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Retail Activation Executive (m/f/d)

Summary

Salary
€ competitive
Team
Sales Account Management
Location
Cologne - Germany

About us

Dyson is a global technology company founded in 1993 in Malmesbury, UK. Over 15,000 people, including James Dyson himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world. It's all about better ideas and better technologies to solve other people problems.
Since 1998 Dyson can be found on the German market. Over 150 people are responsible for the marketing and selling out all our Dyson products

Function overview of the Retail Activation Team:
  • Plan and develop merchandising strategies that balance customers’ expectations and company’s objectives
  • Analyse sales figures, customers reactions and market trends to anticipate product needs and plan product ranges/stock
  • Collaborate with suppliers, distributors and analysts to negotiate prices, quantities and time-scales
  • Produce layout plans for stores and maintain store shelves and inventory

About the role

The Retail Activation Executive's primary objective is to create and ensure the best consumer experience at the Point of Sale (POS) regarding the right look and feel conform the Merchandising guidelines at every physical POS: Dyson Shop-in-shop locations and Modular Gondola Systems. Supporting the Senior Retail UX Manager in development and implementation of a UX concept in Germany Retail.
  • You are the first contact for all topics around Merchandising, Maintenance and POS related topics.
  • Responsible for the merchandising/ maintenance and implementation of POS Material and fixtures (2D/ 3D) in all Germany locations
  • Create and optimize the merchandising process
  • Responsible for the order and production of merchandising materials and fixtures
  • Ensure the right look and feel conform the Merchandising guidelines at every physical POS: Dyson Shop-in-shop locations and Modular Gondola Systems with focus on user experience. 
  • Planning, organization and conducting of merchandising tours including briefing and control of agencies
  • Manage the elimination of visual defects on fixtures at POS with the Agency
  • Develop guidelines, training program in alignment with the Visual Merchandising concepts/ projects and train the experts and sales field regarding the merchandising guidelines and ensure the correct implementation at POS
  • Close collaboration with Marketing, Training, Sales and Agency
  • Regular store visits to ensure the best user experience including reporting
  • Additional assignments or special projects as assigned or agreed

About you

  • Work independently and collaboratively
  • ideally 1-2 years of experience in Retail/ Visual Merchandising combining theoretical with practical experience (brand, agency, marketing, sales)
  • Strong organization skills and flexibility
  • Specialist in technical skills
  • Proven track record in project management
  • Native in German 
  • English fluent: written & spoken
  • Strong communicative and commercial skills
  • Drivers License
  • Readiness to travel (min. 25%)

Benefits

  • Company Bonus Scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 30 days holiday 
  • Subsidized sport activities
  • Discounted Dyson machines
  • Corporate Benefits
  • Working from home
  • Fare Subsidy for local public transport or on-site parking
  • 24/7 accident insurance
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Flexible working hours


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