Buying Undergraduate Placement




Market Harborough


Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

Closing Date:


About the role

About Joules

Joules is a distinctive, established and fast-growing lifestyle brand that is growing rapidly in the UK and internationally. The brand is at the heart of the business and encompasses values of time-off, heritage, countryside, Britishness, family and fun, which resonate strongly with our large, growing and loyal customer base. Following great success in the UK, Joules is attracting an ever-increasing international audience, through the development of wholesale accounts in North America and Germany supported by dedicated websites for each market.  We’re also a top selling wholesale brand in major UK retailers such as John Lewis and Next Label and in 2016 we were proud to have won ‘Mainstream Brand of the Year’ at the Drapers Awards.

Placement Overview

Joules have a fabulous opportunity for a Buying Undergraduate to join our fast paced Buying team based at our Head Office in Market Harborough as part of a 12-month work placement. This placement offers a fantastic opportunity with real responsibility to focus on your areas of interest within our vibrant Buying department and has a flexible approach to support your learning and development. 

To be considered

To be considered for this Undergraduate placement year, you must be a second-year University student studying for a Buying or Fashion Business related degree which enables you to commit to a 12 month fixed contract between August 2017 and August 2018. You will possess excellent communication skills and have good influencing and negotiation skills and will be commercially aware.  You will have a proven track record of academic success throughout your education and you will be Excel literate. Additionally, all students must be able to produce Right to Work Documentation.


In Return, as our Undergraduate Buying Placement student at Joules, you will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company. Additionally, you will be entitled to a bi-annual Clothing Allowance; a generous Employee Discount; quirky ‘Thank You’ Schemes, paid employee voluntary day, 31 days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays and lots more!

 How to Apply

Please click “Apply” and follow the process via the Joules careers site to input your personal details and upload your CV for our consideration. Please note, the closing date for this vacancy will be Sunday 7th May 2017 at Midnight. 

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