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? It depends entirely on your personal experience and interests. If you are finishing school or university soon and 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 design trends 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:

Specialist for Warehouse Logistics (m/f/d)

As a specialist for warehouse logistics you will be instated in our logistics centre and learn every facet in this field of work. Starting with the receiving department, inspections and commissions to the final shipping and logistics (which is equipped with an automatic high-bay storage solution), you will be acquainted with every station of our products.

If you like numbers and figures, you will also like to work with our merchandise management system (SAP), which is used for booking, replenishment planning or disposition of our products.

We promise an interesting and diverse field of work at the heart of our logistics centre. An open and respectful team will give you enough space to develop your own ideas and solutions which, in turn, you can use to contribute to a productive development of the logistics system.

Merchant for Office Management (m/f/d)

You have always been interested in process optimization? In this case, the training as a merchant for office management at our company will be the right thing for you! Your training comprises of different departments you will be moved to every three months (e.g. purchasing, human resources, distribution, design, visual merchandising, and financial accounting).

The diverse areas of responsibility as well as the communication with internal and external partners will offer you very detailed and unique insights into our office processes. Experienced colleagues will assist you if you need help at all times. You have any ideas to share? Your colleagues will be welcome to support you.

If you are excited about a practice-oriented and diversified training, a great atmosphere, and an agile office management, then we are looking forward to your application!

At our Hamburg site:

Industrial Clerk (m/f/d)

Are you a real number cruncher? And you are also interested in economic processes? Then the training as an industrial clerk is the right thing for you! Your training comprises of different departments, as for example human resources, customer service, purchasing, financial accounting or logistics. At the same time, we offer you the opportunity to get to know even more divisions regarding your interests.

Experienced colleagues will assist you at any time. Next to the operational work we like you to assume responsibility for projects of your own. This way you have the great opportunity to contribute to the company’s success as well.

By the way: If you like to travel, there is even one more aspect that is interesting to you: In this training you have the opportunity to get to know one of our international showrooms while you are abroad.


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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