Careers

At Temperley London, we strive to attract, recruit and retain the best talent across all our departments. Our success is built on close relationships with our customers and business partners who expect impeccable service across all channels. We look for the same in those joining our team.

Internships

Our internships are reserved for students in higher or further education looking to gain valuable experience in their area of study. Please refer to our Current Vacancies below to apply for internship roles. All internship roles are a minimum of 6 months.

Recruitment Agencies

We use recruitment agencies on rare occasions but unless we contact you we will not accept agency applications.

If you are interested in joining our team please continue visiting our website for new updates on vacancies.

  • Design Internship  (Ilminster, Somerset)

    To support the design team in all activity to ensure the smooth running of the department.

    (Minimum 6 months)

    What you will learn:

    • Research and create story names for each season.
    • Load and update all styles on system, set up rangeplans, tracker and seasons folders.
    • Update system with all style changes, cancellations, additions, story images and sketches for each season update up to SMS stage.
    • Enter all colourways into the rangeplan and update throughout the season.
    • Ensure collection is categorized and processed correctly on all platforms in design and this is clearly communicated to all teams.
    • Support merchandising to ensure linesheets are up to date and correct for selling.
    • Undertaking any ad hoc projects.
    • Photograph vintage samples, log and update on tracker.
    • Design research: silhouette mood and concept for Mainline and Bridal.
    • Create and maintain seasonal boards in the design studio and update as required during the development of the collection.
    • Update fitting photograph folders and boards after each studio fitting.

    Preferred skills and experience:

    • Currently studying at degree level in a fashion related subject.
    • Good knowledge of Excel and Photoshop.
    • Knowledge of using Prima or similar software program would be advantageous but not essential.
    • Confident in undertaking admin-based duties, good telephone manner and email etiquette.
    • Ability to work well within a team but to also be able to take initiative when needed.
    • Competent in organizing your own workload and schedule.
    • Confident in multi-tasking, working to tight deadlines and prioritizing.
    • Strong interest in fashion and design.
    • Some experience interning or working in a fashion company would be helpful but not essential.

    Benefits:

    • Practical industry experience in all aspects of the Design process
    • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful Design professionals
    • Opportunity to participate in events and company meetings
    • Support and guidance on career path including CV, recruitment etc

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Retail Internship  (Ilminster, Somerset)

    To support the Retail team in all activity to ensure the smooth running of the Ilminster store and to deliver a high standard of customer service. (Minimum 6 months)

    You will learn:

    • To book bridal appointments and fittings via phone and email.
    • To manage bridal appointments on day to day basis and perform all the necessary admin post the appointment.
    • To assist in maintaining the company standard to maximise sales.
    • To greet, serve and advise clients, giving the best service possible at all times while introducing additional and alternative sales.
    • To be fully conversant with the product range including product alterations, stock availability.
    • To maintain the highest standards of house keeping within the branch.
    • To acquire a basic knowledge of visual merchandising.
    • Ensuring stock levels are well maintained
    • To be aware of the company policy on customer complaints, returns and exchange procedures.
    • Handling customer complaints or handing customers on to management
    • To be able to work on own initiative and on any specific mission or project as defined by your manager.
    • To handle payments in all forms.
    • To register all relevant transaction details onto the database.
    • To be proficient at creating and updating client files, managing own client book.

    Preferred skills and experience:

    • Willing to learn and fully flexible
    • Attention to detail and sound organisational skills
    • MS Office skills, particularly Excel and Word       
    • Undergraduate level still within full time education on placement/year in industry
    • Excellent verbal and written skills

    Benefits:

    • Practical industry experience in all aspects of Retail
    • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with successful Retail professionals
    • Opportunity to participate in events and company meetings
    • Support and guidance on career path including CV, recruitment etc

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Production Intern (London)

    Job Title: Production Intern
    Responsible to:
    Production Coordinator


    Overall Purpose:
    We are currently recruiting for an intern to join Temperley London’s Production and Quality Control team for a minimum duration of 6 months, to start asap. This is a unique opportunity to assist in the day to day running of a fast-paced department and to begin your fashion career. You will be working on all Temperley London and Bridal collections we produce each year alongside and we are looking for an undergraduate student who as part of their studies is eager to get involved supporting our team and developing their own knowledge.


