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Marks & Spencer

Retail

United Kingdom

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Marks & Spencer is one of the UK’s biggest retailers, selling everything from clothes to food and from furniture to financial products.

The company opens its doors to an average of over 20 million customers each week and has been in the retail business for more than 120 years.

The Marks & Spencer story began with a single stall on Kirkgate Market in Leeds way back in the 1880s. The company has since grown to over 700 stores across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom - and has also branched out into more than 40 overseas markets with over 400 international outlets.

The annual profits at Marks & Spencer are regularly around the £500 million mark, fuelled in large part by massive sales of clothing items and luxury food products.

Marks & Spencer is huge employer in the UK. They provide retail jobs for well over 75,000 people worldwide in a range of roles from part time work to full time careers and management positions.

Retail jobs at Marks & Spencer can be found for students and graduates who are interested in variety of work options. Advertised positions include in-store opportunities such as customer service assistants, beauty product technicians, food assistant roles on the counters or in the cafes and delis.

There is also ample opportunity for graduates at Marks & Spencer. Applications tend to open for most of their graduate programmes around October each year. Programmes on offer for graduates include Buying, Finance, Retail Management, IT, Product Design & Technology, Marketing, Human Resources and Merchandising.

The main Marks & Spencer head office is located at Westminster in London. Students and graduates interested in IT careers should also check for vacancies at their Stockley Park offices in London. Other head offices opportunities can be also be found around the UK in other places - including Salford, Manchester, Chester - where support roles are provided for the whole Marks & Spencer enterprise.

Some warehouse work is also available at the main Marks & Spencer distribution centre at Castle Donington, Leicestershire.

Marks & Spencer also provide a trainee retail management scheme for college leavers whereby student could see themselves in a Commercial Management roles within two years.

For all retail roles at Marks & Spencer, from store floor to boardroom management, the business looks for talented applicants who are natural master of customer service skills.

Get your career off to a flying start with one of the leading retail businesses in the UK. Apply today for the latest retail vacancies at Marks & Spencer.

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