Anthropologie - Visual Manager - Barcelona - New Store Opening 2019!

  • Location
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Salary
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • Visual Manager

    Roles and Accountabilities

     

    The Visual Manager partners with the Store Manager to lead a profitable and customer-centric environment through the successful development of a team. Responsible for managing all aspects of a single store including; hiring and developing visual talent, fostering the merchant process, developing and applying merchant skills and managing execution of display to create a compelling, well curated customer experience.

    REPORTS TO: Store Manager

    PARTNERS WITH: District Visual Manager

    SALES & PROFITABILITY

    • Meets or exceeds sales, payroll and shrink goals. Controls expenses to increase profitability
    • Partners with SM to assess the business using company reporting tools; plans and prioritizes strategies to impact results
    • Plans, facilitates, and leads the merchant process
    • Communicates priority product and allocation needs to District Leadership

     

    PEOPLE & DEVELOPMENT

    • Recruits, hires, and retains top talent to build bench for the store and brand
    • Partners with the SM to create and maintain a succession strategy
    • Ensures New Hires receive a thorough and thoughtful onboarding
    • Ensures that development happens through all levels of the team
    • Takes responsibility for own development and professional growth; identifies and trains role replacement in preparation for career progression
    • Promotes an environment of self-awareness and self- development
    • Promotes an environment of collaboration and inspiration to leverage the skill set and expertise of others
    • Creates a culture of action and accountability
    • Develops assessment skills and encourages an entrepreneurial approach with display and merchandising
    • Plans and executes meetings and workshops that are collaborative, educational and motivational
    • Administers performance appraisals, sets goals and conducts consistent touch-bases with direct reports. Follows up to ensure that direct reports adhere to the same standard for their team (if applicable).
    • Ensures that coaching and counselling is consistent and timely

     

    AESTHETIC UNDERSTANDING & APPLICATION

    • Has a strong understanding of trend and style that is reflective of the brand and core customer
    • Serves as a visionary; oversees the execution of all presentation inclusive of merchandising, floor planning, display and outfitting
    • Guides product placement and outfitting that is reflective of trend, reinforces brand messaging, and inspires the customer
    • Partners with SM to establish systems that protect stock levels and uphold presentation standards
    • Sets an effective store structure & floor plan
    • Develops the store team to assess, apply inspiration and execute creatively
    • Facilitates the display process through idea generation and application of inspiration
    • Partners with the SM to ensure appropriate support and effective scheduling for visual priorities
    • Develops team to connect brand aesthetic with store Social Media platforms

     

    CUSTOMER CONNECTION

    • Cultivates an environment of creativity to engage the customer
    • Acts as a brand ambassador reflective of the company values and aesthetic
    • Understands store specific distinctions to guide and tailor the experience
    • Engages with local community via events and social media platforms

     

    LEADERSHIP

    • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills; appropriately filters and communicates presentation initiatives
    • Possesses strong assessment and decision-making skills
    • Is an entrepreneur, takes smart risks with measurable results
    • Provides global insight in relationship to merchandising, display and fixture needs to district leadership and home office
    • Builds and maintains productive partnerships
    • Attends prototypes, store openings, meetings and display workshops where applicable

     

    OPERATING PROCEDURES

    • Adheres to and holds team accountable to Typical Day/Week Guidelines
    • Trains and holds team accountable to The Standard
    • Maintains a visually compelling store that is neat, clean and organized
    • Adheres to and develops awareness around internal and external Loss Prevention procedures
    • Partners with the SM to complete Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Planning
    • Upholds all Company Policy and Procedures
    • Partners with the SM to manage physical integrity of store