Topshop/ Topman Visual Merchandising Specialist - The Westchester

White Plains
Jun 02, 2018
Jun 30, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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From attentive salespeople to meticulous tailors and innovative merchants, our teams are comprised of talented people who work hard to delight the customer. We are looking for a self-motivated individual to support our stores in creating compelling fashion-relevant styling that upholds current company visual standards and presentation guidelines.The Topshop/ Topman Visual Merchandising Specialist is creative, motivated, and passionate about the Nordstrom and Topshop brand. This position drives results via brand standards, model store and day to day consistency, while leading the Visual Merchandising and Creative direction to the highest visual standards possible.This position will showcase the product via dynamic floor sets based on business, compelling mannequin styling, merchandising, outfit building, window installation, key promotional areas and product replenishment.

This position will report to the in-store Visual Merchandising Manager with regards to operational functions and be supplied with information directly via the Nordstrom Divisional Visual Merchandising team, while also working closely with the Department Manager.

A day in the life...

Work closely with the in-store Topshop and Topman management team, while informing and motivating a wider team to deliver the best possible visual experience for the Topshop/Topman customer.

Focus on the customer experience by creating a compelling, easy to shop environment

Ensure visual excellence in terms of installation and execution of key promotional areas, in line with the Brand guidelines and implementing these in a timely and reactive manner.

Identify visual opportunities in store and propose solutions.

Understand the customer profile, share with DVM and identify store opportunities to ensure product is always being merchandised accordingly.

Provide product feedback to the Buying team when needed as well as skype visits when requested with the UK team to ensure you identify risks and opportunities with your product assortment.

Proactively seek, anticipate and respond to changing trends in the market. Demonstrate an ability to react quickly to changing situations and deliver at pace.

Identify risks and take action to increase sales.

Have ability to read sale reports and react quickly to changes in retail climate.

Collaborate with VM, Merchant partners and the UK team to ensure merchandising and sales goals are being achieved.

Ensure mannequin styling is on point to directives, changed frequently, and show current trends.

Have in depth knowledge and confidence of how to use fixtures and create a compelling floor layout.

Coach and develop the team on all brand knowledge and identify training needs to your manager and DM.

Engage the team, ensuring they are given what they need to know, when they need to know it so that they feel empowered and informed.

You own this if you.....

Have a high school diploma, or equivalent (preferred)

Experience in merchandising and styling with knowledge of current trends

Demonstrate an understanding of retail and the customer service environment

Strong organization and time management skills

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a large group of people

Ability to build strong relationship with peers and senior leadership

Proficiency in MS Office and Skype

Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills

Since 1901, Nordstrom has offered a wide variety of quality apparel, shoes and accessories for men, women and children at our stores across the country. We're proud to be named to Fortune? magazine's list of '100 Best Companies to Work For.' We believe this recognition comes from our desire to empower our employees to set their sights high and deliver exceptional service to customers.

As a Nordstrom employee, you can feel confident that your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. No visa sponsorship is available for this position. The hours and schedule for this position will vary by week depending on business needs. Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements. SDL2017