Visual Merchandiser is to proactively work within the Retail Marketing Department and support field sales managers to develop suitable retail programs so as to meet the company financial projection, while pursuing the brand building effort.
Recommends retail strategies and implement strategies according to the Marketing plan
Inputs retail initiatives to the Marketing Manager/Head of Marketing and Sales Manager/Head of Sales to consider in the annual and quarterly marketing plan
Works closely with marketing and sales management from the brand concept planning stage and then leads the process down to detailed implementation planning
Works closely with field sales managers as well as close communication with customers to develop the suitable retail programs to leverage the impact of company campaigns as well as the sell through in the outlets, mainly focusing on Key Accounts and Strategic Accounts
Supporting field sales to have an effective POS development plan in adidas only retail and multi-brand retail
Supporting field sales to gain more floor and shelf space in multi-brand retail
Controls the trade marketing working expenses within the budget owned by Marketing
Assumes responsibility for T&E budget
System and Processes
Effectively implements processes which are maximizing the adidas marketing campaigns at the retail level. Elements in the process include:
Clearly communicates and coaches the proper processes with the marketing and sales teams
Coordinates communication between Marketing and Sales throughout the process of campaign preparation and implementation
Ensures smooth and timely process of campaign preparation at retail level
Well communicates marketing concepts with field sales people as well as accounts at early stage (3 – 6 months ahead of execution) and at all stages of campaign preparation
Inputs in early stages of campaign preparation with sales/trade perspective
Develops detailed execution plan (1 – 3 months ahead of execution)
Monitors the whole campaign implementation at retail level
Collects the campaign’s feedback, analyzes results and conveys it to communication
Providing merchandising training to retail sales operation team, sales staff of adidas/franchise shops/key retailers on regular base
Developing effective training plan and programs for targeted accounts
Strong knowledge and background in Visual Merchandising
3 - 5 years' solid experience in the trade/ retail marketing department with an international brand
Innovative and creative thinker, able to show strong initiatives
Attention to detail, team-player, perform multi-tasks and good time management skills
Strong communication skills
Enjoys a balance of in office and out of office schedule
Non-office hours working
Excellent spoken and written English and Chinese
We offer competitive package to the right candidate. Interested parties please send cover letter and resume with current and please click Apply Now for application.
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The adidas Group is a world leader in the global sporting goods industry. The group combines many premier brands and businesses, each with cherished histories, strong identities and complementary strategies and, each focused on the needs of consumers. To be successful in today’s competitive marketplace, we are now inviting energetic, proactive and committed individuals to join our winning team.