VF Corporation Visual Merchandiser Italy The North Face Temporary in Milano, Italy

Job Description

The Field Visual Merchandiser is responsible for executing the Visual Merchandising

presentations in the The North Face Stores, Partnership and Shop in Shop.

The main working area will be Italy, however occasional international travel may also be required.

The Field Visual Merchandiser needs to work closely with the Head Office, District Managers, Store Managers and Store Teams to ensure that in-store initiatives are executed according to the brand expectations, and needs to provide support for any VM support the stores may have.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Implementation and execution of Visual Merchandising strategies and standards in relation to the guidelines from HQ

  • Ability to interpret HQ guidelines and adapt based on local market knowledge whilst maintaining consistency with global vision and objectives

  • Coordinate in-store projects with HQ delivering results to key stakeholders (internal and external)

  • Ensure that the execution meets quality and timelines

  • Training and coaching store teams in all aspects of Visual Merchandising: seasonal guidelines. store layout and fixture usage, and visual presentation.

  • Working with both HQ and District Managers to provide reports and feedback on store performance/standards

  • Commercial analysis of product performance reports to maximize sales opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Marketing or Visual Merchandising Degree; Bachelor level

  • 2 years of Experience in Visual Merchandising, preferably in the sport apparel industry

  • Passion for Outdoor & Action Sports

  • Language skills: Fluent in English (written and spoken)

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent presentation skills, showing confidence to retailers, buyers and sales teams

  • Experience in working in multicultural teams

  • Willing to travel frequently

  • Enthusiastic, pro-active / single-minded person, can handle stress and take initiatives

  • Excellent ability to work with tight deadlines and deliver on budget

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

Please don’t forget to attach your CV which should be submitted in English

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.