At Fossil, we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver in a better way. Our goal is simple - bring innovation, style, and connectivity to an industry ripe for change. Fossil is on a mission to revamp the way fashion accessories are done. We are committed to creating great watches, jewelry, handbags, small leather goods and wearables by investing in technology and long-term value creation. With our diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, along with department stores, specialty stores, eCommerce websites, and company-owned and operated retail stores, we are building a leading fashion- and tech-forward accessories company.
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For our Office in Basel, Switzerland, we need an organized, creative and self-motivated professional. We are currently looking for an
VM Wholesale Specialist EMEA (m/f)
The VM Wholesale Specialist EMEA makes sure that the Brand standards are implemented at all wholesale POS (Point of Sale) within the Region for all Brands of Fossil Group.
Create and/or adapt the Global Visual Merchandising guidelines to EMEA needs, in close cooperation with the VM Wholesale Trainer to ensure agency need of guidance/training is covered
Work closely with the NPI team in regards fixture buy guidance/budgets/new fixture roll-outs
Manage and work on collateral buys, in a close manner with Marketing and art departments to ensure timely delivery to POS
Ensure that new doors are installed according to the brand guidance and visit stores to ensure that high standards are maintained across all channels (10% travel)
Monitor and coordinate implementation within the region to ensure Brand right presentation at POS
Prepare and manage the showrooms merchandising for fairs and other regional meetings
Support VM Lead in creating summaries of quarterly programs, the best business cases and feed critical info for new opportunities and roll-outs
Who you are:
3 years’ experience as a visual merchandiser or similar role in wholesale or retail management in the fashion accessories channel
Good understanding of commercial practice, good sense of product and affinity to lifestyle brands
Strong communication & relationship building
Ability to train and motivate
Competent in InDesign is a plus (creation of VM Guidance)
Fluency in English, additional European language is an advantage
Ability to multitask and prioritize workload effectively
Capacity to act and operate in a fast paced, international environment
We are looking for people who embody our core values; Authenticity, we are all in with our unique selves. Everyone is different at fossil and we love it! Grit, we push through, we bounce back, and we set our sights on the prize & go after it. Curiosity, we ask what if? What's next? Sense of humor, we don't take ourselves too seriously. Yeah, seriously. Making an Impact we go big. We perform. We make a difference.