Identity – one of the most successful fashion retailers in South Africa - offers a variety of exciting careers including fashion buying for the fashion fundis and fashion planning for the analytically inclined. Our Graduate Trainee Programme offers an exciting opportunity for you to learn, be stretched and grow your skills and career. Identity cutting-edge Graduate Trainee Programme therefore offers the ideal opportunity for buyers and planners to start their career in the exciting fashion industry.

Trainee Planner

If you're a born trader, love being the power behind the money and want to play a strategic role in the success of a business – with a real desire and drive to pursue a career in the competitive world of fashion retailing – then it's time you considered a career as a trainee planner.

As a planner, you will partner with one of our buying and planning teams, and utilise the latest technology and systems in merchandise planning. A degree/diploma or related experience involving proven numerical skills, analytical ability and lateral thinking, coupled with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, are key to success in this career.

Trainee Buyer

Do you dream of one day shopping in New York, London or Paris to make sure that fashionable South Africans feel confident and are dressed to impress? If so, embarking on a career as a trainee buyer is definitely for you!

A trainee buyer lives, breathes, eats and sleeps fashion. As part of a dynamic buying and planning team at our Cape Town Head Office, you will be trained to take on the challenge of giving our customers the look they want. A tertiary qualification in fashion design (or a related qualification or experience), plus creative flair, a commercial eye, excellent organisational ability, well-developed interpersonal skills and an absolute passion for fashion are essentials for success in this career.

Trainee Designer

Those of you who follow fashion, and want to be involved in the design and fashion hub of the company may want to consider applying for our Graduate Trainee Programme.

With support from a subject matter expert, a mentor and a tailor-made individual development plan, you will learn the key responsibilities to ultimately become a  Designer.

Trainee Graphic Designer

Working for South Africa's top fashion retailer is within your reach.

With support from a subject matter expert, a mentor and a tailor-made, individual development plan, you'll learn key responsibilities on your way to becoming a Fashion Graphic Designer.

Trainee Garment Technologist

Based in our Quality Assurance Team, you'll be placed on a structured Training Programme.

Want to start your career at Identity?