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Sample Room Work Placement

Listing ID: 1062793

Sample Room Work Placement

Type of Position: Internship / Work Placement
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Jenny Packham
Location: Gospel Oak, North London, London, UK
Length of Internship / Placement: 6 months to 1 year
Hours: Full Time
Compensation: Allowance / Expenses
Allowance / Expenses Details: London Zones 1-6
Reporting To: Atelier Assistant
Twitter Handle: @jennypackham
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 4 days 5 hours
About: One of the UK’s most successful and independent fashion brands with global recognition, Jenny Packham has become the design house of choice when it comes to social dressing.

Launched in 1988, Packham’s distinctive signature style has contributed to revolutionise the bridal industry, introducing a contemporary approach to design and styling. The eponymous label now comprises ready-to-wear, resort, bridal, accessories and lingerie collections.

Jenny Packham has flagship stores and showrooms in London, Paris and New York. The collections are available at the world’s most discerning stores: Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Neiman Marcus, Net-A-Porter and Bergdorf Goodman.

Red carpets the world over are graced with Packham’s designs worn by the most iconic, talented and influential women of our generation including: Taylor Swift, Uma Thurman, Angelina Jolie, Emily Blunt, Kate Winslet, Dita Von Teese, Kate Hudson, Oscar winner Adele Adkins and The Duchess of Cambridge.

Jenny Packham is offering a Sample Room Student Work Placement at in London for a student who would like to undertake their 6 - 12 month industry placement with us.

What you will be doing: 

  • Toile and final sample cutting.
  • Logging, monitoring usage and preparing fabrics for send outs to factories.
  • Hand sewing and finishing final garments, working closely with the Design team.
  • Beading and embroidery alterations.
  • Liaising with the pattern cutters and machinists.
  • Sourcing fabrics and trimmings around London.
  • Assisting the sampling coordinator in all aspects of getting the collection ready to show.

What you will learn / we will teach you: 

  • You will gain a thorough knowledge of toile cutting, high-end fabrics, and finishing techniques.
  • You will become an integrated member of the sampling team and Head Office.
  • You will gain a full understanding of the development process of single garments and the collection process.
  • You will learn the importance of communication and urgency which is relevant in any role.
  • You will develop your organisational skills and confidence.
  • You will improve your time management skills which is a crucial skill to have.
  • You will gain a true understanding of how a company runs through one season at a time.

Profile: 

  • Motivated
  • Hardworking
  • Self-directed
  • Professional and mature
  • Good communicator 
  • The ability to work to deadlines 
  • Punctual
  • See a task through from beginning to end
  • Good attention to detail
  • Can use own initiative 

Application: 

Apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.


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