Founded in 1849 in Glasgow, Scotland, House of Fraser is a large chain of department stores specialising in quality clothing, cosmetics and accessories for the home. These days, the headquarters of House of Fraser are in London (as is their flagship store) and they employ over 5,000 people. Over the years, House of Fraser has incorporated brand names such as Famous Army Stores and Kendals into the company and they are trusted for their quality brands, customer service and strong heritage.
Because House of Fraser is a department store, it can be a good option for students looking for retail jobs - seasonal or part time work - because there are different types of roles under the one roof. Student jobs are likely to be as part time sales assistants and these can arise in menswear or womenswear, for example. For those looking for graduate careers in the retail sector, House of Fraser has a whole array of options from head office roles to store management jobs.
House of Fraser pride themselves on the quality of the goods they sell and the customer service they provide. Students who would like part time or seasonal House of Fraser jobs need to share in their passion for continuing to provide and even improve this level of service. Although not essential, previous experience of working with customers is preferred and if you enjoy working on your own initiative, working at House of Fraser could be the job for you.
There are House of Fraser department stores all over the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland with the largest of these stores being in the city of Birmingham in the Midlands. House of Fraser stores are in most big university cities, meaning there could be student jobs in a store close to where you are studying.
House of Fraser advertise their sales assistant vacancies and other roles as and when they arise so if you are looking for student part time roles or seasonal work, keep an eye out for jobs. If there is a store close to where you are studying, House of Fraser also encourage you to go to their store to give your CV to the person in charge of the section you are interested in working in.
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