Visual Merchandiser - Menswear

Liverpool

Job Details

Location

Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

Competitive Salary plus Benefits

Closing Date

30/05/2022 08:00

About the Role

As our Visual Merchandiser on Menswear, you’ll work closely with the Senior Visual Merchandising Manager to manage the in-store strategy  in-line with the VM creative direction and focus to support the Visual Brand Strategy. You’ll support the model store process and give creative and inspiring visual guidance to the VM Co-ordinator, promoting a positive and innovative brand image. 

  • Work collaboratively with the Head Office teams to deliver exciting and inspirational, customer focussed Visual Merchandising guides in-line with the critical path to support the Trading and Marketing plan.
  • Follow a robust review and feedback process on improvements to the Creative VM principles that support the Brand, Commercial, Retail and end to end Mock Shop to Model Store process.
  • Work with the Senior Visual Merchandising Manager to suggest innovative and inspiring ways of working to support the visual strategy for all the aspects of the in-store visual creative concept including windows and POS.
  • Work with the Senior Visual Merchandising Manager, Mens Buying teams and the Space Planning team to ensure visual merchandising delivers against density and space guidelines.
  • Ensure innovative and inspiring ways of working and Creative Visual Merchandising through Academy Stores training across model stores, training area specialists and academy stores to delivery what good looks like for the brand.
  • Understand the product selection for all visual merchandising communications to support the commercial goals of the Menswear categories and delivery of the critical path.
  • Use competitor insight to define the customer journey, driving innovation and ways of working to land a unique and stimulating store experience.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing up to 30 days with length of service)
  • Wellbeing day additional to annual leave
  • Hybrid working, 3 days in the office, 2 days at home
  • 20% discount in-store and online
  • Private Healthcare
  • Group Life Assurance of 3 x salary
  • Early Finish Friday (3 pm)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Early finish birthday

About You

  • Previous experience in an Area visual merchandising or Head Office visual merchandising role, ideally within the Menswear department.
  • Experience in writing visual communications and creating displays or installations, in commercial or fashion creative spaces
  • Large format fashion retail experience would be beneficial
  • An understanding of space planning would be beneficial
  • Creative and commercially minded with excellent brand awareness
  • A thorough understanding of the end to end Visual Merchandising process
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with people at all levels
  • Experience using Microsoft packages including Excel & PowerPoint
  • Ability to use Adobe Photoshop

Why Matalan?

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 11,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family, you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

We encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable you to perform at your best throughout the application and interview.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

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Your place in our world

Senior Visual Merchandising Manager
Visual Merchandiser - Menswear
Visual Merchandising Co-ordinator