Visual Merchandiser - DFS588268 in Venezia at DFS

Date Posted: 6/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Visual Merchandiser drives the DFS Global Visual Merchandising strategies by assisting with the planning and execution of all in store promotions, seasonal overlays, and monthly merchandising changes.
The Visual Merchandiser supports the store by using their creativity to enhance the aesthetic appeal of window displays, VM Points, counters and boutiques to create a total brand shopping experience for customers and to stimulate sales activity.

Key Responsibilities:
Visual Displays
• Ensure strict compliance with Company and Brand directions in merchandise presentation standards
• Assist with the ordering and co-ordination of installation of promotional material in order to enhance products, create interest and generate sales.
• Responsible for the maintenance, storage and movement of in-store and window displays.
• Assist with the planning and implementation of monthly boutique VM changes, Seasonal installations and new store openings
• Prepare photo reports of monthly store changes
• Be aware of new trends in fashion/design & display techniques and materials
• Implement visual displays of a high standard and on time with:
a) Windows
b) VM Strike points
c) Promotional & Seasonal Displays
• Ensure correct usage of promotional/signage collateral.
• Maintain housekeeping of displays and prop room.
In-Store Signage
• Ensure all in store signage is in line with company WW standards
• Work closely with store teams & Signage & Production Team to assess signage needs
• Produce signage requests to S&P Team and work together in order to achieve given timelines for installation
Inventory, Sourcing & Expense Management
• Source and design props and other display fittings and materials
• Work with suppliers to procure VM props & fittings required in store, ensuring approval process
is adhered to and delivery timings are met.
• Adhere to budgets given
• Participate in and facilitate product placement, inventory taking and stock transfers for merchandise to be used for visual displays yet maintaining awareness of potential loss prevention issues
Merchandising Training
• Coach the store team on design concepts, visual display standards, and the proper maintenance of the overall visual display effort in order for them to actively support visual merchandising efforts
Occupational health & Safety
• Take reasonable care to act and behave in a manner that promotes care and diligence
• Comply with reasonable instructions from any supervisor or authorized representative on health and safety matters
• Report any accident or injury and potential hazard in the workplace
Accountabilities
 Assist with the co-ordination and installation of promotions within the stores, maintain all in store signage packages, maintain all boutiques as per brand guidelines, provide direction on merchandising standards and techniques to sales team and ensure all stores are presented to the DFS Global Standards.

Key Requirements:
-Diploma or certificate from related art/design/VM/Fashion schools or equivalent
-At least 2 years’ experience in retail visual merchandising or similar industry
-General knowledge of building materials/ signage application