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Retail In Store Communications

Job title: Retail In Store Communications
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 428483
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering with their top global sportswear client based in Portland, OR, to find a Retail In Store Communications Manager to join their team in this hybrid role of 3 days onsite. This is a 6-12 month contract, with potential to extend or turn into a full-time salaried position with benefits. While on contract, you'd be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision, sick time, 401k and holiday pay.

Ideal Candidate: 4 years’ experience managing retail creative marketing design and 2 years’ experience in graphic and display production.

Purpose:
Responsible for planning and managing the design, production, and installation process for all instore seasonal displays, signage, and digital content. You will serve as the expert for in-store marketing
communications to create awareness, drive engagement, and enhance the customer’s shopping experience.

Key Accountabilities:
- Ensure operational compliance to our In-store Communications development procedures
- Remain current on global retail concept, visual merchandising, and brand guidelines to ensure compliance
- Partner closely with cross-functional teams to create and maintain our forecast calendar
- Collaborate with Visual Merchandising on a frequent basis determine needs in category
- Maintain awareness of global toolkits, delivery timelines, and adaptation requirements
- Develop  concept design briefs and agency presentations to tailor global  tools and/or create new elements to create in-store signage and seasonal displays
- Create production, and shipping grids to guide agency partners on store segmentation requirements
- Create installation and assembly instructions to ensure ease and compliance of installation
- Evaluate and approve production and packaging samples to ensure achievement of print and material quality
- Frequently visits stores to install and evaluate shipments to evaluate results
- Lead and manage on-site contractors ensure scope is maintained
- Hold agency partners accountable for assigned scope-of-work as well as continual delivery of innovation and incremental value
- Maintain alignment with all financial and procurement policies
- Keep a pulse on retail trends, shopper experiences, and competitive retail environments

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Proficiency with MS Office products. Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop a plus.
- Ability to translate brand and campaign guidelines into in-store communications
- Understanding of retail environments and visual merchandising practices
- Effective at presenting creative and gain alignment to project brief
- Excellent project management skills, with proven ability to manage large projects in on time and to budget.
- Ability to manage budgets and control costs
- Be a supportive and reliable team player who has a collaborative approach
- Ability to cope with change, make decisions and act comfortably with risk and uncertainty
- Effective in multi-tasking and complex project solving
- Able to travel domestically

Qualifications:
- 4 years’ experience managing retail creative marketing design
- 2 years’ experience in graphic and display production
- 2 years’ experience working in a corporate or agency environment
- 2 years’ experience managing agencies or suppliers Apply for this job