Nordstrom Men's Store - Alterations and Tailor Shop Apprentice - New York, NY in New York, New York

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We’re a specialty retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion for men, women and children since 1901.

A day in the life…*


As an alterations apprentice, you’ll play a dual role—part dedicated student, part magician. Our apprentice program is a great way to break into the tailor trade. This on-the-job training will set you up for a fun fashion career in our Tailor Shop. You’ll learn…

  • All aspects of sewing—from how to use the tools of the trade to how to make simple and complex alterations

  • How to meet high quality and service expectations following our guidelines

  • How to balance your workload so you can promptly complete your projects

  • To develop product knowledge through awareness of fit, style, construction and trends

You own this if you…

  • Have a high school diploma, or equivalent (preferred)

  • Get along great with customers and co-workers thanks to your professionalism and strong communication skills

  • Use basic math skills to always measure twice and cut once

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment because of your organizational skills and ability to quickly learn new processes and procedures

  • Embrace a flexible work schedule based department and store volume

  • Keep a calm head when dealing with customer concerns

  • Never set a goal you didn’t meet

We’ve got you covered…

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job. No visa sponsorship is available for this position.The hours and schedule for this position will vary by week depending on business needs.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Job: *Alterations/Tailor Shop

Title: Men's Store - Alterations and Tailor Shop Apprentice - New York, NY

Location: New York-New York

Requisition ID: 340224