Visual Merchandising Specialist

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
Salary:
Contact: Rebecca Overall

About the company:

Our client is a major player in the retail space, with stores located both Australia wide, internationally, with strong growth plans to move into mew regions. They are one of the leading B-Corps, offer best in class across sustainability, uphold equality and for having the highest standards of the working conditions across their whole supply chain. They champion diversity, with The Rainbow Tick certification and initiatives supporting the LGBTQI+ community. It's a truly global vision. To strive for something this ambitious, they need the most courageous, joyful, open people along for the ride.

Culture

This is a truly open culture where they put their people first. They have created an environment for all regardless of where they're from, what they look like, or what they believe. They promote internally, offer ongoing learning & development, and really allow their people to have a sense of belonging in a driven and fun environment.

About the role:

This role reports into the Visual Merchandising Manager ANZ and works closely with the VM Coordinator to support the promotional print and production and campaigns of VM materials, and drive collaboration within the VM team to meet in-store launch. The VM Specialist is the link between the studio and the VM team, and manages creative briefings with agencies through to print production.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan and maintain the VM Calendar with the VM Coordinator, in line with key campaigns and promotional launches
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders such as the Marketing team, Store teams, Retail Operations and PIT
  • Ensure briefing deadlines meet campaign and promotional deadlines in stores
  • Assist the VM Manager with briefs, allocations and ensuring VM materials are produced and dispatched in a timely manner
  • Assist in planning installations and workshops for seasonal campaigns

Key attributes required:

  • 3-5 years' experience in a similar Visual Merchandising role
  • Proficiency/understanding of graphic design software such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign
  • Prior experience briefing with studios and printers
  • Background/experience in the retail industry is highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of domestic and global VM trends is desirable

How to apply

Should this opportunity be of interest to you click on the APPLY button above or contact Rebecca Overall on (03) 8613 3527 for a confidential discussion.