Role Type
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
13/10/2023 15:33:00



Do you keep up to date with tailoring and alterations?
Do you love being hands on?
Do you love all things luxury retail? 
If YES, we may have the role for you…

Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for an experienced Tailor to join the team in London – Knightsbridge. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you. As the new Tailor you will work 40 hours a week in our flagship store.               

How we reward your hard work…

At Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as;

  • Up to 40% discount off fashion 
  • Up to 40% discount off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Travel Card for Zones 1-6, up to 80% subsidised on passing probation

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

As a Tailor  you will ensure excellent customer service is delivered and garments are altered to a high standard and on time. You will maintain a sound understanding of garment construction and work with challenging fabrics.

What you will be doing

  • Fitting men’s and ladies’ garments
  • Completing alteration work timely and by due date and time
  • Filling in alteration dockets with pricing and concise instructions
  • Updating and completing weekly worksheet
  • Returning altered garments to the Quality Control rail
  • Handling customer queries and complaints, where necessary
  • Book in garments to be altered, when needed
  • Answer telephone, when needed

Key Skills

  • Thorough understanding of garment construction
  • High standard of machine and hand sewing
  • Knowledge of alterations and pressing

Skills and personal attributes required

  • Communication skills
  • Customer service centric
  • Drive and energy
  • Building working relationships
  • Team player
  • Problem solving

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and are looking for something uniquely different. 

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us

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