Offers “Primark”

38 days ago Primark

Retail Assistant - Visual Merchandising

  • Wigan ( Greater Manchester )

Job description

Job Description

Role: Visual Merchandising Assistant

Purpose of Role:
· To be an ambassador for Visual Merchandising within store.
· Implement and deliver an inspiring visual proposition for the Primark brand, to enhance the customer experience and to maximise sales through visual techniques.

Reports to:Visual Merchandising Manager / Visual Merchandising Supervisor / Store Manager

Key Responsibilities
· Work with VM Manager / VM Supervisor / Store Manager to deliver VM look and feel across the store.
· Overall accountability to Implement and maintain windows
· Influence and guide store teams.
· Lead by example and aim to be seen as an expert within the store

Key Responsibilities:

· Implement campaigns in a timely and effective manner as instructed by company guidelines and in line with instructions from VM Manager / VM Supervisor / Store Manager
· Accountable to deliver excellence in our windows
· Understand and share latest trends (social & local market) ensuring this is reflected in mannequin product selection and styling
· Knowledgeable of product range, equipment, stock density and linear efficiencies to influence decision making in store
· Implement the Store of Excellence standard within your store

· Communicate information on trends, key lines and visual principles
· Keeping the team up to date with current and upcoming VM activity
· Support with best practise for campaigns, windows and visual merchandising principles Operations
· Managing the POS
· Work with store management teams to implement floor moves
· Liaise with store management to ensure effective stock maintenance relating to VM displays (planning, awareness of stock availability and ordering systems)
· Support cost control initiatives (POS allocations, equipment fit for purpose and secure etc.)

People & Relationships

· Manage upwards effectively whilst maintaining relationships and discretion at all levels

Key Skills and Behaviours:

· Ability to build relationships at different levels
· Creative and Inspirational
· Customer focused
· Sales driven
· Loves fashion and awareness of latest trends
· Genuine Love of the Primark brand
· Strong communication and listening skills
· Ability to prioritise workloads
· Self-motivated


· Previous VM and Retail experience
· Qualified to GCSE level (or equivalent) in Mathematics / English / Art / Fashio Performance Matrix

Customer Focus
· Proactively meets the expectations of Primark customers
· Makes time to understand the fundamental needs of Primark customers and puts in place methods to get an in-depth understanding of the market
· Coaches others to adopt the customer’s perspective
· Team Work
· Builds trust and respect among fellow team members and accepts group decisions, values the input and know-how of other team members
· Willingly accepts responsibility for the whole team, identifies areas of potential conflict within the team and takes action to resolve them
Communication & Influence

· Communicates regularly and confidently in an appropriate format and style
· Written and spoken work contributions are clear and concise
Quality Focus

· Pays attention to detail and ensures own work is error free. Seeks to improve the quality of own output
· Regularly reviews own work to ensure it is to the standards which are required for the role
· Responds positively to feedback about their attention to quality
Analytical & Problem Solving Skills

· Breaks things down logically into smaller parts to identify the basic requirements, makes comparisons and weigh up options
· Checks that data is accurate
· Identifies patterns, trends and missing information and applies past experience to identify potential benefits or problems
Planning & Organisation

· Works in an organised manner, manages workload efficiently so that required tasks are done at the right time and with accuracy
· Manages own time effectively, understands and prioritises which tasks need to be done first in line with team objectives and avoids wasting time
Focus & Drive
· Creates a goal focused culture by encouraging innovative thinking to achieve goals more effectively
· Encourages others to exceed goals and monitors long term goals for self and direct reports (where applicable)
· Consistently look for ways of doing things more efficiently and ensures changes are captured and disseminated, so that they bring long term business benefits
· Delivers what is required to get the job done to required standard and on time.
· Takes pride in their work and makes an effort to avoid inefficiency
Developing Self & Others
· Active interest in personal development, recognising own strengths and weaknesses and areas for improvement
· Takes responsibility for ensuring own development needs are reviewed and met. Seeks and responds to feedback
· Spends time training and coaching teams you will be contracted to work 5 days a week with Wednesday and Saturday as days off.

Req ID



Additional Information

Visual merchandiser 5 days a week with Wednesday and Saturday off.
Full Time / Part Time

Full Time

United Kingdom
Employee Status

Job Profile

Visual Merchandiser