Team Head Commercial Marketing Nordic

Merchandising and Go-To-Market

Executive Visual Merchandiser

Istanbul, Turkey

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

POSITION SUMMARY AND KEY OBJECTIVES

·         Responsible for all Visual Merchandising activities in all PUMA Retail FPS o&o stores

·         Develop and rollout necessary tools to support consistent implementation of all PUMA FPS stores 

·         Support new FPS Store Openings

·         Implement VM guidelines and standards to all FPS stores

·         Support marketing production with visual implementations

·         Strong Visual Presentation to meet the directions of the brand including visual merchandising, graphics, fixtures etc

·         Strong understanding of Retail Zoning – regular and seasonal – for all FPS stores

·         Maintaining store layouts updated with SKU count and VM sites with dimensions

·         Standardization of all PUMA FPS stores, in line with global Retail standards

·         Research local markets, identify opportunities and develop/coordinate specialized visual direction that drive incremental sales, increase traffic and maximize ROI.

·         Set and communicate timelines for events, window changes, new merchandise and markdowns for use of Sales Associates and other Store employees.

·         Gives feedback to responsible Store Manager about the overall VM standards in the store

·         Work closely with the Retail & Merchandising teams to ensure top performance for all FPS stores

·         Should comply flexible working hours

Your Talent

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Education:  University degree -  Ideally a creative degree or equivalent

·         Two-year experience in developing and managing visual merchandising standards through stores

·         PC skills:

o    Adobe Illustrator, MS-Office, Internet – a must

o    Adobe Photoshop – an added advantage

·         Strong Interpersonal skills

·         Assertive and results-driven

·         Strong organizational skills

·         Strong experience in managing the overall brand presentation at retail

·         Experience in setting signage programs, window campaigns and general retail marketing standards

·         Very strong communication skills – especially with Store employees

Physical Requirements: Travel to stores and moving of product and VM equipment

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.