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Visual Merchandising Tools Specialist

City:  Copenhagen V
Country/Region:  DK
Application Deadline:  03/07/2022

 

Are you a passionate and creative individual, keen to pursue a career in Visual Merchanding with one of the world's largest jewellry brands?... If so, this could be the role for you!

 

In order to strengthen its capabilities and grow its expertise, The Pandora Global Visual Merchandising is creating a new role, a VM Tools Specialist. This will be an integral addition to our ever-expanding Retail Marketing Department.

 

To fulfill this position, we are looking for a passionate individual with strong Graphic Design, VM and Retail experience; someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and who is attentive to details while keeping the overall ambition in focus.

 

Moreover, we are looking for someone experienced in developing VM guidelines and is an expert in finding the right balance between visuals and wording to get the key messages and vision through.

 

This role is key to ensure that our creative campaigns are implemented with the highest level of compliance and execution. As our new VM Tools Specialist, you will develop highly visual and bullet-proof content guidelines for our clusters to buy into each campaign and to implement them is the most impactful and commercially driven manner.

 

Your role will also consist of looking at the local guidelines and see how they may differ from Global guidance. You are therefore in the front line to alert the Global VM team so that we can re-direct local initiatives before it is too late.

 

You would be joining Pandora at a very exciting time for the brand, where innovative thinking and self-initiative are encouraged and where our brand values, We Dream, We Dare, We Care, We Deliver, animate our actions and vision.

 

Your role:

As our new VM Tools specialist, your role will mostly (but not exclusively) consist of developing the following campaign guidelines and ensure consistency between both documents.

 

  • The POS ordering guideline, for the clusters to buy into the campaign elements for each of their stores based on their grading, size and layout and other relevant specificities.
  • The VM guideline, for the clusters to implement the campaign (creative, merchandising and communication layers).

 

You will be collecting all necessary assets (renders, pictures, calendars, item numbers and designations, key messages) from multiple sources (see below “key partners), to integrate them into very comprehensive guidelines which you will then share with our clusters following a strict “upload” calendar.

 

Therefore, your closest collaborators will be the VM Specialists and the Campaign Specialist.

You will also develop new VM tools and refine existing ones with the ambition to give clarity and pertinence to all VM communications and to improve efficiency at all levels (e.g., looking into moving our VM guidelines into an APP). Regular calls with the cluster VM leads will help you understand their needs and specificities.

 

Your new team:

You will be part of the Global VM team which consists of the VM Implementation team, the VM Training team, and the VM Creative team, all reporting to the 2 VM Directors. Your line manager will be the VM Implementation Manager.

 

Key partners:

  • The VM Specialists, in charge of bringing products and stories to life in an inspiring and innovative way of merchandising
  • The Retail Creative team, in charge of developing creative campaigns and VM concepts.
  • The VM Training team, in charge of animating the VM community and developing training modules to increase VM expertise and awareness across the entire organization
  • The Retail Operations team
  • The Retail Communication team
  • Internal and external graphic designers
  • Freelance photographers
  • Clusters VM leads

 

What is needed to succeed:

  • Minimum of 8 years-experience in VM, including development of comprehensive VM guidelines
  • Expert in Photoshop and In Design
  • Structured and organized
  • High project management skills
  • Experience in working with tight deadlines and managing different projects at a time
  • Extreme level of attention to details and consistency
  • Ability to consistently look for more efficient and effective working methods– challenging the status-quo
  • Experience in developing campaign ordering guidelines is a +
  • Sales experience in store is a +
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

 

Something about you:

  • High interpersonal skills
  • You are open and accept and give feedback easily
  • Enjoy brainstorming sessions
  • Easily express your thoughts and ideas through visual references
  • Able to generate conceptual ideas and share
  • Adaptable to moving targets and tight deadlines
  • Strong aesthetic sense and a true interest for design, fashion and art
  • Perfect English level (both speaking and writing)

 

Additional information:

This role is based in the Pandora Global Office in Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Did we get your attention?

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of the Pandora’s future, please do not hesitate to apply as soon as possible. We encourage you to attach a CV and Cover Letter into the application. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site www.pandoragroup.com.

 

Icing on the cake

You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design, we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.

 

About Pandora
Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 6,800 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores. 

 

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 27,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated a revenue of DKK 23.4 billion in 2021.