East Coast Visual Merchandiser

Wilton Center, Wilton, CT 06897, USAWFH / Online
Posted 1 day ago
Full timeRetail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

This is a remote position with requirement to travel within the East Coast region and parts of Canada.

Founded in 1884, Breitling is a leading Swiss watchmaker. The innovative company invented the modern chronograph and pioneered the navigational tool watch. Today, it’s still breaking new ground as a casual, inclusive, and sustainable luxury brand with more than 150 industrial-loft-inspired retail locations around the world. Breitling’s collections center around air, land, and sea pursuits, all captured in the brand’s unmistakable modern-retro style. The exceptional quality of every watch movement is confirmed by its status as a COSC-certified chronometer, and the brand remains one of only a handful of independent watchmakers to produce its own manufacture calibers. Combining classic watchmaking with the latest innovations, Breitling is both a company with history and one that’s ahead of its time.

Position Summary :

This individual will report to the Visual Merchandising Manager in the coordination and implementation of all Breitling visual merchandising and display for regional boutiques, shop-in-shops and wholesale POS.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

Business Development

  • Execute global visual merchandising guidelines for Breitling Boutiques and Wholesale POS to ensure best-in-class representation and strategy of the brand.
  • Partner with Visual Merchandising Manager and Visual Coordinator for the ordering, tracking and installation of all visuals and displays.
  • Implementation of quarterly animation waves of all the Boutiques and Wholesale POS in partnership with Visual Merchandising Manager.
  • Collaborate with Visual Merchandising Manager and Swiss Headquarters for new boutique openings and sourcing of visual collateral.
  • Maintain daily communication and follow through with Vendors and Wholesale POS for all projects.
  • Coordinate delivery and installation of visual collateral and custom displays with vendors.
  • Maintain regular visits to boutiques and wholesale POS across the region (USA & Canada) to ensure consistency and visual guidelines are upheld, includes not limited to installation of displays.
  • Oversee Boutique overnight window installations in partnership with Visual Merchandising manager and vendors.
  • Train boutique and wholesale staff on best practice in visual merchandising in accordance with brand standards; Provide visual guidelines for animation waves, as needed.
  • Communication with Breitling Account Executives and Visual Team to access visual and display needs
  • Liaise with Visual Merchandising Manager and Creative team for new boutique and Shop-in-shop installations.
  • Report maintenance issues in boutiques and shop-in-shops to Project Manager and Vendor.
  • Support Training and Events Department for visual and display requests
  • Collaborate with Swiss headquarters and Duty Free Shops for visual merchandising support.
  • Submission of Visual Report via Breitling App and maintain an archive of photos from all market visits via Box App.
  • Track T & E Budget
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Competencies:To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.

Business Acumen- Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

Job Knowledge- Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Critical Thinking and Analysis- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.

Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason in complex situations.

Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities, required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills, Knowledge and Personal Attributes Required:

  • College degree preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in the field visual merchandising in preferably within the luxury and/or fine jewelry/watch sector.
  • Exceptional organizational, project management skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Effective time management skills, ability to prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and thrive under pressure.
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work outside of regular business hours is a must.
  • Must be able to manage travel schedule and complete projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to travel up to 80% of the time.
  • Possession of valid driver's license

Language Ability:

  • Outstanding communication and customer service skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to foster relationships with vendors and business partners.
  • Problem-solving attitude with high level of professionalism and ability to communicate across diverse groups of employees and business partners.

Software Skills:

· Proficiency in MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite , is a plus.

· Experience with SAP systems ,is preferred.

· Basic photography skill is a must.

Work Environment:

The employee works primarily at the Company’s headquarters office, generally during the normal operating hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm and may occasionally work outside of these hours as needed. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to hold, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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