Sr. Project Manager, Visual Merchandising
Company: Anastasia Beverly Hills
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The Sr. Project Manager, Visual Merchandising is one of two
Project managers in the VM Department that will handle domestic
accounts. They will manage all directives, seasonal merchandising
updates, and new project launches for their assigned retailer
channels. Reporting to and partnering with the Director, Visual
Merchandising & Operations, this role will own project management,
design kickoff through execution, schedules, budgets, logistics,
and all operational aspects of seasonal updates and secondary units
for assigned retail accounts.
Essential Job Functions
Drive and partner with Sales & Marketing on assortment planning for
seasonal updates, secondary exposures, and gondola overhaul.
Own gondola updates and execution process, from kickoff through
production for assigned retailers.
Own and modify planograms for assigned retailers.
Manage internal timeline for Visual Merchandising execution,
partnering with Marketing & Sales.
Partner with, and give direction to 3-D designer to create
renderings for assortment planning and presentation.
Kick off seasonal updates with graphic designers and ensure updates
are completed on time.
Track preliminary art schedule and work with designers to ensure
graphics are released on time to vendor for proofs on correct
Manage budget for all assigned retailer updates by tracking
estimates from vendors, compiling and communicating to team.
Strive to negotiate and produce cost savings on vendor
Value engineer gondolas, endcaps, and displays to maximize cost
efficiencies and savings.
Own vendor kickoffs in addition to fixture and graphic prototyping
Communicate prototype feedback to vendor for fit and function.
Travel and conduct on-site prototype reviews at vendor as needed to
ensure quality control and proper fit and function.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage
relationships with cross-functional team members and key external
Leverage strong organizational and communication skills to manage
multiple projects at one time and deliver all projects on time and
Own the development and implementation of seasonal and visual
merchandising guidelines to communicate projects effectively to the
markets and cross functional teams.
Check quality of color proofs, prototypes, and execution to ensure
all is implemented per ABH brand standards.
Direct all project phases from ideation to in-store execution and
post-roll-out support, ensuring achievement of merchandising &
Responsible for budget tracking for assigned accounts and
Travel to attend retailer reviews with Sales & Marketing as
Partner with Director on Special Projects.
Collaborate and support other team members with additional projects
Bachelor's Degree in visual design, merchandising or
Minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership role in beauty visual
Proven experience to lead and mentor direct reports.
Hands-on experience creating planograms for color cosmetics.
Must have experience and technical knowledge of production: print
process & mechanicals.
Be positive, flexible and extremely well organized, ability to
pivot in a fast-paced environment and be able to respond quickly to
changing and challenging deadlines.
High attention to detail and project management. Must be able to
manage multiple projects and accounts simultaneously with short and
long lead times to meet deadlines.
Experience working with vendors and understanding of VM
fabrication, materials, and production processes.
Strong presentation skills in order to share finalized ideas and
concepts to cross-functional partners in a clear and concise
Experience in store planning and visual merchandising or retail
design and knowledge of product placement at a retail level.
An excellent understanding of POS, and the ability to work closely
within brand guidelines.
Excellent communication skills to develop close relationships with
internal and external stakeholders.
In-depth knowledge of beauty industry and color cosmetics.
High sense of urgency and initiative to meet tight deadlines.
Proven skills and ability to work independently with minimal
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Photoshop,
Illustrator and InDesign. Experience in SketchUp preferred.
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