Buyer's Admin Assistant at ASOS

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Region
London Central London and City
Review Date
Salary
£14,000 - £15,999
Roles
Administration/Secretarial Arts/Entertainment/Media Fashion

8.1/10

The Role
9.5
Organisation
7.0

Socialising

7.2

The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

It was the best experience I could have taken on. I significantly matured and became more confident in my abilities within the role of BAA.

10/10

2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

They were incredibly supportive and always keen to feed back to me about my progress.

10/10

3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

They were incredibly supportive and always keen to feed back to me about my progress.

10/10

4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

I was incredibly busy all the time. However, this was beyond the control of my managers and I learnt a lot from the level of responsibility. This has been noted and the department has since been restructured.

7/10

5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

Lots of responsibility. There was a strong level of trust between myself and my managers.

10/10

6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

They have significantly improved my attitude to work and built upon my knowledge of the fashion industry. I also have a clearer idea of what specialties I wish to focus upon in my final year.

10/10

The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Always fun! Everyone would put money in for birthdays, there were constant after work drinks and lots of parties within ASOS.

5/10

8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

There was a strong development structure put in place from day 1.

7/10

9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

They really went out of their way to show us the whole company and the various processes/ challenges in different roles.

9/10

10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • Staff Sales/Staff Shop
  • Healthcare from home
7/10

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

If a role comes up in my chosen field, I will 100% be applying.

7/10

Social

12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

8/10

13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

8/10

14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

7/10

15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

6/10