Visual Merchandising & Event Marketing Trainee

Chalhoub Group

Dubai, UAE

Posted on: 18 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time


For over six decades, Chalhoub Group has been a partner and creator of luxury experiences in the Middle East. The Group, in its endeavour to excel as a hybrid retailer, has reinforced its distribution and marketing services with a portfolio of eight owned brands and over 300 international brands in the luxury, beauty, fashion, and art de vivre categories. More recently, the Group expanded its expertise into new categories of luxury watches, jewellery, and eyewear.

Every step at Chalhoub Group is taken with the customer at heart. Be it constantly reinventing itself or focusing on innovation to provide luxury experiences at over 750+ experiential retail stores, online and through mobile apps, each touch point leads to delighting the customer.

Today, Chalhoub Group stands for 14,000 skilled and talented professionals across seven countries, whose cohesive efforts have resulted in the Group being ranked third in the Middle East and first in Saudi Arabia as a Great Place to Work®.

To keep the innovation journey going, the Group has set up "The Greenhouse", which is not just an innovation hub, but also an incubator space and accelerator for start-ups and small businesses in the region and internationally. This is just one of the several initiatives taken by the Group to reinvent itself, catalysed by forward thinking and future-proofing. The Group has also been embedding sustainability at the core of its business strategy with a clear commitment towards people, partners and the planet, and by being a member of the United Nations Global Compact Community and signatory of the Women's Empowerment Principles.

What you'll be doing

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Trainee to join our team. This unique role blends visual merchandising expertise with AutoCAD proficiency and event marketing skills. The ideal candidate will be passionate about creating visually stunning displays, have a keen eye for detail, and be eager to learn and grow in a fast-paced, luxury retail environment.

Visual Merchandising:

- Assist in designing and implementing visually appealing and effective in-store displays.
- Utilize AutoCAD to create and modify floor plans, display layouts, and fixture designs.
- Collaborate with the merchandising team to ensure displays are aligned with brand guidelines and seasonal themes.
- Monitor and maintain the appearance of displays, ensuring they are always clean, organized, and attractive.
- Support the visual merchandising team in setting up and dismantling seasonal and promotional displays.

Event Marketing:

- Assist in planning and executing in-store events, promotions, and campaigns.
- Coordinate with vendors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth event operations.
- Help create marketing materials and content for events, including invitations, signage, and social media posts.
- Engage with customers during events, providing exceptional service and promoting our products.
- Analyze event performance and gather feedback to improve future events.


- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Visual Merchandising, Interior Design, or a related field.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD and other design software.
- Strong creative and visual skills with a keen eye for detail.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
- Passion for luxury retail and home decor

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognize the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.


The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group's success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group's competitive edge in today's market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.

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