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Premium Denim Specialist - Seattle, WA in Seattle, WA at Winston Retail

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/15/2018

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, Columbia, Calvin Klein and many others. For additional company information, please visit our website: www.winstonretail.com.

Job Summary:
Winston is looking for a Premium Denim Specialist to act as an integral part of our Winston’s field team with a strong sense of style and proficiency in the qualities and attributes of denim fabric, fit and color. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to elevating visual merchandising standards in key retailers, conducting product knowledge training and education, space negotiation, build strong relationships with key retailers.   You will be required to provide photos and reports of each visit through an app which is communicated via Winston's proprietary web based store visit reporting site to our client. In this position, you will either work independently or part of a team as requested.

 

In this position you would be working with an Iconic Denim Brand. Steeped in tradition, this brand is the purest wearable form of authentic self-expression. They bear the markings of life, the shapes of our bodies, the memories of our adventures. You must have a clear understanding of the Premium Jean’s Consumer and marketplace dynamics.  Are you a lover of all things denim?

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements: 

  • Experience in relationship building and influencing skills with store management at various levels
  • Experience connecting with store personnel on denim product and lifestyle
  • Conducting product knowledge seminars to small/medium sized groups on the selling floor
  • Minimum of 2-4 years wholesale/retail experience working with Men’s or Women’s premium denimwith an in-depth knowledge of denim fabric, fit, color and care
  • Previous work as a merchandise coordinator at denim lab or brand
  • Manager level experience at a denim specialty store
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computers, software and mobile applications

Required Skills:

 

Ability to work independently

Superior and creative visual merchandising expertise

Able to rig mannequins creatively
Communicates timely and effectively (both verbal and written)

Strong sense of style

Comfortable influencing better floor space, visuals or additional fixtures, etc. with store management      
Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge (Excel, Word, email and digital photography)
Proficient in capturing crisp, clear mirror image photography (before and after photos showcasing completed work)

Ability to lift at least 25 pounds