Offers “Primark”

Expires soon Primark

Retail Assistant - Visual Merchandising

  • Harlow (Essex)
  • Sales

Job description

Job Description

Role: Visual Merchandising Assistant - Fixed Term

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

Req ID



Full Time / Part Time

Full Time
Part Time Hours


United Kingdom
Employee Status

Fixed Term Contract
Job Profile

Visual Merchandiser

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