Project Coordinator, Visual Merchandising

Project Coordinator, Visual Merchandising

Birks. Pure Delight

Established since 1879, Birks is a luxury jewellery store whose reputation is built on quality, exclusivity, unique design and excellence in service. We pride ourselves in offering meaningful experiences and in building intimate relationships with each and every one of our clients.

 

As a Project Coordinator, Visual Merchandising for our Birks Corporate Office, located in Downtown Montreal, you will get to embody our belief in the promise of a brighter tomorrow through each interaction. As such, you will get to work in a highly motivated team that values excellence, hard work and team worK.

 

THIS IS A FULL TIME TEMPORARY POSITION 

Are you our hidden gem?

Reporting to the Senior Manger, Brand Identity the Project Coordinator, Visual Merchandising is responsible for assisting in the conceptualization, development and implementation of the visual merchandising strategy for Maison Birks brands for all retail and wholesale locations. In addition, he/she is also responsible for assisting in visual merchandising efforts at various external events where Birks merchandise is being displayed and upholding brand integrity in every aspect of visual display.

 

To do so, the Project Coordinator, Visual Merchandising will be expected to…

 

  • In line with the annual strategic marketing plan, assists the Brand Identity Senior Manager in the creation of novel and unique concepts for window displays for the launch of new collections, seasonal window changes and Birks brand visibility and merchandise display at Birks Group stores and at offsite events (i.e. bridal shows, Birks brand related events).
  • Assists the Brand Identity Senior Manager with:
    • The development of the annual visual display calendar and weekly updates
    • Project Management for the development and execution of fitments, decals and packaging. Following-up with the whole process from the creative brief to the execution and roll-out in-stores.
    • Collaborates with VM Specialist for all in-store product presentation needs
    • Fostering and maintaining partnerships relationships with suppliers and visual team; liaising with third party watch and jewellery brands for in-store visual merchandising efforts
    • Collaborates with Brand Marketing, Events and PR for creative visual merchandising needs
    • Develops a working rapport with the other departments in the organization to collect and to distribute information
    • Participates in the organization and set-up of special events and windows set-ups
    • Managing Visual Merchandising budget keeping close track of expenses
  • Follows up on visual merchandising invoices , and relates to accounts payable in order to have the general operating budget as well as CAPEX budget up to date at any time.
  • Relates to Marketing Administrator in order to have the general operating budget as well as CAPEX budget up to date at any time.
  • Prepares all the purchase orders and the order linstings
  • Responsible for the classification and the archives of the various administrative and visual files on the server.

 
Our ideal candidate has…

 

EDUCATION

- University OR College diploma in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, Visual Merchandising, Interior Design or any related field

 

EXPERIENCE
- A minimum of 2 years of related experience
- Experience in luxury goods or fashion/lifestyle is an asset
- Must be fluent in written and spoken English and French

 

SKILLS
- Solid knowledge in computer: MS Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Sketch up, - -- Autocad, Adobe Creative Suite CC
- Excellent communication skills
- Positive attitude and team work
- Good negotiation skills
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Flexibility in various tasks
- Bilingual: French and English (spoken and written)

Our promise of delight

In return for your commitment to excellence, we offer…

 

- Competitive earnings
- Wellness program
- Award and recognition programs
- Innovative and unique training programs

 

At Birks, you will find a management team that truly cares about your professional growth. You will be empowered to be yourself, in order to offer excellent customer service and to create an experience that will build long-lasting client relationships.

 

Come join us at Birks, and let your true self shine!

Are you the gem we are looking for?