Elmont, New York (Hybrid)
Value Retail is the creator and operator of The Bicester Village Shopping Collection – with 11 luxury shopping destinations in Europe and China, home to more than 1,200 boutiques of the world's leading luxury fashion and lifestyle brands, offering exceptional savings all year round.
What sets us apart: A Distinctive Fashion Experience. If you have what it takes to create something extraordinary every day, then look no further – this is where you need to be! At Value Retail, we all share the same ambition: to create extraordinary experiences for our guests, brand partners, and colleagues. We are entrepreneurs at heart, passionate about what we do, and constantly raise the bar.
Value Retail (VR) is bringing The Bicester Collection to North America. An experience unlike any other, Belmont Park Village is projected to open in 2024. Located adjacent to the iconic Belmont Park racecourse and the UBS Arena, home to the New York Islanders, and with a future hotel to be announced, Belmont Park Village will be one of the most exciting entertainment destinations in the world. www.thebicestercollection.com
As our Retail Development Coordinator, you will provide administrative support for the Retail Development Team and assist in brand design and construction programs process including but not limited to scheduling necessary visits, collaboration with relevant departments, collecting documents from Brands, and obtaining approvals.
Brand Design & Construction Works
Arrange Brand visits, support briefings, supply information and standards relating to Brand design and construction
Schedule and participate in Brand visits in coordination with other departments, including note-taking, reporting and follow-up
Schedule, co-ordinate and provide feedback for Brand design and construction programs and timelines
Develop, implement and facilitate an efficient communication system with Brand partners
Develop, implement and facilitate an efficient internal communication system with internal cross-functional departments
Communicate with related departments concerning Brand related issues, e.g., timing, changes, etc.
Manage information flow between Retail Development team and consultants including scheduling appointments, coordinating drawing reviews and submittals, budgeting and billing
Monitor Brand construction progress on site against approved designs and timelines
Liaise with leasing and legal teams on all issues relating to Brand design and construction
Collaborate, in-person and virtually, with colleagues in the US and Europe to share information and to align approaches
Ensure that Brands comply with VR requirements related to their design and construction, e.g., insurance, permits, payments. Collect and review submittals for compliance
Ensure proper and complete information is issued by the Brand to VR for review and approval, e.g., drawings, renderings, samples, etc.
Ensure timely delivery of VR approvals to Brands
Develop and manage comprehensive mulit-project tracking tools for the Retail Development team and coordinate with related teams to provide timely and accurate information relating to Brand design and construction.
Create feasibility studies for white box units, unit reconfigurations, kiosks, etc. as needed
Provide administrative support to VP Retail Development and Retail Development team
Create design proposals for special projects to be further developed by external consultants and follow the projects through to completion
Standardize and manage all VR protocols, e.g., new supplier registration, internal approval documentation, etc.
Manage the Retail Development budget, facilitate consultant and supplier contracts and payments, and archive documents accordingly
Assist in planning and organizing the office space and public support spaces in the Village
Other duties as assigned
Minimum 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Proficiency in AutoCAD, PowerPoint, and Excel required
Proficiency in BIM systems, Adobe Creative Suite, and 3D software highly desired
Ability to communicate fluently, effectively, and confidently at all levels
Self-starter, organized, disciplined, deadline-driven, trustworthy, responsible, and able to effectively manage multiple projects and simultaneous deadlines
Architecture, interior design, or industrial design background preferred
Ability to conduct design, construction, and building code research and organize and present findings
Familiarity with construction works is a plus
Ability to travel to Villages in Europe if needed
Compensation & Benefits:
Medical, Dental, and Vision