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In 1778, well over 200 years ago, a jewellery showroom opened in the city of Newcastle. That jewellery showroom was named Goldsmiths and the store still stands on the same site today. But it is not just this store. Throughout all of those years, Goldsmiths has continued to expand to all parts of the United Kingdom, becoming a household name in the jewellery field and the largest quality jeweller in the UK, in the process.

As well as specialising in diamonds, gold and silver, Goldsmiths also operate the largest distribution network for quality watch brands such as Gucci, Omega, Rolex, Cartier and other famous brands. Clocks are also another specialist area of the Goldsmiths branches.

Staff who work for Goldsmiths are employed by Aurum. Aurum are the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK and, as well a Goldsmiths, their other brands include Mappin & Webb, Watches of Switzerland and boutique.Goldsmiths. Because Goldsmiths is part of such a big company, Goldsmiths jobs and careers could be in a whole variety of areas.

For those of you who are interested in retail jobs with Goldsmiths, in store sales consultants work towards sales targets whilst also offering jewellery knowledge to customers who are looking to buy jewellery and watches. Retail management jobs with Goldsmiths could also be available. As you might expect with such a prestige jewellery company, Goldsmith also employ specialists in various fields such as diamond specialists, repair specialists and watch specialists so Goldsmiths careers could be very rewarding for those who really want to learn about the jewellery industry.

Clearly, many of the jobs and careers that might be available with Goldsmiths will require varying degrees of specialist experience, depending on the role. However, if you are just starting out and you are genuinely committed to learning about particular specialist fields, the good news is that Aurum have an Investors In People Gold Award and they offer full training for all their staff. Should you find you really have a skill and a passion for retail jobs in the jewellery industry, Goldsmiths jobs mean you could also be selected for their fast track programme so that you can develop your skills to move towards managerial roles.

The good news for school leavers, students and graduates looking to work in the jewellery industry is that Goldsmiths are a truly national company. There are Goldsmiths stores in every city and major town of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland so you should be able to find a store close to where you are based. If you are not sure about where your nearest Goldsmiths store is, take a look at their store finder to find out. Depending on the size of the town or city you are based in, your nearest Goldsmiths store could be a large one, stocking most or all of their brands, or it could be a smaller store, stocking a selection.

Goldsmiths jobs and careers could really suit people who are committed to building a career in retail in the prestige jewellery industry. If you think careers with Goldsmiths could be just what you are looking for then Aurum job vacancies are advertised via the company website. Because there are so many Goldsmiths stores around the United Kingdom, if there are no vacancies at your nearest store, there could be others close by.

So, what are you waiting for? Make sure your CV is up to date and start applying for Goldsmiths jobs. If you can’t find what you are looking for right now, or you would also like to consider other retail jobs and careers, take a look at some of the E4S suggestions, too. You could be working in your dream part time or full time retail job sooner than you think.

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