Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

SENIOR MANAGER VISUAL MERCHANDISING FOC

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

  • Manage and guide the outlet field visual merchandising team to ensure commerciality and brand equity is met, focusing on the money-driving collections in close alignment with the outlet buying strategy and promotional marketing direction
  • Define and monitor store visit frequency of field team to stores, based on priorities and business needs
  • Define new concepts and tailor them to different store concept in the rollout
  • Define and rollout VM guidelines, train the team and continuously challenge the standards to improve the status quo
  • Identify new visual merchandising tools to enhance the customer experience, working closely with marketing in the roll-out process to translate the idea instore
  • Deliver visual merchandising training tools to the field visual merchandising team to meet promotional needs, ensuring commercial product setups considering graphics, fixtures, zonings
  • Training the area visual merchandisers to achieve PUMA visual standards and ensure they understand the zoning and product categorization standards

Your Talent

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Visual Merchandising in the fashion industry, working within the Factory Outlet business is a major plus Proven track record in a leadership role
  • Experience in creating visual merchandising guidelines,
  • Strong sense of creativity and an eye for trends
  • Sharp analytical skills and business acumen
  • Excellent MS Office skills, photoshop is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, team player with a 'fun-to-work-with' approach
  • Fluent in English - German and other European languages are a plus
  • Experience with retail store concepts is advantageous
  • Ability to travel within Europe

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

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.