Visual Merchandiser - Airports
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We have an exciting opportunity for a creative and experienced Visual Merchandiser to join our fantastic Visual Merchandising Team within Harrods Airports and Knightsbridge stores. You will have the opportunity to bring your creativity to life by dressing and installing displays within multiple categories across all airport sites, that will cover Heathrow, Gatwick, and Knightsbridge.
About the Role
As a Visual Merchandiser at Harrods, you will work across our airport sites and Knightsbridge stores, utilizing Harrods’ incredible product offering along with impeccable visual standards and strong editorial styling, you will be creating magic in the store windows.
Further to this, you will have the opportunity to design and coordinate the installation of visual concepts in line with a seasonal Marketing calendar. You will maintain and monitor the standards across all windows, ensuring that all areas are clean and aesthetically pleasing. You will create guidelines that can be shared internally and externally, ensuring that standards are maintained.
As a Visual Merchandiser, you will display the flexibility to work across multi-site locations and adapt to processes across different environments. You will also be maintaining and monitoring the shop floor, ensuring that all areas are clean and aesthetically pleasing. You will be able to engage and self-progress with continued awareness of the ever-changing seasons and trends.
You will need to be able to create retail theatre to elevate the customer experience and promote an obvious and clear link to the overarching storewide narrative.
The successful Visual Merchandiser will be proactive, with impeccable attention to detail, and have the ability to balance practical work with project management work, showing strong organisation skills. You will demonstrate great communication skills when liaising with brands and suppliers on window projects, as well as being able to multitask.
You will have the ability to show talent in styling, outfit building, and product selection alongside the capability to translate research into the form of mood boards, design ideas, and trend reports. You will have a passion for cross-category merchandising, including Womenswear, Menswear, and Childrenswear, Accessories, Food, and Harrods Signature.
You will also be confident to:
- Research and develop creative concepts - including competitive research
- Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders and liaise with brand partners for upcoming promotions
- Project coordinate installations and liaising with production companies – this includes reviewing technical drawings and site visits
- Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Suite is required, Adobe Suite is preferred, but not essential
Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.
Our promise to you
Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.
In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, £25,000 annual salary, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods
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