Careers

Young Ideas is an award winning luxury fashion retailer based in the heart of the East Midlands. Founded almost fifty years ago it has remained at the forefront of fashion and style.

The Young Ideas team are experts at offering a dedicated personal service to a loyal portfolio of clients whilst nurturing a new generation of customers.

Young Ideas is at an exciting time of growth with a third store recently opened in Lichfield adding to the success of Ashbourne and Derby.

We are always pleased to welcome enthusiastic and talented members to our team, please see below for current vacancies.

Young Ideas have various opportunities available in all our stores; Ashbourne, Derby and Lichfield. A rare and invaluable opportunity to work within premium and luxury fashion in the Midlands, we are looking for motivated and passionate candidates who thrive in a fast-paced working environment.

We are looking for individuals who are:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about our customers, our product and the market in which we operate
  • Have pace and energy, a candidate who thrives in a dynamic and busy environment
  • Can cope with multiple tasks, able to prioritise and manage your time effectively
  • Have creative flair
  • A team player who gets on well and can work effectively with others
  • Understanding of the Young Ideas brand and ability to develop our brand and be an ambassador for the company

Sales Managers

Available in Lichfield.

Essential criteria:

• Experience of sales in a premium environment
• Experience of being in a leadership role and supervising a team
• Maximising opportunities to drive sales, profitability and analysing figures to have impact
• Advanced customer service skills and an ability to provide a high standard of personal styling
• Working to the highest level of visual merchandising standard
• Being a true brand ambassador and embracing the brand’s concept
• Utilising business acumen and retail knowledge to move the store forward and build a customer base

Senior Stylists

Available in Ashbourne, Derby & Lichfield.

Essential criteria:

• Experience of sales in a premium environment
• Maximising opportunities to drive sales, profitability and analysing figures to have impact
• Advanced customer service skills and an ability to provide a high standard of personal styling
• Personal shopping or styling experience
• Working to the highest level of visual merchandising standard
• Being a true brand ambassador and embracing the brand’s concept

Part-time Stylists

Available in Ashbourne.

Essential criteria:

• Customer service experience in retail or sales in the fashion industry
• Excellent visual merchandising skills
• Personal shopping or styling experience

Please apply in store or email your CV and cover letter to harriet.barr@youngideasfashion.com