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Corporate - Specialist - Visual Merchandising

Date:  Jan 6, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 538261 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Visual Merchandising Specialist understands brand standards and guarantees proper execution of Visual Merchandising activities. This position requires deep knowledge of Visual Merchandising (store designs, guidelines, tools) and Project management.

This role supports marketing front door campaigns and business initiatives by coordinating processes and continually interacting with different functions. The ideal candidate would be extremely detail oriented, have excellent analytical and data management skills, and strong communication skills to liaise with the brand local team (VM, Marketing, Operations, Assortment, etc.) & corporate teams.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and execute the planning of graphic needs for all Marketing and VM activities (in-store events and front door campaigns for all store groups, flagships)
  • Develop and maintain brand code sheets which determine the printing and distribution of marketing elements that are being shipped to stores
  • Update and maintain database information that support the code sheet preparation for all stores
  • Continuous maintenance of the platforms for the communication to the stores. 
  • Manage in-store brand image updates production and distribution
  • Coordinate 3rd party installation for campaigns in our flagship locations and custom window elements for select stores
  • Works with and responds to short term local requests (tests, promotions, etc.)
  • Support the marketing team in producing briefs to creative team, ensuring all store needs are being requested
  • Liaise with creative, production and field partners to provide support and keep projects on track
  • Support budget tracking for print jobs and initiatives

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • 2+ years in similar roles, preferably in a retail channel with multi-brands approach
  • The ideal candidate for this role understands multi-brand visual merchandising and store execution experience
  • Candidate must be extremely detail oriented, able to think analytically with precision and consistency, and able to understand and manage the complexity of a diverse store group
  • Proficiency in managing data with Microsoft excel
  • Strong Project management skills
  • Ability to work in a changing environment in a new and complex organization
  • Strong team skills and an aptitude for cross functional interactions
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Solid Adobe CS and Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Business Management Degree or Equivalent

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Merchandising, Business Manager, Retail, Management

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