Visual Merchandising Manager - DFS525133 in Krong Siem Reap at DFS

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manage and maintain the presentation of all the shop locations contributing to growth and profitably for the business.

Partnering relevant departments in store presentation and development required to market and brand the organization.

Key Responsibilities:
Visual Merchandising
• Direct the visual merchandising process across all DFS doors
• Direct teams of visual merchandisers, graphic artists and production staff
• Establish visual merchandising concepts within luxury retail environments
• Management of all fashion brands visual identities within the store, adhering to provided visual presentation guidelines from brand
• Create strategic retail concepts to adapt and reflect the retail climate to drive sales
• Work with design consultants in store build up/renovation and special projects
• Design brief of signage and promotional programs unique to each retail concept
• Maintain a library of promotional signage
• Monitor customer perceptions of visual images and propose development opportunities
• Create an environment and ambience which not only encourages shopping, but positively influences sales and maximises dollar return from floor space
• Liaise with Merchants to maximise product characteristics through visual merchandising.
• Liaise and coordinate with vendors, operation managers and merchants in the implementation of promotional brand activities and visual retail executions.
• Establish visual merchandising training programs and staff development
• Conduct weekly shop visits with Visual Merchandising team to assess and action plan opportunities

Sourcing & Expense Management
• Direct sourcing and designing of props and display materials both locally and internationally to enhance the shopping experience
• Innovative thinking to maximize visual budget for return on investment and effective strategies to reduce operating costs
• Negotiate with contractors and manufacturers to deliver cost effective results and timely execution

Key Requirements:
• Degree in Visual Merchandising or equivalent
• 3 to 5 years’ managerial experience
• Computer literate with good working knowledge of MS Office applications
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
• Meticulous, and has a flair for luxurious presentation
• Action Oriented
• Ethics and Values
• Motivating Subordinates and Others
• Problem Solving
• Organizing
• Priority Setting
• Functional and Technical Skills