Visual Merchandising Associate

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
Seoul, South Korea
Posted
22 Sep 2022
Closes
27 Sep 2022
Ref
150078-en_GB
Function
Retail
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

A dual role, Store Associate and Visual Merchandising. In addition to Store Associate responsibilities, support in the execution of Burberry Visual Merchandising directives within assigned store in partnership with the retail and visual teams. Ensure that corporate visual standards are maintained with a commitment to putting the brand first, being customer focused and driving productivity. Being an ambassador for Visual Merchandising through training, advising retail colleagues day to day and collaborating with store leads on visual actions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In partnership with the store team, execute the monthly corporate Visual Merchandising guidelines across the store, ensuring key investments are represented and key visual principles are recognised.
  • Receive and follow guidance from Visual Merchandiser/Visual Merchandising Manager to plan and implement bi-monthly window displays, monthly window refreshes and in-store installations according to corporate standards and timelines.
  • The Directives
  • Develop thorough understanding of Visual Merchandising expectations and monthly Delivery directives
  • In consultation with the visual partner, put forward and implement local interpretations of the directive to optimise store productivity
  • Be familiar with all Burberry visual communications, guidelines, best-practice documents and brand initiatives. Communicate these to store team as required.
  • Planning And Implementation
  • Build close partnerships with the Regional VM team, Store Management, store FOH and BOH teams, and wider VMA community to make best visual decisions for local clients within the global vision.
  • Be creative and put forward visual ideas / suggestions to the VM partner, elevating standards through creative styling.


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Confident, with exceptional communication skills and the ability to collaborate and problem-solve.
  • Strong attention to detail and the passion to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to negotiate multiple/simultaneous requests and to prioritize activities.
  • Knowledge of market for partner insight.
  • Creative mindset and interest in styling.
  • Basic understanding of Visual Merchandising, with experience gained preferably at a high-end luxury level

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