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retail content coordinator

DEPARTMENT
GLOBAL HQ,RETAIL
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.

Position Description

This function of Retail Content Coordinator is supporting the Senior Concept Content Manager. The team is not involved in any design or creative activities. The team is positioned between the Concept - and the Store & SIS development as well as the Procurement/Commercial side(s) of the business for both Tommy Hilfiger as well as Calvin Klein. Ensuring that both Brand Integrity & Consistency in execution is maintained, whilst the performance of our Concepts is maximized (Commercial).

Through effective management of all Concepts & Conceptual information the Concept Content Coordinator supports in the creation of structured and tiered concept & documents and ensures clear communication to the different functions internally as well as externally. The team itself is not involved in any or creative activities but does support in the development process.

Main Responsibilities

Concept Content Information – centralize, consolidate, structure and administrate all available conceptual information. Ensure availability and easy access for all functions and manage and control update process and cycles. Support the Senior Concept Content Manager on being the interface between Concept, Procurement and Store Development and our global offices.

Support to organize and administrate all available conceptual information in a coherent manner;

  • Fixture Drawings,
  • Architectural details,
  • Brand overviews
  • Opening- & Creative Pack,
  • Samples & material descriptions

Concept Communication – Support the Senior Concept Content manager on creating clear (concept) communication overviews. Make information easy accessible to all Parties and manage and control updates and update cycle/process.

Be the key link to the Project Coordinators for both SIS and Store Development to ensure the Concept is executed in the correct way and the teams are coached on the Concepts.

Be the key link to the Procurement team to ensure the correct stock (replenishment) purchase of concept items.

Be the key link to our global offices to ensure they receive a material sample package when needed for newly developed concepts.

Concept Development – Support the Senior Concept Content manager to provide Concept Development Team with input and structured support in all relevant aspects of Concept Development.

Support the Senior Concept Content Manager in being the key link between creative retail concept team and procurement to ensure (stocked) creative opening pack items are developed and procured in the most effective way in regards of managing quality versus price and time. Having in mind throughout the concept development and update cycles risks and control mechanism in regards of stock levels.

Support the Senior Concept Content Manager in guiding the development requests coming from Countries, internal department & merchandise divisions.

The coordinator will manage smaller development projects individually (VM items, decoration props) as well as being involved in the larger scale projects.

Reporting relationship:

Full line:

  • Senior Concept Content Manager

Key Contacts:

Internal

  • Retail Store Development
  • SIS Development
  • Concept
  • Store Development & Visual Merchandise Asia Pacific & US (TH only)
  • Visual Merchandise & Windows
  • Procurement
  • Internal departments & merchandise divisions

External

  • Corporate Architect EU
  • Vendors
  • Warehouse of Store & SIS development items

Position Requirements

Skills & personal attributes:

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects)
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic attitude and be a ‘hands-on’ self-starter
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Pro Active thinking / planning
  • Ability to prioritize & multi-task
  • Able to work under guidance and own initiative
  • Costs Awareness
  • Cultural awareness
  • Cross functional awareness

Education, professional qualifications & experience:

  • Education: degree BA level, or equivalent / HBO education level
  • Administrative & corporate experience
  • Experience in retail, shop fitting, procurement or retail related fields would be a bonus
  • Experience in an Project management, Creative production, POS development agency would be a bonus

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to PVH must have a current PVH Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource/Talent Acquisition Department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists or Managers. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of PVH. PVH will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.