    Responsibilities:
    • Managing courier shipments that leave the Production department.
    • Pre-shipment sample management: responsible for managing pre-shipment samples that arrive in the department on a daily basis. Login in units into the system and inform relevant departments of stock availability.
    • Assisting in the Quality Control of all the pre-shipment samples, as well as occasionally visiting factories based in London and our warehouse for QC bulk Production deliveries.
    • Managing all the Retail, Wholesales and Customer Care requests, including any raw material needed for an alteration purpose, as well as maintain up to date the Sales requests tracker.
    • Assisting in the Creation of all the Care Labels.
    • Maintain up to date all Product Compositions in the system.
    • Maintain up to date the Bridal Fabric swatch archive, Sequins Archive trackers and respective inventories.
    • Assisting on ad hoc projects for the department and completing and responding to requests from internal team.


    The Ideal Candidate
    • Enthusiastic and kind personality, willing to learn and fully flexible.
    • An excellent eye for detail and brilliant organisational skills.
    • Intermediate Pattern Cutting/Measuring Garments/Grading knowledge.
    • MS Office skills, particularly Excel and Word.
    • Undergraduate level still within full time education on placement/year in industry.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills.
    • Passionate about the Technical and Admin part of Fashion, who is interested in pursuing a Career in Production/Supply Chain/Garment Technologist, seeking opportunities to support team and develop own learning.


    The role is available immediately. To apply for this position, please forward your CV and Cover Letter to martars@temperleylondon.com

  • Seamstress (Ilminster, Somerset)

    Overall Purpose:

    To make clothes by following the guidance of Design and Product Development.

    Responsibilities:

    • To measure clients and fit garments to them using various tools and equipment including fabric, needles, thread and sewing machines.
    • To lengthen or shorten garments to fit clients properly or replace zippers.
    • Take body measurements / make garments to a specified size
    • Draw the outlines of the dress on the fabric, as per the measurements taken, and then cut the fabric using a pair of scissors. Once all the pieces of the dress are cut, the seamstress attaches the pieces together with pins before sewing them by using a sewing machine.
    • Make finishing touches to the garment by sewing the buttons, zips or hooks etc

    Skills/requirements/experience:

    • Ability to sew.
    • Thorough knowledge of zippers, fabric, buttons, linings and patterns.
    • Manual dexterity and strong eye-hand coordination.
    • Must be attentive to detail, demonstrate strong self-control, and be able to work well independently.
    • Ability to communicate clearly with clients to determine their needs

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Junior Pattern Cutter (Ilminster, Somerset)

    Overall Purpose:

    The role of the Junior Pattern Cutter is to work closely within the Studio team and with the Designers to create garments and achieve the best product for Temperley London.  

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide assistance to Senior Pattern Cutters with the development of garments at all stages.
    • Develop silhouettes from conception through to production, discussing sketches with Design team. Create shape mock-ups and develop pattern from feedback.
    • Consider fabrics, adapt finishes and details.
    • Convert toiles into functional and productive patterns that can be understood by our machinists and factories.
    • Have skill with the Gerber CAD system to input, manipulate, create, and adjust patterns.
    • Attend fittings with designers and developers; make suggestions and notes to amend patterns and garments.
    • Create the necessary specification paperwork, with measurements and construction details using excel.
    • Work out consumptions of materials and input into systems.
    • Communicate and work closely with the sample machinists in making up garments and if necessary, adjusting patterns accordingly
    • Help with Studio Room upkeep and general admin.

    Skills/requirements/experience:

    • You will need to be self-driven, good at organising your time, have good communication skills, and be able to manage your workflow effectively and work within a small close team.
    • Gerber system knowledge.
    • Pattern Cutting knowledge essential. 2-3 years’ experience withing a high-end luxury brand preferred, but not essential.

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Wholesale Internship (London)

    We are looking for passionate and innovative Wholesale Interns to join the Sales Team for at least one month but preferably for a 3 or 6 month placement from 8th February 2022. This is a unique opportunity to assist in the day to day running of a fast-paced department and to begin your fashion career within the field of Sales.

