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VF Corporation The North Face: Sr. Retail Visual and Brand Experience Manager in Denver, Colorado

Job Description

The North Face, a VF Company

At The North Face we dare to lead the world forward through Exploration. We were born to Explore. We were born to Disrupt. We were born to Lead.

The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. Founded in the counterculture of Berkeley, CA in 1966 we have a long and storied legacy of enabling exploration, loving and protecting wild places, and creating iconic and technically advanced product.

We believe that exploration is a mindset – both on the mountain and off the mountain – and it infuses everything we do. As a community of explorers, we stay curious about new ideas, places and people.

Our values:

Love wild places

Spark curiosity

Dare to disrupt

Create community

Lead with integrity

By joining The North Face, you will help provide the best gear for our athletes and the modern-day explorer. You will also have the opportunity, tools and environment to more deeply explore the world around you and make meaningful, lasting connections.

What You Will Do

The Sr. Retail Brand Experience Manager is responsible for developing and leading a long-term, layered seasonal strategic approach for The North Face DTC (both full prices and Outlet) marketplace to evolve and elevate storytelling , visual merchandising and overall in-store environment.

How You Will Make A Difference

  • Drive and Own the Go To Market (GTM) process for DTC Visual and Mktg teams DTC business: determine innovative ways to bring GTM initiatives to life consistently across the Retail landscape (stores and windows).

  • Coordinate seasonal calendar for Visual and marketing to insure compelling story telling , accurate timing of key stories, events, and activations will align with delivery of product at retail.

  • Insure all mannequin looks and key brand stories are protected and set from start of process to execution on flloor

  • Partner closely with Direct To Consumer Core Team, Brand, Creative Services/Environmental Design teams to ensure that we are supporting key initiatives in-store.

  • Create best-in-class environments and continuously elevate in-store storytelling.

  • Evolve and upgrade the visual directive and mktg communication to insure ease of execution at store level.

  • Drive and support day to day DTC business through collaboration with merchant , store ops and marketing partners

  • Refine existing process and procedures to maximize team, time and budget. Manage fixture orders, RFP’s and outside Agencies as needed

  • Ensure successful execution (through the team) of all installs, activations and initiatives, on budget and on time.

  • Ensure all plans, designs and relevant information is shared with global teams through regular dialog and face to face interaction at key milestone meetings.

  • Manage Visual manager , coordinator and directive workflow to insure best in class store experience and communication

What You Bring

  • 10+ years of Brand, Visual Merchandising

  • Experience managing and developing teams.

  • Experience in working with creative teams or agencies.

  • BA or BFA in related field or equivalent education and years of experience.

  • Strong ability to think both creatively and strategically.

  • Strong ability to adapt to frequent change while handling multiple projects and deadlines concurrently.

  • Superior time management, ability to multi-task with multiple competing deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills, both upward, peer and downward.

  • Strong partnership and ability to work transparently and collaboratively.

  • Fearless approach to try new things and learn. Excellent communicator and self-starter who can easily adapt to any environment, remain calm under pressure, and always come to the table with ideas, solutions, and a positive attitude.

  • Budget building and management skills.

  • Ability to inspire and develop strong talent and address developing talent.

  • Strong understanding of the industry as well as competitive efforts.

  • Computer savvy: Mac Platform, CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, Word, Excel.

Where You Will Be Located

Denver, Colorado

NEVER STOP EXPLORING™

The North Face is a subsidiary of VF Corporation. At VF, we outfit consumers around the world with our diverse portfolio of lifestyle brands. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. We are committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders.

While our VF company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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