Showroom Assistant (Fixed term contract) - May Market 2021

Department:  SHOWROOM & CAD
City:  London
Location:  GB


Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


We are recruiting for a talented individual to join our Showroom team as a Showroom Assistant on a fixed-term contract from May17th until mid/end of June to support during the market.

Your role will be to report to the Showroom Floor Manager in delivering a best in class service Showroom Experience to our internal and external Burberry clients by acting as a Burberry brand ambassador in a corporate retail environment, and supporting the day to day operations of the Showroom according to the Showroom Ways of Working and Processes.


Flexibility is essential as the team will be working on a weekly rota alternating morning and afternoon shifts.


  • Work under the guidance of the Showroom Management Team to ensure that the highest service and operational standards are reflected at all times.
  • Be a Burberry Brand Ambassador by wearing the provided Burberry uniform in line with the Burberry Grooming Guidelines and demonstrate the Burberry behaviours at all times.
  • Exceed expectations in delivering a warm and genuine welcome to our internal and external clients.
  • Maintain the VM of the Showroom at all times by tidying displays, neatly folding and putting back product, labelling swing tickets and line lists according to product position, photographing all displays and product, and printing and labelling the Showroom VM book.
  • Support tracking and monitoring of the samples by applying the Showroom Samples Ways of Working and processes at all times.
  • Assist in packing and sending the collections to other Showrooms/Departments.
  • Demonstrate effective communication through daily team briefings and handover notes.
  • Complete a daily checklist to ensure the maintenance of Showroom front and back of house standards, reporting any issues to facilities, IT, hospitality and cleaning when needed.
  • Assist in the set up and breakdown of the Showroom prior to and post market.


  • Previous experience as Showroom Assistant during Markets desirable but not required
  • Available to work flexible shifts.
  • PC literate (Office 2010: Word/Excel/Power Point/Outlook)
  • Organised, able to multi task and problem solve while working with pace.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience of working under pressure in a fast paced environment

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