Trainee Colour Artisan: Newcastle

Trainee Colour Artisan: Newcastle

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Looking for a role within a fast-growing, sustainable fashion business with great career opportunities? 

Want a career that’s different, hands-on where no day is the same? Like being creative and artistic?

Then this opportunity may be for you!

Welcome to The Handbag Clinic.


Our purpose is simple - Preserve the past, whilst mindfully reinvent for the future.
We are the UK’s first and only fully-circular luxury retailer and a leading authority on preloved handbags. We buy,
sell, restore and authenticate some of most coveted fashion brands including Hermès, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, just to
name a few.


It’s no secret that the fashion industry has a sustainability problem. Opting for quality, buying for long-term, and
investing wisely has never been so crucial.
We’ve always believed in seeking out quality and investing in pieces that can last a lifetime. And, as master
restorers and handbag experts, we’re able to prolong the life cycle of handbags and preserve iconic styles for
generations to come.


As well as being part of a sustainable business that’s changing the world, one handbag at a time, you’ll enjoy an
open and friendly culture where everyone is valued and has equal, and unlimited, growth potential.
We also offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 20 Days Annual Leave, excluding Bank Holidays
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Employee Discounts and Incentives
  • Employee Wellbeing Support
  • Corporate Events


Love being creative and working with your hands? Think you have what it takes to restore rare, vintage, and
sentimental treasures? Whether it be a simple clean, scuff repair, or colour touch ins? Want a fast-paced role where
you play a crucial role in a fast-growing fashion business?


This position will involve transforming leather accessories with our specialist range of materials and products
focusing predominantly on our E-Commerce stock. With full training provided, you'll clean, correct, and recolour
pre-loved luxury fashion - ensuring every item is brought back to its former glory. As part of the training you will
learn how to repair a different array of materials, colour theory and application, how to clean and restore
different leather types and the foundations of pre-owned fashion grading, margins and stock



  • Strong interest in fashion and sustainability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Focused and committed work ethic.
  • Desire to work with your hands in a creative environment


  • GCSE A*-C in Art or similar study
  • Progressed Artistic studies to A-Level

In addition, the right candidate will be:

  • Ambitious
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Work well under time pressures
  • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team
Full UK Driving Licence is desirable due to our Head Office location in Burnopfield. On site parking is available.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Job Types: Full-time, PermanentSalary: £21,700.00 per year

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