Area Visual Merchandising Manager - Dean & Deluca - Kuwait
Your role will be to deliver and maintain exemplary standards of visual merchandising, including designing promotional campaigns, giving recommendations, and implementing action plans. You will train the store staff on brand standards, provide on-going coaching, and be a pivotal part of the brand team, working to implement plans for new store openings and new market entry. You will also be responsible for assessing the visual standards of the store and ensuring best practice is followed by staff.
We are looking for a creative, dynamic individual who has a passion for food and event planning, working through the store teams to deliver effective and commercial visual standards, including store layouts and displays, thereby contributing to the achievement of the brand sales targets. You will be based in Kuwait looking after Middle East store profiles in Visual Merchandising.
Qualifications & Requirements:
You will have/be:
● At least 3 years' retail operations experience including 2 years in visual merchandising management
● Experience in budget planning and control
● Good planning and organizational skills
● The ability to apply sound brand principles to projects and campaigns
● Computer literate.
A Qualification in Visual Merchandising or Art & Design is also an advantage.
About the Brand: Dean & Deluca is a food adventure. Friendly staff members offer tastes of cheeses, charcuterie, olive oils, exotic fruits, breads and pastries, chocolates and Arabic sweets and the restaurant prides itself on attentive, high quality service. The people here at Dean & Deluca don't just create amazing food and give great service - they create the kind of wonder that stimulates our customers to try new food types and to eat traditional food items made to perfection. If you are looking for a retail or hospitality job that combines brilliant people skills with enthusiasm about food, Dean & Deluca offers a retail environment like no other - uniquely focused on delivering amazing customer experiences and food products with our team of passionate people.
About Us: M.H. Alshaya Co. is a leading international franchise operator for over 75 of the world's most recognised retail brands including Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Victoria's Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn and KidZania. The company operates over 3,400 stores across diverse customer sectors: Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings and Leisure & Entertainment.
Alshaya's stores can be found in markets across the Middle East and North Africa, Russia, Turkey and Europe and the company employs more than 47,000 people from over 120 nationalities.