Please note: this vacancy only applies to people between 17 and 24 years old who are unemployed and/or on Universal Credit.

Join Labrum London, an African British Heritage fashion brand whose purpose is to tell the untold story of West Africa and to help bridge the gap between Western and African cultures. 

We are currently looking for a London based Business Development and Account Assistant.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a small team based in London. We are
looking for a dynamic person who is confident and self-motivated and wants to be part of this successful growing company. By the end of the placement you will be able to build up strong relationships with clients as well as stakeholders and be a strong communicator and team player. You will also get exposure to the world of product development and working in a fast paced ever changing setting.


You will be expected to assist the sorting of incoming correspondence, emails and calls. Monitor and maintain office supplies. Support meetings, training courses and visitors including organising catering, travel and access.

Your role placement may also involve preparing basic financial records (after the relevant training is completed)

This role will be based at the location (Bedford House, Wheler Street, London, E1 6NR) premises and there will be no remote working.

Essential skills, experience and qualifications:

Good communication skills required.

You will assist negotiations to try and get the best prices for the customer and be
willing to learn.

You will be expected to attend meeting with clients

Previous supplier experience is desirable but don’t worry if you don't you will learn on the placement.

You will work closely with designers and with factories.


  • Application:
    To apply please send your CV and a brief cover letter, including your availability to

    Working pattern and contracted hours (including any shift patterns)
    Should be available to work Monday to Friday 9am-6pm (some evenings and weekends may be required). A typical working week would look like doing 25 hours in 3 days out of the 5.

    Duration: 6 months
    Hours: 25 hours
    National Minimum Wage