Visual Merchandising Manager

Location
Oldham
Salary
£25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
00094689
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is recruiting for the role of Visual Merchandising Manager located in Chadderton, Oldham. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a long established, family owned gift importing business, with around 130 employees.

In the role of Visual Merchandising Manager, you will be required to create end to end Visual Direction. You will have the opportunity to take the design and product concepts of 25 market leading brands, and transform them visually for both wholesale and consumer in store presentation.

You will be responsible for creating stunning, commercial displays for great customer experience in all areas and aspects of the business.

Some of the specific elements of the role are:

- Managing external and internal staff and contractors to upskill, design and deliver visual merchandising plans for Showroom, Tradeshows and Customer Stores on time and to budget.
- Defining, designing and implementing a creative visual merchandising strategy for each brand.
- Creating appealing and eye-catching displays that inspire their customers and collages using external and internal resources.
- Proactive engagement with marketing and product development teams to create greater, richer content for products and brands to support promotion and sales activities.
- Use and understanding of existing, relevant company and Industry information and design systems including Widdoo, Sales tool (internal), FTP sites, Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign etc
- High quality confident communication with external suppliers.
- Communication, consultation on the concepts of product and brand photography.
- Proactive and innovative development of creative, stunning photography sets that showcases their product to an industry leading standard including the thrifty sourcing and construction of what's needed e.g. props
- Planning, coordination and engagement of all necessary resources, internally and externally to deliver the demanding workload and high standards necessary for this role to time and budget.

Person Spec:
- A Degree relative to this position OR minimum of 3 years experience leading a team of colleagues in a retail or wholesale environment or for a similar company or ecommerce business.
- Literate with all of the Adobe creative Suite and able to use both Mac and PC.
- Humble and ambitious team player, who has excellent communication skills
- A natural leader, who will inspire, motivate and manage a mix of junior and senior people across multiple teams to deliver a concept on time and to cost.

Package :

£25k - £32k+ depending on experience, 22 days holiday, pension, bonus, car parking, purchase leave, staff canteen.
Hours of work - 38.5 hrs per week 8:30 - 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30 - 4:45pm Friday

Interested? Please click "apply" to submit your CV!