Visual Merchandising Project Manager

  • Company: Fendi North America
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Design & Creation
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: FEND00687
  • Date of publication: 2018.04.24

Position

Job Title: Visual Merchandising Project Manager

Location: New York

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Windows Décor
  • Review window order booklet and render all network windows for precise window kit ordering for all schemes.
  • Initiate conference calls with local VM and Contractors to review technical booklets for each scheme.
  • Plan and execute WW window installation schedule with regional VM's for all stores
  • Challenge the quality of installation by Regional VM's and provide alternative solutions

 

  • Communication / Guideline

 

  • Develop strong communication and working relationship with local VM project managers
  • Communicate Key VM window initiatives to Regional VM network in collaboration with VM Director
  • Provide artistic direction, support and solutions to regional teams
  • Streamline and consolidate information across all product categories to ensure clear comprehension and application of VM window rotation guidelines
  • Request and compile window photos from each store to review with Regional VM team on quality and execution, send photos and feedback to HQ team after completion of each scheme.

 

 

  • Special Events & Store Initiatives

 

  • Collaborate with Visual Merchandising Director on creative visual aspects of special events, store openings, and other store initiatives
  • Work with Regional VM's and Store managers on visual aspects of special events and other store initiatives

 

  • Budget Management & Process

 

  • Control, update, monitor and manage VM window budget (finance / region / HQ)
  • Evaluate, negotiate and challenge all VM vendor partnerships

Profile

Relevant Knowledge, Skills, Abilities  

  • Strong knowledge and skill of AUTOCAD / RHINO,  Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), Power Point, Word, Excel
  • Very organized, with keen attention-to-detail
  • Capacity to have a critical approach
  • Has a sense of urgency and is able to reprioritize efficiently
  • Good communication skills / both oral and written
  • Digital photography required
  • Fluent English - speaking and writing
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