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Retail Development Specialist

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Marimekko is looking for an ambitious

Retail Development Specialist

As our Retail Development Specialist you will be responsible for developing Marimekko global retail concept further, for identifying and implementing the key elements to grow, as also for improving Marimekko retail presence globally. Your primary location will at Marimekko headquarters in Herttoniemi, Helsinki.

Your key responsibilities will include

  • Improving existing performance of Marimekko stores, outlets and shop-in-shops globally
  • Directing and overseeing new store openings; project management, budgets and partner collaboration
  • Developing omnichannel customer experience in our own retail; service management, digital presence
  • Supporting retail sales and country teams
  • Creating guidelines and toolboxes for different markets to operate Marimekko stores
  • Close collaboration with various parties both internally and externally (the AD, Sales, Merchandising, Visual Merchandising, Marketing planning and Design agencies)
  • Building future success for retail by creating new, innovative solutions

Desired skills and experience

  • A degree from a Design program
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience from working with retail development on international level
  • Knowledge and experience from all or most of the following: project management, retail design, retail performance and visual merchandising

Beside all this, we are looking for someone who...

  • …understands how to build a global consumer brand in retail and in all consumer touch points
  • …is highly organized and deadline-driven
  • …truly enjoys working in a fast paced, global work environment together with local teams and other departments
  • …is innovative, confident and has a great sense of humor

At Marimekko we encourage people to be themselves. We believe in fairness and doing things together, using common sense and finding joy in our work. If you connect with these values and have the right background, then we can offer you a unique opportunity to work in an exciting, international environment.

If we sparked your interest, please submit your application in English, including your CV and personal letter with salary expectation on our website at http://company.marimekko.com/careers/vacancies by 25 October.

 

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Store Manager, Oslo

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Marimekko AB is looking for a Store Manager to our store at Övre Slottsgate and Hedgehausveien, Oslo. The position is fulltime and will begin approximately in the beginning of December.

As a Store Manager at Marimekko you will be accountable for generating profitable business operations through strong leadership of your team, empowering them to build great customer relations where customers’ wishes are fulfilled in the best possible way.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing retail sales and net sales of the store; developing, implementing and analysing initiatives to continuously improve sales

  • Creating and driving an exceptional customer experience

  • Managing customer relations processes

  • Managing store team and their development

  • Role modelling Marimekko’s corporate culture and values and instilling them in your team

  • Building a great work culture

  • Stock management and merchandising of store to showcase Marimekko products

  • Promoting and strengthening a positive brand impression


Requirements:

  • Strong selling skills, great sales attitude and customer service-oriented disposition

  • Previous management experience

  • Solid understanding of retail operations and financials

  • Good people management skills

  • Hands-on leadership skills, brilliant teamwork skills and flexibility

  • High energy and a passion for retail

  • Attention to detail and a sense of accountability


In return, we will provide you with a fantastic work environment where you will be empowered to succeed and your contributions are genuinely valued.

Apply now including resume and a cover letter outlining the following:

  • A brief example of your leadership and entrepreneurial skills

  • How you align with Marimekko’s values

  • What you are passionate about


Please fill in your application in English as soon as possible but no later than October 20. For questions regarding this position, please contact Retail Manager Linnéa Märak (linnea.marak@marimekko.com).

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You can send us an open application. We will process your application confidentially and keep it for a time period set by you. If vacancies matching your skills become available, we may contact you and invite you to a personal interview.

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