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Assistant/Associate Selling Manager - Visual (Westfield White City)

Ref #:

5575194

Department:

Retail Stores

City:

London

State/Province:

London

Country:

United Kingdom

Company Description

Club Monaco is an international brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. In 1999, Club Monaco became a subsidiary of the Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation.

Position Overview

The Visual team ensures the brand integrity of the company is reflected to the customer.  He or she will be responsible for supporting the goals of the company and individual store. The Visual Team will be reporting into the Store Manager. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Visual Presentation/Store Maintenance

  • Ensure the Brand Integrity of the company is reflected to customer
  • Help ensure store meets merchandising and maintenance standards
  • Support store management in the planning and supervision of store flips
  • Provide necessary feedback to Store Management to drive the business through visual and merchandising opportunities
  • Participate in monthly flip execution to ensure process result is picture perfect
  • Accomplish window changes and the dressing/styling of all interior mannequins on time and on concept
  • Complete propping and display elements per directive

Store Experience

  • Complete weekly business walk through with store management at every store visit to ensure seamless execution of all visual standards
  • and that business needs are addressed
  • Ensure that Customer Service levels are met and exceeded beyond expectations at every opportunity
  • Address merchandising concerns expressed by Store Manager
  • Re-merchandise according to sell-through, clarity of offer, and store concept
  • Adapt the photo directive to effectively suit store
  • Communicating store deficiencies i.e. lighting fixtures, visual standards, detailing, displays
  • Responsible for ensuring music is per company directive
  • Demonstrate company customer service model and lead by example on the sales floor
  • Achieve personal SPH goals

People

  • Work with store staff to ensure stores follow directives
  • Work hand in hand with store operations to elevate monthly directives/store flips
  • Assist and ensure the visual training and development of all new hires is completed
  • Motivate staff and align activities to achieve business goals
  • Encourages empowerment, reinforces ownership and leads a positive work environment
  • Models and coaches selling service as well as other skills
  • Provides store management and service associates with continuous performance feedback and necessary training to assist them to meet current and future position requirements
  • Maximizes inventory to achieve planned sales through actions focused on selling what we own today and communication on what is needed to build the business
  • Trains / coaches and audits store management and associates regularly on meeting timelines and standards related to direction on markdowns, promotional set up, merchandising direction, damage processing, consolidations and overall store standards

Operational Standards

  • Execute and communicates product moves based on sell through and markdowns
  • Strict compliance and adhering to the application of policies and procedure
  • Ensure operational integrity & asset protection compliance in day to day operations & practices
  • Responsible for opening and closing the store on designated shifts 
  • Ensure monitoring and execution of daily payroll goals 
  • To achieve or exceed financial plans through effective planning and execution thereby contributing to the Company’s overall financial results 
  • Entrepreneurial innovation to utilize all tools / support available and within framework of business to develop creative approaches to driving the business results 
  • Monitors sales and financial results and takes appropriate action at store level and communicates needs to supervisor 

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

  • Experience needed in retail merchandising/creative experience in a high volume or flagship location
  • Seeks creative projects and is entrepreneurial
  • Excellent interpersonal skills supporting a team environment
  • Strong English communication - verbal and written / Multilingual is a plus
  • Excellent time management/project skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize and react to changing work demands
  • Comfortable and confident in making effective autonomous (and group) decisions in a timely manner
  • Goal oriented: ability to stay focused on creating winning results
  • Dedicated to high levels of Customer Service and Sales Productivity
  • Physical Demands:
    • Hours/days of work can be varied due to the demands of the business
    • Must be able to work shift standing and walking and able to lift approx 20 lbs.
    • Must be able to pack, unpack and move stock when supporting in receiving / stocking store functions.

Assistant/Associate Selling Manager - Visual (Westfield White City)