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

Personal Stylist

Available in Ashbourne, Part-time, including weekends

Essential Criteria:

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

Beauty Specialist 

Available in Ashbourne, Part-time, including weekends

Essential Criteria:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working within a premium environment
  • Advanced customer service skills and experience in creating one to one personal relationships with customers
  • A proven track record of building and maintaining customer loyalty
  • Work flexibly within our team, being able to assist in the fashion department of the business
  • Work to the highest standard of visual merchandising and presentation

Key Skills:

  • Being a true brand ambassador, embracing our Beauty concept and offering expert advice, across a range of premium brands
  • Have a genuine passion for beauty and fashion, with a natural flare for self-learning and building knowledge of our collections, to share with others
  • Maximising opportunities to drive sales, profitability and analysing figures
  • Recognising opportunities to develop brands and tailor to customer profiles

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