The Range is a company that most definitely lives up to its name as it sells a whole range of home, leisure and garden goods and, recently, has also diversified into property, manufacturing, waste management, shopfitting, dry cleaning and financial management. In The Range stores, customers have a choice of 65,000 quality products over 16 different departments such as lighting, homeware, arts and crafts, garden goods and DIY. You can see why the company is called The Range and jobs and careers could be very rewarding.
Founded by Plymouth entrepreneur Chris Dawson in 1980, the first The Range superstore opened in 1989 and the company has continued to expand from there.
The Range can offer a variety of entry level jobs and full time careers to people who want to work for the company. For retail jobs, stores have sales assistants, supervisors, department managers and other retail management jobs at various levels. If retail vacancies are not what you are looking for then distribution and warehouse jobs at different levels might suit you better.
The Range has an online ordering system as well as in store shopping experiences. Admin jobs, payroll positions and other office-based roles are often based in individual stores so if this is the type of work you are looking for, then there could be openings with The Range at your local store.
While maximising sales, The Range concentrate on building relationships with customers so that those customers return to their local store time and time again. Retail jobs with The Range mean you will be confident and friendly when dealing with the general public and also be willing to work as part of a team as well as under your own initiative. For other jobs with The Range, such as warehouse jobs and office careers, each role has specific requirements such as particular skills you might need. These will be listed as requirements in the individual job adverts.
The Range started off in Plymouth as a market stalls but there are now The Range stores all over the United Kingdom. Many towns and cities have a The Range store so students, graduates and other young people looking for job vacancies might well find something in a store or warehouse close to where they live or where they are studying.
The Range are constantly expanding so they recruit as and when vacancies arise. If there is a new store opening in a town or city close to you and you would like to consider part time jobs or full time careers with The Range, you can register your interest with your local Jobcentre where the company recruit from. For more senior vacancies with The Range, these are advertised on the company website.
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