Retail Design & VM Manager, LUXURY BEAUTY

£60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
21 Oct 2013
18 Nov 2013
Alison Boyd
Business Type
In-house / Client-side
Creative, Design
Beauty, FMCG, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a world leading Beauty brand, is looking for a Retail Design and Visual Merchandising Manager to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for an innovative Merchandising Manager to support and shape the future success of one of the UK's most successful luxury brands.


- To define the UK and Ireland merchandising strategy in line with the international brand positioning, contributing to YOY growth by driving new product launches and anniversarising pillar products
- Oversee and guide brand execution and manage the priorities of the portfolio to ensure optimum offering
- Listen to and develop a deep understanding of local consumers and generate new insights to inspire the beauty industry
- Monitor local trends and feedback to local and International Merchandising teams to ensure product launch has maximum impact
- Take ownership of all international launches
- Lead local adaptation of POS materials
- Budget management
- Line management of five

Candidate Specification:

- Retail Design background
- Extensive experience in Visual Merchandising
- Proven line management experience
- Creative eye with attention to detail
- Strong commercial awareness
- Previous knowledge of local retail dynamics and the retail environment
- Financial knowledge and experience in managing a P&L, expansion analysis , sales forecasts
- Ability to create new concepts and a brand vision

If the above sounds like you, please apply with a copy of your CV or get in touch with Alison Boyd at Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment.

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