Buying Internship Opportunity

Recruiter
Location
London
Salary
Travel within London Zones 1-6 is covered (or equivalent weekly journey up to £60 per week
Posted
21 Oct 2017
Closes
21 Nov 2017
Hours
Full Time

WHISTLES is a leading British contemporary fashion brand for men and women that cultivates a philosophy for effortless and modern design, providing refined wardrobe pieces with great service.

We currently have a Work Placement opportunity in our Buying Team at our Head Office in London. The placement student will work alongside our Buyers at all levels (BAAs up to Buyers) so it is a fantastic opportunity for someone interested in gaining more Buying experience in a contemporary fashion brand.

This role is only available to current students looking for a role in Buying whilst on their placement year.

Responsibilities

  • The role will be to shadow the BAAs and Assistant Buyers and assist in all aspects of the buying process
  • Placing Product Orders.
  • Monitoring deliveries.
  • Maintaining the sample library
  • Administrative support.
  • Individual ad-hoc projects depending on the student’s interest.

Please note this opportunity is unpaid and it is for students who undertake compulsory placements as part of their course. Southampton Solent University does not endorse unpaid opportunities outside of the curriculum. However, should you decide to take on this position you need to consider your financial situation and consider how you would support yourself for the duration of the experience. With overseas placements or internships it is worth noting that some companies may charge additional fees and should be thoroughly researched before committing. If you have any questions about this opportunity please contact employers@solent.ac.uk .

Southampton Solent University has a limited funding scheme to support students on unpaid work experience or placement opportunities@ https://portal.solent.ac.uk/support/finance/student-funding/unpaid-placement-work-experience-grant.aspx