• Skills
  • Responsibilities
  • Support & Guidance
  • Culture
  • Your Impressions


  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • -creating and carrying out an indepth social first strategy for the financial year -creative thinking towards my channel and campaigns -developing plans for campaigns -liaising with teams across the business to boost campaigns to new levels -debriefs and evaluating performance of campaigns -analytical evaluation of my own channel performance


  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • -Photoshop and Premier Pro -Time Management -Project Management -Maturity -People Skills -Presenting -Commercial Awareness

  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5


  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, we were treated as though we were full time employees. I even had the chance to go to an event in LA on my own, which felt incredible to be so trusted. The brand is really built on trust and allowing you to fail fast and learn plenty!

  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Support was just the right amount. I wasn't hand held, allowing me to think for myself, but when I needed it I was well supported and provided with sufficient training sessions.

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5


  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Incredible! The Summer and Christmas party was amazing and just day to day is amazing too, from creative brainstorms where literally the best idea wins no matter who it came from and the fact that we have such easy access to people higher in the business is really inspiring!

  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 4/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I loved my experience. It couldn't have been better!

  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Gymshark
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Gymshark to a friend?
  • Yes

  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Gymshark
  • Go for it! Be yourself. As a student we don't have masses of experience so they are really just looking for someone that will bring energy and be willing to work hard. Show your personality and try not to stress too much over what you know or don't know, the placement is all about growth.

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Placement Year (10 Months+)


West Midlands

27th August 2021

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