Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.
Purpose and Scope: Responsible for helping to enhance the Ralph Lauren brand aesthetic and create a memorable customer shopping experience by executing and maintaining rigs and interior/window displays.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
-Utilize brand knowledge and understanding of the Polo aesthetic to effectively and efficiently present product according to corporate directives. Contribute talents during store interior and windows changeovers and installations for the Men's, Madison Avenue Flagship. · Collaborate with Creative Presentation Manager/Director to develop plans and designs for new installations. · Maintained interior sets, creative elements, and merchandise presentation. · Inform and educate store sales professionals of current creative styling and presentation themes. · Execute window changeovers and installations for uptown stores, including production of any interior sets, on-site prop handling, prop placement and rigging. · Utilizing internal prop warehouse and organizing the coordination for each window installation. · For each installation, take responsibility for assisting in procuring and compiling creative and aesthetic elements for windows, including wallpaper, paint, rugs, fabrics, lighting, and decorative prop elements. · Research, identify and utilize multiple vendors and resources for props and decorative elements. · Conduct walkthrough of locations, identifying opportunities to improve and maintain the overall aesthetic and creative appearance of the site, including the overall tidiness of each store. · Prepare for the next installation or floor change, in keeping with a rolling creative calendar. · Communicate on a regular basis with store line to ensure that Creative needs dovetail. · Take responsibility for staying connected to the Corporate Office via the Team Site, including updates to the directives, showrooms, advertising, product deliveries and buys. · Responsible for inputting, tracking, and maintaining budget with internal system on creative spend. · Actively participate in the timely updating of the Team Site, including window and interior photo review uploads and regional calendars. · Know and be aware of creative competition, learn from what you see outside of your immediate environment and report back to management on observations and insights
Experience, Skills & Knowledge
2-4 years visual presentation experience, with at least 3 years in a luxury retail environment · Strong time management and organizational skill set which enables managing and engaging the team · Ability to manage and travel to multiple store locations · Ability to conduct installations outside of standard working and retail store hours (i.e., evenings after 9pm and weekends) · Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with supervisors, direct reports, and peers · General computer proficiency including Word, Excel, and Outlook · Passion and affinity for the Ralph Lauren brand · Visual presentation and rigging experience, preferably in a luxury retail environment · Strong time management and organizational skills to execute to a running punch list, maintain and install a rolling calendar and meet fast-paced deadlines with minimal direction. · Ability to travel to multiple store locations · Ability to conduct installations outside of standard working and retail store hours (i.e., evenings after 9 PM and weekends) · Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with supervisors and peers Ralph Lauren Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.