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Visual Merchandiser, SEA

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

 Purpose of the Role

The Visual Merchandiser is responsible for managing and implementing our VM standards in all Aesop environments across Southeast Asia from public spaces such as stores and counters to private spaces such as office, as well any occasion where Aesop Logo appears at Aesop standard. The Visual Merchandiser will need to understand and translate guidelines from HO and work out and guide solutions for successful implementations. The Visual Merchandiser will work closely with the Regional Visual Merchandising Managers, providing support and local understanding of the markets while understanding overall Aesop culture, values, brand and creative standards plus new opportunities for 3 dimensional executions as brand expression. This position will be based in Malaysia.

The successful candidate will possess a high standard of attention to detail and be responsible for:

Visual Merchandising
  • Creatively develop VM concepts in line with Global VM guidelines and implement VM displays in Aesop stores and counters as well as Aesop SEA Office
  • Coordinate the procurement, creation, installation and delivery of props for visual merchandising of all relevant stores and counters
  • Responsible for the presentation of all Signature Stores, Counters and touch points across Aesop Southeast Asia
  • Provide rational Visual Merchandising solutions for all Signature stores, Counters and touch points based on a clear understanding of campaign concept
  • Actively implement and participate in the development of Visual Merchandising solutions to support the Aesop retail environment
  • Implementation of displays at Aesop Signature Stores, Counters and touchpoints across Aesop Southeast Asia
  • Work collaboratively with Marketing and Retail Managers to ensure the presentation of all Signature stores, Counters and touch points are aligned with company standards and guidelines
  • Regular interfacing/ accountability with Regional VM Manager
  • Coordination and supervision of any application on all surfaces represented by Aesop
  • Efficient undertaking of monthly Visual Merchandising related administration procedures such as Budgeting, Prop-sourcing and Reporting
  • Coordinate and manage safe storage and reconciliation of VM props for future application aligned with company’s sustainable approach
  • Efficient and rational communication of VM movements, Prop rotation and Dates to all necessary parties
  • Provide visual merchandising support for wholesale partners (e.g. stockist) and media/ customer events

Customer Service
  • To consult, serve and prescribe Aesop products to new and existing Aesop clients where required

Job Requirements

Who Are We Looking For
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Merchandising, Architecture, Fine Arts, Interior Design or equivalent
  2. 3-4 years of experience in visual merchandising, theatre design or creative industry
  3. Able to work autonomously
  4. Good understanding of three-dimensional space
  5. Effective communication and influencing skills
  6. Strong organizational skills
  7. Demonstrated experience delivering outcomes for client and making sound decisions
  8. An understanding of the Aesop ethos