E-Commerce Manager Apprentice

The Seamstress of Bloomsbury

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Ltd are looking for an E-Commerce Assistant Apprentice to join the brilliant Seamstress of Bloomsbury. If you have an interest in vintage fashion and administration, please apply for this role today.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Seamstress of Bloomsbury, a thriving online business who design and produce 1940s inspired clothing. The brand is recognised worldwide as one of the leading 1940s reproduction companies with a combined following on social media of 100k+. 

The Seamstress of Bloomsbury design and create 1940's inspired clothing made in signature Rayon Crepe de Chine fabric. They use their archive of original 1940's patterns as inspiration to ensure true authenticity and attention to detail. For true vintage lovers and for those who just like a tad of 40's elegance The Seamstress of Bloomsbury have something for everyone.


The E-Commerce Assistant Apprentice will be responsible for a range of general office administration. Other duties will include:

  • E-commerce administration using WordPress, Shopify, Etsy and more.
  • Website maintenance, tracking inventory, adding/updating products.
  • Excellent and personal customer service via email/messenger
  • Physical stock and warehouse management
  • Order fulfilment (pick, pack, and dispatch)
  • Processing returns and exchanges
  • Gradual social media involvement
  • Gradual e-mail marketing involvement
  • Attending seminars/webinars for E-commerce growth 


The ideal E-Commerce Assistant Apprentice will be proficient at using MS Office, Outlook and social media platforms. They will also be experienced at talking to customers and clients. It is also important that they:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have excellent time management and are able to prioritise workload
  • Are keen to learn and creative
  • Have an interest in IT, web and social media
  • Have a flexible attitude towards completing a range of online and offline tasks
  • Have a positive attitude towards all aspects of work
Personal qualities
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop
  • Innovative, confident and proactive approach to work
  • Interest in clothing or vintage fashion
Qualifications required
  • GCSE Maths and English grade A*-C / 4-9 or Level 2 equivalent


  • Working in a casual yet face-paced environment
  • Joining a team that started out their careers as apprentices
  • This is small but growing business that will offer long-term career investment
Future prospects
  • Progression routes within the company for the right candidate
Training to be provided

This position is offered as an apprenticeship and you will be completing a Level 3 Business Administration qualification. You will be employed directly by the client but be support every step of the way by PETA.

The majority of your training will be completed with your employer at your place of however, throughout the duration of the apprenticeship you will be required to attend one of our PETA training centres for off the job training.

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