Founded in 1991, Connaught Kitchens is located at the heart of Connaught Village near Marble Arch London at 2 Porchester Place. Key Responsibilities: - Working under the guidance of the Design team to ensure that the highest service and operational standards are reflected at all times. - Exceeding expectations in delivering a warm and genuine welcome to external clients and suppliers. - Maintaining the Visual Merchandising standards of the Showroom at all times by tidying displays, and accessories. - Assisting the design team to receive, unpack and log all deliveries. Packing and sending parcels to clients
3 week internship for Elle Decoration Magazine. Working closely with the magazines editors and stylists. - Created mini 'archive' of Elle decoration magazines dating from 2012 - present for visual reference, thus generating more studio storage space. - Made contact sheets using adobe bridge and Microsoft Word for stylists to take on photo shoots. - Sorting stock room, packing and unpacking stock. Liaising closely with the post room. - Research into potential products for shoot and creating concept sheets.
2 week internship assisting the Visual Merchandising team for Homeware. Primary responsibilities included assisted in the planning, erecting and merchandising of product within the Christmas and Toy shop. And the replenishing and merchandising of the food department. - Personally unpacked all the chrome shelving throughout the Toy Shop, to speed up merchandising progress. - Generated better access to props by organising the visual departments stock room. - Assisted on window display celebrating the birth if the royal baby. - Highlighted my creativity and resourcefulness by creating props for the Denim Studio.
3 week Placement at Jaeger head office, working in conjunction with the Visual team. Daily Responsibilities included leasing closely with the visual team. - Assisted with window installations in Jaeger's Flagship Store at Regent Street. - Represented the brand image by acting as an intermediary between head office and Jaeger stores. - helped with the unpacking, moving and assembling of 40 new mannequins to the store - Collated images for brand research
3 week work placement as part of my Visual Merchandising course at the Fashion Retail Academy. Daily responsibilities included attending the morning briefing and from their being assigned a part of the store to maintain visual standards throughout the day - Assisted in a major store refit which included setting up chrome walls, moving fixtures and mannequins into their required position. - Enriched the store’s visual merchandising through the use of eye-catching displays to entice customers - Cultivated strong bonds with the visual and sales teams to create an harmonious atmosphere in the store