Our StoryLSKD (Loose Kid) is a global brand that prides itself on creating high-quality functional sportswear with a street aesthetic. Born in Australia in 2002, our journey has always been about pushing boundaries and rejecting complacency; we're constantly evolving and challenging the status quo. Our inspiration comes from our tight-knit community; the dynamic individuals who influence style, shape the future, and strive to be 1% every day.The RoleAs the Visual Merchandising Manager you will lead the roll out of an epic visual merchandising plan across our growing retail store network. You will partner closely with the retail teams, regional stakeholders and HQ departments to ensure the brand vision and campaigns are executed. This role ensures that we visually show up powerfully in each store whilst keeping our community front of mind.Visual Merchandising Responsibilities: Deliver the national strategy for Visual Merchandise (VM), including in-store execution of marketing and special eventsAligning with the product, design and merchandising teams, responsible for creating in-store presentation guidelines and strategy from category placement to in-store signage hierarchyResponsible for all in-store signage merchandising Develop VM plans in conjunction with the merchandising team to ensure plans are aligned to brand campaigns, merch plans and local events Regularly communicate with key stakeholders in-store to build collaboration and engagementLead by example, engage, coach, empower your team of Head Coaches and regional stakeholders Manage the retail activations strategy on all key moments in-store - i.e. store events, community events, brand moments and big moment call outs (fabric launches etc.) Manage the visual presentation for all new store openings Attend all new store openings to manage the visual merchandising strategy Manage visual presentations in each store through coaching Head Coaches Responsible for monitoring and improving visual standard across all stores, ensuring styling guidelines and the merchandising strategy is upheld in all storesManages VM budgets and spend across department Manage strong execution of creative campaigns through in-store displays and product presentationDevelop training initiatives to develop VM skills at regional and store levelWorking with the Merchandising Team to create monthly window inspiration and outfits Ensuring weekly VM plans go out complete and on time Overseeing the installation of instore VM conceptsWorking in conjunction with the Regional and Store Teams, identifying and actioning VM opportunities to optimise salesProvide feedback and support store staff in a professional and personable wayCollaboration and Teamwork:Encourage collaboration within the team, lean on individuals experience - there's a better way, find it!Support ongoing learning of all store crew consistently and equitably by providing direct feedback to support their growth and developmentAct as the glue connecting the Visual Merchandising Strategy with the wider teams at HQ and stores Foster a culture of teamwork and unityReporting and Analytics:Track and analyze the performance of visual merchandising plans and InitiativesUtilize insights to optimise future strategies and improve visual merchandising strategyIdeal Experience5 years' experience in merchandising, visual display, styling in a multi-site capacitySolid background within Visual Merchandise and implementation of creative direction, ideally within retail environmentHave experience  with local vendor sources for display supplies, hardware, props, furniture, flowersHave solid knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint etc.) as well as visual merchandising tools Have experience with window executionBe strongly practiced in the above Key Responsibilities of this role, and be able to provide folio documentation and supporting material to validate your experienceWhat We Look ForThe Ideal Team Player: You are Hungry, Humble and SmartA Leader: Loves to lead, influence, and inspire others; motivates, empowers, develops, and directs people as they workA quick decision maker that uses all information availableAdaptable: Thrives in uncertainty and can change priorities in a fast-paced environmentResilience: Remains persistent, positive and above the line; recovers quickly from setbacksPossess good organizational, time management, and attention to detailExceptional verbal and visual communication skillsAbility to work collaboratively within a team and across departmentsDemonstrated ability to work innovatively and collaborativelyProven time management skills and the ability to multitaskHave flexibility to travel interstate and regional areas if/when requiredA love of visual merchandising and commitment to inspiring others with your passionThe PerksPersonal and professional development - audible, leadership courses, mentoring and world class forums just to name a few!We'll shout your sessions to group fitness classes and sporting eventsEPIC product discountFind out about our values ...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tnr8UHI3MQ  AUD Loganholme 4129