RETAIL SALES ASSISTANT/MENSWEAR VISUAL MERCHANDISER

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Retail Sales Assistant with strong Visual Merchandising experience to support the Menswear Department within The House of Bruar. This role is an integral part of the retailing process and you will work closely with the Menswear Head of Department. The role is a permanent, full time position. Previous merchandising experience is essential, as is the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. Salary will be dependent on experience.

Menswear clothing is our speciality here at The House of Bruar, including key brands such as Barbour, Aigle and Gant. Our keen eye for current trends combines with a lasting appreciation for classic rural style to create an exclusive collection of outstanding quality. From traditional Tweeds to fine cashmere, practical gilets to eveningwear, our men’s country clothing collection really does have something for every occasion.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Cashiering.
  • General cleaning duties.
  • Delivering exceptional customer service.
  • You will ensure that the Menswear department delivers visually inspiring in-store and window displays to reflect and maintain the company brand and reputation.
  • You will communicate with and train the Menswear Team to ensure that product presentation, mannequin styling, promotional activities, seasonal set up, product trials, and sale presentations are delivered in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Maximise sales and profit levels by ensuring selling space utilises commercial layouts with visually exciting groupings that presents the product in an attractive and logical style which maintains brand identity.
  • Communicate with the Menswear Buying Team to review and implement any visual plans.
  • Seek feedback from the Buying Team on the visual impact of displays and implement changes.
  • Help drive sales through excellent customer service in Menswear.

What we are looking for:

  • Ensure the customer service you provide is of the highest standards at all times.
  • Support the Team in achieving company sales targets and operational goals.
  • Be a role model for The House of Bruar brand with our personal presentation standards.
  • Maintain store visual standards in cleaning duties and merchandising.
  • Visual merchandising field experience in fashion retail.
  • Experience with window dressing.
  • Creative flair with an eye for detail in identifying and sourcing props, fabrics, hardware and lighting.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to liaise between different departments.

Who we need
  • A customer service ambassador.
  • Pro-active, flexible and reliable.
  • Collaborative, flexible approach to work.
  • The ability to manage a rapidly changing programme.
  • Passionate about creativity and visual displays, with fantastic visual flair.
  • Strong interest in current and future design trends.
  • A talent for design, colour and style.

Previous merchandising experience is essential as well as a can-do attitude and a genuine interest in delivering excellent service. In return, we offer on the job and SVQ training, opportunities for progression and great staff benefits. Please apply by email to Clare Harget Human Resources Manager on recruitment@houseofbruar.com or in writing to The House of Bruar, By Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TW, enclosing a copy of your CV and covering letter.