Visual Merchandisers Required for The Open in Sandwich

Key Personnel

This is a Permanent position in Sandwich, Kent posted February 17, 2020.

We are looking for creative retail Visual Merchandisers to increase sales, attract customers attention and to provide an excellent in-store experience.

The goal is to use visual merchandising to convert window shoppers into prospects, drive branding and sales objectives and maximise profitability during The Open.

Roles & Responsibilities:

– Define, design and implement a creative visual merchandising strategy
– Create appealing and eye-catching visual displays that lead the customer through the entire store
– Produce window displays, signs, interior displays, floor plans and special promotions displays
– Identify key messages and set a clear image of the end result
– Come up with, revise and present design ideas with assistant merchandisers
– Act in alignment to the Open’s culture, products, image and target market
– Monitor costs and work within budget
– Oversee the production and brief staff on arranging displays
– Liaise with suppliers and source elements
– Research lifestyle, demographics and design trends


– Proven work experience as a visual merchandiser or visual manager
– Demonstrable visual design skills with a strong retail merchandising portfolio
– Solid experience in field visual merchandising, including window displays, signs, interior displays and space utilisation
– Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design tools
– Knowledge of current visual merchandising trends and best practices
– Proficiency in MS Office
– Creative and innovative thinker
– Ability to analyse sales merchandising reports and survey results
Qualification in visual merchandising, fashion merchandising, exhibition design, visual communications or similar desirable

How to Apply

For more information or to apply: Contact Julie or Derek on 01382 202400 or click on the following links for: Paid positions Volunteers