District Visual Merchandiser (France South & Switzerland)

Michael Kors

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Job title

District Visual Merchandiser (France South & Switzerland), Michael Kors

Location

Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France

Level

Manager

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Michael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!

MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE

District Visual Merchandisers operate as Brand Protecters, balancing creative vision with commerciality; ensuring the highest customer experience is delivered within all stores at all times. The DVM Team operate as a support function for the Retail business primarily focused on driving visual consistency. This is achieved through: structured visits, communication and training and development. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Creative Innovation:

  • Ability to take company VM Directives and interpret the information in a relevant way for the Market.
  • Support the wider retail business with the execution and delivery of Model Stores, Flagships, Lab Door Projects and market specific events.
  • Support District Manager and SM Teams with wordrobing selections for Sales Teams.
  • Support twice yearly press showroom set-ups across EU.

Commercial Focus:

  • Responsible for utilising key commercial information (One Pager / LW Store Performance / Top 20 Department Report) when planning all visual changes in store store. Focus on providing stores with VM solutions based on commericial data.
  • Completion of VM Checklist Reports post visits highlighting achieved actions and next steps.

Strategic Planning:

  • Responsible for ensuring all key VM initiatives are successfully implemented at a store level.
  • Operating as a support function for the retail team in the pursuit of the highest standards of visual excellence within Flagship and Model Stores.
  • Achieving regular store visits in line with agreed Visit Frequency Planner.
  • Conduct regular joint visits with District Manager in order to identify key VM / Product opportunities in store.
  • Attend weekly conference calls with District Managers to brief area on key weekly VM focus areas and objectives.
  • Management of weekly travel budget and administration.

Training & Development:

  • Accountable for ensuring all Regions maintain the highest standards of visual execution at all times within Territory Flagship and Model Store Formats.
  • Coach and support Store management Teams and VMSA’s with monthly floor set installations.

REQUIREMENTS ​

  • Experience working for trend led premium fashion focused businesses.
  • Direct visual merchandising experience essential.
  • Awareness of industry trends and market specific customer profiles.
  • Ability to demonstrate creative, commercial and people focused skill sets / competencies.
  • Be a passionate and highly creative individual and able to consistently deliver visual excellence in our stores.
  • Have sound IT (Microsoft) knowledge. Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

Please send CV in English and Portfolio (if available).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/D/F/V

About Us

Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake company, established in 1981, produces a range of products under his signature Michael Kors Collection and MICHAEL Michael Kors labels. These products include accessories, footwear, watches, jewelry, men’s and women’s ready-to-wear, eyewear and a full line of fragrance products.

Michael Kors stores are operated, either directly or through licensing partners, in some of the most prestigious cities in the world, including New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, London, Milan, Paris, Munich, Istanbul, Dubai, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Rio de Janeiro.

Behind this burgeoning empire stands a singular designer with an innate sense of glamour and an unfailing eye for timeless chic. Michael Kors has won numerous accolades within the fashion industry, been honored for his philanthropy, and earned the respect and affection of millions. Wholly dedicated to a vision of style that is as sophisticated as it is indulgent, as iconic as it is modern, he has created an enduring luxury lifestyle empire with a global reach.

Michael Kors has always been involved in philanthropy, fighting hunger for more than 20 years. A longtime supporter of God’s Love We Deliver, he has worked with the New York-based organization to help distribute meals to people with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses. In 2013, he partnered with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help fight world hunger by designing the 100 Series watch. A portion of the proceeds from his special-edition timepiece helps WFP deliver food to children through its school meals program.