Visual Merchandiser – Womenswear

Job Reference: selfridges/TP/49014/601
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Competitive
Working Hours: 37.5
Closing Date: 07/01/2019
Job Category: Creative
Region / Division: London - Oxford Street
Location: London

Package Description

Selfridges is a social centre where everyone is welcome. We surprise, amaze and amuse our customers everyday by doing the unexpected, celebrating those special moments and inspiring one another. We are the destination for the most extraordinary customer experience unrivalled with products and services ranging from high street to high end.

Job Introduction

Based in our Oxford Street offices you’ll provide a unique and tailored service in Creative team to customers internally and externally, going beyond the ordinary to create moments that cannot be experienced elsewhere. Our customers expect extraordinary service delivered by people with a genuine passion for what they do and to share their unparalleled level of knowledge whilst taking enormous pride in maintaining our exceptionally high standards.

Working in the Creative Team you’ll share your knowledge through unique Selfridges stories.

Know The Role

As a Visual Merchandiser in Womenswear, you will have a passion and interest in fashion and you’ll be involved in every aspect of developing extraordinary creative visual merchandising. From the way products look to how new ones are launched, from mannequin styling to planning and implementing floor layouts and merchandising, you’ll do all you can to maintain world-class standards throughout. You’ll also regularly walk the floor to spot opportunities and research competitor stores to make sure Selfridges remains the ultimate for visual impact. The better you are at promoting great working practices, sharing your knowledge and keeping up-to-date with current trends, the more effective you’ll be.

Know What We're Looking For

Your passion and confidence will set you apart. While consulting with the Creative Team you’ll take real pride in delivering a personalised and professional service. Bringing your personality to the service experience you will always look to genuinely connect with your customers while thinking creatively to bring your ideas to life. As well as having the ability to work well as part of a team, you’ll be willing to embrace opportunities to build your skills in order to offer quality and reassurance to all of our internal and external customers.

An organised, hands-on visual merchandiser, you’ll be in your element in a fast-paced and pressurised retail environment like ours. Working with the most desirable products around, it’s essential you have the style and professionalism to match. That means a proven talent for product handling, merchandising and presentation, with a strong creative streak and a keen eye for detail. What’s more, you’ll be resilient, flexible and self-motivated, and know exactly how to inspire, collaborate and influence at all levels.

About The Company

We are a shop run on imagination: a place where the world’s most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other.

We have challenged the rules of retail from day one, whilst demonstrating our unwavering commitment to sustainability.  In 2016, we were the first to be awarded with recognition for the ‘World’s Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store’ at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. We are also recognised as the Best Department Store in the World (2010, 2012, 2014 & 2018) underlining our place at the forefront of retail. In 2018 we were recognised as a LinkedIn Top Company to work for.

Our vision is to be the destination for the most extraordinary customer experience, and our people are central to us achieving this.  As an employer we are committed to making Selfridges an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work