Franchise Visual Merchandising Assistant

Paul Smith
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
28 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022

In this role you will support the Franchise Visual Merchandising Manager with all the day-to-day tasks, helping to communicate our visual standards to our Franchise partners worldwide, while working analytically and methodically with great attention to detail.

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• Work with and assist Franchise Visual Merchandising Manager with day-to-day tasks. 
• Work with Warehouse and Distribution departments to organise all prop related processes i.e. incoming and outgoing prop orders. 
• Create drawings using Sketchup for VM and Window display instructions. 
• Working with and monitoring Franchise display budgets. 
• Communicate the seasonal information at the beginning of each season. 
• Liaise with our Franchise partners, ensuring visual standards are implemented. 
• Assist showroom set up for pre and main collections. 
• Communicate window display concepts and see through to installation.

Essential Experience and Skills Required: 
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
• Competent user of Sketchup/Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign is desirable. 
• Proven experience visual merchandising retail and/or wholesale spaces. 
• Understanding of current trends and luxury brands aesthetic. 
• Conscious of social and cultural customs worldwide.
• A good understanding and confident use of face-to-face communication apps i.e., Teams, Facetime etc.

About You:
• Excellent communication skills both verbally and written, able to build good working relationships.
• Adept planning, prioritisation, and organisational skills to ensure all deadlines are met. 
• Proactive with excellent attention to detail. 
• Able to work in a methodical way. Able to stay calm when working under pressure. 
• Flexibility to undertake additional duties at busy times and to work outside of typical working hours.
• Strong interest in fashion, art, culture, and design.