Manager, Visual Merchandising (Womens)

Tommy Hilfiger

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Job title

Manager, Visual Merchandising (Womens), Tommy Hilfiger

Location

New York, United States

Level

Manager

Function

Creative (Graphics, Images, VM etc)

Posted

Contract

Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Job Description

Join Team Hilfiger

The Visual Merchandising Manager (Womens) supports the Sr. Visual Merchandising Director while managing the visual presentation for women’s through-out the product lifecycle from adoption to in-store execution. This role will work closely with Visual Merchandising, Visual Projects, Merchandising, Planning and Allocation partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Focused accountability on Women’s Apparel and Women’s Accessories
  • Collaborate on shared initiatives and special projects, ensuring consistency across departments
  • Must be able to participate in/manage the merchandising of other departments at any time
  • Act as main merchandising point person to Women’s Merchant team
  • Responsible for merchandising new creative presentations for all Women’s Big Ideas setups, seasonally
    • Partner with Visual Planning Team to determine given space
    • Collaborate with CFT teams to understand Big Ideas vision and needs
    • Execute Big Ideas presentations in collaboration with CFT and Merchandising Team partners
    • Photograph and catalog all Big Ideas photos seasonally
  • Responsible for merchandising new creative presentations for all Women’s Live Floorset setups, seasonally
    • Partner with Planning Team to determine any sku updates/changes in preparation for Live Floorset
    • Collaborate with CFT teams to review Floorset presentations prior to Live Floorset
    • Execute Live Floorset presentations in collaboration with CFT and Merchandising Team partners
    • Attend and participate in all Live Floorset workthroughs and team walkthroughs
  • Responsible for merchandising new creative presentations for all Store of the future setups, seasonally
  • New merchant initiatives- provide suggested merchandising set ups to accommodate needs/address objectives of tests, as related to Women’s
  • Competitive Shopping (AOR)
    • Create and maintain a library of competitive shopping photos and inspirational images
    • Organize images and create inspiration boards for presentations as necessary
    • Organize monthly competitive shopping trips, create a comprehensive agenda for each trip
    • Participate in monthly comp shopping trips, focused on current merchandising needs in all departments
  • Mannequin looks
    • Collaborate with CFT partners on pulling and dressing of all Big Ideas, In-store and Window mannequin looks, as related to Women’s
  • Execute and photograph seasonal displays for Women’s
  • Collaborate with Merchandising Team partners to ensure consistency, clarity and balance in Big Ideas across all departments
  • Training Content
    • Collaborate with Visual Projects team to contribute merchandising information for all necessary training documents
    • Collaborate with Visual Projects and Global Communications team to contribute merchandising information for VMCS Principles
  • NSOs
    • Attend major NSOs as necessary, plan and oversee execution of merchandising presentations
  • Attend Conferences/Trade Shows as necessary
  • Attend Team Training/Development Classes as necessary

The Ideal Candidate

Be the next key player on Team Hilfiger

Qualifications:       

  • College degree in Visual, Marketing preferred or relevant visual retail experience
  • 6-8 years of experience in Visual Presentation
  • High aesthetic and excellent visual merchandising skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to prioritize
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Professional demeanor and proactive approach
  • Ability to interface with all levels within the organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible to changing priorities
  • Microsoft Professional Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite skillset
  • Ability to travel
  • Manage the budget
  • Responsible for day-to-day decision-making for assigned division
  • Responsible for setting visual strategy for assigned division
  • Ability to make decision based on selling and sell through
  • Ability to find cost-effective project solutions
  • Must be able to research companies to contact for the dept.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects with adherence to deadlines
  • Detail oriented/innovative traits necessary
  • Must be able to find best solutions and developing methods to improve efficiency
  • Must be flexible to adapt to changing trends of business and projects

Language skills

  1. English, Native or bilingual proficiency

About Us

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands and is internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style, featuring preppy with a twist designs.  Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide under the Tommy Hilfiger and Hilfiger Denim brands, with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and children’s sportswear, denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Founder Tommy Hilfiger remains the company’s Principal Designer and provides leadership and direction for the design process.  Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, is a global apparel and retail company with more than 17,000 associates worldwide. With the support of strong global consumer recognition, Tommy Hilfiger has built an extensive distribution network in over 90 countries and more than 1,400 retail stores throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.7 billion in 2014.

With a heritage going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in 2014 revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.