Alterations Assistant - Tailor

London  |  Retail

Role Type
Salary Overview
Competitive plus benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
23/05/2022 14:23:00

Alterations Assistant - Tailor: Knightsbridge

We are looking for an experienced Alterations Assistant/ Tailor to join our Fashion Workroom Team in the Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge Store.

The role

As the Alterations Assistant you will ensure excellent customer service is delivered and garments are altered to a high standard and on time. You will possess a thorough understanding of men’s tailoring and garment construction as well as working with challenging fabrics and designs.
We are looking for someone who has experience of dealing with both male and female customers and can be adaptable within their approach.

This role is full time, working 40 hours a week. You will be required to work weekends and evenings, so flexibility is essential.

What you will be doing


  • Pinnings for both men’s and women’s tailoring
  • Writing the instructions of the pinning in the HN docket book
  • Completing alterations by the due date
  • Checking in garments for alterations and dry cleaning, when needed
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times
  • Answering phone, when needed


Skills and experience you need

  • At least three years performing fittings and alterations in a luxury environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work well and communicate within a team
  • Fluent in English speech and grammar
  • Working with industrial machines as well as hand sewing
  • Ability to work at pace for any express work taken

About you

  • Friendly
  • Can do attitude
  • Comfortable in a high volume and luxury department store

About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
Charity day to support your good cause
A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us

Next Steps?

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