Regional Visual Merchandiser, Mid-Atlantic

Hugo Boss
 Washington, DC

HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 14,600 employees worldwide. As the most important interface for our customers, you will demonstrate your passion for our products and act as a brand ambassador for HUGO BOSS. Join a team that provides an exceptional brand and shopping experience with enthusiasm, fun and expertise because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Regional Visual Merchandiser, Mid-Atlantic

HUGO BOSS Fashions, Inc.| Washington D.C.| United States|Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Regional Visual Merchandiser, Mid-Atlantic is responsible for implementing visual merchandising directives, window installations and maintaining visual standards across all BOSS POS in the Mid-Atlanticregion - Southern NJ, DC, Virginia and PAof the United States, in adherence with HUGO BOSS visual standards. This territory consists of Directly Operated Stores, Directly Operated Shops, Factory Outlets and Wholesale Shop in Shops. This role is based in the Washngton DC area.

What you can expect:

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Routinely travel to directly operated stores, directly operated shops and wholesale accounts to execute and maintain HUGO BOSS visual standards.
  • Consistently communicate with Specialists, Brand Ambassadors and Managers to develop and train on HUGO BOSS visual standards.
  • Full merchandising and display changes in directly operated stores, directly operated shops and wholesale accounts.
  • Lead all visual display campaign (window installations) process and execution in all stores within the territory seasonally. This includes project coordination with window installation, execution teams and liaise with global window design team.
  • Bi-weekly mannequin look changes in all store windows with strong attention to detail in styling, composition and lighting.
  • Create bi-weekly and monthly monitoring reports for all POS including faade overviews and in-store merchandising by evaluating and summarizing product data and trends while building a strong territory archive.
  • Partner with local retail management and associates (Regional Director, Area Manager, Store Manager, Selling and Stock Associates) to drive top-level execution and promote strong sales results in the market while adhering to the brand VM strategy.
  • Partner and communicate with the Wholesale Executive team to create wholesale strategies in territory.
  • Partnership with corporate store planning team to achieve visual merchandising operational objectives by working routinely to coordinate merchandising plans, action plans, and small fixture updates.
  • Assist Visual Manager with additional on-going projects (press days, seminars, market, new shop install, new store openings, special and celebrity events).
  • Maintain awareness of store VM product inventories, manage VM orders and maintenance.

Your profile:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in Visual Merchandising, preferably in Outlet, with a competitive luxury brand
  • Exceptional visual standards and the ability to execute Germanys visual direction
  • Ability to manage, oversee and follow through on projects
  • Ability to travel independently (75% travel)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Available to work flexible hours, as needed, including early mornings, over-nights, evenings and weekends
  • Able to travel using various forms of transportation such as: airplanes, trains and buses
  • Possess a drivers license and have the ability to drive to store locations
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Comfortable with heights and climbing ladders.
  • Able to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team player

Your benefits:

HUGO BOSS offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • 21 paid days off (pro-rated based on first year of employment) plus your Birthday off
  • Generous Employee Discount Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits with Health Saving Account (HSA) option
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA)
  • Commuter Benefits (Pre-tax)
  • Voluntary Benefits and Critical Illness
  • Company sponsored Life and Disability benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discounts for auto/home/pet insurance
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