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500 Birmingham Retail Jobs On Offer At New John Lewis Store

30 Apr 2015

500 Birmingham Retail Jobs On Offer At New John Lewis Store

500 new Birmingham retail jobs are to be filled at a new flagship John Lewis store due to complete in the city this September.

The 500 new positions at Grand Central in Birmingham will be made up of various roles - such as sales consultants and stock assistants. There will also be some catering vacancies to be advertised at John Lewis too, along with a range of 150 other specialist roles on the support, marketing and admin side of the company’s retail business in Birmingham.

The new John Lewis store in Birmingham will come with a price tag of over £30 million, but will be one the group’s biggest properties outside of the capital. Once finished, the department store will cover an area of more than 23,000 square metres.

Lisa Williams, who will be Head of Branch at the new John Lewis in Birmingham, was thrilled to be finally at the recruitment stage for the retail jobs, saying: “It’s really exciting to be starting this stage of our recruitment process. I can’t wait to find the hundreds of residents from the city and surrounding areas who will be instrumental in John Lewis Birmingham’s development. The business gives Partners fantastic opportunities to progress.”

The John Lewis Group has more than 30 department stores, and, if employees at its Waitrose business is also taken into consideration, then the company provides jobs for over 80,000 members of staff, or Partners. You can find out more about working as a Partner at John Lewis by visiting our company profile for John Lewis now.

And, anyone who is interested in working in the retail sector in Birmingham, will be pleased to hear that we advertise retail vacancies for students and graduates all over the Midlands’ city. To find your ideal full or part time retail position, take a look at some of the opportunities ready and waiting for your application now on our page of Retail Jobs In Birmingham.

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