Job Vacancies

Welcome to the Careers page for the James Retail Group.

As a neighbourhood retailer, we strive to provide great customer service and convenience to your local community. Our employees are at the heart of what we do, and thrive on delivering our Company Core Values, Commitment, Service Excellence. Trust & Honesty, and Teamwork in order to achieve this.

So why should you come and work at James Retail? Well why don’t you watch the following short video to see what our employees love about the working environment and what makes them enjoy every day as an employee of James Retail.

Within the Group we have many great news stories of employees who have started their career with us as Sales Assistants and have gone on to manage their own store and even become Area Managers. Don’t delay – submit your application today and start your career journey with James Retail.

How do you apply for a role with us today?

Below are just some of the roles you can expect to see advertised at our store locations. View our full list of vacancies below to see what opportunities are available in your area. From there, simply click on the link to submit an online application form – Good Luck!

STORE MANAGERS
(39-45 hours per week)

We a looking for dynamic Store Managers whose principal responsibilities will include managing a retail store; ensuring budgets are controlled, and sales targets are met. You will manage and lead a team of Sales Assistants to deliver quality merchandising, and first-rate customer service; ensuring maximum potential is achieved in line with Company standards.

As a Store Manager you must thrive on driving high sales performance. You should be highly motivated and results driven with excellent communication, influencing, management and leadership qualities; furthermore a keen desire to inspire others to perform to their best abilities.

ASSISTANT / DEPUTY MANAGERS
(39-45 hours per week)

We are looking for highly motivated Assistant Managers whose principal responsibilities will include assisting the Store Manager in driving sales and maximising profitability and growth in-store. You will support the Store Manager in leading a team; ensuring maximum potential is achieved in line with Company standards. You will have accountability for stock, cash, merchandising, and in the absence of the Store Manager, will supervise the running of the store.

As an Assistant Manager, you must be results driven, meticulous, and above all, possess excellent communication skills to be able to deliver the first-rate customer service that is recognised in the community.

STORE SUPERVISORS
(Varying shift patterns / hours per week)

We are looking for highly motivated Supervisors whose principal responsibilities will include assisting the Store Manager in driving sales and maximising profitability and growth in-store. You will support the Store Manager in ensuring that deliveries are received and checked, administration is accurate and completed in line within the required timescales, and POS material is utilised to its full potential.

You will have accountability for stock, cash, merchandising, and in the absence of the Store Manager, be responsible for the opening up and closing of the store.

SALES ASSISTANTS
(Varying shift patterns / hours per week)

We are looking for enthusiastic Sales Assistants whose principal responsibilities will include maximising sales in-store through excellence in customer service. You will support the Store Manager in ensuring that stock is replenished, administration is accurate and completed in line within the required timescales, and customer enquiries are dealt with in an effective and timely manner. You will have accountability for stock, cash, and merchandising.

As a Sales Assistant, you must be customer focused, have the ability to maintain good product knowledge at all times; and above all, possess excellent communication skills to be able to deliver the first-rate customer service that is recognised in the community.

Role Location Type
Sales Assistant (Part Time) GT News, Doncaster (DN1 1SW)Permanent More Information and Apply
Assistant Manager Supernews Local, Knaresborough (HG5 8AL)Permanent More Information and Apply
Assistant Manager Supernews, Erdington, Birmingham (B23 6SS)Permanent More Information and Apply
Data Analyst Barlborough, Chesterfield (S43 4FD)Permanent More Information and Apply
Store Manager Leicester areaPermanent More Information and Apply
Store Manager - Relief North YorkshirePermanent More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Bolton Interchange, Bolton, LancashirePermanent More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Bolton Interchange, Bolton, LancashirePermanent More Information and Apply
Store Supervisor Bolton Interchange, Bolton, LancashirePermanent More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Select Convenience, Barlborough, Chesterfield (S43 4XL)Permanent More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Oakham, Leicestershire (LE15 6DT)Permanent More Information and Apply
Supervisor Select Convenience, Barnsley Interchange, Barnsley (S70 1SE)Permanent More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Select Convenience, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester (LE3 9QP)Temporary More Information and Apply
Sales Assistant Leeds Bus Station, Leeds (LS2 7HU)Permanent More Information and Apply
Store Manager Crossgates Centre, Leeds (LS15 8EU)Permanent More Information and Apply
Assistant Manager Derby Bus Station, Derby, DE1 2AYPermanent More Information and Apply
Store Manager Derby Bus Station, Derby (DE1 2AY)Permanent More Information and Apply
HR Advisor Barlborough (S43)Permanent More Information and Apply

What is our process for hiring at our store locations?

We appreciate that your time is as valuable as our time spent with our customers, which is why you will normally be asked to attend a face-to-face interview at the store location; where we can get to know you better. We will ask you to talk to us about why you want to work for James Retail and give you the opportunity to see the store you may be working in, and also the team you will join.

Employee Benefits

Every employee of the James Retail Group has personal access to an exceptional Benefit Platform with over 200 perks; including free mobile phone insurance, big brand discounts on major high street and supermarket shopping, discounted gym memberships, plus salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers. You will also benefit from in-store discount, and uniform is also provided. Why not click on your desired role above, to see what further benefits are attached.

There is truly something for everyone; no matter what your hobbies or interests. We continuously look at our benefit package to ensure we are able to offer the best package to our employees.