Visual Merchandising Assistant
Job Title: Visual Merchandising Assistant
Company: Marks and Spencer's Liffey Valley
Location: Liffey Valley, Ireland
Job Type: Permanent Full-time (37.5) and part time hours (Various)
At least 1 years experience in visual merchandising essential
Marks and Spencer's Dundrum and Liffey Valley are seeking a highly creative and detail-oriented Visual Assistant to join our dedicated team. As a Visual Assistant, you will play a crucial role in creating visually appealing displays that enhance the overall customer experience in our store. Your primary responsibility will be to assist the Visual Merchandising team in implementing captivating visual presentations and maintaining the overall visual aesthetic of the store. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for design, exceptional organizational skills, and a keen eye for detail.
1. Assist the Visual Merchandising team in executing and maintaining visually impactful displays and window installations to attract and engage customers.
2. Collaborate with the Visual Merchandising team to implement seasonal and promotional displays, ensuring they align with the brand guidelines and merchandising guidelines/ standards.
3. Participate in the set-up and breakdown of displays, including merchandising products, props, signage, and lighting.
4. Regularly monitor the store floor to ensure displays are visually appealing, well-maintained, and adequately stocked.
5. Update and refresh displays in a timely manner to reflect changes in product assortment and promotions.
6. Maintain an organized and clean stockroom, ensuring merchandise and display materials are appropriately stored and easily accessible.
7. Assist in maintaining accurate inventory records for visual display materials and supplies, reporting any shortages or discrepancies.
8. Collaborate with the store team to ensure visual merchandising standards are consistently upheld throughout the store.
9. Stay updated on current design trends, retail industry developments, and competitor activities to contribute innovative ideas and suggestions for visual improvements.
10. Uphold health and safety regulations within the visual merchandising department, ensuring a safe working environment for yourself and others.
1. Previous experience in visual merchandising. A keen eye for aesthetics and attention to detail is crucial.
2. Knowledge of visual merchandising principles, including color schemes, composition, and product placement.
3. Creativity and the ability to think critically to solve visual challenges and create appealing displays.
4. Strong organisational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities effectively.
5. Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively as part of a team and provide feedback on visual merchandising strategies.
6. Ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment and adapt to changing priorities and demands.
7. Proficiency in using basic Microsoft teams and Microsoft suit.
8. Physical stamina and the ability to lift, move, and arrange heavy merchandise and display materials.
9. Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
Joining Marks and Spencer's Liffey Valley as a Visual Assistant provides a fantastic opportunity to showcase your creativity, contribute to a renowned retail brand, and engage customers through captivating visual displays. If you are passionate about visual merchandising and have an eye for detail, we invite you to apply for this exciting role today.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From €13.39 per hour
Bike to work scheme
Please outline any relevant Visual merchandising experience.
Visual Merchandise: 1 year (required)
Work Location: In person
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