Senior Manager, Field Visual Merchandising (Los Angeles) - Calvin Klein

Employer
Calvin Klein
Location
New York, New York, United States of America
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Function
Retail
Level
Senior Manager
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Oversee the execution of the America's visual guidelines across all Calvin Klein stores within assigned territory to drive store profitability and increase brand awareness and equity. This individual will partner closely with the visual merchandising, production and Field leadership teams to adapt regional direction to meet the business and customer goals at store level. They will execute training for VM team members and broader field team, help drive new store openings/renovations, and lead the execution of in-store amplifications and pop ups in partnership with regional VM. This individual should have strong influencing skills, creativity, and strategic leadership. You will be a part of a dynamic, creative environment where you will interact with cross-functional partners to ensure that Calvin Klein's visual merchandising strategy supports the overall business objectives.

The preferred candidate will be based in the Los Angeles, CA area.

Responsibilities:
  • Merchandising/Brand Excellence
    • Ability to adapt and execute windows and in store guidelines to drive business
    • Lead the translation of the brand into the physical store initiatives, balancing creating commercial and functional retail spaces for full price, outlet and wholesale shops
    • Plan, launch, and sustain the growth of the new wholesale and full price businesses
    • Applies an entrepreneurial approach to creating a best-in-class retail environments and product presentations
    • Participate in floor sets with key business partners; provide time-sensitive feedback, ideas and solutions to ensure an elevated customer experience and financial ROI
    • Visit stores regularly to make sure that all store visual merchandising aligns with the requirements of the company and brand image
    • Give consistent merchandising direction on brand standard to field management
    • Identify areas of business opportunities with Field Partners and manager to deliver an action plan in line with the company goals
    • Organize and deliver store opening & pop-up installations
    • Support marketing initiatives & event set up. Help imagine memorable visual impressions through physical (windows, in store, pop up, ...) innovation. Support testing in stores
    • Stay up to date on competition activities to remain ahead of the trend and report back to Head of Field and VP of VE
  • Training
    • Train stores and field organization on key seasonal Brand messages, floor set management, adaptation to space/environment/local business, maintenance of excellence in presentation and training of own store teams
    • Develop in-store and field VM on core skills to include communication, time & organization, and partnership
    • Conduct additional training for management and staff as needed
    • Train on all VM trends for the season
    • Actively participate in the talent selection and on-boarding process of in-store and field VM
  • Communication
    • Manage flow of communication between Head of Field VM, the field organization and stores through weekly conference calls, touch bases, store visits, and training seminars to support Company guidelines
    • Supervise, develop and mentor the field visual merchandising team to help foster a strong, energetic productive and creative team
    • Influence field leadership to understand how Visual Merchandising impact conversion, maximize overall business results and customer experience
    • Provide feedback, solutions and insights on Visual Merchandising strategies
    • Promote communication flow within the FVM team
    • Manage T&E budget within guidance


Qualifications:
  • Minimum 7 years of visual merchandising experience in the fashion industry
  • Bachelor's degree in graphic/interior/fashion design or visual merchandising
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Direct people management experience, a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills and able to articulate ideas
  • The ability to be creative and inspire others
  • Self-motivated, able to work under high pressure
  • The ability to interpret visual merchandising presentations and relate it back to the store environment and adapt to different store designs and architecture
  • Strong attention to details, e.g., standards, marketing, lighting, fixturing, windows.
  • Awareness of fashion trends and the ability to interpret them back into visual merchandising
  • Experience in managing travel and expanse budgets
  • Strong understanding of symmetrical vs. asymmetrical with regard to fixturing and wall scaping
  • Experience facilitating new store openings
  • Proficiency within Microsoft office (Word, Excel)
  • Knowledge of InDesign a plus
  • Accept work shift travel requirements and irregular work schedules. Able to travel, as needed, both internationally and domestically. Visual Merchandisers travel up to 80% of the time
  • Ability to work in fluid environment with changing priorities required
  • Lifting required
  • Ability to take on start-up projects
  • Strong work ethic


This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Pay Range: $112,500 - $140,000
PVH currently provides base salary ranges for all positions-on job advertisements-in the United States based on local requirements. These ranges are based on what PVH reasonably believes that it will pay an associate for their base salary for said position at the time of the posting. Individual compensation will ultimately be determined based on a variety of relevant factors including but-not limited to qualifications, geographic location and other relevant skills. PVH is committed to providing a market-competitive total rewards package to eligible associates, which includes diverse and robust health and insurance benefits to meet the varied needs of our associates and an above-market 401(k) contribution to help our associates save for retirement. We also offer career growth opportunities, empowering our associates to design their future at PVH.

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

Company

For five decades, CALVIN KLEIN has been a cultural catalyst, creating a legacy of iconic imagery and provocative conversation while retaining its American DNA and youth-inspired designs. Our associates are a group of talented individuals with unique personalities and perspectives. At CALVIN KLEIN, we take risks, embrace differences and strive to make a positive impact on the world. Above all, we care passionately for the brand, our customer and each other. Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, CALVIN KLEIN is one of the world’s largest and most successful designer fashion brands. We are driven by our associates, creating one of the most visionary workforces in fashion. We are proud of who we are, what we do, and the future we are creating. Global retail sales of CALVIN KLEIN products exceeded $8 billion in 2017, and CALVIN KLEIN branded products are distributed in 110+ countries. CALVIN KLEIN employs a worldwide network of over 10,000 associates and operates more than 2,000 free-standing stores globally. Calvin Klein, Inc. was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2003.

Company info
Telephone
020 589 9888
Location
Danzigerkade
165
Amsterdam
Netherlands
1013 AP
NL

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