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Published on September 8th, 2015 | by The GC Team


John Lewis recruiting 3,000 extra staff for festive season

John Lewis is searching for 3,000-plus temporary staff to fill roles across the retail and distribution arms of its business, ahead of the busiest shopping period of the year.

The retailer is recruiting new Partners to assist customers in its 44 branches. Positions are available across a number of departments including the John Lewis Christmas Shop, electrical and home technology, gift food and catering.

In addition to branch roles, temporary vacancies are also available throughout the retailer’s distribution network to support nationwide stores and online business

Resourcing manager Katharina Butler-Tjepkema said: “Christmas is a really exciting time to be a Partner at John Lewis and we are looking for enthusiastic people who understand the importance of delivering exceptional customer service.

“Our distribution network is key to our omnichannel business, and we are also on the lookout for distribution Partners to ensure that customers using our online and click & collect facilities receive the same levels of service as those who visit our shops.”

John Lewis said its recruitment team is committed to training all temporary Christmas staff to achieve the highest level of customer service.

Those interested in applying should visit, where batches of vacancies will be advertised this month.

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