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Staff employed as Visual Merchandisers, help to design the displays found inside of shops and in shop windows. They are responsible for presenting goods in a way that entices customers and maximises retail sales.

Visual retail professionals, usually enter into their careers through a background in design or by working their way up the career ladder following taking on an assistant's position in the retail industry. Foundation degrees and degrees in visual merchandising are appropriate qualifications for this line of work, as are qualifications from the British Display Society (BDS). New recruits usually develop their skills on-the-job, with many large retail companies providing structured training programmes for their staff.

Visual merchandisers tend to be employed by fashion and homeware stores. In large retail stores, visual merchandisers may work independently or as part of a large team. Those in full-time positions may work between 37 and 40 hours a week. Late evening work is commonplace as displays tend to be set up when stores are closed to the general public. Part-time work is often available. Employment openings tend to be advertised through design and retail trade publications and recruitment agencies specialising in retail jobs.

Starting salaries for staff involved in creating visual displays are between £12,000 and £16,000 a year, rising to around £20,000 a year for those with experience. Visual merchandising managers may earn up to £45,000 a year.

 
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  • Careers In Design (Recruitment) Ltd

    At Careers In Design our expertise and market knowledge lies within the Architectural, Interior, and Product Design industries. We work nationwide and have helped clients throughout the UK and overseas. We handle design vacancies and search assignments at all levels.
    Coverage UK Nationwide / Overseas
    • Beech House, 28 New Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 7BU
  • Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division

    From senior director level to more junior within finance, HR, marketing, sales, customer service and administration our Office and Contact Centre service is geared towards matching candidates with opportunities which precisely suit their capabilities. We have an established pedigree within the sector and our specialist teams are well qualified to advise and assist your career development.
    Coverage UK wide
    17 Offices Nationwide
  • Discover Retail Limited

    Discover Retail has been partnering retailers since we open our doors in 2005. We are extreme specialists in the Retail Operation, Head Office and Retail E-Commerce field. We work closely with our clients identifying the right culture fit and skill set for each individual vacancy - we love retail!
    Coverage Recruit nationally throughout the United Kingdom
    • Lancashire House, The Sidings, Whalley, Lancashire, Clitheroe, BB7 9SE
  • Recruitment tip provided by Discover Retail Limited

    When seeking to grow your Visual Merchandising team and you decide to appoint a specialist to recruit on your behalf, it is advisable to make sure your brief is very clear. There are a lot of candidates in VM but sourcing the right one quite often comes down to brand experience / match and culture fit. Time spent providing a detailed brief to your Recruiter will not be wasted.

  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    At FlexPlus we challenge ourselves to deliver the highest quality of Retail staff in record times and more cost effectively than anyone else. We have been going for over well over 20 years and are part of a billion dollar staffing group. The range of recruitment options we offer our clients and the sheer power of our recruitment technology set us apart from our competitors. Call/email us today for an exceptional staffing service.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Activus Recruitment Ltd

    The birth of Activus was conceived from the vision that there is always room in any industry for an organisation to lead from the front through true customer service excellence. We are currently active in all industry sectors and are keen to expand both our candidate and client profiles.
    Coverage Scotland, Ireland
    • Office 2 The Steading, Craigearn Business Park, Morrison Way, Aberdeen, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, AB51 0TH
  • Infinity Personnel Ltd

    Infinity Personnel see Client Services differently. Firstly, we listen. We put a lot of effort into learning about your business, your staffing requirements & seasonal patterns & most sought after skills. Our objective is to become your recruitment partners. Local knowledge & sector specialist approach, have a proven track record with many businesses in the area. We’re proactive in our attitude, driven by the desire to exceed your expectations.
    Coverage Midlands
    • First Floor, 4-6 Hay Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RF
  • Recruitment tip provided by Discover Retail Limited

    Choosing a career in the VM world is very competitive. You have to outshine the competition at all times. When applying for roles and attending interviews it is essential you prepare in detail. VM is a creative role, so you need to think outside of the box! We suggest you put together a 'WOW' portfolio and always ensure before interview a number of stores and detailed creative SWOT is completed. Stand out from the crowd!

  • McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists

    Our functional Retail practice forms a strong bond with how MBW-i was formed. Well connected with a strong presence in the market, our teams are supported by a dedicated team of professional researchers. We are proud to be associated with some of the worlds leading brand names, assisting them with their critical hire appointments across multiple disciplines! If you have a hard to find appointment and need professionals call us now!
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unipart House, Garsington Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG
    • Cooper House, 2 Michael Road, London, SW6 2AD
    • MBW-i, McBarron Wood House, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP178PB
  • Seven Search & Selection ltd

    We are a recognised recruitment brand within the Consumer Goods sector, one that stands for quality and service. With over 12 year’s history we have built up an enviable client base from global blue chips to innovative start-ups. We cover Operations, Commercial and Retail appointments. Our consultants work nationwide on salaries between £25k-£250k.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Seven Search & Selection ltd, 1 Aire Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4PR
    • Langdale House, 11 Marshalsea Road, London, SE1 1EN
  • Ellis Mack Catering, Hospitality & Retail Specialists

    A specialist Retail and Hospitality Recruitment Agency. Experienced consultants with successful track records recruiting across all sectors of Retail. A detailed pre-screening and interview process is conducted for all candidates before submission ensuring that both the skill set and the cultural fit of our shortlist matches the needs of our clients. Excellent rates and rebate periods providing peace of mind and value for money. A focus on retention and after care for our clients that add to the bespoke service Ellis Mack provides.
    Coverage UK wide
    • The Centrum Building, 38 Queen Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G1 3DX
  • Gold Recruitment Services

    Retail is our niche market. Our specialist sector is In-store retail support. Our consultants have over a decade of experience of working within the industry, therefore we have a good understanding of the market and what it takes to represent your company and brand. We are able to provide a complete support service to suppliers and retailers on a nationwide basis; from merchandisers, stock takers and replenishes, to SEL and POS knowledgeable staff.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 15 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, Stockport, SK8 5AF

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Visual Merchandising Salary Rates
Low Pay:£16,000
Medium Pay:£26,500
High Pay:£37,500
Sample Size:75
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Average Visual Merchandising Salaries by Region
Scotland
£18.7k
North East
£14k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£24k
Midlands
£31k
East Anglia
£28k
London
£30k
Home Counties
£22k
South East
£29k
South West
£24k
Welsh Borders
£18k
North West
£19.9k
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