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Reference Code:  13432

Assistant Visual Merchandising Manager

Shanghai, 31, CN

Permanent
  
  

Cartier, l'artisan des passions.

REPORTING TO   Senior VM Manager


LOCATION    Shanghai

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MAIN PURPOSE

To support Senior VM manager to implement maison’s strategic VM launch, enhance Boutiques’/Specialists’ image and VM quality.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Key responsibility 1

>  Monitor & support event:
- Handle special product/ animation window design proposal and installations.  (Liaise with HQ, local marketing and commercial dept.).
- Brief local vendors on VM projects with all POS requirements, clearly communicating deadlines and pre-empting any potential challenges
- Liaise with relevant parties on display/ product strategy launching event (HQ VM, commercial, marketing, PR dept. etc.)
- Liaise with relevant parties to provide necessary display concept, PLV proposal and VM Plan. (Commercial, marketing, PR dept.)
- Monitor event set up and decoration elements.
- Handle event product display and showcase set-up.

 

  • Key responsibility 2

>  Supervise Boutiques/Specialists VM:
- Supervise VM relevant matters for boutiques/Specialists, e.g. Animation orders, central-stock PLV orders, sales accessories orders, display guideline and completion report.
- Monitor boutiques’/Specialists seasonal /themes &specialists animations’ implementation.
- Coordinate and manage local suppliers on new developed PLV, set-up schedule and production.
- Work closely with the HQ, local Marketing team to ensure all implementations are in line with the brands current strategy
- Seek regular feedback from Store Managers, Commercial Managers and Marketing team
- Monitor stores’ opening display and provide the on-site training for store staffs.
- Build effective relationships with all stakeholders including; Marketing, Merchandising, Commercial, Operations, HQ VM team and local vendors

 

  • Key responsibility 3

>  Visit Boutiques/Specialists on a regular basis:
- Visit boutiques/Specialists regularly to ensure store condition is up to maison standard, in terms of the VM setup, PLV condition and back office’s storage.
- Monitor stores’ daily display to ensure all VM animations are well implemented and provide the on-site training for store staffs.
- Work closely with SDP, Commercial and store managers to ensure all store maintenances/defects are reported and followed timely.

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  • Key responsibility 4

>  Monitor teams’ daily tasks:
Supervise & support subordinate’s daily tasks, ensure their development within their roles is managed and encouraged. Their working objectives are in line with teams’.

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  • Key responsibility 5

>  Monitor VM COMM budget:
Assist line manager to supervise Specialists’ relevance invoices processing and provide clear payment summary and budget control.

 

COMPETENCY REQUIRED:

  • Above 8 years of related VM experience, including over 2 years in management role, previously experience in luxury industry is a plus;
  • Bachelor's degree or above, art and design related majors, strong design sense;
  • Fluent English, good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Self-driven, patient, detail conscious, a creative, well-organized and goal oriented mind;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Willing to travel frequently.