Fenwick is a British department store that is well known for its quality goods. The company has a rich heritage and was founded back in 1882 by John James Fenwick in his home city of Newcastle upon Tyne. To this day, the Fenwick flagship store still stands on the site where the first store opened.
Fenwick started out specialising in quality tailoring for ladies but when Le Bon Marche became famous as a department store in Paris, Fred Fenwick went to the French capital to learn about how the store was working. Fenwick opened its flagship department store in Brent Cross shopping centre in London. Today, Fenwick is still owned by the Fenwick family with Mark Fenwick as the chairman. There are currently 11 Fenwick branches, all of them in England.
Whatever type of jobs at Fenwick you undertake, the company offer you the type of career that is varied and challenging. As with many big retail companies, there are various roles you could do with Fenwick from working in store as a sales assistant through to head office roles such as careers in finance, human resources, IT and marketing. Because it is a department store, retail jobs with Fenwick are also varied.
Part time jobs and full time jobs could see you working in ladies fashion, in jewellery or denim. These are just a few examples. As you can see, there could be room for really specialising your career with Fenwick jobs.
Fenwick pride themselves on their luxury retail services so they are looking for sales assistants, sales consultants and staff in other roles who can continue to maintain and strengthen this image. Students with a strong interest in fashion might benefit from Fenwick jobs in retail.
For retail jobs at all levels, Fenwick look for people with a keen eye for detail and for people who have a strong desire to give the customer a first class experience when they enter the store If you think you are confident and friendly in dealing with the general public and you have a genuine interest in luxury retail jobs, Fenwick jobs and careers could be just what you are looking for.
Fenwick is very much a family business and their stores operate throughout England. There are 11 in total. While stores are mainly in the southeast of England, most centred around the London area, there are also stores in Leicester and York. And, of course, the Fenwick flagship store is still in Newcastle Upon Tyne. School leavers and students studying in universities in these areas could get Fenwick jobs and graduates looking for retail careers in England could find Fenwick a rewarding company to work for.
For full time retail jobs and part time retail jobs, as well as other roles such as head office careers and retail management, Fenwick advertise their vacancies on their website. To apply for vacancies, Fenwick ask for your CV and also a covering letter where you can further expand on have you have stated in your CV. For retail jobs, Fenwick state that an ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills is key.
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