Visual Merchandiser

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
07 Sep 2021
Closes
07 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Overview and purpose of role:

Based out of our London Flagship Boutique and under the guidance of the Senior Events & VM Manager, you will assist in the delivery of strong creative and commercially balanced VM throughout London and wider UK network. You will work closely with the Senior Events & VM Manager and retail teams to ensure the Visual Merchandising standards are maintained whilst adhering to the company Visual Merchandising guidelines

Our clients take centre stage so an active presence and openness to support our retail teams when needed is required.

Key Responsibilities of role:

Support with maintaining visual standards primarily throughout the London retail network and support with feedback for the wider Northern Europe region.

Being an active link between Visual Merchandising and Retail, ensuring VM is inspiring, commercial, and consistent across the zone.

 Conduct seasonal product and VM training for retail teams and any new team members who join our brand.

 Compile and prepare monthly VM reports as required by the Senior Events & VM Manager.

Assist Senior Events & VM Manager with the VM presentation on all new openings and events across the region.

Effectively manage your time, ensuring deadlines are adhered to.

Be a Brand Ambassador and build professional relationships within internal and external business contacts.

Support retail with an activate presence during store visits.

Ensure all Company policies and procedures are adhered to.

Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position within a luxury or fast paced environment. You will be self –motivated, with an ability to work independently as well as be able to follow guidelines. Confident, with an interest in current trends within fashion and the arts and be able to show this within your work

A team player who works well under pressure with strong communication skills, an eye for detail and who can meet deadlines.

 

How will success be measured?

Building strong relationships within the retail and head office teams.

Ability to balance the creative and commercial VM elements of the business.

Utilising stock effectively to be commercially astute to support and grow the visual merchandising within stores.

Showing continuous passion for the role and being able to meet the goals set by the Senior Visual Merchandising Manager.

Seeing through Implementation of key product launches and balancing this with day to day duties.

Educating retail teams on current seasonal VM and product training and being able to identify areas of growth  

Our business and our Values:

Christian Louboutin opened his first boutique in Paris in 1992. An artist and craftsman with a true passion for shoes, his designs are unique and instantly recognizable, thanks in part to their signature and now trademarked red lacquered soles. The collections for both men and women combine wit, glamour, elegance, and technical proficiency like no other. 2014 welcomed the launched of Christian Louboutin Beaute with its first nail color, Rouge Louboutin. The collection has continued to diversify since then with the launch of lip in 2015, fragrance in 2016 and more recently a wonderful eye collection in 2017. With an extensive range of collections, Christian Louboutin now counts more than 130 boutiques globally.

Our people are at the heart of our brand.

We celebrate individuality and allow the freedom to have responsibility, autonomy, and creativity within your role. Our colleagues have in common the passion and dedication to our Brand, and its continued success.

We live by our values:

We are down to earth – we stand with authenticity, integrity, and respect. We have passion – we drive our business with agility, commitment, and care. We have happiness in all that we do – we collaborate with positivity, open-mindedness and fun. We work with inspiration – we envision the future with confidence, creativity, and freedom.

If the shoe fits, walk with us…

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Maison Christian Louboutin is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to recruitment practices that do not discriminate against any job applicant because of their race, color, gender, age, nationality, culture(s), religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age. We believe that a culture of diversity and individuality fosters our core values we listed above. So, if you also share this mindset and these values and you dream of coloring your soles red as part of the Louboutin adventure, please join us!