Sustainability Graduate Program

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DEADLINE 7th April 2024
Solihull
£27,000

During this first ever Sustainability Graduate Program, your mission will be to drive sustainability initiatives and gain experience in projects that support the delivery of key areas from Gymshark’s sustainability strategy. 

Working within our Sustainability Team you will build and maintain collaborative relationships across the business, with other teams such as Sourcing, Materials, Product Development, Product Management to deliver on our sustainability targets. With Gymshark’s vision of becoming a 100-year iconic brand, our sustainability strategy is key to establishing a sustainable platform for growth. So you’ll be part of an important team and working on significantly value add projects.  

Our two-year graduate programmes are designed to nurture 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! 
  
Program Start Date: 2nd September, 2024  
Program Duration: Two Years 
Program Location: Blythe Valley Park in Shirley, West Midlands, UK 
Advert Closing Date: Sunday 7th April, Midnight  
(Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment)
Salary: £27,000 Per Annum

What you’ll learn  

You will gain experience in the following areas (& more!)  

  • Supporting the Sustainability Function in its entirety  
  • Managing our sustainability databases to drive our Supplier Scorecard to monitor, measure and improve their performance. 
  • Supporting the team in collating and inputting data onto the Gymshark Sustainability Website as well, as our Annual Sustainability Report. 
  • With guidance, assisting the Sustainability managers with their projects including data collection and analysis, feasibility assessments, and administrative tasks such as supporting in the preparation of reports and presentations.     
  • Challenging and contributing ideas/suggestions to projects that will support Gymshark in delivering sustainable impact.    
  • Developing materials for internal communication updates on sustainability initiatives.    
  • Researching sustainability trends and presenting back potential opportunities  

What you’ll need    

We’re not about box-ticking and our graduate programs are about developing you.  

To be successful for a Sustainability graduate program with us, you will:  

  • Demonstrate a strong ability to anticipate problems, offer solutions, and address issues  
  • Have a solid understanding of the key principles of sustainability (particularly ethical & environmental) and sustainability opportunities within manufacturing processes, likely gained from a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate degree 
  • Display a clear passion for Sustainability and performance / sportswear fabrics and gained further knowledge across textile / waste recycling  
  • Have good data management and analysis skills with strong familiarity across Microsoft Office Suite  

To be successful as a Gymshark Graduate we do expect that you will:  

  • Be passionate about learning and developing your skills 
  • Be an effective communicator 
  • Work successfully within a team environment and independently 
  • Have good relationship building skills 
  • Be able to manage and prioritise your time effectively 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment  

What you’ll get

We offer a diverse and inclusive culture, a supportive and sociable work environment, plus ample opportunities for professional growth, development, and networking.  

Plus, just to mention some of our perks…  

🌴 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want  
🙌A tailored and individualised placement approach  
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture  
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment  
🦈 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  
🍎 Refuel - Healthy fresh food at GSHQ  
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership  
👉 Free monthly massages  

What happens next? 

Application Outcomes: Early May
If successful, you will be invited to complete a video interview in your own time so we can get to know the person behind the application.  

Video Interview Outcomes: End of May 
If successful, you will be invited to an in person assessment day at Gymshark HQ in June.  

To be eligible, you must

  • Be a recent or soon to be graduate or postgraduate 
  • Be happy to work from our HQ campus (Shirley, West Midlands, UK) 4-5 days a week 
  • Be ready to start from September 2024 for two years 
  • Have full, unsponsored right to work in the UK (unfortunately we cannot provide sponsorship for our graduate programs) 

About us

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

Belonging at Gymshark

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talent@gymshark.com.

 

DEADLINE 7th April 2024