Fenwick Graduate Scheme

If you have a passion for people and creating an exceptional shopping experience, look no further.

Fenwick is the UK’s leading, independent department store, founded by John James Fenwick in 1882.  Newcastle on Northumberland Street, where the Fenwick story began, remains our flagship store, with other stores located on New Bond Street, in the heart of Mayfair; Canterbury, Colchester, Brent Cross, Bracknell, Kingston, Tunbridge Wells and York.  We are renowned for our curated edit of product and services in fashion, beauty and food; delivering an outstanding customer experience.


Training Programme

On our Graduate Scheme you’ll experience all that luxury retail has to offer, from fashion to home; from developing ranges and buying products; creating an exceptional shopping experience for customers in store and online; understanding the financial considerations and how to recruit, train and develop people.  Our Scheme will cover all the elements that make working in retail such a rewarding and dynamic career. 

We offer a unique opportunity to join a rotational programme for 16-18 months, with placements designed to give you the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of the how the business operates and give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Fenwick world.  Placements could be based in any of our nine stores and involve:

  • Retail operations experience, working on the sales floor; gaining experience of our customers and their needs
  • Buying and Merchandising experience; working with our buying and merchandising teams, understanding how to develop a product range, which is both attractive to customers and commercially viable for the business
  • HR experience; working across a number of HR disciplines, understanding how HR enables the business and how we attract, develop and retain great people
  • Project/Programme Management; working across one or a number of areas, including Digital Marketing, Brand & Marketing, Merchandising and Finance

If you’re an ambitious graduate who is commercially astute and creative; with a passion for retail – get in touch.


Graduate Scheme Location

The rotational nature of the programme involves placements across our nine-store locations

Career Path and Vacancies:

At the end of the Graduate Scheme, you will be able to apply for opportunities across the business.

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