You have taken the first step to becoming a part of the most exciting and innovative retailer in Australia – General Pants Co.
The success of our Brand is our people. The energy, passion and capability of our teams drive our brand forward, in a fast-paced and exciting environment. Building your career at General Pants will be an immensely challenging and rewarding experience... and we hope, a lot of fun!
Since it launched in 1972, General Pants Co. has become a major style authority and one of fashion's biggest success stories. Capturing the zeitgeist every season, it exemplifies up to the minute affordable style, while its brave and irreverent approach has endeared fashion-conscious shoppers and industry insiders alike.
With over 45 stores in Australia, GP's triumph has been all the more remarkable considering its humble beginning…
Through its creative approach to retail, General Pants Co. exists to disrupt the average. Founded as a specialty denim store, the brand's current-day DNA is to combine basic and diverse influences from art, fashion, various urban subcultures and popular lifestyles to create a composite culture and product.
Brands stocked by General Pants Co. include Lee, Nudie Jeans, Ksubi, arvust, Converse, Don't Ask Amanda, Stussy, OneTeaspoon, the Cassette Society, Agent99, Modern Amusement, Something, Insight and over 40 other leading local and international brands.
We’re forever challenging our existence to be inspirational and first in everything we do. We want to be most successful and exciting fashion retailer in our space and our people are our main differentiator.
Whether you’re working at stores, warehouse or head office, you’re working in a high performance work culture with a community of creative, talented and passionate people.
We’re committed to maintaining our diverse workforce which means your ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age or disability status does not matter to us. You will get the opportunities and support you’d expect from a modern, energetic and fast paced business.
There’s no set way of doing things here – we’re always looking for change and ideas from creative people like you. We want to ensure our team are provided with career development opportunities that are structured, supported and challenging and the team are delivering with inspiration, energy, passion, boldness and most of all fun.
Thinking about working at GP? Check out the areas you're interested in below.
Our Buying Teams are crucial to the success of our business. They choose the ranges in multiple categories, analyse company sales, build solid relationships with suppliers, liaise with the stores and warehouse to ensure timely delivery and allocation of stock, identify areas for growth and are constantly on the hunt for the latest fashion and styles. Any positions in our Buying teams require advanced skills in excel and sound analytical skills coupled with a sixth sense for credible branded products which are of most relevance to the youth of today.
Product DevelopmentIf you are into fashion design and have a creative flair for garment construction and management then this is the department for you. Our Production Team looks after all of our in-house production. Negotiating with factories on and offshore, quality control, liaising with agents, fabric suppliers and presenting ranges to buyers is all part of the fun. Coming up with the latest gear is their specialty.
Merchandise PlanningThey control and decide how much the buyers spend. Our Merchandise Planners play an important part in the buying process by setting the sales budgets with the buyers and looking at how best to spend the allocated budget to maximize profit. They also analyse historical data, forecast ahead to understand sales trends by store and category and suggest promotional activity and markdowns to drive sales and stock through the business.
MarketingOur Marketing Team is a creative hotpot that works largely in-house to conceptualise and execute seasonal campaigns, drive innovation, organise grandiose events, coordinate store activity as well as manage in-house brand identities. They are also responsible for building on and maintaining the individual brands stories. Marketing works closely with suppliers, complimentary brands, the media, talented creatives, charities, store managers and the other teams in the Group to be across anything that shakes or stirs in global youth culture.
Supply ChainOur Supply Chain team is 100% focused on working with the retail specialist teams to make sure we have the 'right stock, in the right stores, at the right time' so our store teams can focus on what they do best - serving our customers and selling our products! Innovation through our Distribution Centre (DC) and new inventory system are key to our success here.
Front OfficeOur Front Office can be a great foot in the door to working at Head Office. Our Front Office Assistant is the 'eyes and ears' of our team and the 'glue' that holds our business together. With ultimate responsibility for 'first impressions', they meet and greet our team, suppliers and guests each day and delight them with their personality and wit. It's a well-rounded administration role with responsibility for managing the switchboard and responding to general enquiries, booking flights and accommodation, sending our promotional material to stores, booking couriers, and coordinating maintenance of the office.