Función del empleo: Retail Field

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Saint Petersburg (Florida)

País: United States

Job Title:                      Director, Visual Merchandising

Division:                      Stores

Supervisor Title:           General Manager, Stores

Location:                     St Petersburg, FL (NOC)

FLSA:                          Exempt


Job Summary


The Director, Visual Merchandising is accountable for creating and establishing the image of SalonCentric Stores through an integrated strategy of visual merchandising, product merchandising and plan-o-gramming to enhance the retail experience and drive sales.    Additionally responsible for establishing and ensuring merchandising standards, directives, guidelines, wall plan-o-grams, merchandising units & displays and store window design in order to ensure consistency by partnering when necessary with all partner and PPD brands.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and ensure the successful execution of consistent visual merchandising plans to build profitability and grow sales initiatives at all store locations.
  • Create and expand visual merchandising strategies utilizing proven tactics, shelving displays, plan-o-grams and marketing promotions.
  • Work collaboratively with brands to develop appropriate in store merchandising and promotional support.
  • Ensure all programs meet the company’s standard for brand image by working closely with marketing team.
  • Conduct store visits and builds photo library of company installations.
  • Understand and report on the competitive landscape to strengthen merchandising programs and strategies.
  • Communicate with regional and store management to ensure consistent execution of programs.
  • Collaborate with key functional partners to build sales and maintain effective brand image and innovation.
  • Responsible for managing within visual merchandising budget.
  • Develop and execute visual merchandising strategy for store openings and closings.
  • Directly manage and develop Visual Merchandising Managers.

Experience, Competencies and Physical Requirements

  • 5 to 7 years of progressive responsibility in visual merchandising and/or retail design with demonstrated success guiding multi-unit retail development; experience from beauty, professional or specialty retail highly desirable.
  • Strong merchandising skills and proven leader in the design and implementation of traffic driving initiatives in the retail store environment.
  • Must possess the ability to effectively link merchandising strategies to marketing objectives in a creative and visually exciting way to attract customer interest.
  • Thorough knowledge of the competitive landscape and ability to translate findings to positively impact business results.
  • Exceptional financial acumen required.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills including strong writing and ability to present ideas with strong persuasion.
  • Demonstrated strategic leadership ability with proven expertise in problem solving.
  • Proven leadership skills including the ability to lead, motivate and develop team members.
  • Proven project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Bachelor’ Degree in business, merchandising, marketing or design (or equivalent work experience) required.
  • Must be able to remain stationary or sit for the majority of scheduled day.
  • Must be able to stand and move around a store for the majority of a scheduled day.
  • Able to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment throughout the day.
  • Ability to travel up to 50% based on business needs