Trainees & Apprentices


You don't need to be an expert to know that we can’t continue to be successful in the long run without the ongoing promotion of young talent. We are proud of our trainee programs and regularly offer apprenticeships and trainee programs to create the perfect working environment for you as a career starter. Which one of these programs is right for you depends entirely on your personal experience and interests. If you are finishing school or university soon and are considering starting an apprenticeship or traineeship, we want to hear from you!

Our Trainee Programs

Our trainee programs start in March or September and usually last twelve months by which time you will be effectively integrated into our work environment. The "Planning & Allocation" program lasts 18 months.

Trainee Program Sales


"What I like about the trainee program is that it gives you responsibility right from the start."
Khadidja Kohrs, Trainee Sales

In this program you will be prepared for the position of "Junior Specialist Sales". You will get to know the processes and peculiarities of modern sales from the ground up in one of our German showrooms. You will take care of our customer base in the respective sales area and you will also take responsibility for the acquisition of new customers.

Trainee Program Design


"At the end of the design process, holding the finished piece in your hands is a great feeling. Thanks to the feedback from other designers, you can learn an incredible amount in a very short time and develop your skills much further. “
Ronja Reinecke, Trainee Design

Once you have completed this program, you will be able to call yourself "Junior Specialist Design". Doesn't sound bad at all, does it? During the twelve months of the program you will get to know two of our divisions and learn how the TOM TAILOR Group develops fashionable and market-driven collections. One of our experienced designers will always be at your side for advice and assistance.

Trainee Program Planning & Allocation


"The trainee program gives me an overview of the various areas of our international fashion brands. Working where various departments interconnect supports a speedy start and promotes a full understanding of the operational interrelationships of the company."
Damian Scharping, Trainee Planning & Allocation

Do you like juggling big numbers? Then we have the perfect thing for you. Over a period of 18 months you will get to know the different planning areas such as NOS, retail and e-commerce as well as the various interfaces of these areas. Number-based planning, including appropriate control and monitoring of our products and, is one of the core elements for a successful company. After completing your trainee program, we would like to have your understanding of numbers and finance in one of our planning areas.

Trainee Program Graphic


"The special thing about my program is that, in addition to my two main positions in graphics, I get a comprehensive insight into the company."
Nadine Sponsel, Trainee Graphic

You can put your instinct for colours and current designs into practice in our trainee program, which prepares you for the role of "Junior Specialist Graphic".  In two of our divisions, our experienced graphic designers will teach you how to create fashionable and market-driven collections. The development of prints and designs will be in the forefront. We look forward to your creativity and fresh ideas!

Our Apprenticeships

Have you successfully completed school with a good secondary school diploma and are you ready to enter the workforce? Then we can offer you various training courses. We're sure you'll find what you're looking for!

At our Hamminkeln site
At our Hamburg site

We want to work with you in developing the most ideal training content for the start of your career. We offer you the opportunity to carry out varied projects and get to know our departments according to your interests and strengths and don’t forget all of this takes place in the exciting environment of an internationally renowned fashion company! Of course there are also some additional benefits to this such as employee discounts, meal subsidies, as well as holiday and Christmas bonuses. Finally, there is the opportunity for some apprentices to spend time abroad in one of our international showrooms.

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