Founded by Terry Norris and Bev Ripley, Game is a British company which specialises in video games retail. Establishing high street stores from the 1990s onwards, Game has become a well known brand since then and is now called Game Retail Ltd. Game headquarters are in Basingstoke, England but there are Game stores all over the United Kingdom and also in other countries around Europe such as Spain and Portugal. Students looking for part time retail jobs at Game should be able to find a Game store relatively close to where they are studying or where they live.
Student jobs at Game stores are likely to be retail roles. Staff who work in store for Games are members of the Store Team. As well as general duties such as serving customers, dealing with cash and credit card transactions and restocking shelves, Game also run a variety of online and offline events. For example, when new video games are launched, Game will run midnight launches at some stores and also special sales. As part of the Store Team, student jobs could see you being part of these special launch events so a willingness to work flexible hours may be required. Students who are keen gamers coÄ±ld find these special events lots of fun, however.
Retail jobs at Game as a member of the Store Team will suit students and young people who enjoy dealing with customers and are confident, cheerful and outgoing when speaking with the general public. Game look for enthusiastic members of the Store Team who are also knowledgeable gamers. Working for Game is not like other retail jobs. A genuine interest and passion for games in necessary so that you can pass on this knowledge and enthusiasm to other customers and tell them about the products on offer in store.
Game has a high concentration of stores all over the United Kingdom - over 330 stores - and they are represented in small and large towns as well as cities. Wherever you are studying or wherever you are based, there should be a Game store local to you; ideal for those of you looking for local retail jobs.
Game recruit staff on an ongoing basis, as and when vacancies arise. They are always on the lookout for enthusiastic gamers to join their Store Teams and encourage those interested in these types of retail jobs to visit their local store. Game also have active social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter where other roles, as well as all things gaming, are posted.
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