About Banana Republic
Banana Republic was founded with an explorer’s spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.
We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what’s next.
About the role
The Senior Manager of Styling will create, direct and execute the overall styling point of view for the Banana Republic Factory channel incorporating new & emerging trends that keeps us relevant in the competitive market place. This role reports to the Director of Visual Merchandising.
What you'll do
Responsible for overseeing & executing all seasonal styling needs and projects for marketing, online and brick & mortar businesses. Consistenly manages multiple projects and timelines concurrently throughout each season styling out for marketing campaigns, online editorial stories, emails, social media advertising, windows and in-stores.
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 high level of knowledge and awareness of fashion industry, current fashion & retail market landscape. Maintains a clear understanding of the brand’s overall aesthetic while displaying the ability to incorporate new ideas that push us forward.
Maintains a clear understanding of brand’s overall aesthetic, seasonal product priorities and current state of business in order to shift quickly and tailor work to support the needs of the business.
Participates in all seasonal marketing campaign shoots taking the lead on on-set/on-figure styling.
Leads seasonal styling walkthroughs with the leadership team to gain approval and alignment prior to marketing campaign shoots.
Communicates styling priorities and strategies to the field through visual merchandising tools and resources including the Visual Presentaton Guide and the Seasonal Style Guide.
Who you are
Minimum 5 years of experience in fashion styling.
Minimum 1-2 years of experience leading a team of stylists.
Ability to balance creative with strategic deliverables.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong collaboration skills and ability to form effective partnerships across cross-functional teams - Design, Merchandising, Creative, 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.
Benefits at Banana Republic
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
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