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Trainee Embroiderer

Posted: 21 December 2018
Location: Basingstoke, Dummer, RG25 2AR
Contract: Permanant Full Time

Job Title: Team Clothing Embroiderer

Department: Team Clothing Dept, Serious Sport

Responsible to: Head of Embroidery


As team clothing embroiderer your role will be to help co-ordinate and deliver the embroidery requirements for the clothing operations of Serious Sport Ltd. It is anticipated that the company will become a market leader in the sports teamwear field within the next 2 - 4 years and your role is pivotal to achieving this target. Your direct responsibilities will be embroidering logos onto our own in house garments and assisting the print team to ensure the delivery of all clothing orders on time. It is a challenging and enjoyable role and full training will be given and no experience is required.


  • To operate multiple single head embroidery machines to deliver finished clothing orders on time and of the highest possible quality.
  • Ensuring quality control of garments is carried out to make sure our garments look as good as possible.
  • To assist in developing smooth systems for all clothing orders from first point of interest to delivery of orders
  • To assist in the fulfilment of the online orders
  • To assist in other areas of the Serious Sport company as appropriate, and designated by your line manager


(a) Job context

The role will be a full time position subject to a successful 6 month probationary period, comprising of 40 hours per week based at Serious Sport at The Dummer Cricket Centre, Basingstoke, RG25 2AR. This is based around Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm but flexible hours are available .

You will be entitled to 20 days holiday per year, pension scheme, company bonus scheme and access to overtime.

(b) Working Relationships

(i) Primary Working Relationships

  • Serious Sport embroidery and printing team
  • Serious Sport Admin Staff
  • Serious Sport Sales Team
  • Reporting directly to the Embroidery Manager


The position requires:

  • A hands on practical person that wants an active job
  • Great organisational and time management skills
  • A candidate with effective communication and a can do attitude
  • Someone who is prepared to work hard and enjoys a challenge
  • Someone who likes to make a difference and can be a team player
  • Personal qualities which are vital – reliable, flexible, approachable, friendly, trustworthy and enthusiastic.
  • No previous experience is required


There is a full time starting salary which will be £17,000 per annum.

Optional overtime will also be available at certain times of the year, where an hourly fee of £10 per hour will be paid (once fully trained). It is currently estimated that 500 hours of overtime is available annually.

Company Bonus Scheme – Subject to the 6 month probationary period a successful candidate would be entitled into a 3% of salary Annual Bonus should the company reach its yearly target

Pension – Also available

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,000.00 /year

Salary: £17000

Further Information

For more information or to apply for the role please email apply@serioussport.co.uk with covering letter and CV

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