Job Req ID:  18161
Date:  12-Sep-2019
Location: 

London, GB

Functional area:  Visual Merchandising
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area:  Fragrances

 

 

 

Visual Merchandiser

Mission: 
To coordinate all aspects of Puig UK’s visual implementation for key brands in store in accordance with brand guidelines and having direct responsibility for Temporary POS development and creation.

 

Responsibilities/Key Tasks:
Planning and implementation:

  • Plan and manage development, implementation and production of temporary sites in accordance with brand guidelines, liaising with local suppliers and In Store teams at Puig HQ in Spain/France.
  • Plan and manage design, briefing, production and roll out of temporary promotional support tools within allocated budget for all retailers including flagship doors.
  • Manage production of all visual requests and UK roll outs for new launches/updates liaising with printers to ensure quality process is optimised. 
  • Review Visual Merchandising practices and conduct competitive research to ensure innovation, effectiveness and profitability of temporary UK VM activities.
  • Project Management of bespoke displays/activities for Puig UK events including brand showrooms and retailer conferences. This involves creating a brief where required, managing production of elements and working closely on the direction with the Training team.
  • Develop bespoke POS and sites for key retailers where required including flagship doors. 

Control:

  • Effectively manage brand artwork files – ordering of imagery from HO and ensuring updates are communicated to all relevant parties.  
  • Maintain Retail Excellence in all doors and ensure permanent builds are updated with new launch visuals and POS. 

Execute:

  • Produce and develop Visual Merchandising Standards guidelines to ensure consistent Visual directives / updates are communicated across UK business.  
  • Effectively manage usage of POS items.
  • Work with the Field Sales Team and Brand Ambassadors in store to ensure VM guidelines are being correctly implemented in stores.
  • Maintain database of all planned and implemented In Store activities and report feedback on implementations to Puig HQ.
  • Present new VM initiatives / updated guidelines to UK teams where necessary.
  • Creation of ad hoc artworks as necessary following brand guidelines.
  • Conduct store visits around the UK and Ireland as part of competitive research.
  • Some install assistance may be required outside the normal working hours

 

Requirements:

 

Experience: 
Proven experience in a similar Head Office Visual Merchandiser role within the fragrance or beauty industry essential

 

Education:

Degree in related field is a plus

 

Languages:
English
French / Spanish is a bonus 

 

Competencies:

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills 
  • Flexibility and ability to multitask
  • Proactive and self-starter
  • Creative thinker
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to build effective relationships with internal teams and external suppliers 
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment

 

Specific knowledge required:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office package        
  • Competent in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign - essential)
  • Sketch Up (desirable)        
  • Project management        
  • Presentation and organisation skills        
  • Knowledge of retail trends – interest and passion for visual merchandising 

 

 

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