Job Title: In-Store Visual Merchandiser
Location: Superdry Southampton
Closing date for applications: 28-02-2017
Hours: Full Time - 37.5hrs
Please note that some jobs may be closed earlier than the published closing date if we get a high volume of applications. We therefore advise that you complete your application at your earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.
SuperGroup plc is the owner of Superdry, which is rapidly becoming a global lifestyle brand. Superdry focuses on offering our customers around the world innovative, premium quality and affordable clothing and accessories across menswear, womenswear and specialist ranges. Superdry customers are loyal, varied and truly global, and are defined not by their age but by their attitude.
Superdry was launched in the UK in 2003 following an inspirational trip by our founders to Tokyo, and is famous for designing and producing quality garments inspired by fusing iconic vintage Americana and high-impact Japanese graphic imagery with a British twist. Our products are characterised by quality fabrics with authentic vintage washes, unique detailing, world-leading hand-drawn graphics, and tailored fits with diverse styling. As we continue to develop the breadth and nature of our product ranges, we increasingly appeal to a broader group of customers, aspirational people who want to feel amazing in what they wear and appreciate style, quality and attention to detail.
We operate a fast-growing multi-channel business through a combination of standalone stores, franchised and licensed stores, concessions, ecommerce, wholesale and distributors. We are growing fastest outside of the UK and our international business is going from strength to strength. We now own and operate stores in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the USA, with franchised stores in many more countries. We have nearly 600 points of sale in over 45 different countries and are adding to this at a rate of over 50 new locations annually. We have also entered a joint venture with Trendy International Group in China which will launch Superdry stores into the Chinese market.
Our global headquarters are based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK and we have satellite offices in Aarhus, Barcelona, Brussels, Hong Kong, Munich and New York, with specialist sourcing offices in Istanbul and New Delhi. Our biggest growth area is online, where we operate ecommerce websites in over 20 different languages and ship to almost every country in the world.
Our ambition for growth is summarised by our strategic plan which will provide opportunities to drive significant increases in revenue. Our plan focuses on three key areas - building a global lifestyle brand; driving awareness of the breadth of the Superdry range; and building a broad cross-channel relationship with customers. It’s supported by the four key pillars of Embed, Enable, Extend and Execute, which define exactly how we will go about achieving our aims. As our product is at the very heart of what Superdry is all about, we are also focusing hard on our four key product attributes - design detail; quality obsession; innovation; and affordability. More about the detail of our strategic plan, together with our latest business and financial results, can be found on our corporate website www.supergroup.co.uk.
We aspire to be a great place to work and strive every day to make every Superdry store and office location a friendly community with a family feel, with fantastic training and development, and roles that are compelling, stretching and interesting. You can see films of many real Superdry colleagues from across the business talking about their experiences of working here on our careers website, www.careers.superdry.com.
To support the day to day management of the visual presentation of the store – ensuring the store and windows look at their best at all times for our customers. To know our product, best sellers and focus on your contribution to successful selling.
- Work with management on store walk throughs and planning weekly moves and jobs
- Engage the team at store briefs on standards, new directives, mannequins, new concepts and understanding the visual merchandising role
- Work with the stock room team to make sure all our best sellers and exciting new products are out for our customers to see
- Regular communication with Area Visual Merchandiser to update them and find solutions to challenges
- To be passionate about the Superdry brand and committed to keeping our store looking great
- To wear our brand with pride
- To represent the brand in your own unique way
- To look after and respect all staff areas.
- To meet all Health and Safety requirements
What we’re looking for
- Ideally, have some experience of visual merchandising
- Know the brand, our products, and our standards
- Be passionate about our brand
- Communicate well
- Be aware of trends in the retail industry and what makes Superdry unique
- Work well with people
- Take ownership for your role
- Embrace our Customer Service culture
- Make decisions and solve problems
- Be driven to succeed and committed
- Competitive basic salary
- Pension contributions
- Life assurance
- 50% staff discount
- Uniform allowance
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