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

Job Title: Seamstress

Department: Team Clothing Dept, Serious Sport

Responsible to: Printing Manager


Serious Sport are a rapidly expanding company and as such have the need for another seamstress in their clothing team. 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 the assembly of the final garments and quality control of the finished product. You will be required to assist the production manager to ensure the delivery of all clothing orders on time. This is a challenging role that would suit someone passionate about their work.


  • To sew together bespoke made garments.
  • To assist with the preparation of fabrics and garment templates
  • Ensuring quality control of garments is carried out to make sure our garments look as good as possible.
  • 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. Annual leave will have to be taken between Christmas and New Year when the company is closed.

Any bank holidays that are worked will be added back as annual leave.

In the event of absence due to ill health, you will be entitled to statutory sick pay. Statutory sick pay is not paid in the first three days in any period of sickness.

(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 Print Manager


The position requires:

  • A passion for sewing and garment creation
  • Someone with an eye for detail and precision work ethic
  • A hands on practical person that wants a creative job
  • Experience is required but not necessarily in a previous paid role
  • Someone who is prepared to work hard and enjoys a challenge
  • Personal qualities which are vital – reliable, flexible, approachable, friendly, trustworthy and enthusiastic.


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

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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