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Account Training Manager- NYC in New York, NY at Winston Retail

Date Posted: 3/9/2018

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Company Description:

Winston Retail is the leading service agency that provides retail merchandising support, environmental design and project management.  Our passionate, talented and hard-working team is responsible for retail presentations for top fashion, image and lifestyle brands.  We specialize in apparel, footwear and accessories and work with clients such as Nike, The North Face, Puma, Calvin Klein, Under Armour and many others. For additional company information, please visit our website:

Winston Retail is looking for an Account Training Manager to oversee the development and execution of the field team managing one or more of Winston's brands/clients. This individual needs to adjust to change regularly and be motivated by working with a variety of brands, categories and retailers. Interest in the apparel/beauty industry and passionate about visual merchandising will help you succeed. 

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of retail, wholesale or branded apparel experience
  • BA/BS Degree or Fashion/Merchandising Degree
  • Previous work as a retail coordinator, preferred
  • Management experience in business or retail environment
  • Regional at an apparel company (preferred) 

Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent and proven training skills,  coaching skills and presentation skills
  • People Management, Development and Assessment resulting in a strong team
  • Computer skills including:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, Email, the ability to master our field visit report/photo reporting system and utilize digital photography
  • Professional and influential demeanor with senior and middle management at retail and clients
  • Effective negotiating skills and effective interviewing skills (recruiting/hiring a plus)
  • Ability to adjust to change regularly and be motivated by working with a variety of brands, categories and retailers
  • Must be exceptionally organized and a master at Time Management 

Problem Solving and Decision Making: 

  • Must be solution-oriented, with the ability to turn challenges into opportunities at Retail and coach Merchandise Coordinators (MC) to do the same via strong relationships with Visual, Store and Department Management
  • Operate as the first line of contact to the Field Training Managers as it relates to Image visual merchandising guidelines, direction, and training
  • Support Field Training Associates (FTA) development on respective brands in conjunction with the Field Training Manager.
  • Ensure consistency in training and development strategizes within field training management team
  • Evaluate team visit reports/photos to ensure on floor results are visualized and communicated to our clients