Visual Merchandising Assistant

Location Kingston upon Thames
Discipline: Retail
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £11.89
Job ref: 002743
Published: 9 days ago

Are you looking for a Visual/Creative role and the chance to develop your skills with a business on an exciting journey? If yes, then we’d love to hear you!


About the role

Our Visual Merchandising Assistants are responsible for developing, presenting, and maintaining our creative vision across all our store departments.

With a commercial flair and up-to-date knowledge of current trends and competitors, you will play a key role in the store visual team.


About the candidate

We look for warm and welcoming people, who are adaptable, courageous, innovative, and goal-orientated to join us on our exciting journey. As well as these key characteristics, this role also requires some specific skills and experience to succeed‿

  • Previous experience of Visual Merchandising in a retail environment – Essential.
  • Passionate about delivering excellent customer service even if indirectly.
  • A strong interest in premium and luxury brands and retail
  • An excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills

About Fenwick

Opening our first store in 1882, Fenwick is rich with heritage and history as the UK’s largest family-owned department store group. We are on an exciting journey, transforming the business to exceed our customers' expectations, and we are always on the lookout for talent to join us.

We have 8 stores across the UK, differing in size and offering, specific to their local community. We are fortunate enough to say 4 of our stores also house our functional teams, allowing for a truly collaborative approach.

In 2018, we launched our first eCommerce website and have been building on this ever since, setting up our historic business for a multichannel future. With exciting growth plans ahead of us, this is indeed a place of innovation, excitement, and opportunity.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  • 25% Colleague Discount (across most areas)
  • 28 days annual leave (including bank holidays) increasing by 1 day each year to a maximum of 33 days (pro-rata for part-time colleagues)
  • Birthday day - 1 additional day off in the month of your birthday
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme option to buy up to 5 days annual leave
  • Business Dress Loan Scheme interest-free loan to buy clothes for work
  • Lifeworks - offers support in a wide range of areas, from student life to retirement, debt management or advice on saving as well as support for mental health
  • Perks - is a great way to get discounts, exclusive deals, and cashback on a range of products and leisure activities
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Pension scheme