London
Buying
Competitive with benefits
Phase Eight
Hours Per Week:
37.5

About The Role

We are looking for a Buying Intern to join our Buying Department for a period of 12 months. Our placements start in Summer 2021 and are open to emerging talent who are available to do a placement year in 2021/2022 starting June 2021.

Our buyers are at the core of our business, developing and delivering commercial and profitable ranges that offer our Phase Eight customer a point of difference. Working closely with the design team to develop new product ranges seasonally, our buyers ensure our ranges are delivered on time achieving company KPI’s (in-take, margin and markdown) and partner closely with the merchandising team to drive profits.

As a Buying Intern you will assist the buying team, providing administrative support as required. Your time with us will be spent getting to grips with our core customer and learning more about how we develop and deliver profitable range that maximises commercial opportunities. If you are working towards a career in buying, the placement year with us will add new perspectives to your studies – you will develop the skills to think commercially, interact with our buying team and present your thoughts to others.

About You

The Buying Intern placement will be a blended approach carried out remotely and on site at our Central offices in South West London. A passion for product and a desire to learn about buying is preferred however no experience is required. This is an exciting opportunity for emerging talent seeking work placement within the fashion industry to gain exposure to the Buying environment.

About Us

Founded in 1979, Phase Eight is an original, design led womenswear rand that has grown from strength to strength since its conception, without compromising its integrity as a trusted retailer and a market leader. We are dedicated to dressing women of all ages, for all occasions, in fashionable and versatile clothing. We want women to feel as amazing as they look in our styles, which is why we focus on flattering day and evening silhouettes created in quality fabrics. We love modern florals and contemporary details and believe you should never underestimate the power of the perfect dress.

Since becoming part of TFG London in 2015, a listed retail conglomerate owning Phase Eight, Hobbs London & Whistles in the UK, we have seen growth and development prospects across the business.

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