Topshop Topman Creative VM Project Manager - Oxford Circus Flagship, London Oxford Circus


Who We Are

An iconic landmark in London retail, our TOPSHOP TOPMAN Oxford Circus Flagship Store is an essential destination for the fashion-forward all over the world. Our passionate teams and their commitment to keeping us at the cutting-edge of high-street retail make this a fast-paced and challenging place to work.

TOPSHOP TOPMAN is constantly evolving and it’s hugely rewarding working in Oxford Circus. There are so many opportunities to grow professionally, learn new things, build connections - and make a big impact.

The Job

As a TOPSHOP TOPMAN Creative VM Project Manager, you will play a leading role in managing the in-store Creative VM vision within the Global flagship store in Oxford Circus.

The Creative VM Project Manager leads their team to deliver outstanding Creative VM and exciting treatments across every facet of the store.

You will work with specialist functions and head office departments to ensure you get the best creative equipment and treatments in the right place at the right time.

One of your key challenges is to strike a balance between maximizing impact whilst maintaining Brand integrity and commerciality.

Day to Day

  • You will work with the Senior Creative VM Manager to project manage window and instore creative displays from concept to install.
  • You will write project briefs, manage budgets and work with external suppliers and third-party agencies on new window and instore creative displays. This includes print, prop and bespoke retail activations.
  • You will work with contractors to support and oversee large scale window and instore creative installations and de-installations.
  • You will work cross-functionally with store teams including Visual Merchandising, Events, Marketing and Retail to launch and maintain in-store activations and product launches.
  • You will confidently manage store visits with Senior Managers, Brand Directors and various Head Office functions.
  • You will directly manage a Creative VM Coordinator who will support with project briefings and budget management.
  • You will indirectly manage a team of team Supervisors, Creative Assistants, Mannequin Stylists and Graphic Designers alongside the Deputy Creative VM Manager and Senior Creative Manager.
  • You will support the store management team in delivering key store and Brand targets outside of Creative VM including sales, stock loss, costs, payroll, and markdown. As part of this you will oversee and manage ad hoc store requests supporting the Creative VM management team to balance Creative and Retail in-store.
  • You will have a Global understanding of TOPSHOP TOPMAN Creative VM identity and identify Creative VM risks and opportunities across the Oxford Circus flagship store.
  • You will epitomize TOPSHOP TOPMAN by living the people values, being a great fashion role model and setting an example to the rest of the Store teams.

Must Haves

  • You have experience in writing briefs and project managing production for print, prop or bespoke retail activations.
  • You have worked with or worked for a VM prop or print supplier and have an understanding of prop materials and print processes.
  • You can juggle multiple projects at various stages of design and production ensuring that they are achieved on time and within budget.
  • You have a natural creative flair and a keen eye for detail.
  • You have a working knowledge of Adobe suite.
  • You are a leader and a mentor supporting new team members as well as being someone to aspire too and experience managing a team.
  • You encourage your team to try new ideas and drive the business forward.
  • You ensure the team adheres to all store and Brand H&S regulations.
  • You are flexible and happy to work early mornings and night shifts when needed based on the needs of the business.
  • You have a love of fashion and TOPSHOP TOPMAN, you are passionate about making TOPSHOP TOPMAN Oxford Circus the leader on the high-street.

Added Extras

TOPSHOP TOPMAN isn't just an exciting place to work; you also get some great benefits for being part of the team.

  • A discounted clothing allowance so you can stay up to date with the current trends.
  • 25% staff discount & 3 enhanced discount weeks in the year across all Arcadia brands.
  • Up to 28 days pro-rata holiday including Bank Holidays.
  • A day off on your Birthday so it is all about you.
  • A day off around Christmas to get on top of the shopping.
  • London TFL Travel Card from work to home *taxable benefit.
  • Enrolled in our company pension scheme, and be able to grow with support from our amazing development offer.
  • Regular team and company social events.
  • Exclusive access to regular sample sales just for our employees.