Visual Merchandising Manager (Givenchy, Kenzo Beauty & Fragrance)

  • Company: LVMH Fragrance Brands USA
  • Country/Region: United States
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVMHFB00896
  • Date of publication: 2019.07.31

Position

MAIN JOB OBJECTIVE:

Manage the creation of new store designs and visual elements to support the North American market and ensure company integrity of the point of sale. Sephora experience required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Sephora (90%):

·        Own Sephora gondola design adaptation and execution process, keeping product library updated.

·        Be the single point of contact for D3 vendor.

·        Develop relationship with Central partners.

·        Assist with the design of quarterly updates for DTO.

·        Update DTO as needed.

·        Initiate and recap kick off meetings with internal and external partners.

·        Collaborate with Purchasing on best engineering practice.

·        Develop internal timeline for Visual Merchandising, partnering with Marketing and Creative.

·        Lead and recap weekly calls with D3.

·        Partner with Purchasing on quotes from D3 to share with Marketing team.

·        Present prototypes to internal teams, including President.

·        Communicate prototype feedback to D3 for fit and function.

·        Support Marketing team in providing additional drawings for Sephora presentations.

·        Develop temporary Assistant by training on and assisting with administrative processes.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist Director with the sourcing of various VM elements as needed.
  • Partner with Director on special projects.
  • Work on additional projects as assigned by the Director.
  • Collaborate and support other team members with projects when needed.

Profile

Qualifications & Skills REQUIRED:

·        Bachelor's degree

·        5+ years of experience in Visual Merchandising/Store Design in beauty industry; Sephora experience required.

·        Proven skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

·        Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

·        Ability to deliver excellent customer service and relationship building.

·        Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships with team and key business partners.

·        High sense of urgency and initiative.

·        Strong technical, organizational, communication and merchandising skills, along with attention to detail and thoroughness, in order to execute brand design objectives at all levels.

·        Able to confidently articulate point of view and strategy both written and verbally.

·        Experience in store planning and visual merchandising or retail design and knowledge of product placement at a retail level.

·        Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

Experience in AutoCAD preferred.

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Perfumes & Cosmetics

A major player in the perfumes, make-up and skincare markets, the Perfumes & Cosmetics division groups together major historic Houses as well as young brands with strong potential.

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