Bang & Olufsen

Visual Merchandising Guidelines Specialist (BB-105D8)

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Description:

The Most Desired Audio Brand 
At Bang & Olufsen, we strive to be the most desired audio brand in the world. For more than 90 years we’ve developed products that change moods, inspire minds and instill pride in all of us. We are passionate innovators, using our deep knowledge and collaboration skills to solve and simplify complex challenges every day, each of us driven by the profound effect sound can have on the mind. We welcome others that share our passion. 

Join us to take the lead in developing a visual merchandising toolbox to increase sales in Bang & Olufsen retail stores globally. As we are setting up a brand new VM department you will be able to help set the direction for visual merchandising at one of the most iconic design brands in Denmark.

Your mission

As our new Global VM Specialist, you will join the VM team in Lyngby. Your primary tasks will be to create Bang & Olufsen VM in-store guidelines for all product categories in alignment with VM manager, global product and marketing teams to build a world-class toolbox and ensure buy-in on market level.

Main areas of responsibility:

  • Develop, create and maintain generic VM guidelines, display tools and guidelines for all product categories in collaboration with VM Manager.
  • Based on our product road map, identify optimal product placement and rotation in collaboration with VM Manager and Global Merchandising team.
  • Explore/align on business opportunities linked to VM guidelines.
  • Ensure that all our campaigns are integrated in the VM set-up and communicated to all markets.
  • Implement and test campaign windows and support with visual concepts and training for all retail channels.
  • Follow up on guidelines implementation in the markets and evaluation.
  • Share best practice with markets and internally in the HQ organization.
  • Support building a bridge between markets and HQ VM Department.
  • Your network

    Step into the brand new VM team, where you will gain a small handful of colleagues with many years of VM experience. We are still in the process of defining our priorities, ways of working and our level of ambition is high, but we also want to have fun along the way.

    Here, we want to focus on and learn from our success rather than our failures. And success for us is when our campaigns are implemented in time for launch and according to our VM guidelines and when retail stores create an outstanding brand environment, product placement and rotation that create the best possible shopper experience.

    What you bring

    We expect you to be an all-rounder, mastering both creating the VM guidelines as well as the communication and cross functional work within the VM Department. You can also work cross-functionally on projects within the organization HQ as well as with local teams all over the world and do so with conviction and a flexible can-do attitude. You take ownership of your tasks and always seek improvement – and you focus on meeting deadlines.

    Moreover, you bring:

  • A well-equipped visual merchandising toolbox
  • Experience in creating VM guidelines in InDesign and Photoshop.
  • Have a relevant educational background in design and/or visual merchandising
  • Bring experience from a similar position either within the luxury/lifestyle product segment or in creative environments.
  • Are proficient in MS Office, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Speak and write English fluently and have strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Can show a portfolio of previous work.
  • Then submit your CV and application in English by pressing the Apply button. Applications are assessed continuously, so please apply as soon as possible and no later than 1st March 2021.

    If you want to know more about the position, you are welcome to contact Grant Stevens-Bulmer, Talent Acquisition Consultant on GRSB@bang-olufsen.dk. Please do not send your CV and application to this e-mail directly as these will not be taken into consideration.

    Empowerment drives our innovation
    We are a company of approximately 900 employees and that makes us small, agile and gives room for individual flexibility and decision-making – this is how we work best. Our hierarchy is flat and our communication is open and trustworthy. We believe that constructive feedback makes us grow as individuals and as a company, and our leadership is based on a clear direction and facilitating collaboration across functions and borders. We believe strongly in mutual respect and have a genuine interest in learning from each other. 

    We are more than just a workplace
    Life is more fun when it is shared and experienced with others. We collaborate, create and innovate on a global scale every day and we celebrate and enjoy life together too. We do Musical Fridays, sports events and get together around good food and celebrate local traditions, all centered around our passion for music. 

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