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Staging Visual Merchandiser, Disney Store EMEA

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 575487BR Location London, England, United Kingdom; Hammersmith, England, United Kingdom Business Disney Store Date posted Jul. 11, 2018

Job Summary:

The Staging Visual Merchandiser will join our talented Disney Stores head office team supporting the Senior Manager of Product Staging by

  • taking on the responsibility for all of the communication internally, within the department

  • producing and continually updating all forms of communication guidelines

  • assisting new and existing Stores in achieving excellent visual merchandising standards

Responsibilities:

  • Review, develop and implement any new processes agreed with the Senior Manager to ensure highest levels of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Research and collate information, design planagrams, prepare and distribute the Staging Packs throughout Europe to communicate to Stores new ranges and how to merchandise them to the best commercial and visual standards
  • Review and update all manuals and Weekly Communications to Stores
  • Support Stores with the various requests that come through the Store Hotline
  • Attends relevant meetings to achieve high level of communication
  • Identify Point of Sale requirements and submit briefs to the project team
  • Assist with new Store openings and refurbishments
  • Assist with training programmes for Store Visual Merchandisers, Store team & Homebase teams with buy in from Country Heads
  • Carryout Store visits and provide clear and constructive feedback to Store Management Teams and District Managers
  • Liaise with external vendors and Brand & Image team to source new equipment/Props/Elements for Stores as required, complying with the highest Health & Safety measures
  • Continually review new techniques and strategies that other retailers are implementing and suggest recommendations with own brand development
  • Understand all business reporting tools

Training & Professional Development
  • Operate with integrity, champion change and be a good ambassador for Disney Store
  • Demonstrate an awareness of others, offer support, share knowledge and be a team player
  • Take ownership of your professional development through regular career conversations with your line manager and utilising all available learning resources adopting the 70:20:10 principle of learning
  • Proactively suggest ways to improve departmental performance and processes
  • Build links with other Disney Store functions to develop broader knowledge of the business

Basic Qualifications:

You will have:

  • Experience of working for a recognised multi-site retailer or department store in Staging or Visual Merchandising
  • An understanding of the commercial benefits of good visual merchandising

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Competent IT skills including Adobe Creative Suite, Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Organised with the ability to use own initiative
  • Good problem solver
  • Attention to detail
  • Good relationship builder
  • Understands the Disney philosophy
  • Ability to work well individually as well as part of a small visual team
  • Ability to implement all aspects of visual merchandising to include in-Store Displays
  • Second European language desired but not essential
  • Cultural sensitivity

Additional Information:

  • Some European travel may be required for the purpose of Store visits and Store openings depending on departments needs
  • To contribute to ad-hoc projects as the business requires
  • Different to contracted hours and/or additional hours may be required to meet business needs


About Disney Store:

Disney store, which debuted in 1987, carries high-quality products, including exclusive product lines that support and promote Disney’s key entertainment initiatives and characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel. shopDisney.com is the ecommerce destination for guests of all ages, offering a curated selection of the best product from Disney store, Disney Consumer Products licensees, global collections and collaborations, and Disney Parks and Resorts, including trend fashion and accessories, toys, home and collectibles. Disney store and shopDisney offer magical shopping experiences that can only be delivered by Disney, one of the world’s largest and most successful entertainment companies. There are currently more than 240 Disney store locations in North America; more than 40 Disney store locations in Japan; two locations in Shanghai, China including a flagship; and more than 70 Disney store locations in Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with The Disney Store (UK) Ltd., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Store.

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