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Anthropologie - Visual Manager, Barcelona - New Store Opening 2019

  • Location
  • Barcelona
  • Salary
  • Competitive plus bonus & benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Visual Manager

    Roles and Accountabilities

     

    The Visual Manager partners with the Store Manager to lead a profitable and customer-centric environment through the successful development of a team. Responsible for managing all aspects of a single store including; hiring and developing visual talent, fostering the merchant process, developing and applying merchant skills and managing execution of display to create a compelling, well curated customer experience.

    REPORTS TO: Store Manager

    PARTNERS WITH: District Visual Manager

    SALES & PROFITABILITY

    Meets or exceeds sales, payroll and shrink goals. Controls expenses to increase profitability
    Partners with SM to assess the business using company reporting tools; plans and prioritizes strategies to impact results
    Plans, facilitates, and leads the merchant process
    Communicates priority product and allocation needs to District Leadership

     

    PEOPLE & DEVELOPMENT

    Recruits, hires, and retains top talent to build bench for the store and brand
    Partners with the SM to create and maintain a succession strategy
    Ensures New Hires receive a thorough and thoughtful onboarding
    Ensures that development happens through all levels of the team
    Takes responsibility for own development and professional growth; identifies and trains role replacement in preparation for career progression
    Promotes an environment of self-awareness and self- development
    Promotes an environment of collaboration and inspiration to leverage the skill set and expertise of others
    Creates a culture of action and accountability
    Develops assessment skills and encourages an entrepreneurial approach with display and merchandising
    Plans and executes meetings and workshops that are collaborative, educational and motivational
    Administers performance appraisals, sets goals and conducts consistent touch-bases with direct reports. Follows up to ensure that direct reports adhere to the same standard for their team (if applicable).
    Ensures that coaching and counselling is consistent and timely

     

    AESTHETIC UNDERSTANDING & APPLICATION

    Has a strong understanding of trend and style that is reflective of the brand and core customer
    Serves as a visionary; oversees the execution of all presentation inclusive of merchandising, floor planning, display and outfitting
    Guides product placement and outfitting that is reflective of trend, reinforces brand messaging, and inspires the customer
    Partners with SM to establish systems that protect stock levels and uphold presentation standards
    Sets an effective store structure & floor plan
    Develops the store team to assess, apply inspiration and execute creatively
    Facilitates the display process through idea generation and application of inspiration
    Partners with the SM to ensure appropriate support and effective scheduling for visual priorities
    Develops team to connect brand aesthetic with store Social Media platforms

     

    CUSTOMER CONNECTION

    Cultivates an environment of creativity to engage the customer
    Acts as a brand ambassador reflective of the company values and aesthetic
    Understands store specific distinctions to guide and tailor the experience
    Engages with local community via events and social media platforms

     

    LEADERSHIP

    Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills; appropriately filters and communicates presentation initiatives
    Possesses strong assessment and decision-making skills
    Is an entrepreneur, takes smart risks with measurable results
    Provides global insight in relationship to merchandising, display and fixture needs to district leadership and home office
    Builds and maintains productive partnerships
    Attends prototypes, store openings, meetings and display workshops where applicable

    OPERATING PROCEDURES

    Adheres to and holds team accountable to Typical Day/Week Guidelines
    Trains and holds team accountable to The Standard
    Maintains a visually compelling store that is neat, clean and organized
    Adheres to and develops awareness around internal and external Loss Prevention procedures
    Partners with the SM to complete Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Planning
    Upholds all Company Policy and Procedures
    Partners with the SM to manage physical integrity of store