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VACANCIES

Internships and Work Placements

Are you looking for some valuable experience in order to complete your university course within the fashion industry?

Aspiga is based in South London in up and coming Battersea, super close to Battersea Park, we’ve got the scenery as well as a thriving business area. We are a small team made up of 10, and are a close-knit family all ready to help and chip in where necessary. We all share similar values for ethical fashion and making a conscious effort to helping the environment.

At Aspiga we are always on the look out for fresh new talent, resulting in hiring enthusiastic interns to come and experience the life inside Aspiga’s HQ. The internships we offer are ideal for students needing some valid experience or a work placement in order to complete their course. We are extremely flexible with the amount hours and length of the placement that is required, however we do strongly believe a 6 month placement is most beneficial to really see and feel the ins and outs of an expanding business.

 

CURRENT VACANCIES:

Merchandising Assistant (Full time/Part time)

 

Merchandising Assistant:

START DATE : February 2017

HOURS : 3-5 days a week

ABOUT US

Designed in the UK, but handmade in Africa and India, the Aspiga Collection includes beautiful leather beaded sandals, flip flops, belts, beachwear, clothing and jewellery. Aspiga use suppliers, with small work forces (not large factories) creating much needed jobs for local men and women, and revenue for the local community, and are proud to be helping fight poverty through trade.

We wholesale our Collections to over 150 stockists around the world, and we also sell directly to the customer via our website. We are a small passionate team of 6, so it's a great place to get true hands-on experience and learn lots about fashion and the world of retail.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are currently seeking for a Merchandising Assistant, to be based at our Head Office in the heart of London (Battersea). The successful candidate will have a passion for fashion, be good with numbers and enjoy working with numbers, have excellent attention to detail and have a good understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Within this internship, you will provide support to the Director and Design and Production Manager by ensuring that the right quantities of stock are ordered in time for online and wholesale sales, and liaising with our warehouse regarding deliveries, booking goods in and out.


WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

Ensuring all products are set up with the correct SKU codes.

Monitoring any changes to delivery quantities that may affect the allocation plan, highlighting risks to the Merchandiser and production manager.

Support the Production team in producing and distributing the Tuesday Reports.

Report Managing: make sure that weekly the best and worst sellers are clearly spoken out to the team in the production meeting.

Reporting returns feedback and raising concerns in fit or quality issues with the production team. And then escalating it to the suppliers.

Answer general queries from Distribution and Customer Services regarding product.

Update and maintain the Delivery Schedule

Counting and booking in Stock that comes in.

Ensuring all buying, warehouse and retail queries are dealt with efficiently and quickly.

  

Do you think you have what it takes to join our small, dedicated team? Apply with CV and covering letter to lucy@aspiga.com