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About Gymshark

Gymshark’s legacy was built in the weight room. There was never a masterplan, just a love for training and a new era emerging. That’s where we came in: a sewing machine, a screen-printer and a young teenager and and a group of his high-school friends, who just knew something different was needed. From a garage in Birmingham to a global billion-dollar company, Gymshark is constantly evolving. Today our purpose is that we exist to unite the conditioning community.

We pride ourselves on being a team of grafters and innovators. But above all else, we are a family. Our community is ambitious and hard-working. We are committed and consistent. We are passionate and progressive. Simply put, we are visionaries.

Student Placement Programme

Our 12-month Student Placement Programme is designed to nuture future talent and help individuals become the best version of themselves. But we are not talking about the gym here! If you’ve got a great vision for yourself, attitude, ambition and drive to work hard, Gymshark could be the place for you!

A placement with us will give you a hands-on experience of what it’s like to work for a company that is growing at an exponential rate! You’ll get to work on real life projects and enjoy amazing development and networking opportunities. You’ll also be guaranteed a healthy work-play balance!

Whether you’re in your second, penultimate or final year of your undergraduate studies, we offer many exciting opportunities in areas ranging from Technology, Marketing, Design and Product Development to Talent, Business and Innovation.

And finally, please know that we hire people! Real-life humans, each with their own unique set of thoughts, cultures, identities, beliefs, social background, etc. We know that together, all these unique humans make Gymshark stronger. We want you to know right now that we always, and will always, strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment and that we do not, and will not, tolerate discrimination of any kind. This applies to everyone, who want to be part of the Gymshark family.

What’s it all about?

When you join our Student Placement Programme, you become part of the Gymshark family. As an intern, you’ll be encouraged to push yourself, be yourself and immerse in our unique company culture.

During your 12-month placement, you’ll get to work on real life projects and help shape and own them! You’ll also be given lots of development and networking opportunities and the chance to build on existing skills whilst learning new ones. Outside of your projects, we’ll make sure you can get involved in our fantastic clubs and events, ensuring a healthy and mindful work-play balance.

What do we look for?

There are a few things you can do to help you make the most of your placement at Gymshark:

  • Get stuck in. You roll up your sleeves, get involved in every task and make the most of every opportunity.
  • Ask questions. Stay curious and you are not afraid to ask questions to go one step further in your projects.
  • Open mind. Build relationships with different functions to help you fulfil your role and expand your network.
  • Own voice. You speak up and share your thoughts and ideas. Be bold and brave at every turn.
  • Passion. Bring your passion for your chosen role and learn what it takes to thrive in a rapidly-expanding company

What benefits are there?

  • Full private medical insurance with no excess
  • 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
  • A truly Flexible Working Culture
  • A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
  • Employer pension contributions up to 7%
  • Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
  • 50% Gymshark Discount
  • Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
  • Great Training and Learning Resources
  • Choice of hardware and access to the best software
  • Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
  • Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family

GSHQ Perks

  • Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
  • Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
  • Free monthly massages
  • Beauty and Barber facilities
  • Free on-site parking

By the end of your placement, you can be sure you’ll have all the practical skills and confidence you’ll need to help you build a successful career in the future (hopefully with us)!

Upon completion, you’ll receive a personalised certificate to share with your professional network and prospective employers. Your placement at Gymshark will help you stand out when you add it to your CV, LinkedIn profile and other sites.


Reviews

Overall Rating

4.7/5

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4.9/5

"Working closely within the Creative and Campaign team and across a number of large sale and cultural projects including leading the creative on an EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Sale and assisting in the art direction and brand positioning for International Women’s Day 2021. I also took lead on branding and repositioning our customer service team both internally and publicly. I spent time working across concept, shoot, design, and artwork." Read full review

4.5/5

"My role consisted of being part of the women's design team. I would help with the research process of the season, looking at colour, trends, silhouettes, prints. Then helping the team in turning this research into designs and being involved in the presentation process. Would then help turn the designs into CADs and specs ready to send to the factories to receive samples and protos" Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Placement Year (10 Months+)

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