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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Graduate Trainee, Licensing

Alexander McQueen - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
- United Kingdom

Innovative, uncompromising, romantic, provocative, upholding the power of emotion and the touch of the human hand: these are all elements that describe the fashion of the house of Alexander McQueen. The brand is synonymous with modern British couture, renowned for its strong identity and celebration of unbridled creativity. Integral to the McQueen culture is the juxtaposition between contrasting elements: femininity and masculinity, fragility and strength, tradition and modernity. Under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, the house produces critically acclaimed collections, driven by unparalleled vision and respect for craftsmanship. Burton was made Head of Design for womenswear in 2000 and was appointed Creative Director in 2010. The luxury brand was founded by Lee Alexander McQueen in 1992. Among the greatest fashion designers of his time, the legacy of his work lives on.

Your Opportunity:

Alexander McQueen is looking for a highly organised and commercially driven, Licensing Graduate to join their team in London. The role will provide a solid foundation for a career in licensing, suitable for a candidate who is highly numerate with excellent product sensitivity.

How you will contribute:

  • In preparation for Seasonal selling campaigns, accurately create new product codes.
  • Prepare, share and manage master data and communications with Production and Kering Group Operations.
  • Prepare accurate pricelists for selling campaigns
  • Coordinate the preparation of eyewear shoots
  • Uploading images onto in-house systems
  • Produce monthly sales reports for both our Eyewear and Fragrance business
  • Manage the historical archive of collections in a clear and structured way for ease of reference
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations following Eyewear and Fragrance market research and presenting data on Sales Performance.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent attention to detail even when working under pressure
  • Effective and articulate communicator
  • Highly numerate and comfortable with high volumes of data management
  • Agile and calm approach to work
  • Experience in a luxury fashion environment with awareness of consumer/product trends
  • Fluency in Italian (Desirable)
  • Commercially minded
  • Degree in a related discipline

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a dynamic team with a visionary brand that offers possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment.

Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.  

  • Full time
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom

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