Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation: 

Drive the implementation of best practice visual merchandising and in-store communication standards to create a strong consumer journey, highlighting product features and brand stories to drive sell-through – ensuring consistency of execution across a portfolio of stores

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the implementation of best practice visual merchandising and in-store communication standards to create a strong consumer journey, highlighting product features and brand stories to drive sell-through – ensuring consistency of execution across a portfolio of stores
  • Train, guide and motivate In-Store Visual Merchandisers (ISVM) to continuously deliver excellence in execution across the entire market in both a DTC and WHS environment
  • Cascading of brand guidelines and VM guidelines to ISVM and store teams to ensure executional excellence and understanding of principles to drive accountability at store level
  • Solid ability to guide and influence ISVM and store teams in the following areas; Overall consumer journeys and store layout, capacities and product density, color flow, mannequin styling, VM standards, ISC materials/sizes and specifications
  • Assist in measuring and reporting on retail productivity with recommendations to management for continuous improvement
  • Understanding of consumer profiles, retail KPIS and OTG strategy in order to guide decision making
  • Support the omni-channel team by providing field / store insights to guide the campaign planning process in order to cater for individual stores / market needs
  • Support omni-channel execution team by ensuring campaign readiness at store level (create plug & plays, collate installation permits, create campaign reporting documentation and liaise with suppliers to support OCM installations)
  • Proactively highlight opportunities to both retail ops and omni-channel teams to drive efficiency on process and implementation
  • Responsible for auditing and ordering VM tools for stores in collaboration with retail and omni team
  • Assist in gathering, consolidating, and delivering input on visual merchandising and campaign performance from the DTC Market which will be delivered to the Hub & Global
  • Lead new store openings in collaboration with key stakeholders to ensure perfect retail execution aligned with store concept and brand guidelines and oversee the management of in-store VM team support
  • Drive overall brand success across key Trade Zones by auditing and reporting on all DTC and WHS touchpoints
  • Drive on the ground communication and training with WHS retailers in key Trade Zones
  • Provide VM training and instore support for WHS
  • Work with back office team on consumer journey with key WHS doors
  • Reporting from on the ground analysis of adidas executions and competitor activations

Knowledge, Capabilities and Experience:                              

  • Ability to take a proactive approach to strategy implementation, consistently communicating across relevant stakeholders with the business and team to ensure alignment of priorities to meet both brand and retail objectives
  • Possess strong interpersonal and clear communication skills through which desired results are delivered in a fast-pace, highly competitive environment
  • Knowledge of, retail landscape, visual merchandising, retail marketing and presentation
  • Strong project and planning skills. Highly organized and demonstrates a ‘finisher, completer’ mentality
  • Knowledge and understanding of store KPIs to make commercial decisions whilst ensuring brand standards remain at the forefront of decision making
  • Ability to think conceptually, in strategic terms and diagnose and translate sales/ category reporting to an in-store merchandising strategy
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and processes
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates an inspirational attitude that contributes to a positive team environment
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with team members and business partners
  • Well-developed ability to speak, read, comprehend, and write English
  • Skilled in PowerPoint and Excel

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:                                     

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a sports/fashion customer & commercial focused retail environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and store personnel
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including evening, overnight and weekend shift
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of stores across
  • Must hold a valid UAE driver's license

Salary

0 - 0 AED

Monthly based

Location

Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
Full Time
Job Role
Merchandiser
Education
Bachelor Degree
Experience
2 Years
Total Vacancies
1

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Location

Dubai , United Arab Emirates