Visual Merchandising Coordinator - Men's & Licensing

Michael Kors
New York, NY, USA
Posted 14 days ago
Full timeRetail Apparel and Fashion,Retail Luxury Goods and Jewelry

Job Title:Visual Merchandising Coordinator – Men’s & Licensing

Location:New York, NY

Division/MK or Capri:Michael Kors

Reporting to (level):Manager, Global Visual Merchandising & Communications

Who You Are:

As a Visual Merchandising Coordinator, you are creative, collaborative, have strong communication, and are results driven. You thrive in a rapidly changing environment, are resourceful, and can think and work strategically. You have deep knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite programs and can implement visual standards both graphically and on site.

What You’ll Do:

You will be responsible for creating and distributing visual merchandising guidelines cross-divisionally within North America. You will also ensure supplemental materials are concise, clear and designed for optimal performance. You will assist the Visual Manager with special projects but not limited to achieving cross divisional goals through visual merchandising.

CREATIVE INNOVATION

  • Create and maintain graphic templates.
  • Create visual merchandising guidelines/directives each month that support business needs while maintaining seasonal theme and global message in partnership with cross-functional partners.
  • Create and/or manipulate CADs to support creation of directives and documents.
  • Create supplemental materials as needed to support and achieve divisional objectives.
  • Download and silhouette all seasonal product.

· Prepare and gather all digital assets and imagery seasonally.

  • Create product cheat sheets by department for each month of the season.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

  • Understanding of all store types and tiers, providing suggestive alternatives to achieve desired goals.
  • Review assortment grids, markdowns, late arrivals, RTS | RTV and promotions.
  • Audit best seller reports and On Hand inventory levels ensuring optimum use of product to increase sales in stores.
  • Collaborate with Merchandising team on all necessary presentations, ensuring key investments and volume drivers are protected and well represented.

COMMUNICATION

  • Retail communications liaison, informing cross functional partners on upcoming VM tasks.
  • Communicate and share guidelines, templates and files with global network to ensure a cohesive brand message.
  • Facilitate all communication to Field Leadership and stores regarding VM Guidelines and new visual initiatives.
  • Share and distribute guideline previews and working files with global network.

OPERATIONS

  • Organize and maintain seasonal product on company server.
  • Properly archive monthly guidelines and supplemental materials.
  • Assist in preparation of major presentations and workshops
  • Establish digital library process seasonally.

You’ll Need to Have:

· Minimum 1 - 2 years Visual Merchandising experience (inclusive of internships)

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Minimum 1 - 2 years of graphic design experience
  • Strong photography skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We’d Love to See:

  • Strong visual merchandising skills and ability to drive business through creativity
  • Understanding of how to handle product via visual merchandising in-store or on site
  • Ability to think and work strategically; able to plan ahead and foresee opportunities
  • Resourceful, creative and solution-oriented
  • Detailed oriented while able to handle multiple tasks
  • Business Acumen: understanding of how effective visual strategies and standards drive the overall customer experience

Capri Perks:

  • Generous Holiday Schedule and Vacation Days
  • Summer Fridays
  • Internal mobility across Capri Brands (Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, Versace)
  • Michael Kors and Jimmy Choo Discount
  • Exclusive Employee Sales
  • Fav 5 Cards (MK Discount for friends and family)
  • 401k Match
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Thrive Wellness Program (seasonal in-office massages and more!)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Gym Discounts

At Capri, we are all responsible for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We try to inspire change and growth within each other and believe success is a result that comes from our differences. Capri is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusivity regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. M/D/F/V

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