Cassina Store Planner - China

Responsibilities
The Store Planner will assist the APAC Senior Project Design Manager in the architectural design of showrooms, implementation of visual guidelines, orders management.
This role will ensure that Cassina's partners are assisted locally by a store planner, able to plan relayouts, apply the company's guidelines in terms of image and visual merchandising, update existing spaces, respecting the company's global strategy.
Cassina's image should be optimized and improved in the Chinese market, with constant and meticulous control of the display and architectural image.
The China Store Planner will directly report to the Greater China Regional Director and functionally  to the APAC Senior Project Design Manager

Key objectives
  • Monitor and improve the Cassina image in the showrooms, visiting customers, educating them to follow the Cassina guidelines during the set-up and for the new orders;
  • Develop the new openings of Monobrand and Branded Spaces, aligning with the updated In Store Philosophy;
  • Support Chinese Commercial Team for stock order and display rotation per point of sale (twice a year).

Main Activities
  • Designing new showrooms, from concept to opening;
  • Improve the product display in all showrooms in China;
  • Create a direct relationship with dealers, in order to educate them to improve the display;
  • Support the customer in the product relayout phase;
  • Organize periodic visits to dealers, improve showroom management, with agreed relayouts, define new orders;
  • Collect the requests and needs of dealers, to be shared with the Style Office;
  • Define a stock management plan with the dealer, in order to support the sale from the plan.

Experience and Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecure, Interior Design or related degree;
  • Proven Interior Design history of at least 3-5 years and solid experience in similar roles of high-end furniture, fashion or durable goods business;
  • Excellent knowledge of Modeling 2D (Autocad), 3D (Rhinoceros), Rendering (Cinema 4d+Vray or similar), Graphic (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign), Microsoft Office programs (Word, PowerPoint and Excel);
  • Excellent level of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent level of written and spoken Chinese;
  • Global experience/international mindset is a plus;
  • Availability to travel regularly in the region and to HQ.

Technical and Soft skills
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills;
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Team collaboration and consensus-building skills, with ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams;
  • Highly organised and detail oriented;
  • Ability to work in fast pace environment;
  • Competent in the use of architectural/graphics software;
  • Collaborative, respectful, ambitious, determined, highly efficient;
  • Empathetic and socially aware, able to work effectively with people at all levels;
  • The ideal candidate is passionate about the luxury industry.


Work location: Shanghai

Our company is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates can send their CV with authorization for EU 2016/679 (GDPR).
Funzioni aziendali
SALES & MARKETING
Sedi
CN - China; CN - China/Shanghai

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