Showroom Assistant

London, United Kingdom
18 Jul 2022
07 Sep 2022

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


We are recruiting for a talented individual to join our Showroom team as a Showroom Assistant. The role will be full time, 37.5 hours per week, working shifts from 08:00 - 22:00 Monday - Sunday, and with two days off per week. You will be required to be available to work weekends and public holidays, commit to this role on a permanent basis, and hold a valid work visa if required.

The ideal candidate will find motivation in covering a support role, which requires extensive people skills and a hands on approach. Please note this is not a sales-based role.


  • Work under the guidance of the Showroom Management Team to ensure that the highest service and operational standards are reflected at all times
  • Ensure Showroom standards are kept immaculate at all times following showroom standards and ways of working
  • Support the Wholesale team during Market appointments
  • Support with organising looks and runway in running order for pulls
  • Support in stickering LM and SAP stickers onto samples to allow for sample tracking
  • Support with any initiatives: D&I, Women empowered, LGBTQ+, Sustainability etc that align with our Burberry Values
  • Follow our Burberry standards: Open and Caring, Creatively driven, Forward Thinking and Proud of our Heritage
  • Be a Burberry Brand Ambassador by wearing the provided Burberry uniform in line with the Burberry Grooming Guidelines
  • Exceed expectations in delivering a warm and genuine welcome to our internal and external clients
  • Support in maintaining the Visual Merchandising standards of the Showroom at all times
  • Focus on maintaining all back of house standards, allowing for the highest product care at all times
  • Having a hands-on approach: tidying displays, neatly folding product, reorganising storage areas and moving samples
  • Steaming, lint rolling and ensuring all product is on the correct branded hanger
  • Assist the Samples team to receive, unpack and log in all seasonal deliveries and place them on the Showroom floor
  • Assist in locating, packing and sending the collections to other Showrooms/Departments and clear out of previous seasons
  • Assist in the set up and breakdown of the Showroom prior to and post market
  • Ensure product care standards are maintained in all parts of the Showroom at all times


  • Flexible and adaptable approach to working
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Calm under pressure and professional manner, acting as Brand Ambassador
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and prioritising skills and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Pro-active and results driven approach
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a large and multicultural team
  • Strong customer service experience


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || SHOWROOM & CAD || NO DEPARTMENT - FIS9014 || n/a ||

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