Field Visual Merchandising Coordinator – Athleisure – 3 days p/wk
Play Retail
Auckland City, AUK
4d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Auckland City, AucklandContract$25 an hourJob DescriptionWe are seeking a passionate and dynamic Field Visual Merchandising Coordinator to join Play Retail working exclusively for our client, a Global Sporting Brand.

We'll give you a hint, think 'three stripes!')You will become an integral part of their VM team based in the field for 3 days rotating between Auckland concept stores.

About UsPlay Retail is an Australian born company with an international backing! We provide quality and engaged merchandising and sales teams to local global fashion brands across many divisions including department stores.

We've come a long way in recent years, new ownership and new management has seen our client and employee relationships flourish.

We have an excellent company culture (just ask our team and our clients!), supported by our Core Values, engaging management team and people first mentality.

Backed by our parent company The International Fusion Corporation (fusioncorp.co) and our sister brands OPG Global, 24 Digital, Unlimited Packaging & Design, our vision extends to grow Australia and Asia Pacific.

It's an exciting time to come aboard our journey!We look for special kinds of people, that WOW factor! If you love people, retail, VM and you can tick all of the below, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!About the RoleThis role is responsible for ensuring our clients retail store environments provide an outstanding experience for consumers, through training store teams on global visual merchandising standards and retail marketing execution in assigned stores.

The store rotation includes Newmarket, Britomart, Manukau, Auckland Airport and Onehunga.3 full days per week, Tuesday - Thursday, but flexibility required due to business demandThis is a role where you can really take ownership of your stores and the relationships with your store teams!Your key responsibilities will include : Key Functional Responsibilities : · Conduct weekly visits to relevant stores across Auckland· Identify and communicate visual merchandising needs and best practices in conjunction with Store Managers and VM Champs.

  • Assist stores in implementing campaign briefs, while ensuring execution meets local and global standards.· Provide day-to-day support for stores in meeting visual direction, brand standards, and deployment of VM direction, with a focus on the in-store VM Champs and Store Managers.
  • Implement and assist store teams to consistently demonstrate the Global CTC Visual Merchandising standards in all store concepts and formats within the Market.
  • Drive training initiatives to provide systematic direction and brand updates to the relevant store teams, Store Managers and VM Champs.
  • Provide feedback to the Visual Merchandising Specialist on weekly store visits, including any training provided to stores as well as detailed before and after photos.
  • Work closely with the District Manager to optimise store VM Compliance.· Play a lead role, in conjunction with the Visual Merchandising Specialist to set up new stores within the relevant area.
  • About YouYou will have : · Over 2 years experience in retail store Visual Merchandising from multi-site format - Apparel experience is essential, sportswear is an advantage.

  • The ability to train and coach the store team in the principals of VM· The ability to build relationships and collaborate with store management teams to achieve VM objectives· Commercial mindset a must· Detail oriented· You are a great photographer· Good IT skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fluency in English.· Good numeracy, literacy, verbal and written communication skills.· Driver’s License and reliable car· All training will be provided, as well as mileage and time costs covered.
  • Benefits· Structured roster each week, no weekends or public holidays· Hourly pay $25 NZD, you will be engaged as a Play Retail contractor· Mileage allowance· Wardrobe allowance· Laptop and phone· Work with a global brand!To Apply· Please click apply through this website.

  • Include a cover letter to detail how your experience matches the requirements of this opportunity and why you would be a great fit for the role! (Only applications with a cover letter as requested will be considered)You will be asked to provide examples of your recent work, to showcase your VM experienceWe will offer this position on a contract basis, you will invoice us weekly for your work.
  • Please have your VM portfolio ready to share in support of your applicationJob Type : ContractJob Type : ContractSalary : $25.

    00 / hourExperience : Visual Merchandising : 2 years (Preferred)Location : Auckland City, Auckland (Required)Licence : Full Drivers (Required)Work Eligibility : The candidate can work permanently with no restriction on hours (Required)Work Remotely : No

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