Regional Manager, Visual Merchandising- Mid-Atlantic

David Yurman
New York, NY, USA
Posted 30 days ago
Full time

About Us

David Yurman is a celebrated American jewelry company founded in New York by David Yurman, a sculptor, and his wife, Sybil, a painter and ceramicist. When the artists began collaborating, their goal was simply to make beautiful objects to wear. Led today by their son Evan, David Yurman creates timeless, yet contemporary collections for women and men defined by inspiration, innovation, consummate craftsmanship and cable – the brand’s artistic signature. David Yurman collections are available at 50 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Hong Kong and France and at over 300 locations worldwide, through their exclusive authorized fine jewelry and timepiece network of retailers.

Our Values

At David Yurman, creativity, innovation and impeccable craftsmanship are at the core of everything we do. Fueled by the energy of our hometown, New York City, artistic passion informs each and every jewelry design. The Yurman family’s guiding vision continually defines and redefines what it means to be the preeminent American luxury jewelry brand. We are committed to responsible business and social practices and to the protection and advancement of human rights. We believe in partnering with others who share these values and understand their importance.

Job Description

Title: Regional Manager, Visual Merchandising-Mid-Atlantic

Reports to: Director, Visual Merchandising

Overview

The Regional Visual Merchandising Manager will be responsible for executing the visual strategy in their region. They must be able to read and interpret corporate visual directives and product planograms while making informed decisions that positively impact the business. VM will train and develop the Visual Specialists, as well as sales and management teams, with the goal of maintaining a consistently superior product presentation in stores at all times. The VM will support the stores in their region to assess the needs and opportunities in their markets. VM will support the VM Director for windows and special incase installs and initiatives.

Responsibilities

Visual Merchandising

  • Execute in store Visual Merchandising strategies as outlined by corporate Merchandising team (Windows, Incase, Seasonal & Special Initiatives)
  • Visit stores in region on a regular schedule- Retail and Wholesale
  • Lead window installs and floor moves in region
  • Maintain an organized photo library of pictures from store visits and remote coaching
  • Prepare visuals in store for events/visits and create displays when special product is brought in for events
  • Key player in Retail and Wholesale openings across the US and Canada

Training

  • Train with VM Director on VM standards (windows, special incase, and monthly directives)
  • Work with Store Managers and Regional Directors to address needs and opportunities
  • Train and develop Visual Specialist and sales staff on product Merchandising standards and proper store maintenance
  • Educate the staff on visual directives - provide background on adjacencies for collections

Business

  • Possess a strong understanding of luxury jewelry business and consumer shopping trends in your markets
  • Maintain merchandising floorplans for all stores
  • Develop a strong partnership with corporate Visual and store managers to determine VM decisions based on market trends/business and linear analysis for location
  • Maintain operational excellence and collaborate with the team to ensure minimum disruption
  • Cultivate and maintain strong partnerships with store managers and team
  • Independently manage travel schedule for store visits to ensure consistent and thorough communication to corporate Visual
Qualifications
  • 6+ years of visual merchandising field experience for luxury brand (jewelry experience preferred).
  • Experience leading and advising retail teams, visual standards and strategies.
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced work environment and work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail oriented, efficient, organized, self-starter, highly productive and collaborative approach to work.
  • Adaptability, maintaining effectiveness when experiencing changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to work within new processes and requirements.
Education:

Bachelors Degree in related field

Location: Washington DC or Atlanta

Travel: 70% travel required

Estimated Base Salary: $90,000-$110,000

Base pay is one component of David Yurman’s total compensation package, which may also include the following for eligible employees: access to healthcare benefits, 401(k) plan, bonus, employee discounts, Summer Fridays (corporate roles), generous paid time off, sick time, and more.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at David Yurman

As a company founded by artists, David Yurman champions self-expression in everything we do. We are committed to fostering a culture of openness and creative collaboration within our entire community, and we cherish the diversity of our employees’ backgrounds and perspectives. We will always advocate for equity and inclusion for all.

David Yurman is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender).

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