    You will be assisting with all areas of Sales including showroom assistance, administration, sales orders, invoicing, reporting and customer care. We are looking for a self-starter who is eager to get involved supporting our team and developing their own knowledge.

    Responsibilities:

    • General Showroom and sales appointment assistance
    • Assisting with sales enquiries
    • Supporting the sales team with general operations to help reach the team’s objectives
    • Taking phone calls from customers
    • Wholesale customer service
    • Sample loan management and logistics for internal and external events
    • Sales Research and presenting findings

    Skills/requirements/experience:

    • Excellent word and excel skills
    • An eye for detail and brilliant organisation skills
    • Proactive with the ability to multi-task and prioritise within a fast-paced environment
    • Passionate about fashion and sales

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Senior Sales Associate (London)

    JOB ROLE:                           Senior Sales Associate

    REPORTS TO:                      Store Manager                             

    Overall Purpose:

    To sell Temperley RTW and Bridal merchandise and offer high standard of personal and professional service to customers.

    Responsibilities:

    • To assist in maintaining the company standard to maximise sales.
    • To greet, serve and advise clients, giving the best service possible at all times while introducing additional and alternative sales.
    • To be fully conversant with the product range including product alterations, stock availability.
    • To maintain the highest standards of house keeping within the branch.
    • To acquire a basic knowledge of visual merchandising.
    • Ensuring stock levels are well maintained
    • To be aware of the company policy on customer complaints, returns and exchange procedures.
    • Handling customer complaints or handing customers on to management
    • To be able to work on own initiative and on any specific mission or project as defined by your manager.
    • To handle payments in all forms.
    • To register all relevant transaction details onto the database.
    • To be proficient at creating and updating client files, managing own client book.
    • To book bridal appointments and fittings via phone and email.
    • To manage bridal appointments and perform all the necessary admin post the appointment
    • Own client book a plus.

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter, availability and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Store Supervisor Bridal and RTW (London)

    JOB ROLE:                           Store Supervisor Bridal and RTW

    REPORTS TO:                      Store Manager

    Overall Purpose:

    To optimise Temperley London sales and profits through the boutique whilst also delivering the Temperley brand experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Sell the Temperley Fashion collections through the Boutique whilst setting the standards of excellence for the Temperley retail operation world-wide.
    • Ensure that overall sales and profit margins are achieved at agreed budget levels.
    • Ensure that the Temperley brand experience and overall customer service meet the same levels of excellence as the brand collection.
    • Maintain high standards of visual merchandising and housekeeping in order to promote the Temperley brand to the retail public.
    • Develop pro-active sales initiatives and events to drive sales within the Boutique.
    • Capture appropriate information from customers in a professional manner; passing this onto the necessary departments.
    • Maintain accurate stock levels and liaise with the Stock Controller/Merchandiser so as to ensure that stock is always optimised to meet public demand
    • Provide market information to assist in pricing and range planning.
    • Liaise with all parts of the business to help proactively manage sales/ profitability.

    Managing the Team:

    • Manage staff rotas and working arrangements to meet trading demands.
    • Communicate to all members of the team on a daily and weekly basis, to ensure they are fully aware of all aspects of the Boutique, including new stock arrivals, sales performance and other KPI’s
    • Fully train and coach the team on a regular basis to ensure they are able to pro-actively sell to ensure ATV and conversation rate is maximised.

    Maintaining Retail Standards:

    • Implement and manage the store retail systems and maintain an accurate interface with the main company systems.
    • Liaise with the business Visual Merchandiser to ensure that the Boutique image is always on brand in terms of visual presentation, quality and service.
    • Manage the administration, store cash and banking procedures within company policy and procedures.
    • Ensure all ‘back office’ locations are fully maintained and always organised to help ensure accurate administration and stock management.

    Ensure complete compliance to all Health and Safety regulations; ensuring records, notices and equipment are kept fully maintained.  Conduct training as and when necessary.

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter, availability and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Sales Associate (London)

    JOB ROLE:                         Sales Associate (Bridal)

    REPORTS TO:                    Store Supervisor                          

    Overall Purpose:

    To sell Temperley RTW and Bridal merchandise and offer high standard of personal and professional service to customers. Please note that this specific position is predominantly part of the Bridal Department.  

