- San Francisco
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- Jessica Grenier
A San Francisco based Fortune 500 American clothing and accessories retailing company is looking for a contract Senior Manager of Styling responsible for developing and executing divisional brand styling for both print and digital photography assets. Within this role the Sr. Manager of Styling is responsible for ideating and incorporating new & emerging trends that keeps us relevant in the competitive marketplace. This role reports to the Director of Styling.
Responsible for overseeing & executing divisional monthly & seasonal styling needs, as well as various re-occurring projects, for both the marketing & online businesses
Consistently manages multiple projects and timelines concurrently throughout each season inclusive of styling out for marketing campaigns, online & email editorial stories, social media, in-store & digital signage, TV, and video
Ability to Ideate and conceptualize seasonal styling direction and present a visual point of view through inspiration & mood boards
Ability to manage & lead a team in day-to-day responsibilities as well as long-term career and development coaching. Strong ability to delegate work effectively.
Establishes high levels of communication and collaboration across multiple cross-functional teams to ensure seasonal styling supports key business strategies aligned on by the brand
Maintains a high level of knowledge and awareness of the fashion industry as well as current fashion & retail trends within both our competitive landscape and the broader fashion landscape
Maintains a clear understanding of brand’s aesthetic, seasonal product priorities, and current state of business in order to shift quickly and tailor work to support the needs of the business
Leads styling walkthroughs with the leadership team to gain alignment and approval. Has a strong ability to balance multiple call-outs & POVs while working toward a unified vision
Participates in seasonal marketing campaign shoots, often leading fittings and on-set styling
Minimum 5 years of experience in fashion styling
Minimum 3 years of experience leading a team of stylists
Retail or Brand styling experience preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:
Strong ability to think & balance both creative with strategic deliverables
Excellent communication skills
Strong collaboration skills and ability to form effective partnerships across cross-functional teams –Marketing, Creative, Merchandising, Design, & Visual
Extremely flexible, detail oriented, organized and self-motivated
Comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
Strong work ethic, and deep interest in professional integrity
Our Client is an Fortune 500 Apparel Retailer that has grown from a single store to a global business throughout its 46 year run!
Talent placed here are given the autonomy to be hands-on decision makers from day one. The company's leadership assumes a supportive role and applies a collaborative management style, offering the guidance and insight to help transform your suggestions into strategies.
This is an environment where co-workers are constantly challenging each other to learn and grow in their roles every day, which energizes the office, and creates forward motion, both on a personal level, and as a company. They’re experimenting with their digital reach, using tech as a catalyst for industry change - both online and in stores. With such robust focus and investment on innovation, employees have the opportunity to directly contribute to the changing landscape of the retail world!
The company culture here is one of relaxed, inclusive community with an ever-present focus on learning and development - both for the individual team member as well as the projects and initiatives that are driving the company forward. And, with tons of cool volunteering opportunities and initiatives, employees have the chance to become influential community leaders as they work for positive change.