Billabong International Limited owns a chain of clothing and accessories stores specializing in clothes for surfing and snowboarding. The company headquarters is in Burleigh Heads, Queensland Australia, and their men’s and women’s clothing is available in more than 100 countries. You can find a link for a Billabong application at the bottom.
The company is well known for its sponsored teams of surfers, snowboarders, and wakeboarders. The teams promote the company’s clothing lines, including the brands Von Zipper, RVCA, Element, Sector 9, Honolua Surf Company, Kustom, Palmers Surf, Xcel and Tigerlily, as well as their own. To browse career opportunities in this industry, visit the website below.
Billabong was founded in Gold Coast, Queensland, in 1973 by Gordon Merchant. The company started acquiring its additional brands in the 2000s. It ran into financial trouble in 2012, but is now growing again under new CEO, Neil Fiske. The retailer is building more brick and mortar stores and relying less on internet sales.
Billabong careers offer a positive and fun work environment, competitive pay, benefits, and the chance to advance. More than 5000 people are employed by this company worldwide. If you are interested in working for this business, you can visit the website below and download application form.
The company offers numerous management employment opportunities for qualified applicants. Some positions available are Computer Engineer, Digital Sales and Marketing Manager, Global HRIS Analyst, and Technical Design Manager. Go to their website to read a job description for each and get a printable application form, or to upload a resume.
There are lots of hourly and entry-level positions available as well, as Sales Associates. Billabong jobs for various US store locations are posted online. There are retail management careers with the company that require minimal experience. See the website below to browse local job opportunities and get a direct application.
How old do you have to be to work at Billabong? You must be 18 to work for this retailer. Most available positions require education or experience, as well. To browse Billabong jobs, read job responsibilities, and see if they are hiring in a location near you, see their website, below.
The company offers competitive pay and great benefits for a wide variety of jobs in retail, design-art, patterns, marketing, production, human resources, corporate, sales, and more. With so many locations, store hours vary. Most stores’ hours will range from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, to 9:00 AM to 12:00 Midnight.
Billabong Job Descriptions
Retail Sales Associate – As a Retail Sales Associate, your job would be to help customers in a brick and mortar store. You would keep the store clean, restock items, ring up sales, provide excellent customer service, and follow all required policies and procedures. Expect starting pay around $9.00/hr. Go to their website to apply online.
Retail Management – Retail Managers in this company are expected to lead the sales staff, and work under the Store Managers. As a Retail Manager, you would make sure that the store is meeting all of the company requirements for displays, customer service, sales goals, scheduling, and more. This position requires a high school diploma or GED, customer service experience, and at least six months retail management experience.
Women’s Pattern Maker – As a Women’s Pattern Maker, you would make specification sheets from the design ideas of others. Most items would be swimwear or loungewear. You would need proficiency in the requisite computer programs. Pattern Makers typically start at a salary around $30,000/yr. See the website for a free application.
Textile Designer – The Textile Designer has to watch for current trends in clothing designs and fabrics and create designs both on computer programs and by hand. Candidates would need a BFA degree, experience in textiles, and proficiency in the required computer programs. See the website below to apply for jobs at Billabong.
Billabong Interview Questions
If yours is selected from the online applications, these are some questions you may be asked at your interview.
What qualifications do you have for this position? Most positions, beyond that of Sales Associate, require specific skills and education. Make sure you meet all of the listed requirements, and be prepared to explain why you believe you’re qualified if you don’t. Check their website for job requirements, and to apply for Billabong jobs online.
How would you resolve a difficult situation with a customer or a co-worker? This company wants to maintain a relaxed atmosphere in its stores. Your interviewer wants to know that you like to keep the peace. If you have any stories about a creative way you handled a difficult person, this would be the time to tell it.
How do you relieve stress? The company promotes a healthy lifestyle and a laidback attitude. Your interviewer wants to know if you are a good fit for the position. They want employees who play as well as work. Go to the website at the bottom to get a printable application for Billabong.
Do you like board sports? Liking board sports would be important at this company, whether you’d be designing the clothes, working with the sponsored teams, or talking to customers in the stores. Dressing the part, in the company’s own clothing, is encouraged as well. Be prepared to talk about your favorite athletes, too.
Advice For Application Process
While Billabong jobs are desirable for the laidback atmosphere that they promise, they still require skills and a strong work ethic. Be sure to fill out your Billabong application with care and attention to detail. This company is very clear about what it’s looking for in its employees. To fill out an online application, see the website below.
When you do go in for your interview, be sure to show them what kind of person you are with your attitude, along with your credentials. This company allows employees to advance, if they can show the right attitude. If you’d like to know how to apply for Billabong online, go to their website link below, read job descriptions, and fill out an application form.
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