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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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  • 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
  • Platinum Personnel Solutions

    With over 20 years experience in recruitment covering a large number of industry sectors, we are a local Recruitment Agency providing local people to local companies in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.
    Coverage Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
    • Unit 5 East Suffolk Business Centre, King Georges Avenue, Ipswich, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4US
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • 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.

  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Mego Employment

    Mego works with local people to improve their ability to attract employers and get hired. And we work with employers to improve their ability to attract and hire people. Please note that we recruit for the South West.
    Coverage South West
    • 8 The Crescent, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3AB
    • Edge Specialist Recruitment, Minerva House, Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • Discovery House, Steamer Quay Road, Totnes, Devon, TQ95AL
  • 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 pro-active 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!

  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • 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
  • Lawson Price Sales & Marketing Specialists

    Recruiting sales and marketing professionals since 1985, our market knowledge and expertise is unrivalled! Our commitment to excellence helps our clients recruit and keep better staff, cost effectively.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Hambledon, Friday's Hill, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 3DX
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • 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
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ
  • Gold Recruitment Services

    A friendly and professional independent agency based in Cheshire. We specialise in Engineering, Industrial, Commercial and Retail sectors; covering many industry sectors throughout the UK. We offer competitive pricing individually tailored to your company needs.
    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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