Area Concessions Manager & Visual Merchandiser

Area Concessions Manager & Visual Merchandiser

Salary up to £24,000 dependent on experience
REF: 11490 KK
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Job Description

This is an initial 12 month contract with a really exciting well established (yet rapidly expanding) fashion business. I am looking for a commercially minded individual to manage a network of concessions within large retail stores, for a young trend led womenswear brand. Although the contract is initially for 12 months there is a strong possibility of this becoming permanent.

You will be responsible for stores in Manchester and surrounding areas.

I am looking for someone with a proven track record in retail, perhaps as a Store/Cluster Manager, Visual Merchandiser or Concessions Manager.

You will be responsible for driving sales within your region and ensuring high standards of presentation in stores. You will build long-term relationships with store managers to negotiate key in-store locations and window space for our brands as well as provide regular feedback to the retail concessions team on sell-through, stock information and competitor activity.

The role will require you to travel across a designated region and you will require your own car for this role

Area Concessions Manager & Visual Merchandiser – The Role:

  • Responsible for increasing sales in network of concessions in your designated area.
  • Manage stock levels within each concession.
  • Work with the retail concession team to ensure high quality visual merchandising of all concessions.
  • Responsible for visiting stores daily to ensure stock has been out on the shop floor and correctly merchandised.
  • To action stock takes and product recalls
  • To submit visit reports and feedback any issues within your stores

Area Concessions Manager & Visual Merchandiser – The Person:

  • The applicant must be a car owner with a valid UK drivers licence as the role will require travelling to a number of stores in a specified area. Company will pay mileage allowance.
  • Proven experience within womenswear clothing retail is required.
  • Must be able to demonstrable experience of visual merchandising within clothing retail.
  • Successful individual must be able to use own initiative and work independently
  • We require someone with strong organisational skills who can prioritise workload and deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with different stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages also required.
  • As well as a competitive salary and mileage allowance there is also a fab 50% staff discount off the brand!
  • This role is ideally a full time position, though applicants looking for part time will also be considered.

Please apply with your updated CV to a.ridler@peoplemarketing.co.uk

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