Savers is a leading name in the discount retail world of health, beauty and home products. With over 350 stores located in most parts of the UK, there could be a retail vacancy or other role up for grabs at a Savers Health & Beauty outlet in your town or city today.
Savers started out as a drugstores company in the late 1980s and expanded quickly through the 1990s, being bought out by the A.S. Watson Group in 2000 when it had already grown to a chain of more than 170 UK outlets.
In 2016, Savers were listed as 15th in the Mail On Sunday's 'Best Big Companies To Work For' and as a Sunday Times ‘30 Best Big Companies To Work For’ in 2017. With such a great reputation as an employer, we’d love to help you find a suitable vacancy with Savers today...
If it’s a retail role that you are after, then you would probably start work in your local branch of Savers as a Retail Sales Assistant.
Giving some details about what a day-in-the-life might be like as a Sales Assistant at Savers, the company’s careers site explains:
“Your role at Savers will be all about giving exceptional customer service anywhere in the store and encouraging add on sales. You will also ensure that the store is fully stocked and maintained to a high level presentation at all times. In addition, you will be involved in supporting the management team to achieve store targets.”
What’s more, you don’t even need any previous experience of retail to land one of these Sales Assistant jobs at Savers. Indeed, the retailer has a dedicated apprenticeship programme where you can earn while you study towards a Retail Skills Level 2 Apprenticeship and then progress within further retail roles within the company.
Giving details of the sort of candidates which should apply for these types of jobs, Savers say:
“What we look for in our Sales Assistant are individuals with a positive can-do attitude, who demonstrated this through commitment to the role, passion for our fantastic products and enjoys working as part of a team.”
Although Savers is based in Dunstable, Bedfordshire the company has customer service facilities and head offices in Croydon, London. Either of those locations could throw up a number of options to work in Human Resources, Commercial, Store Operations, Finance, Audit, Learning & Development, other support roles, customer service jobs and distribution work too.
Graduates interested in working for Savers should check out their two year intensive Management Trainee Programme where you will earn a good salary while learning all of the skills you will need to become a Store Manager for the chain.
As if you needed further incentive, as a member of staff at Savers, you also benefit from a Superdrug discount and loyalty card which entitles you to up to 30% off products and services in Superdrug stores, a sister company of Savers which is also owned by the A.S. Watson Group.
We have added the Facebook and Twitter accounts of Savers to the side of this page, so it might be useful for you to check out the sort of things they put out on those before you apply for vacancies. You never know, a little nugget of info from one of those social media profiles could help you to shine in an interview with the retailer.
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