Client Advisor Program

January 13, 2021
Tokyo, Japan

LVMH Japan is launching the “IME LVMH JAPAN Client Advisor Program” to support women’s reemployment and career advancement; training for women who have left their jobs due to marriage, childbirth, childcare, nursing care, etc. (including women whose gender self-identification is female) to gain expertise and practical experience in selling fashion & leather goods, cosmetics, watches, and jewelry. Even non-experienced people in the fashion industry can take part in this program.

The program is being implemented in partnership with the Professional Institute of International Fashion and Tokyo Mode Gakuen. In addition to taking a one-year special curriculum at both schools, practical training in stores will be conducted with LVMH brand or department specialists as mentors. There are no class fees for this special curriculum and a living support allowance is provided during the training period. After the program is over, trainees will receive a certificate and have the opportunity to apply to work as a Client Advisor at one of LVMH Japan’s Maison.

“IME (Institut des Métiers d’Excellence)” is a unique vocational training program established by LVMH in 2014, which aims to develop employment by teaching craftsmanship and sales skills to the younger generation. So far, 28 programs have been implemented in various European countries, and more than 800 people have completed the course.


Women who have left their jobs mainly due to marriage, childbirth, childcare, long-term care, illness treatment, or other reasons and wish to re-employ in the fashion, cosmetics, watch, and jewelry sales fields, and women who are self-identified.

  • Nationality: Japanese nationality or a non-Japanese national with a work visa in Japan
  • Language: Japanese (no hindrance to attending classes in Japanese and serving / selling to customers)
  • Education: No special requirements
  • Age: 20 to 40 years old as of April 1, 2021
  • Experience: Those who have worked in the past, including part-time jobs. Those who have no experience in the fashion industry or experience in customer service or sales can also apply.

Number of positions: 13 
(1 person each for participating brand)

Participating brands:
“Bulgari” “Celine” “Christian Dior Couture” “Fendi” “Fred” “Guerlain” “Loewe” “Loro Piana” “Louis Vuitton” “Marc Jacobs” “Parfums Christian Dior” “Parfums Givenchy” “Tag Heuer”

Program Overview & Schedule

Implementation period: April 2021 for 1 year

Take classes 3 days/week at school and in-store paid training 2 days/week
* Practical training may include Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.


  • Professional Institute of International Fashion (Tokyo Campus)
  • Tokyo Mode Gakuen (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)
  • Stores in Tokyo area


January 2021: Entry to online information session
End of January: Online information session
February: Formal application (send resume, aspirations and career prospects)
End of February: Interview with Human Resources (face-to-face or ZOOM)
End of February to early March: Announcement of successful applicants
Early April: Program Orientation starts
March 2022: Graduation Ceremony

Online Orientation session entry method by ZOOM

If you would like to participate, please apply from here by January 26, 2021.

After accepting your application, LVMH Japan will send a ZOOM link to your registered email address to access the orientation session. At the online orientation session, they will explain the details of LVMH and IME, the steps for formal application and the flow of the interview.

Online Orientation schedule:
(you only need to attend one session):

Thursday, January 28, 2021
10: 00-11: 00 / 18: 00-19: 00

January 31st (Sun)
10: 00-11: 00

February 1st (Monday)
14: 00-15: 00

Approximately 60 minutes / each time

Any additional questions or concerns can by addressed directly to: 
Recruiting LVMH

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