Merchandising Executive

Summary

Salary
€ competitive
Team
Retail Sales
Location
Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Description

As Merchandising Executive you will be responsible for the daily operations of Dyson in the department stores such as "de Bijenkorf".

As a member of the Dyson Direct Benelux Team, you will report into the Merchandising Executive, Direct Benelux and work closely together with the Planning & Merchandise Manager, Trade Marketing Manager, as well as cross functional team members in Marketing and Operations.

In 2017 Dyson started its first concession business. With the concession business model Dyson is operating within premium department stores (de Bijenkorf and Hudson’s Bay). In the department stores, Dyson has its own shops that are staffed with Dyson Experts and Stylist. As a concession Exec you will pay a big contribution to the operations and performance of this business.



Accountabilities

  • You make sure the daily operations of our concession business runs smoothly. Daily tasks include price updates, listing new products and stock counts or any other operational matter
  • You keep the online concessions brand pages up-to-date
  • You implement campaigns and align campaigns and merchandising with concession partners
  • You implement innovative launches together with our concession partners
  • You support the stores and the operations team in managing the correct stock levels
  • You support in the execution and communication of the concession marketing planning together with the trade marketing team
  • Close collaboration with the retail team to make sure all activities and initiatives are aligned
  • You deliver the best Dyson experience to our shoppers
  • You will manage and drive a activation calendar that will bring to life the Dyson experience and will engage interest and involve consumers, and ensure visual merchandising is up to Dyson and Concession partner standards

Skills

  • Strong hands-on operating skills
  • High level of communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong team player
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Bachelor degree in business, economics, marketing, retail or a related discipline
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English. French would be an advantage
  • Your love for technology and design means you will know each Dyson product inside and out and have an excellent insight into market developments and competing brands
  • You are an enthusiastic champion for the brand and know how to professionally manage the relationship with the Concession partners
  • Relentless focus on the consumer and continuously seek to improve ways to improve the Dyson Direct proposition and testing new propositions
  • Hands-on, dynamic and collaborative personality, looking to work in a fast paced and continuously changing environment
  • Pro-actively identify opportunities for improvement and take ownership to find solutions of activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Well organized self-starter with lots of initiative and strong planning skills

Benefits

  • Discount on Dyson products
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Pension scheme and holiday plan
  • Company fitness plan
  • Fresh fruits and Friday quiz

Posted: 06 September 2019