informed placement of product.

· Support with Reporting on the performance of categories, feedback actionable insights and make recommendations for optimization.

· Understand and utilize the insight from analytical merchandising with the creative needs of brands, products and markets to align with our VM approach that helps to achieve the KPIs of Farfetch (sales, productivity, profit)

· Bring inspiring ideas and motivation into an energetic and collaborative team.

Who you are

· Ideally 2+ years in an Online Visual Merchandising role.

· Knowledge of the Middle East as a market

· Exposure to branded merchandise - preferably in a high fashion, luxury environment

· Understanding of merchandising reports and use of these to achieve KPIs that deliver success within a retail environment and their impact on a OM team.

· Understanding of the creative needs of the Farfetch proposition - balancing art & science

· In-depth knowledge of designers and trends, especially the ones stocked by Farfetch

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Agility to adapt to a constantly evolving environment and strong ability to prioritize

· Self-motivated and positive attitude

· Experience of working with CMS tools and packages preferable

· Have Great Curiosity & Research skills.