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Amazon UK To Create Over 20,000 Christmas Jobs This Year

26 Oct 2018

Amazon UK To Create Over 20,000 Christmas Jobs This Year

Amazon has announced that it will be creating over 20,000 seasonal roles in the UK for Christmas 2018.

The Christmas jobs at Amazon will be spread out all over the country, with hundreds of positions on offer at the retailer’s 17 fulfilment centres nationwide.

Set to benefit heavily from hundreds of Amazon seasonal roles this Christmas is Rugeley which has 2,500 temporary vacancies up for grabs this year.

Commenting on the wealth of jobs being created in her area, Regional Operations Director for Amazon, Nicola Fyfe said: “We look forward to welcoming more than 3,000 seasonal workers in the Midlands to play an integral role in helping us deliver an exceptional experience for our customers during the Christmas season.”

“We plan all year round for the festive period and the increase in people at our site to provide a positive work environment with a series of fun events that can be enjoyed by everyone,” added Ms Fyfe.

Other areas with Christmas vacancies at Amazon this year include Manchester and Peterborough with 1,500 seasonal jobs each, Milton Keynes with 1,000 positions to be filled and Coventry which is looking to recruit 500 temps for the festive period.

Alluding to the fact that many people return to work for the retailer each Christmas, Amazon’s Director of UK Customer Fulfilment, Stefano Perego, said: “We look forward to welcoming back seasonal workers who return year-after-year to work at Amazon and welcome new faces to the seasonal team.”

“We prepare year round for the festive season and we’re excited to have over 20,000 seasonal positions available this year to help delight our customers, added Mr Perego.

You can find out more about the sort of jobs available at Amazon this Christmas and apply for vacancies in your area here. And, you can also find hundreds more opportunities for work this Xmas on the e4s website.

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