Visual Merchandise - Area Manager

Scotch & Soda
Amsterdam, Netherlands
05 Jul 2022
17 Aug 2022
Full Time
As part of the Global Visual Merchandise department that designs and services all in-store visual merchandise aspects, Scotch & Soda is looking for an Visual Merchandise Area Manager. In this role you report to the Global Visual Merchandise Manager and you will join our beautiful canal side office at the heart of Amsterdam.
The Visual Merchandise Area Manager is responsible for managing the consistency and quality of Visual Merchandising in our Central/East Europe region. You will control the quality of visual implementations through store visits and regular photo analysis and make sure that all your doors fulfil our Visual Merchandise Excellence standards. Furthermore you will:
  • Ensure that all doors are visited according to prioritization and ensure training of our Store Visual Merchandisers through dedicated training sessions or during your Store visits
  • Support display setup for Key store openings and installations including layout, VM selection and Windows and Coordinate regional Key-Events and Initiatives
  • Identify and communicate Key City needs and best practices to VM Department Manager
  • Be responsible for communication in your area regarding wholesale, retail and distributors
  • Build and improve (communication) processes with cross functional partners such as suppliers and Head Office departments
  • Partner closely with the store planning team and Supply Chain team
  • Ensure that all stores have the correct props assortment to achieve sales goals, monitor the props usage and maintenance and deliver credible monthly development's plans for props

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Based in Amsterdam
  • 3 years' experience in visual merchandising
  • Fluent in English, Dutch will be appreciated
  • Advanced experience in using Keynote, Power point and Adobe
  • Experience within the Fashion Industry preferred
  • Retail experience is a plus
  • Methodical working style, who has excellent organization skills
  • Understand their role, embrace collaboration and hold Themselves Accountable
  • Flexible, optimistic and future-focused
  • Effective and efficient communication skills


Come work with us and enjoy the following benefits:
  • A highly collective creative and welcoming environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development
  • To work in the most desirable offices in Amsterdam
  • A 39hour working week, Fridays end at 4PM
  • All Apple equipment
  • 28 holiday days per year
  • Onefit subscription for EUR29 a month (instead of EUR65)
  • Amazing company drinks, events and parties
  • Employee discounts. 28% online and in store and access to our Friends&Family sale
  • Access to great company benefits around parenthood and wellbeing
  • Professional help with your relocation (if applicable)
  • A collective health insurance with a discount for Scotch employees and their families
  • Full coverage of public transportation if you live outside Amsterdam
  • A competitive salary and a annual 8% holiday pay
  • A pension scheme which is 2/3 funded by Scotch & Soda

Application process

Phone call with the recruiter

One of our recruiters will review your application and get in contact with you if there's a match

First interview

Upon a successful phone screening, we will invite you for an interview

Short assignment or second interview

Depending on the role, we will ask you to complete a short assignment or invite you for the second interview.


You will receive an offer as soon as we make a selection - good luck!