Visual Director, Global Retail

| Greater NYC Area

The Visual Director, Global Retail role will be focused on growing the Studio experience at WW, ensuring that everywhere we show up in a face to face interaction with our current or potential customers is brought to life in meaningful ways. S/he will partner with all of our retail, product, and customer experience teams around the world to accelerate the role bringing a branded Studio, from internal marketing, fixturing, product placement, and environment. S/he will have experience working with retail organizations at scale, with a customer-centric mindset, thinking of both strategic and tactical ways to bring our physical Studios to life.

Key Responsibilities:

Programming

  • Understands programming and how the journey through the Studio is enhanced by a branded environment, assisting with the sale of our products
  • Thinks in a 360 fashion about the Studio, from the time Members and non-Members come in, the entire experience, including product sales, workshops, walk-in visits, etc.

People

  • Provides coaching and feedback to multi-unit leaders on the Studio team and ensures their ability to uphold visual merchandising standards
  • Works with appropriate departments to ensure all changes from global retail work in scalable, executable ways, with clear roles, responsibilities, and follows up to ensure consistency

Places

  • Works with the selected architectural firm and SVP, Global Creative Director, to ensure design is brand right, facilitating best articulation of the brand, regardless of size of location
  • Ensures all elements needed are on brand, on time, and appropriately placed to support growth
  • Works with procurement on any elements needed, keeping a global mindset top of mind

Product

  • Responsible for gathering global practices, finding commonalities, and creating global content, with variances as needed by countries where appropriate
  • Partners with Product teams to ensure all fixed locations have direction needed to execute consistently. Ensures all communication needed globally on merchandising directives is executable, scalable, and drives improved performance. 

Retail Operations

  • Responsible for gathering global practices, finding commonalities, and creating global content, with variances as needed by countries where appropriate
  • Understands scalable visual standards, within a very diverse workforce with low normal working hours to maintain consistent Member experience with the brand, and to bring products to life in the Studio Experience
  • Influences Home Office model of operations needed to support a retail focused Studio strategy

 Key Skills/Competencies:

  • 8 - 10 years experience in retail, with large field organizations (800+ locations), within matrixed and non-matrixed structures
  • Is familiar with best-in-class visual and store environment experiences, from initial formation of solutions through scalable rollouts
  • Ability to partner across all departments, on behalf of customer and retail experiences, to create and implement holistic solutions to bring Studios to life
  • Skilled at benchmarking practices, within and outside of like categories of business, to accelerate customer value proposition
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills in English; secondary language a plus
  • Ability to work with field organizations, from top level positions though field teams, to build trust, understanding, and true partnerships
  • Passionate about WW's mission and the power of the tribe to deliver on our ambitions 
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Location

We are in the Flatiron/Chelsea area where there are a ton of good places to eat and go out after work. Near a lot of major subway lines, easy access

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401(K) Matching
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Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
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Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
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