Careers at Country Road Group

Careers at Country Road Group

We seek only the best candidates who are passionate brand ambassadors and determined to contribute to our team's performance. We are always on the look-out for dedicated, fashion forward and like-minded individuals!

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Country Road - Visual Merchandising Lead - Newmarket - NZ

Apply now Job no: 994127
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Auckland
Categories: Visual Merchandise

The Role

Reporting to the Cluster Manager and working closely with the Country Road Newmarket store team, this position is responsible for the execution of Visual Merchandise in line with brand standards and creative direction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan all floor moves in conjunction with relevant store/department manager to maximise sale opportunities as well as maintaining brand standards
  • Ensure that the commercial and visual needs of the business are balanced when implementing merchandising or displays
  • Provide support to store teams to by assisting in their training and development needs in relation to visual merchandising.
  • Build relationships with key personnel in Myer, DJ’s and provide training on VM and Country Road standards where appropriate.
  • Strong styling of mannequins in windows and focal areas and top of shelf displays are in line with VM direction at all times.
  • Ensure merchandising decisions are related to business results at all times, ensuring a focus on merchandising for profit. Demonstrate ability to work effectively both within a team and autonomously as required.

The Ideal Candidate will have

  • Previous experience within a comparable VM role both In-store and apparel based divisions
  • Strong attention to detail, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Ability to analyse the business and take appropriate action
  • Ability to build relationships easily with stakeholders across the business
  • Experience in the retail industry, with an acute sense of personal style and presentation
  • Hold a current drivers licence and be able to travel between stores as required
  • Ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders

Why work for us? 

  • A competitive remuneration package, including incentives
  • Seasonal product allowances and generous discounts on all brands products (Country Road, Trenery, Witchery, Mimco and David Jones) for you and your immediate family
  • Excellent career progression involving regular training and on the job development
  • A genuine, open and high performing culture
  • Opportunity to become involved in our Corporate Social Responsibility program, by supporting our community partnerships

About Us

Country Road inspires modern Australian living every day. An icon since 1974, the brand is famous for its effortless style and quality designs that are made to last.

Recognised as a leading responsible retailer, Country Road is proud to support local partnerships with Australian farmers, manufacturers, and First Nations communities.

The brand is renowned for championing industry-leading initiatives and was the first Australian fashion retailer to partner with Oritain to scientifically verify fibre origin, the Green Building Council to target best practice store design and the Good Cashmere Standard® by AbTF to support responsible cashmere production.  

Country Road is committed to embedding sustainability into its business by improving traceability through its supply chain, working with suppliers that uphold high environmental standards and maintaining responsible sourcing strategies for key raw materials.

From its products to its partnerships and stores, the brand looks to drive positive change so you can feel proud of every Country Road purchase you take home.

Advertised: New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: New Zealand Standard Time

Country Road Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Country Road Group prefers to manage all sourcing directly, please submit your applications to this role if you are interested. Please note introductions via agency will not be accepted.

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