Coach Inc Associate, Visual Merchandising in New York, New York
Stuart Weitzman shoes are designed for high fashion and high function. Known for over 35 years for it's artisanal Spanish craftsmanship and precisely-engineered fit, the luxury footwear brand inspires women around the world to shine with confidence with every step. Stuart Weitzman is part of the Tapestry portfolio - a global house of brands committed to stretching what's possible. A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visitpage to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Job Title: Visual Merchandising Associate Primary Purpose: Responsible for supporting Global Wholesale activations and NYC Showroom. This role is primarily based in the NYC office. The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in visual merchandising to Set-up & maintain the NYC showroom for all appointments, activations, markets & walk-throughs Receive guests to the NYC showroom as appropriate Be on hand to maintain showroom activations Provide virtual support to the Milan Showroom Support global wholesale projects Liase with design, merchandising, buying, marketing & wholesale Partner with SWLT executive assistants to manage showroom calendar Maintain the estethic of the NYC office common areas and receiving area Maintain knowledge of designers & trends The accomplished individual will possess Excellent organization and attention to detail Strong written and verbal communication Ability to present ideas through 2D drawings and 3D renderings Ability to navigate a team environment and build cross functional partnerships Ability to execute at a fast pace Ability to travel Proficient in Adobe's Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Sketchup and Office Suite The accomplished individual must have Ability to maneuver showroom; climbing, bending and kneeling required Ability to travel to stores Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds Ability to meet SW Scheduling & Availability Expectations An outstanding professional will have 1+ years visual merchandising experience preferred. 2+ years of relevant work experience. Our Competencies for All Employees Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary. Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings. Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect. Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty. Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results. Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably. Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything. Our Competencies for All People Managers Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans. Developing Direct Reports and Others:Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder. Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong moraleand spirit in theirteam; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team. Stuart Weitzman is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Stuart Weitzman at www.stuartweitzman.com. BASE PAY RANGE $58,000.00 TO $70,000.00 Annually Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.