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Dorothy Perkins


United Kingdom

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Founded in 1909 and originally under the name of H.P. Newman, today Dorothy Perkins is one of the United Kingdom’s most well known high street fashion retail names for ladieswear. These days, it is part of the Arcadia Group which is the second biggest fashion retail group in the United Kingdom, employing over 24,000 people. Dorothy Perkins itself is the largest female fashion chain in the United Kingdom and could be an attractive option for young school leavers, students and graduates alike.

Jobs and careers at Dorothy Perkins would obviously suit those with an interest in fashion and fashion retail. Students looking for part time retail jobs could benefit from the training on offer with the company while graduates can play a part in the future development of the company by increasing their skills through the Arcadia training programme. Dorothy Perkins looks to recruit staff who relish the opportuınity of working in an exciting and fast paced fashion retail company.

The good news is, to be able to work for them, Dorothy Perkins have a minimum age limit of just 13 years old so if you are still at school or college and are looking for a Saturday job, part time or weekend work, you could get a job with the company as a sales advisor. Dorothy Perkins has a system in place where staff who would like to further develop their career in fashion retail with the company, can do so by following their training programme.

In the United Kingdom alone, Dorothy Perkins has 600 stores. This is good news for for students and young people looking for locally based student jobs as there should be a store close to where you are studying. Dorothy Perkins also has 52 outlets internationally meaning there could be opportunities for those who would like to work overseas in the fashion retail industry.

If it is a seasonal or part time student job you are looking for, then Dorothy Perkins advises you to simply drop into your nearest store to enquire about vacancies for sales advisors. Introduce yourself and take your CV and you could be earning extra cash sooner than you thought. For all vacancies, including head office vacancies, the company also have a vacancy search facility on their careers website or you can link up with them via their social media channels which are just to the left of this page.

Whether it’s a part time job you are looking for or a career in fashion retail, Dorothy Perkins is a fast-paced company which changes its collections every three weeks to meet customer needs and stay on top of the game. If you would like to be a part of this - either as a sales advisor, in merchandising, marketing or finance - then take a look at the website now to see if there’s a vacancy to suit you.

For more ideas and a range of live vacancies, have a look at our Student Retail Jobs section.

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