Work Placements

Our Industrial Placement Scheme is ideal for students studying a fashion-related subject. Head office student placements usually last between 6-12 months and offer invaluable experience of working in the fast-paced world of fashion retail.

Merchandising -

Our Merchandisers are responsible for maximising profits and sales. They manage supplier stock levels and monitor the performance of each season’s key lines.

Buying –

The Buying team work closely with our Designers to develop stylish clothing each season. They build positive relationships with suppliers to ensure we get the best possible price on materials.

Design –

Our Designers take each product from sketch to storefront, researching new trends and creating must have looks for River Island customers.

Marketing & Press –

The Marketing team look after our communications; they represent River Island to the public and press, updating our website and keeping customers in the loop.

Garment Technology –

This tech-savvy team work closely with Designers and Buyers to seal garments from the initial design sample.

River Island occasionally offers adhoc, short term work experience upon request. For further details please contact the HR Team by clicking on the link above.

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