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At Happy Socks we have made it our mission to spread happiness everywhere, and you only have to spend a few minutes with us to realize how seriously we take it! Our strong and fast growth is built on pro-active, smart, creative, hands-on and hardworking people who embrace Happy Socks’ culture & spirit.

We are now looking for a Global Visual Merchandiser to cover a parental leave. It's a temporary position from December 2020 - December 2021. We are 180 colorful characters at Happy Socks from over 25 different countries and you'll work at our quirky HQ in Stockholm.

As our Global Visual Merchandiser you are the creative eye of the Global Retail Merchandising team, who will make sure our stores are presented in a way that supports the brand culture as well as the seasonal theme of each collection. To manage this you’ll set up a visual strategy for all stores and plan campaign areas and windows. You will also be responsible for training the staff in how to merchandise the collection by creating manuals and guidelines.

Tasks & Responsibility

  • Have the overall visual responsibility for our 19 HQ-operated stores
  • Support our distributors with assortment planning and by sharing your visual merchandising expertise (our distributors have over 100 stores!)
  • Work closely with our Retail Merchandising Manager to make sure our visual expression are maximising sales and that the visual strategy is aligned with the product flow in store
  • Monitor and follow up sales monthly and take actions in the stores based on your analysis and data driven conclusions
  • Implement the window changes in store and also support with the orders of displays and other window material within the merchandising budget
  • Guide and support our Graphic Design team to create assets for windows and to get the best visual results in our stores
  • Supporting our Retail Design team in the planning of a new store

 Requirements & Skills 

  • 3+ years’ of experience from a similar position (operationally is a must, strategically is a plus!)
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Eligible to work in Sweden (work visa or equivalent) 
  • Competent in VM tools such as 3D software, Adobe Suite or similar
  • A degree in Visual Merchandising or Visual Design is a plus

You have an excellent visual eye and are a creative genius who can both identify problems and come with solutions. You enjoy maximising sales and you know how to do it by effective merchandising. You are a social person who enjoys working cross-functional and getting to know different parts of the organisation. 

We would love to hear from you as soon as possible since we’re going through applications continually!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Karlavägen 102
115 26 Stockholm Directions career@happysocks.com View page

Workplace & Culture

When we’re not getting the job done, we're all about having fun! We have offices in Stockholm, NYC and Munich and they are all decked out with quirky decor.

Each month we throw afterwork drinks and we often plan team activities to keep morale high. We believe work should be fun, and we do everything we can to make sure our employees feel the same.

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