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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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  • With a network of top Display Assistants at our disposal, Get Recruited is the ideal recruitment partner to help promote your Retail business. Our award-winning team, that includes specialist Retail recruiters, understands the Visual Marketing profession and can supply creative and design-trained candidates of the highest quality. Looking to make a temporary hire? We do that too, offering nationwide coverage from our UK branches.
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 7YB
    • 100 Old Hall Street, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 9BP
    • 31 Southampton Row, Holborn, London, WC1B 5HJ
    • Barclay House, 35 Whitworth Street West, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 5NG
  • Discover Retail is a UK wide boutique recruitment agency that makes finding your next Retail hire easy and hassle free. We recruit for all Retail jobs, with a particular specialism in SENIOR appointments. So whether you need a Store Manager or a Head Office specialist, we are flexible to any situation. Permanent, contract or interim, no requirement is out of our remit. Discover Retail talent with Discover Retail.
    Coverage Recruit nationally throughout the United Kingdom
    • Lancashire House, The Sidings, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9SE
  • 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
  • Recruiter 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.

  • 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
  • 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
    19 Offices Nationwide
  • CEIS has been providing recruitment and business services to various industries/sectors throughout Scotland and further afield since 2006, always using local personnel. Working closely with businesses, CEIS can provide a creative and quality recruitment service, eliminating the time consuming and sometimes expensive advertising and recruitment processes.
    Coverage Scotland, N W, N E, Midlands, Y Shire, H Side, NI
    • Moorpark Court, 5 Dava Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G51 2JA
    • 26 Eglinton Street, Irvine, Ayrshire, KA12 8AS
    • 77 Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway, DG1 2AB
  • Jobseeker 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!

  • A handful of roles within the Retail jobs market which we manage include: Merchandiser Jobs, Retail Manager Jobs, Sales Manager Jobs, Branch Manager Jobs, Floor Manager Jobs and Retail Sales Assistant Jobs, to name but a few.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 6 New Street, Paisley, West Lanarkshire, PA1 1XY
    • 139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
  • 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
    • Suite 1 Blackburn Enterprise Centre, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 3HQ
    • 15 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, Cheshire, SK8 5AF

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Visual Merchandising Salary Rates
Low Pay:£16,000
Medium Pay:£26,500
High Pay:£37,500
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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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