    Responsibilities:

    • To book bridal appointments and fittings via phone and email.
    • To manage bridal appointments on day to day basis and perform all the necessary admin post the appointment.
    • To assist in maintaining the company standard to maximise sales.
    • To greet, serve and advise clients, giving the best service possible at all times while introducing additional and alternative sales.
    • To be fully conversant with the product range including product alterations, stock availability.
    • To maintain the highest standards of house keeping within the branch.
    • To acquire a basic knowledge of visual merchandising.
    • Ensuring stock levels are well maintained
    • To be aware of the company policy on customer complaints, returns and exchange procedures.
    • Handling customer complaints or handing customers on to management
    • To be able to work on own initiative and on any specific mission or project as defined by your manager.
    • To handle payments in all forms.
    • To register all relevant transaction details onto the database.
    • To be proficient at creating and updating client files, managing own client book.

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter, availability and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Studio Internship (Ilminster, Somerset)

    Overall Purpose:

    This is a 6-month, full-time position for a student work placement in the Temperley London Pattern Studio in Ilminster, Somerset starting from September 2021

    The role of the intern will be to assist in all aspects of the day to day running of a busy Pattern Studio. We require a reliable and conscientious person with good communication skills.  The intern should already have and can prove an understanding of garment construction and have a methodical working attitude.

    Full training will be given and there will be the opportunity to increase their skills in pattern cutting, sewing, unpicking, beading etc.  

    If successful, students will be required to attend an interview and bring along evidence of their abilities in the form of a portfolio and any examples of garments that they have made.  Students may then be required to stay at the studio for at least half a day as a trial.

    Responsibilities:

    • Preparing and cutting toiles for the pattern cutters to hand to sample machinists.
    • Preparing, logging and packing patterns to be sent to outside factories
    • Assisting the sample machinists with hand sewing/ beading and unpicking.
    • Plotting and digitizing patterns on the Gerber CAD system (training will be given)
    • Placing orders for sundries, such as stationary, plotter paper, calico and Haberdashery

    Normal working hours will be 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday at our Head Office (Phoenix Studios, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AD)

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com

  • Product Development Internship (Ilminster, Somerset)

    Overall Purpose:


    The role of the Product Development Intern is to support the PD team for a 6-month placement to achieve its objectives with regards to fit, technical quality and standards of manufacture of each product and that they are successfully achieved within a meticulous timeline and to business expectations.  In return you will acquire an in-depth understanding of the fashion industry, building seasonal collections and developing products through each sampling stage from prototype to final pre-production sign off.  You will work closely with the product, design and studio teams, you will gain extensive technical knowledge on fit, construction, fabrication, artwork techniques and supplier base.

    Responsibilities:

    • To provide vital administrative support to the Product Development Team, assisting in any and all functions of the department
    • Work alongside Product Development Manager to ensure samples are launched, received, fitted and processed within the agreed timescales of the critical path
    • Build and maintain strong communication with the various product departments; design, studio, production
    • Participate in fit meetings alongside the design and studio teams, taking down dictated notes on fit and construction
    • Assist in updating detailed technical specification packs post fit meetings, relaying notes and imagery information for both Temperley studio and factory communication
    • Maintain sample management in the relevant seasonal documents throughout the seasons, liaising with factories to follow progress and recording samples that arrive in and out of the department
    • Accurate measurement and preparation of samples prior to fit meetings;
    • Manage courier shipments leaving the Product Development department alongside our logistics manager
    • Support Product Development team with raising sampling Purchase Orders
    • Responsible for organisation and budget management of model bookings for fit meetings
    • Assisting with creation and annotation of tech packs
    • Supporting the Product Development team and Studio in the run-up to Lookbook shoots and Fashion Week presentations

    Skills & Experience:

    • A passion for Womenswear fashion
    • A positive can-do attitude and eagerness to learn
    • Efficient, highly organized and reliable
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment using own initiative to support the team and develop own learning
    • Must be self-motivated, resourceful and be able to work on projects independently
    • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills
    • Good knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Strong written and spoken communication skills and the ability to be a team player
    • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times

    Normal working hours will be 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday at our Head Office (Phoenix Studios, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 0AD)

    To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and your CV to careers@temperleylondon.com