Visual Merchandising Manager - North

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
New York, United States
Posted
18 Aug 2022
Closes
24 Oct 2022
Ref
153717-en_GB
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

A key role within the America's Visual Merchandising team, the Visual Merchandising Manager - North is responsible for supporting the delivery of world-class visual merchandising throughout the North region. The candidate is required to possess strong design and collaboration skills, bring creativity and organization to this key market. They will work collaboratively with the Market Director to bring the Central HQ visual vision to life. They will display agility, flexibility and have the ability to think creatively and innovatively in a fast-paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain corporate visual standards for the North locations including the New York region
  • Manage any new/refurbished store openings within the region including prop allocations, layout planning, installation
  • Liaise with various cross functional partners (Architecture, Work Place Services, Ops, Merch, etc.)
  • Develop strong relationships with the Market Director, GM's and store teams
  • Work with the corporate team to define market, retail and product strategies and manange implementation in the North Market alongside the Market Director
  • Positively communicate to and train in store VMs and store teams the VM standards and guidelines. Regular assessments of in store VM's to ensure standards and timelines are maintained
  • Regularly visit market doors, but remain flexible with remote VM implementation, leveraging intranet communication
  • Manage along with production team on planning and install of all creative projects in the region (windows, touchpoints, pop ups, campaign visuals).
  • Manage a team of 2 VM's within the region
  • Manage and share images of installations
  • Manage regional events alongside cross functional partners
  • Manage travel budget and all visual merchandising expenditure for the region


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • 7-8 years' experience in field visual merchandising and 4 years in team management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a passion for innovation, creativity and perfection.
  • Be a creative thinker with an understanding of how to drive results and define regional strategies
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver multiple projects, over many locations at the same time.
  • Flexibility to manage a variety of tasks
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer skills including Adobe CS, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.
  • Strong photography skills
  • Experience of working in fashion, retail or art environments.
  • Ability to travel internationally and local travel 50% of the time
  • Ability to lift 50lbs.


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 || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9016 || n/a ||

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