THE ROLE:

The Director, Retail Visual Merchandising oversees the process of new store openings and visual rollouts within the retail spaces including but not limited to apparel, hardware, and accessories. This role is responsible for communicating and training retail staff on showroom standards. They will have a close working relationship with the Director, Environmental and Visual Merchandising Design so that they have a clear understanding/knowledge of what the motive of the design is and how the environment should function. This role reports directly to the Senior VP of Retail.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Store Environment

Store Standards and Guidelines

Merchandising (Accessories, Hardware) 

Seasonal set up (Holiday) 

VM calls and floor set reviews

 

  • Apparel Merchandising

Partner with Apparel team on optimizing SKU count/fixtures

Development 8, 2 per quarter, merchandising guidelines specific to apparel 

 

  • New Store Setup

Floor plan review (with the creative team) 

VM supply budgeting, ordering, and management

VM layout and presentation

Store opening setup and sign off - this includes organizing and managing the opening teams for each new location with close partnership with the construction team.

 

  • VM Operations

Employee wardrobe guidelines

Partner with Retail Operations team on store guidelines and policies

 

  • Brand Marketing Partnership

Event setup guidelines

In-store program development (ie Milestone Rides)

Signage and Vinyls


Partnerships:

This is a cross-functional role, partnering across many different teams at Peloton. These partnerships include: 

  • Brand / Retail Marketing 
  • Retail Operations
  • Learning and Development
  • Store / Field Teams
  • Apparel
  • Hardware 
  • Logistics 
  • Legal 
  • Finance 


EXPERIENCE / ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:

  • 8+ years of relevant work experience preferred in fashion with multi-unit experience
  • BA or BS in Architecture, Interior Design or Industrial Design, Store Design and Visual Merchandising preferred (but not necessary)
  • Must be highly proficient in Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Acrobat
  • Familiar with G-Suite
  • Ability to read floor plans on construction drawings
  • Strong knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes
  • Action-oriented and organized, with an ability to prioritize and manage workflow
  • Experience managing vendors to deliver results
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who can remain calm and effective under pressure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Excellent with time management and multitasking
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Razor-sharp attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Ability  to exercise discretion and judgment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • Flexibility to work on off-peak hours including weekends and overnights
  • Comfortable with heights and climbing ladders
  • Able to stand and stretch for extended periods of time
  • Ability to travel both domestic and international at least 50% of the year - must hold a current passport and drivers license

 

Founded in 2012, Peloton is a global interactive fitness platform that brings the energy and benefits of studio-style workouts to the convenience and comfort of home. We use technology and design to bring our Members immersive content through the Peloton Bike, the Peloton Tread, and Peloton Digital, which provide comprehensive, socially-connected fitness offerings anytime, anywhere. We believe in taking risks and challenging the status quo by continuously innovating and improving. Our team is made up of passionate brand ambassadors, and we know that together, we go far.

Headquartered in New York City, with offices, warehouses and retail showrooms in the US, UK, and Canada, Peloton is changing the way people get fit. Peloton has been named to many prestigious industry lists, including Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies, CNBC's Disruptor 50, Crain's New York Business' Tech25 and Fast50, as well as TIME's Genius Companies. Visit www.onepeloton.com/careers to learn more about joining our team.

 

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