For Retailers

Marketing MaterialsFAQ


1. How do I nominate my business?

You don’t need to nominate your business to be a part of Retail Employer of the Year. A nomination is activated by a vote for your brand. As soon as your business has received a single vote, you are automatically in the running.

Once you have been nominated Your local Retailworld Account Manager will reach out and provide you with a campaign information pack via email. Upon being notified of your nomination you may choose to opt out of the award.

2. How are the winners chosen?

Winners are chosen based on the number of votes received. We encourage you to campaign and promote your brand – pitch to the market why they should vote for you!

For more information about the award visit ‘about the award’ above.

3. How can I encourage people to vote for my brand?

It’s up to you how you chose to campaign and encourage your team, and the general public to vote – to help you out we have put together a downloadable file with marketing materials that you can use as part of your campaign!
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Retailworld will notify candidates about the award to raise the profile of careers within the retail industry and encourage votes. As a neutral third party, Retailworld will not be promoting any information through the Award campaign to sway voters.

4. What if someone votes twice?

The integrity of the awards programme is important to the wider employment market and also to the retail industry, we take this seriously. An email address is required to submit a vote. This will be stored throughout the campaign period to allow for one vote per person and to ensure the process is robust and fair.. To find out more visit our privacy policy.

Why Should Your Business Participate?

The Retail Employer of the Year Award showcases Australasia’s leading Employer Brands – stand out businesses that people would most like to work for above other companies in the market. As the war for talent is rampant, acknowledging the importance of Employer Branding is paramount to its success for retailers, enabling the retail sector to attract and retain the best people in the market.

Boost your employer brand: Winning or even being nominated for Retail Employer of the Year can significantly enhance your employer brand’s reputation. It showcases your commitment to creating a positive workplace culture and attracting and retaining top talent.

Engage your past and present staff: By encouraging your employees to vote and promoting your participation in the initiative, you can increase staff engagement and foster a sense of pride and community within your team. This can lead to improved morale, retention rates, and productivity.

Attract top talent: In today’s job market, candidates are looking for employers who align with their values and prioritise employee well-being. Being recognised as a top retail employer can help you stand out in a crowded market and appeal to the top talent you seek. It can also serve as a valuable recruitment tool, allowing you to attract and retain the best talent in your industry.

Gain free publicity: The Retail Employer of the Year initiative generates media coverage and social media buzz, providing exposure for your brand and potentially attracting new customers. This can help to further enhance your employer brand’s reputation and showcase your business as a leader in the retail industry.

If you want to check out more about Retail Employer of the Year and the benefit’s it can have for your business, check out our blog!

marketing materials

In this section, you will find everything you need to run your own campaign for Retail Employer of The Year including POS displays for voting and marketing materials such as email banners and logos. These are free for businesses to use throughout the voting period.