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Visual Merchandising Manager - Scandinavia

Marimekko is looking for an experienced retail visual merchandising manager to ensure excellent in-store experience in the Scandinavian region.
den 29 oktober 2018
Antal timmar
Sverige > Stockholms län

Marimekko is a Finnish design house celebrated worldwide for its original prints and colours. Founded in 1951 by a visionary woman Armi Ratia, Marimekko is said to be one of the world's first real lifestyle brands combining fashion, bags and accessories as well as home decoration into one unique point of view. Over the years, we have remained true to our original mission. Through our timeless, distinctive and functional designs, we want to empower people to be happy as they are and bring joy to their everyday lives through bold prints and colors.

Marimekko is looking for an experienced retail visual merchandising manager to ensure excellent in-store experience in the Scandinavian region. The position is part of the Scandinavian team located in the Stockholm office. The main responsibility is to ensure that the global visual merchandising guidelines and marketing campaigns are implemented as per brand strategy and support growth targets in the company stores and shop in shops. The role reports to the Scandinavian retail manager. 

Main areas of responsibility:
* Implement the visual merchandising guidelines and concepts for the Marimekko stores and shop-in-shops in Sweden, Norway and Denmark
* Ensure that in-store VM’s execute the visual store experience according to brand guidelines and commercial needs.
* Work within the Scandinavian team to secure seamless and excellent local visual implementation of global campaigns and local events in the market area.
* Work with global VM team to ensure alignment with local needs and global visual strategy
* Be the local lead for concepts changes, new projects and manage contacts with local suppliers

Competencies needed in this position:
* Proven work experience as a senior visual merchandiser or visual merchandising manager with a lifestyle or fashion brand
* Understanding of visual brand management balanced with a commercial and business driven mind set
* Excellent communication skills – coaching and training as well as ability to communicate across functions. Fluency in a Scandinavian language and English.
* Proven project management skills and overall organized and structured way of working.
* Ability to inspire and a passion for design, fashion and interiors.

At Marimekko we encourage people to be themselves. We believe in fairness and doing things together, using common sense and finding joy in our work. If you connect with these values and have the right background, then we can offer you a global role and a unique opportunity to work in an exciting and creative work environment with one of the most iconic lifestyle brands.

To apply, please send your application in English, including your CV, cover letter and salary request no later than October 29  2018 on our career site https://company.marimekko.com/en/careers/open-jobs/


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