Global Visual Merchandising Specialist

Imation - Oakdale, MN

Posted 751 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Marketing, Design
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Consumer Electronics, Consumer Goods
  • Job ID
    3662217

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Job description

The Global Visual Merchandising Specialist supports sales and marketing on a global level.  The Global Visual Merchandising Specialist must analyze the retail environment/trends and competitive data across a broad portfolio of products, apply a creative/visually appealing display/planogram solution and execute the development with the internal cross-functional teams.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Merchandising project trafficking
  • Develop merchandising strategies and tools (planograms, POS/POP, displays, etc) to support sales, marketing and retailer programs.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of marketing, sales and retailer's objectives and offer innovative and best-in-class merchandising solutions supported by strategic thinking and multi-facetted analysis.
  • Perform retail store competitive shops and maintain reports
  • Execute multiple brand guidelines and identities on all merchandising materials.
  • Analyze and research new merchandising ideas and marketplace trends to maintain leadership position over the competition.
  • Prepare and present customized merchandising solutions to customers.
  • Manage, organize and prioritize a wide variety of projects with all levels of cross-functional internal and external teams and meet deadlines.
  • Assist in managing vendor relationships
  • Communicate regularly with merchandising team to discuss project status, review results and execute programs with the highest degree of excellence.

Desired Skills and Experience

Qualifications

  • Experience:  1-2 years of experience - Required (Business Analyst, Channel Marketing, Marketing, Retail)
  • Education - Possess a Bachelor's degree in Marketing/Merchandising/Retail or equivalent combination
  • Interpersonal Skills - Works well with a wide variety of internal/external teams. 
  • Excellent Communication - articulate and persuasive in positive or negative situations.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in a fast-paced work environment.  Manages competing demands and deals well with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Computer Skills - Excellent knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. Proficiency with JDA, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop is desirable. 
  • Passion for Success.

Competencies:

  • Leading Courageously
  • Creating Alignment
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Decisiveness and Judgment
  • Drive for Results
  • Creativity and Change

 

About this company

Imation

Imation is a global technology company dedicated to helping people and organizations store, protect and connect their digital world. Imation's digital storage products, audio and video electronics and accessories reach customers through a powerful global network. We market our products under the brands of Imation, Memorex, TDK Life on Record, XtremeMac, and several others. Imation common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “IMN.”

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