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Carpetright are a company which specialises in the sale of floor coverings and beds and they operate across the United Kingdom and also European countries. There are around 600 stores across these countries and the company aim to be a leading European floor covering and beds retailer, offering excellent customer service. Carpetright aim to offer an unbeatable range of floor coverings with a price promise which guarantees the best value for their customers.

Carpetright was founded in 1988 in London by Lord Harris and has gone on to expand into a household name since that time with stores across the nation as well as offering an online shopping service, too.

As you might expect from a company of this size, there is a whole range of jobs and career opportunities with Carpetright. Jobs in Carpetright stores could be in retail such as entry level jobs as store assistants or retail management careers. Carpetright jobs could also crop up in the form of warehouse roles such as distribution and stock control. If you like to be out and about, perhaps visiting the homes of customers to give them advice about the most suitable floor coverings for them would suit you. Carpetright careers in this field are also possible.

If you are looking for fulltime Carpetright careers in head office and support roles, opportunities such as customer services, IT, marketing and buying are based at the Carpetright head office in Purfleet in Essex. Carpetright also have a carpet fitting academy for those looking for hands on careers with the company.

Depending on the type of Carpetright jobs you are looking to do, the company will be looking for different levels of experience. Whether it is entry level retail jobs working as a sales advisor or working in more senior roles, Carpetright ask that you give all customers the best service experience you possibly can.

For working in retail jobs in Carpetright stores, you need to have an outgoing and friendly personality, be patient with customers, be able to chat with them and offer them advice about the most suitable products for their needs. Product knowledge is key for this. The good news is, for sales advisors who do make sales, Carpetright offer generous commissions so this could be a profitable retail job for the right person.

As well as their online services, Carpetright operate almost 600 stores across the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland and also on the continent in the Netherlands and Belgium. So wherever you are based, with so many stores, there could be retail opportunities in a Carpetright store close to you. Head office and other support roles will be mainly based at the Carpetright head office in Essex.

Carpetright vacancies come up in a variety of roles and are advertised on the company website in their careers section. The good news is that as well as full time jobs and careers, part time Carpetright jobs are also available as well as temporary roles and vacancies for those who would like to work flexible hours. So whatever type of jobs you are looking for, Carpetright could have something to match your needs.

So, if you have an eye for design - especially interior design - and think you have what it takes to advise customers about the best floor coverings for their home, or you would like to work in warehouse and distribution or head office jobs and careers, take a look at the current Carpetright vacancies that are available right now.

If you can’t find anything to suit your needs, you can register your interest or you can take a look at the current E4S retail vacancies, too. Take a look at this article for ideas about other types of retail jobs that might be suitable for students and young people.

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