Job Details

In-Store Visual Manager(Polo Park)

Location:  WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Canada
Category:  Stores
Job Opened:  September 21st, 2022
Education:  Associate's Degree/College Diploma
Job Number:  220003IX
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote:  No

job description

The Visual Manager is responsible for directing store teams and ensuring the consistent implementation of all Visual Merchandising initiatives and standards. To drive alignment and results, the VM will work in partnership with the Director of Visual and Regional Vice President to create an inviting and dynamic shopping environment. Collaborate with merchants on merchandise strategy. The VM must demonstrate strong leadership in directing General Managers within their region to drive timely execution of fashion trends, launches, and everyday standards. The VM is accountable for executing timely new store openings and renovations within their region and must possess the ability to create strong partnerships with Operations, Store Design, Regional Vice Presidents, General Managers and Construction team.

Adapt visual communication to Canada merchant strategy. 
Directs and ensures implementation of all initiatives and Everyday Standards.  
Ensures consistent execution by store within their region. 
Designing, prototyping, sourcing, and directing dimensional collateral and propping for all in store visual initiatives in designated Families of Business.
Oversees development of visual initiatives, Identifies talent, assesses abilities, communicates expectations, implements training modules for new stores as well as existing stores, measures execution, provides feedback. 
Education of store teams on standards and presentation.
Accountable for timely new store openings and renovations within their region: reviewing orders, partnership on the hiring visual associates, store training of visual standards, completion of opening on budget. 
Develop Project timeline and project tracker for Canada based initiatives.  
Track progress of projects and ensure business partners have project briefs and specific requirements for each project.

About Hudson’s Bay:

As North America’s oldest retailer, Hudson's Bay is the top destination for Canadians to realize their best style of life. Our goal, as One Team, is to deliver a frictionless omni experience where stores anchor the customer journey with surprising discoveries, desired services and localized assortment.

At Hudson’s Bay, we share a passion for innovation, building meaningful relationships and living a colourful life. We empower our associates to unlock their full potential by giving them opportunities to grow and learn every day. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, embrace change and are looking to make an impact, we want you on our team.

We are a retailer that caters to all Canadians and embrace a diverse team to drive our continued success. We strongly believe in the power of diversity, and encourage applications from everyone who is eager to make a difference. Together, we can rewrite the rules of retail.
Learn more about our commitment to DE&I at HBC Foundation and HBC Heritage.

  • 5- 10 years Visual Merchandising experience a must. 2-4 year degree preferred Fashion Merchandising or Fine Arts concentration a plus.
  • Ability to collaborate and develop partnerships across the organization.  Must be able to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment and must deliver innovative merchandise techniques.
  • Communication and direction to multiple locations.
  • Proficiency in In Design, Adobe Creative Cloud, Word, Power Point, Excel.
Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.  HBC welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.