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Senior Visual Merchandiser - Fashion

Date: 19-Jan-2023

Location: SA

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

Role Purpose:

The Senior Visual Merchandiser is responsible for creating, organizing and managing an appealing and eye-catching visual display that lead the customer into and through the entire store, providing an excellent in-store experience. The role contributes to the sales objectives by using effective product placement and visual display to convert window shoppers into prospects, creating an ambiance for ongoing return customers.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

Operations:

 

  • Responsible for translating the Visual Merchandising plan through execution of creative windows, product placements, props and floor designs to attracts and engage customers.
  •    Plan and execute seasonal floor plans, launches and floor changes
  • .  Liaise with contractors and suppliers to coordinate the production and installation timeline
  • .  Manage administrative tasks for Visual Merchandising team like schedules, staff attendance, purchase of VM related props and materials
  • .  Plan and execute presentations for new collection launches and special events, sharing roll-out of information with managers and teams.
  •    Develop, maintain and monitor an inventory management system to include the necessary equipment i.e. mannequins and props.
  •     Responsible for maintaining the VM standards in all stores.

 

Financial & Standards:

 

  • Manage brand VM budget and purchases, keeping accurate track of the same.
  •  While enhancing brand presence through creative ideas, be cost sensitive and contribute to cost saving initiatives when possible.
  •  Ensure brand standards are maintained at all time while upholding the Marketing & Communications principles of MAF Lifestyle.
  •  Responsible for inventory tracking and reporting any discrepancies noticed
  •   Contribute and support the business in achieving the Dare Today, Change Tomorrow sustainability strategy.

 

Customer:

• Be sensitive to new trends in Visual Merchandising and aware of customer preferences and responses, elevating customers’ in-store experience.

• Maintain good rapport with the Marketing, Merchandising, Logistics, Store teams to ensure collaborative efforts towards effective Visual Merchandising leading to sales benefit.

• Share knowledge with store teams on the philosophy and purpose of VM initiatives and how to leverage best advantage from these.