The Apparel Visual Manager is responsible for managing all visual aspects of the Department including; hiring and developing visual talent, managing the merchant process, developing and applying merchant skills and managing execution of display to create a compelling customer experience.
REPORTS TO: General Visual Manager
PARTNERS WITH: Apparel Shop Manager and Display Manager
An entrepreneurial spirit with a startup mentality to be a part of our new Anthropologie & Co stores
Retail store management experience in fashion, specialty, and lifestyle merchandising or equivalent
Expert on core and apparel trends with an ability to anticipate new trends
An understanding of the Anthropologie culture and its appeal to the local market
Ability to drive sales through excellent service, strong visual presentation, and a full understanding of the business
PEOPLE & DEVELOPMENT
Recruits, hires, and retains top talent to build bench for the apparel shop and store
Recognize and develops talented individuals for advancement and growth
Facilitates meetings and workshops that are well-planned, collaborative, educational and motivational
Administers performance appraisals, sets goals and conducts consistent touch-bases with direct reports
Expert on vendor, product knowledge, and trend as it relates to the apparel shop
Builds and maintains productive partnerships
Communicates company, region and store goals consistently and effectively
Possesses strong assessment, decision-making, and communication skills
Executes Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Plans, while leading all visual planning within department including the display process
Maintains a productive relationship with home office partners
Cultivates an environment of genuine customer connection
Demonstrates extraordinary service, leading by example on the sales floor
Acts as a brand ambassador reflective of the company values and aesthetic
Understands multi-channel business - implements processes and utilizes tools to better service the customer
Engages with local community via events and social media platforms
AESTHETIC UNDERSTANDING & APPLICATION
Has a strong understanding of trend and style that is reflective of the brand
Contributes to presentation processes and upholds presentation standards
Supports apparel product placement and outfitting that is reflective of trend, reinforces brand messaging, and inspires the customer
Collaborates in the sharing of inspiration and idea generation
Connects brand aesthetic with store Social Media platforms
As an Anthropologie employee, your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, qualified transportation credit, a generous employee referral program and much more! To see a full list of benefits, visit http://www.urbn.com/work-with-us/benefits.
Sound like a good fit?
If you are ready to lead and inspire a team of positive, dynamic individuals, please apply on-line. We look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications.
You can learn more about Anthropologie and all URBN brands at http://www.urbn.com/
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.