Area Display Assistant / Area Visual Merchandiser

Croydon, Surrey, England
£19000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Rikki Holland
Contract Type
Full Time

Area Display Assistant / Area Visual Merchandiser

Location: South London, Thamesmead, Orpington & Croydon

Salary: £19283.00 Per Annum Plus Benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Permanent

  • Do you have a passion for fashion?
  • Do you have experience in window displays, layouts and stock merchandising?
  • Are you commercially minded with an understanding of the Next brand and its customers?

The NEXT retail chain was launched in February 1982 and the first store opened with an exclusive coordinated collection of stylish clothes, shoes and accessories for women. Collections for men, children and the home quickly followed. NEXT clothes are styled by its in-house design team to offer great style, quality and value for money with a contemporary fashion edge.

Our team are renowned for creating some of the most stunning windows and in-store displays in the retail industry. This talented team is growing, so don't miss your opportunity to join us!

We are now looking to recruit a Area Display Assistant to join our team to cover our South London stores.

Area Display role and responsibilities:

  • Dressing & styling of the mannequins and display features within the Fashion & Home windows in a number of stores across your area.
  • Creating different seasonal looks in the window by installing new window schemes and equipment.
  • Following a programme of store visits in your area on a rolling 3 week schedule.
  • Working alongside others in your area as part of the regional display team, whilst also thriving on your own initiative.

The ideal Area Display Assistant

  • A full driving license is essential for this role - we will provide you with a company car to get around.
  • You'll be fashion trend-focused, with a creative background and an eye for what looks good.
  • You'll have a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and always aim for the best in everything you do.
  • A flexible approach is key. Workload will fluctuate during each season and you'll need to react efficiently to this.
  • A confident communicator who uses their influence with others positively.
  • Understanding the NEXT customer is critical. Remember, they always come first!

Please note that this role covers the area between Thamesmead, Orpington & Croydon and due to the requirement of frequent travel between stores it is essential that the successful candidate lives in or close to the area to make this practical.

The average weekly hours:

  • 39 based on an annual work pattern. Content will vary week on week and will reflect the planned weekly workload. Please note that this work pattern is fixed and you must be able to commit to it.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Visual Merchandiser, Window Dresser, Display Assistant to join a reputable business that encourages career progression and offers great rate of pay and job satisfaction.

If you feel you have the experience and skills to carry out this role then apply below today for the chance of an early interview!

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