Visual Merchandiser - Reading

Wyevale Garden Centres
21 Mar 2019
24 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Visual Merchandiser - Wyevale Garden Centre - Hare Hatch, Reading

Hours: 39 hours per week

Are you looking for a creative role in retail that working predominantly Monday to Friday?

We have a wonderful opportunity for an in-store Visual Merchandiser to join Wyevale Garden Centres, the UK’s leading gardening retailer.

We’re extremely passionate about our people. With a number of operational changes taking place, it’s an exciting time to join us. As well as an amazing range for gardens and homes, many of our centres have in-house restaurants offering seasonal food and a wide cake choice.

We’re always passing on ideas, inspiration and valuable tips, so if you’re keen to learn lots of new things and spend time with great customers, we’d love to talk to you.

Job Profile:

As a Visual Merchandiser you will deliver inspiring layouts and displays in line with the visual merchandising strategy, creating inspirational shopping experiences for our customers.

Key job contributions include:

Inspires and engages Garden Centre teams to deliver inspirational shopping environments
Ensure all stock is merchandised in accordance with the brands standards
Supports the teams to deliver a great customer journey, outstanding retail standards, delivery of product and inspirational displays
Creates an inspirational shopping environments through displays of product
Supports with new store re-fits and ensures correct placement of POS and promotional material
Supports Centre Manager and Regional Visual Merchandiser Managers in driving commercial sales, ATV and conversion
Assists with the training and development of all store employees on product knowledge
Carries out regular and appropriate floor moves
Keeps up to date on comprehensive knowledge of the local market and competitor activities.

Personal Specifications:

Previous experience in a similar role within the retail sector
In-store multi-product visual merchandising experience
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to prioritise workload and planning skills
Demonstrate good commercial awareness
Attention to detail
Someone who will really fit into the Wyevale Garden Centres culture and enjoy the values that are held as important by the company

Why join us?

For our working environment – our centres’ offering beautiful surroundings, full of stunning plants and colour.

For the people – working for us is all about passion, and we love it when our people get creative and muck in. You’ll learn loads – and have fun too.

For the flexibility – our centres’ day-time opening hours allow you to really enjoy your evenings.

For our benefits – we also offer a fantastic selection of benefits including holiday and sick pay for all colleagues, great discounts, childcare vouchers, a group pension scheme, parking and team activities.

Please Note: The role of Visual Merchandiser is predominantly Monday to Friday, however during the lead up to our peak season, or special events, adhoc weekend work will be required to ensure the centre is ready for our customers.

If this role sounds of interest, then naturally we’d love to speak to you

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