Application Deadline: November 6, 2013.
The H&M Group is a global leading fashion retailer operating in 51 markets with six brands; H&M, COS, Monki, Weekday, Cheap Monday and & Other Stories. In 2012 we opened 304 new stores and entered five new markets, making a current total of over 2900 stores worldwide – a number that we plan on doubling.
The H&M Group are looking to hire a few selected candidates for our international trainee program created to develop future talents for Expansion, Sales and Store Development. If you have the drive and ambition to build H&M abroad, this is the opportunity for you!
Working across Expansion, Sales and Store Development you’ll gain exposure to key areas of our business and establish a network of colleagues around the world. The program starts in January or August 2014, and runs for 12 months. You will after the program take on a role within one of these three functions. You will during and after the program be based abroad.
H&M’s International Talent Program – set up
The 12 months trainee program will include an introduction period in Stockholm and two on the job working experiences abroad.
Introduction in Stockholm, 2 months
The initial period will include both general introduction to H&M and in depth introductions to the three functions included in the program. To get insight in H&M’s core business, you will work as a Sales Advisor in an H&M store for a couple of weeks. The introduction period will also include internal seminars and courses held by H&M leaders which will give you an overall picture of H&M and a unique opportunity to build your network within the company.
First placement abroad, 4 months
The first of two on-the-job working experience in either Expansion, Store development or Sales Department.
Second placement abroad, 4 months
Second on-the-job working experience in either Expansion, Store development or Sales Department
H$M can guarantee that you will get fun, challenging and exciting tasks but how fast you develop depends on you. In order for you to be successful in your role we believe you need to have:
• Interest in retail
• A degree in business or engineering
Fluent English is required, while fluency in other languages is meriting. We also highly value the following:
• Result oriented with a strong track record
• Doer with a high working capacity
• A strong personality with integrity
• A humble attitude with no prestige
• Leadership potential
Do you want to join H&M? Please apply online with you resume, cover letter and grades from both gymnasium/high school and university. Last day of application is November 6, 2013. We look forward receiving your application as soon as possible!
After the screening process, we will select which candidates who will proceed to telephone interviews and assessment days at our head office in Stockholm. Our interview days will be October 18, November 29 and December 2, 2013. We will get back to you as soon as we have made a decision but please note that it may take a few weeks before you hear from us, depending on the amount of applications.
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