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Visual Merchandising Manager - DFS7210245 in Saipan at DFS

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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Job Description

The role of the Visual Merchandising Manager, Saipan is to maintain the high retail standards of the company through Visual Merchandising and ensure that company Visual Guidelines are followed. Maximize productivity through development and supervision of visual staff and training of in-store personnel. Ensure that all projects satisfy the divisional merchandising and sales promotional needs while maintaining the appropriate image of the Company through communication with the Visual Merchandising Manager, MIDPAC, Store Managers and the merchant teams.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for all Visual Merchandising for Saipan.
• Train and evaluate Visual Merchandising staff; coordinate the responsibilities and set priorities of staff and ensure that quality ongoing training and guidance is provided.
• Partner with the Visual Merchandising Manager for MIDPAC, Saipan store managers, merchants and construction project managers in formulating and problem solving concepts for merchandise themes, store fixturing, merchandise placement and establishing in-store graphic needs.
• Ensure promotions, events & special projects are delivered on time and within budget.
• Utilize department collateral forms (graphics, dimensional and vinyl) to order in-house produced signage.
• Recognize and establish visual needs by shop location. Order appropriate visual collateral.
• Maintain effective and professional relationships with internal and external business partners.
• Maintain timely communications with Visual Merchandising Manager, MIDPAC through the use of e-mail, telephone communications as well as digital photo documentation.
• Ensure that appropriate paperwork is maintained for in-store visual projects including but not limited to purchase orders, invoices and calendars.
• Ensure timely communication to appropriate parties regarding any variances in project calendars and promotion installations.
• Oversee and facilitate special projects such as renovations, remodels, construction, vendor shop visits and events.
• Consistently monitor and ensure that specific vendor standards are being respected and maintained.
• Oversee and partner with construction collateral delivery and installation dates to ensure all parties involved have an understanding of any concerns, changes, and documentation.

Key Requirements:
Educational Requirements: A.A. degree in Visual Merchandising / Interior Design or B.A. degree in Fine Arts or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Work Experience: 2 years manager or supervisor role in Visual Merchandising; 5 years related Visual Merchandising experience in fashion and luxury goods. Other Qualifications / Core Competencies:
• Must have strong organizational and planning abilities.
• Must be accurate and detail oriented.
• Must have established interpersonal ability; maintain positive relationships with region and in-store personnel to accomplish tasks.
• Must be able to react independently to formulate solutions to situations. Working Conditions / Environment
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work independently and be able to flex hours in order to accomplish necessary tasks.