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internship - visual merchandising full price & shop-in-shop

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,MERCHANDISING
LOCATION
AMSTERDAM,NETHERLANDS
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About the Company

PVH Corp.

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest global apparel companies. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

PVH Europe

PVH Europe is home to the global headquarters of Tommy Hilfiger and the European offices of Calvin Klein. The company is founded on a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that’s fueled by passion, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Tommy Hilfiger

Tommy Hilfiger is one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, internationally recognized for celebrating the essence of “classic American cool” style. Founded in 1985, Tommy Hilfiger delivers premium styling, quality and value to consumers worldwide with a breadth of collections including Hilfiger Collection, Tommy Hilfiger Tailored, men’s, women’s and kids’ sportswear, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, accessories, and footwear. In addition, the brand is licensed for a range of products, including fragrances, eyewear, watches and home furnishings. Tommy Hilfiger, which was acquired by PVH Corp. in 2010, has more than 17,000 associates worldwide and an extensive distribution network in over 115 countries and 1,600 retail stores. Global retail sales of the Tommy Hilfiger brand were US $6.5 billion in 2015.

Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein is a global lifestyle brand that exemplifies bold, progressive ideals and a seductive, and often minimal, aesthetic. We seek to thrill and inspire our audience while using provocative imagery and striking designs to ignite the senses.

Founded in 1968 by Calvin Klein and his business partner Barry Schwartz, we have built our reputation as a leader in American fashion through our clean aesthetic and innovative designs. Global retail sales of Calvin Klein products exceed $8 billion in 2015 and were distributed in [over] 110 countries. Calvin Klein employs over 10,000 associates globally. In 2003, we were acquired by PVH Corp., one of the largest apparel companies in the world.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International Limited.

Department Information

The Europe Retail Visual Merchandising Team is responsible for creating and communicating all the VM tools (Guidelines, Principles & Training) to our Tommy Hilfiger Retail, SIS and Outlet stores. Tools that will help provide a look and feel that represents the Brand and ensures that the stores are delivering a premium consumer experience through product presentation. This is supported by the collaboration with Window, Store Concept, Marketing and all Head Office department teams to ensure that the Retail VM strategy, the country and store needs are met.

Position Description

The VM Intern will report into the VM Coordinator for Retail & Shop in Shop Europe. Main responsibilities will include supporting in the level of VM execution in all country full price stores and SIS Europe.

  • Support in the creation of all (non)-Seasonal VM Guidelines.
  • Influence all VM Guideline content and support VM Guideline shoots.
  • Updating of Style Guide imagery & sourcing of inspirational content.
  • Support in-store set-ups, workshops, model stores and Market Launch where possible.
  • Deliver regular country and store/SIS feedback alongside relevant departments to align seasonal brand vision.
  • Participate in department and team projects as needed from both VM & Windows.

Position Requirements

  • Background in VM or experience/education in a similar area of interest.
  • Good communication skills, command of English language (spoken & written).
  • Good planning, organizational skills, ability to multi-task.
  • Good knowledge of MS office & Adobe Suite software.
  • Good collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and a team player.