Work With FME Apparel!

We are looking for a Studio and Sales Assistant to join our Melbourne team, working from our Abbotsford studio store.

This is a Permanent Part-time position—the successful candidate must be available to work 2-3 days across the week and weekend (days flexible) with a minimum of 15 hours.

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 2 year’s experience working in retail, preferably in a creative business environment.  Further education or training in the fashion industry would be a bonus, but not essential. We are looking for someone who possesses exceptional customer service skills, a keen eye for detail and who can work independently.


About Us

FME is an independent clothing label focussed on creating refined comfort-wear locally in Melbourne.  We produce garments in small, thoughtful runs with a strong emphasis on high-quality and organic fabrics.  FME ensure a beautiful, ethical product. A truly independent alternative to high-street fashion.


The Role

As studio and sales assistant, you will be responsible for retail sales and the management of inventory, stocktake and e-commerce. You will also have the opportunity to assist our production coordinator in the behind the scenes running of our incoming and outgoing production, as well as assisting with social media content. The role will require:

  1. Excellent customer service - both within the retail space and with online communication

  2. Packing and shipping retail and wholesale orders

  3. Liaise with suppliers regarding delivery

  4. Assisting with the management of social media content, including research, copywriting and scheduling

  5. Stock inventory and office supplies management


About you

To be successful in this role you will require:


Administrative and organisational skills:

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills both with customers and within the team

  2. Administration or office management experience

  3. Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task

  4. Strong initiative with an ability to work independently and manage your own timelines, small projects and task lists

  5. Knowledge of our brand, ethos and philosophy

  6. Driver’s licence desirable but not required


Personal skills:

  1. Motivation and a love of learning

  2. The ability to thrive in a fun and fast-paced environment

  3. Professional and flexible attitude


In return you will receive:

  1. A unique experience working with an independent, Melbourne label

  2. A view of the inner workings of our creative studio

  3. Staff discounts on stock

  4. Wage, annual leave and sick leave in line with award rates.


*please note this is NOT a design role.


If you think you would be a good fit for the FME team, please email through your resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role and why you love FME.

Send to:


Application close January 10th 2021.