VM Co-ordinator (Part Time)


Job Details


Liverpool Head Office

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Depending on experience

Closing Date

12/02/2022 14:56

About the Role

As one of our VM Co-ordinators, you’ll work with the Visual Merchandiser to support the in-store strategy for your individual product category, in line with the creative direction and focus to support the Visual Brand Strategy.

You will support the delivery of exciting and inspirational customer focussed Visual merchandising guides and for store and customer communication in line with the critical path to support the trading and marketing plan

  • Deliver exciting and inspirational customer focussed Visual merchandising guides, for store and customer communication, in line with the critical path to support the trading and marketing plan.
  • Maintain the Model Store process by taking creative and inspiring visual guidance from the Visual Merchandiser, and delivering a positive and innovative brand image.
  • Work closely with the Trading teams to understand the product selection for all VM communications and how these choices support our commercial goals and the delivery of the critical path.
  • Follow a robust review and feedback process on improvements to the Creative VM principles that support the Brand, Commercial and Retail teams as well as the end to end Mock Shop to Model Store Process.
  • Produce competition insight reports by visiting Matalan stores and competitors to understand all trends, ensuring that the customer is at the heart of all decisions whilst keeping ahead of the market innovation.

About You

  • Relevant degree with a 2:1 classification or above and/or equivalent experience in one of the following areas: VM, Interior design, fashion styling, fashion design would be preferred.
  • Experience in writing visual communications
  • Experience of creating displays or installations, in commercial or fashion creative spaces
  • Large format fashion retail experience
  • Creative and commercially minded with excellent brand awareness
  • A thorough understanding of the end to end Visual Merchandising process
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with people at all levels
  • Experience using Microsoft packages and Photoshop

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 15,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.

Matalan are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities. 

We encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable you to perform at your best througout the application and interview. 

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 



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Visual Merchandiser
VM Co-ordinator (Part Time)