Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager, Home (Head Office) - 9 month contract . Job Reference: 1660724

Job ID: 773287
Location: London
Category: Marketing
Salary: Competitive + benefits negotiable
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Competitive + benefits

Date when vacancy closes
26 Jul 2017

Business Area
Head Office

Area of Expertise


Vacancy Details

We�re looking for a talented Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager to join the marketing team for M & S Home. Supporting our Global VM Manager for the area, our ideal candidate will have demonstrable previous experience working in a Head Office or Area VM role. Experience within a Homeware environment is essential, and you�ll need to be a creative, ambitious Visual Merchandising professional.
Key Accountabilities & Measures
� Support the delivery of the Visual presentation strategy with space planning and the BU
� Support Visual Merchandising Manager in influencing the global product offer, to deliver an inspirational instore experience and customer journey
� Work hand in hand with Assistant Brand and Marketing Managers to ensure the right message lands in the right format in the right location for all seasonal launches, ensuring a seamless and consistent customer journey
� Support the delivery of a seamless Journey across all Customer touchpoints in line with marketing plan
� Support the delivery of clear content to produce world class guidelines that are on time and in full
� Support in the delivery of new category Instore schemes within a BU
� Conduct seasonal store PIRs with brand and marketing for M & S and all our key competitors
� Responsible for the set up of Key Visual initiatives
Key Skills:
� Strong Visual Merchandising skills gained within a major retailer, either from a Head Office or an Area role
� Strong computer skills preferably Adobe Creative Suite with proficiency in InDesign
� Strong Trend awareness
� Strong influencing skills
� Stakeholder Management
� Global environment mind set
� Commercially aware
� Strong Communication skills
Key Relationships & Stakeholders:
� Global visual leadership team and Retail Field team
� BU teams
� Space Planning
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