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Paid Visual Merchandising Internship

Listing ID: 598315

Paid Visual Merchandising Internship

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: De Beers
Location: London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: TBC
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Paid
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 3 weeks 6 days

The Visual Merchandising Intern will assist the Head of Visual Merchandising with the coordination and logistics of the Visual Merchandising activity in line with the Marketing plan. The Intern will also provide daily admin support to the global VM head office team.

Coordination of all logistics for all global VM elements such as packaging, seasonal windows, POS and sales tools:

  • Liaising with other departments both centrally and in the local markets to confirm order
  • Communicating with suppliers in the UK and Far East as well as with the internal Logistics department for delivery arrangements.

Product Launch support:

  • Liaising with the Product Team internally and with external agencies to manage the descriptor art working, translation and print.
  • Organising the Product Launch kit and distributing to stores globally.
  • Briefing suppliers when required.
  • Assisting the team with the implementation of Events.

Assist central VM team with assessment and implementation of central guidelines:

  • Creating the seasonal guidelines (with team input).
  • Collating and circulating photo presentations of global implementation of seasonal windows and product animations.
  • Ensuring VM implementation is in line with the guidelines in all stores, providing feedback and support when required.
  • Updating and maintaining the VM blog.

Coordination of visual assets:

  • Updating the Visual Calendar.
  • Liaising with markets on their visual updates.
  • Checking visual guideline and layouts (with Communication team).
  • Supporting the Head of VM to brief suppliers and managing production from brief to final print.
  • Ordering and distributing of all colour match proofs.
  • Supporting the Visual Merchandising Manager on ad hoc global VM development projects and store requests.
  • Undertaking regular visits to the London stores to ensure effective implementation of central guidelines. Compiling monthly photo presentations of competitor activity.

Profile:

  • Working Experience & Education Requirements
  • Degree calibre or equivalent
  • Previous experience within the retail industry preferable

Competency Requirements

  • Organised
  • Flexible, dynamic and reliable
  • Proactive
  • Can-do attitude
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
  • Attentive to detail
  • Innovative and creative thinker
  • Luxury brand appreciation

Technical skills

  • Photoshop and In-design knowledge essential
  • Microsoft office (e.g. Excel, Word, Powerpoint) - particularly Excel proficient

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