Visual Merchandising Associate (Emiratisation)

Chalhoub Group

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP285-5542

Job description / Role

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

The main objective of this role is to secure support from individuals eager to immerse themselves in learning new skills, rather than adding to our workload.This position is characterized by its dynamic pace and physical demands, requiring proactive and creative thinking. The trainee will join an experienced team of Visual Merchandisers (VMs), receiving guidance and coaching on daily display maintenance tasks. Within a diverse environment marked by strong team synergy, the trainee will actively participate in stock display, fixture and mannequin movement, and the creation of captivating displays across all departments.

Assist VM associates in displaying new stock.

- Participate in new campaign installations for store animation changes.
- Maintain store standards consistently.
- Contribute to floor moves and installation updates.
- Manage VM props and the VM stock room.


What you'll need to succeed

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Capacity to learn and adapt swiftly in a high-pressure, fast-paced setting.
- Interest in fashion or design.
- Demonstrated initiative, capable of independently prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
- Proactive team player fostering positive interdepartmental relationships.
- Strong grasp of creative commerciality, retail standards, Visual Merchandising, and industry awareness.
- Self-motivated with a drive to achieve results.

About the Company

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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