Student Work Experience
At The Longest Stay we look for exceptional individuals who live breathe and love fashionable Designer Furniture. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to support our team, with a range of work experience placements available in our online business.
This is your chance to come and gain work experience for a new start up eCommerce business, specifically helping us with aspects of the business including online marketing, merchandising, sourcing and buying products. If you are looking for a career in furniture or online retailing, you will gain valuable work experience by coming to join us here at The Longest Stay.
You will need to be digitally savvy and have a good understanding of social media, and you must want to pursue a career in furniture, design or online retailing or online marketing.
We have flexible placements available, both full and part time, ranging from 1 month to 6 months. This is voluntary work experience, so it is not a paid opportunity.
If you're interested in being part of our team please email your CV and include around 300 words on why you want to come and gain work experience with us. We’ll be looking at your writing style too, as this is an important element of our business.
Please email your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
What we look for
We have summarised some characteristics that we look for below:
- Team work – Our work experience students should like working in teams, enjoy building on the ideas of others and working collaboratively and creatively to solve problems and get the job done
- Interpersonal skills – We look for work experience students who are excellent communicators and are enthusiastic to make a positive impact within the short timeframe of their internship
- Willingness to learn – We expect that students should be open to being challenged and pushed, keen to learn quickly, excited to acquire new skills, able to take feedback on board and take the internship seriously whilst having fun
- Drive and Initiative - We want to hear about why you have applied to gain work experience with us and what makes you stand out. We are interested in what you can offer to our business, your ideas and views. We look for work experience students who are self-starters, who can tell us about when they have taken the initiative and driven results
You will get excellent experience and with exceptional candidates there may be the opportunity of a future position within the company.
We will interview all top candidates. Work experience interviews will last 30 minutes and focus on your general suitability for and interest in working with The Longest Stay.