Visual Merchandising Manager

Cycling Sports Group

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
Position Summary:

As Retail Merchandising Manager at Cannondale, you will oversee the design and implementation of our office build out. You will also leadthe design and implementation of European in-store projects. You will be responsible for the Bike & Accessories presentation at internal and external Cycling Sports Group events.

Physical Demands:

Working conditions are normal for an office environment.

Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

Must be able to use a computer keyboard and view a monitor for extended periods of time.

Must be able to travel internationally for business.


Defining and executing an annual program of in-store materials for different dealer segments;

Managing and executing key dealer shop build outs to ensure premium Cannondale brand presence;

Ensuring that the in-store experience is consistent with other touchpoints between the brand and the consumers;

Establishing and activating a measurement approach for in-store presence;

Establishing a common knowledge level about in-store presence across the marketing and sales disciplines;

Establishing Cross functional teamwork with Trainer team, Field Marketing team and outside account managers to get shop in shop installs and POP rolled out in selected shops across Europe;

Quality / effectiveness of in-store solutions, e.g. in terms of conversion rate, basket size, cross selling etc.;

Ensuring the rebranding of all Cannondale shops in Europe;

Budget and timing compliance;

Other duties as may be assigned throughout the year;

Follow internal controls and company policies as set by CSG and job function;

Contribute to the success of CSG by leading or assisting with other projects and tasks as assigned.

Essential Qualifications:

Have a bachelors degree with 2-3 years experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

Have minimum 2 years experience in in-store solutions (preferred in outdoor and sports industry);

Have passion for consumer driven solutions;

Have strong project management skills;

Have excellent interpersonal, communications and organizational skills;

Be fluent both written and spoken in English;

Be willing and able to travel extensively;

Be pragmatic and hands-on;

Have experience in or have passion for cycling or related outdoor sports industry;

Have additional Western European language skills;

Strong project management, organizational, decision-making and problem-solving skills;

Proven leadership skills;

Strong customer centric focus;

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work across cultures and functions;

Strong communication, presentation and relationship-building skills.

Beneficial Qualifications:

Prior experience working for a global brand and multi-national business.

A passion for mountain and road bikes, actions sports, and/or outdoor lifestyle.

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