Student Placement (Buying, Merchandising, Print Design, Garment Tech) - #49136


Date: 1 week ago
City: Peterborough
Salary: £21,500 per year
Contract type: Full time
Salary £21,500 Location Peterborough Head Office Contracted Hours Temporary This is a temporary, full time vacancy that will close in a month at 23:59 GMT. The Vacancy

What is the role

We have an exciting opportunity for students studying a relevant Fashion degree to join us for a placement year. The role will be varied with the opportunity to experience a busy, growing, Buying office. The role will support the department with effective management of the department administration and gain a knowledge, understanding and first-hand experience to help put theory into practice.

Current placement opportunities will suit individuals interested in the following areas:

  • Buying
  • Merchandising
  • Garment Technology
  • Print Design

What you will do

Specific responsibilities will be dependent on the area and can vary. We aim to give placement students as much experience of the working environment as possible and you will get involved in varied tasks throughout the placement year as well as day to day admin duties such as:

  • Communicate with suppliers and internal departments effectively
  • Ensure all samples are collected, correctly presented, stored and ordered in accordance with departmental procedures, on a day-to-day basis and for all relevant meetings
  • Maintain all administration documentation procedures accurately in line with Critical Path requirements
  • Collate and distribute the post and parcels for the Buying team daily
  • Contribute towards the input of all meeting preparation including Trade meetings & Product Sign Off
  • Fulfil general ad hoc duties as required

What you will bring

  • A passion for fashion particularly in the nonstandard sizing market
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
  • Good time management & organisational skills
  • A self-motivated and proactive approach to completing given tasks
  • A willingness to learn & the ability to work under pressure
  • Good attention to detail
  • A commercial outlook and a keen business sense
  • A proven record of good attendance & flexibility
  • The ability to adapt to frequent change in a high pressure environment
  • Commitment to behaving with integrity and professionalism at all times
  • A proven history of taking personal responsibility & accountability for actions, constantly striving to improve and exceed expectations and ensuring safety and quality are never compromised
The Company

Yours Clothing is a retailer that provides the best value on the UK high street and internet for curvy customers. Along with our big and tall menswear brand, BadRhino, our Long Tall Sally brand and our most recent addition, PixieGirl Petites, the business is growing at pace to cater for non-standard sizes on the high street and online.

Our continued success comes from our entrepreneurial thinking and listening to our customers to deliver fashion products at the right price. Our environment is fast paced, ever evolving and full of excitement. Yours Clothing continues to expand and become the number one plus size fashion retailer in the UK whilst continuing to develop our brands into new and exciting niche markets both in the UK and further afield.

The Benefits

50% Discount on all of our brands

Enhanced Holiday allowance

Pension & Life assurance

Bonus scheme

Employee wellbeing and assistance programme

Retail discounts

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