TK Maxx
graduate scheme

Merchandising & Buying European Graduate Programme – Italian Speaking

Job description

Open to discovering a new way?
Hone your entrepreneurial spirit and become the instrumental force behind buying and selling all of our great products out in the market.

Responsibility from the start
As a graduate your journey will begin at our European head office in Watford, UK in the Merchandising team, where you’ll learn about our business fully and begin to drive results in an entrepreneurial way from day one.

This will begin with a comprehensive induction and training plan, including both classroom and practical workshops for you to understand how fundamental the partnership between Merchandising and Buying is in delivering value to our customers online and in store.

Your development within Merchandising will be varied and often self-driven. By having all conversations at eye-level, we’ll help your entrepreneurial spirit flourish and help you to develop the knowledge, skills and relationships essential for you to reach your goal and make decisions that contribute to profitable sales. You will do all of this with the support of a large network; including your manager, mentors and buddy.

We also offer relocation support to help you make the exciting move from Germany to the UK; we’ll be by your side throughout and provide help at all times, in order to make your move as smooth as possible.

Where can my career go?
We are an ambitious business where your entrepreneurial spirit will thrive. We nurture and develop our people, we see everyone at eye-level and will support your personal development to gain the right leadership skills You are encouraged and empowered to make decisions from the outset and learn quickly in our fast-paced environment. Your development will be self-driven and fully supported along the way. We believe that by acquiring the skills needed in these early roles, you’ll be set up to be a great Merchandiser or Buyer in the future. At TJX it’s important to us that you gain a broad experience of the business, work in a number of different product areas, and build strong relationships to enable you to learn what we do, and how we do it, so you really know our business.

What we are looking for

  • Curiosity and passion for our business and retail
  • Business level German/Italian and English skills
  • Able to build strong and trusting relationships
  • Ability to think outside the box and take risks
  • Comfortable admitting your mistakes and learning from them
  • Great communication skills
  • Sharp commercial thinking and analytical skills
  • Flexibility and able to thrive in a constantly changing environment where decisions happen quickly

Alongside the requirements listed above, we’re keen to hear from people like you who speak European languages, or who’ve lived and worked in mainland Europe. However, as our business language is English you’ll need to speak and write English fluently as well.


A degree in any discipline

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

UK wide · Europe
Competitive salary

How to apply

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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