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Available Online and in London, Couverture and the Garbstore is the definitive one-stop shopping destination for all that is unique, inspiring and perhaps a little idiosyncratic. Browse through our open positions and if you would like to join the team, please get in touch.

Garbstore Work Placement Opportunity, Couverture and The Garbstore 

Position: Full Time placement within the Garbstore office team, Notting Hill


We are looking for someone who is bright and confident, with excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to multi task, juggle and prioritise.


Someone who is looking to gain some all-round experience working in a small independent business, learning systems and procedures.


It is of the utmost importance that you are able to use your own initiative and are well-organised. Most importantly, you love working with people and are enthusiastic, outgoing with a can-do attitude.


You will also have a natural interest in menswear and be aware of fashion trends, knowledge of our competitors and brands we carry is highly desirable. You will have excellent I.T. skills and be highly proficient at Microsoft Excel. Copy writing skills and additional computer skills are desirable but not essential. 


The in-house menswear brand Garbstore is presented in our flagship store, as well as at high quality retailers worldwide. As we are a comparatively small team at Garbstore, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn all areas of a fashion business. The student placement role offers a diversity of experience ranging from running errands, office administration and assisting the wholesale, design, PR and buying departments, as well as processing mail orders and retail sales.



Role and Responsibilities will include:

  • Buying Admin: printing out photos of the buying selection and preparing the buying boards and folders for the forthcoming season; filling out buying orders spreadsheets with the buyers’ selection
  • Wholesale Admin: assisting with processing orders and the shipping process; updating our wholesale website; booking tradeshows; dealing with past season stock
  • Additional ad-hoc office work and projects across the business
  • Stock Organisation: helping maintain stock and sample stock in our storage space
  • Social Media: posting daily across our social media channels; knowledge and strategy of different channels highly desirable.
  • Retail: Covering shop floor when necessary.
  • Press: Organising send-outs and returns; press newsletter; updating our Press List
  • Copy Writing: any experience with copy writing will be utilised, but not essential
  • Photoshoots: occasionally assisting with photo shoots at our studio or on location

This is a great opportunity to see how a small business ticks.  If any of the above sounds like what you are looking for, and the company ethos and style resonates with you, we would love to hear from you.


Start date: as soon as possible 


Finish Date: 15th May 2017 – 6 months. Extendable, subject to conditions


Hours: Monday – Friday 9.45am to 6.00pm


(The occasional Saturday or Sunday may be required, in this instance a day in lieu will be taken during the week)


To apply please send your CV together with a covering letter to:

aude@couverture.co.ukmanager@garbstore.com


Couverture Work Placement Opportunity, Couverture and The Garbstore 

Position: Full Time placement within the Couverture office team, Notting Hill

We are looking for someone who is bright and confident, with excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to multi task, juggle and prioritise.

Someone who is looking to gain some all-round experience working in a small independent business, learning systems and procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Visual Merchandising team - researching / sourcing / creation - store events / visual merchandising of shop windows and shop displays
  • Assist our buying team with seasonal mood boards
  • Creating Press cut-outs for press use & sending out press samples
  • Excellent I.T skills
  • Assisting with photoshoots at our mews photo studio – any experience with hair and make-up will be utilised.
  • Support for Mail–Order and Shop Floor teams, when needed 
  • Additional ad-hoc office work and projects across the business 

We are a lovely relaxed office, and this is a great opportunity, to see how a small business ticks.  

If any of the above sounds like what you are looking for, and the company ethos and style resonates with you, we would love to hear from you.

Start date: as soon as possible – due to internal promotion

Finish Date: flexible – September to January

Salary: £7.05 per hour

Hours: Monday – Friday 9.45am to 6.15pm

(The occasional Saturday may be required, in this instance a day in lieu will be taken during the week)

To apply: Please send your CV together with a covering letter to Nané Dhanjal and Aude Shelley

 

Couverture and The Garbstore Ecommerce Models

We are always on the hunt for both female and male Ecommerce Models to shoot creative content and product for our website.

Modelling experience not essential.

Male model requirements:

Age: 18 to 28

Height: 5ft 11" to 6ft 2"

Chest: 38" to 44"

Waist: 30" to 34"

Female Model Requirements:

Age: 18 to 28

Height: 5ft 8" to 5ft 11"

Dress Size: UK8

If interested, please submit your portfolio to info@couvertureandthegarbstore.com


Freelance Ecommerce Retouchers

We are continually looking for retouchers to work with us on a freelance basis. You will be predominately retouching for our ecommerce site, which means a fast turn around of 50 to 100 images a day, cut out and cropped for product and model shots.

Please send CVs and portfolios to info@couvertureandthegarbstore.com