Senior Online Visual Merchandiser, Womenswear - Mat Cover

Merchandising & Buying London, United Kingdom


The role:

This maternity cover is responsible for 3 direct reports and supporting the Senior VM Manager in delivering and enhancing a brand-appropriate visual proposition to our customers. This will be achieved primarily through the management of brands and products on the e-commerce platform ensuring that both brand integrity and profitability are optimised at all times.

The Senior VM will achieve this through the successful overseeing of effective product positioning across merchandised pages. In addition, they will support and lead projects from a VM perspective across email, edits and other online marketing activity.

What you'll do:

  • Understand and contribute to the commercial and creative strategies of Farfetch
  • Demonstrate full awareness of brands & seasonal trends and their relevance to the Farfetch proposition, influencing all aspects of Visual Merchandising and Site Optimisation
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to deliver balanced and commercial customer emails, sets and other projects as required
  • Understand and utilise the insight from analytical merchandising with the creative needs of brands, products and markets to deliver a VM approach that helps to achieve the KPIs of Farfetch (sales, productivity, profit)
  • Manage the weekly VM trade reporting and lead the WW team on any key actions or revenue opportunities
  • Bring inspiring ideas and motivation into an energetic and collaborative team

Who you are:

  • Ideally, 3+ years in an Online Visual Merchandising role
  • Exposure to branded merchandise - preferably in a high fashion, luxury environment
  • Understanding of merchandising reports and use of these to achieve KPIs that deliver success within a retail environment and their impact on a VM team
  • Understanding of the creative needs of the Farfetch proposition – balancing art & science
  • In-depth knowledge of designers and trends, especially the ones stocked by Farfetch
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Agility to adapt to a constantly evolving environment and strong ability to prioritise
  • Self-motivated and positive attitude
  • Experience of working with CMS tools preferable
  • Knowledge of managing projects and direct reports preferable
  • Comfortable translating data and reports preferable