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The Xchanging Graduate Scheme

Xchanging

Xchanging’s Graduate Programme is fast becoming a highly sought after career path for graduates who display the drive and potential to succeed in Xchanging’s challenging and diverse business environment.

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London
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Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Sales Merchandiser – DIY Products

BMS Performance

Full product and Graduate Sales Training from APS * UK market leader * Extensive product range * Product demonstrations and client visits The Role: Selling predominately to specialist distributor

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Manchester, Greater Manchester
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£25,000 per annum
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Industry:
Retail
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Location:
Coventry, West Midlands
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Sales Merchandiser – DIY Products

BMS Performance

Full product and Graduate Sales Training from APS * UK market leader * Extensive product range * Product demonstrations and client visits The Role: Selling predominately to specialist distributor

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Coventry, West Midlands
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£25,000 per annum
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Industry:
Retail
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Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire

Merchandising & Buying European Graduate Programme - Italian Speaking 2019

TJX Europe

Variety and Challenge. Growth and Opportunity. In the retail business, we move fast. We’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. And the fast pace brings variety and challenge, along with continued growth and opportunity. Explore career opportunities

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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Location:
Corby, Northamptonshire

Graduate Category Analyst

The Hain Daniels Group

The Role Hain Daniels fruit division are currently recruiting for a Category Analyst. This is a fantastic opportunity that not only provides on the job training, but will expose you to commercial aspects of food manufacturing in a fast paced, commercial e

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Corby, Northamptonshire
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Contract
Industry:
Buying
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Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire

Trainee Merchandiser - Graduate scheme

Next

About the team Not to be confused with Visual Merchandising, our Trainee Merchandisers maximise profit during the season, ensuring the product is in right place at the right time, in the right quantity, at the right price. About the role You will: Analyse

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Leicester, Leicestershire
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Retail
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Location:
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

Graduate Marketing and Sales Assistant/ Graduate Trainee

Bamboosh

Graduate Marketing and Sales Assistant Cardiff City Centre Graduates, Undergraduates, School Leavers and Career Changers from all degrees will be considered… The Bamboosh Graduate Business Development Programme has been a key part of our talent strategy f

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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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£20,000 per annum
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Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Location:
Reading, Berkshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate Sales Merchandiser - DIY Products

BMS Performance

Full product and Graduate Sales Training from ISM UK market leader Extensive product range Product demonstrations and client visits The Role: Selling predominately to specialist distributors as a graduate sales executive your number one aim is to develop

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Location:
Reading, Berkshire
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£25,000 per annum
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Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester

Graduate Sales Assistant - Immediate Start

Acquiro22

Graduate Sales Assistant Acquiro 22, based in the heart of Manchester City Centre are looking to add to our rapidly growing team. We have openings for several entry-level positions that integrate Direct Marketing, Sales and Team Management. Graduates are

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Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Retail
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Location:
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate Assistant Buyer - Graduate Training Scheme - Jan 2019 start

The Graduate

A Creative group, who think about things a little differently. They have 25 years of experience creating complete and compelling communications, brand and marketing solutions with offices in the East Midlands and in Edinburgh. By offering each touch-point

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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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£18,000 per annum
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Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Buying
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Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£18,500 per annum

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer

RECRUITMENTREVOLUTION.COM

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer Watford £18,500 - £26,000 depending on experience plus Benefits Excellent Opportunity to join a global retailer with revenues of over $100 Billion Heads-up - you will need strong ma

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Buying
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London,

Marketing Sales Assistant - Graduates & Trainees With No Experience

Infinity Marketing

Marketing Sales Assistant - Graduates & Trainees With No Experience Location: Marsh Wall - E14 9TP Salary: £16000 - £25,000 OTE Hours: Full Time, Permanent Do you consider yourself a Go Getter ? Are you an ambitious person with average skills but an above

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Reading, Berkshire

Graduate Sales Merchandiser - DIY Products

BMS

Full product and Graduate Sales Training from ISM UK market leader Extensive product range Product demonstrations and client visits The Role: Selling predominately to specialist distributors as a graduate sales executive your number one aim is to develop

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Reading, Berkshire
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Industry:
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Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£18,000 - £19,000 per annum

Graduate Assistant Merchandiser

Hays

A fashion retailer in Manchester has a new vacancy for a Graduate Assistant Merchandiser to join their team. Your new company You will be working for an established retailer based in Manchester with access to good transport links. They have a new role tha

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Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Ongoing
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£17,000 per annum

Graduate Merchandising Assistant

Rise Resourcing

An exciting opportunity has arisen for recent graduates looking to pursue a career in merchandising. Our client, a well-known high street retailer is looking for graduates with an analytical degree such Business, Mathematics or Merchandising. Responsibili

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Manchester, Greater Manchester
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£17,000 per annum
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Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Ongoing
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£16,000 per annum

Graduate Marketing Sales Assistant

Element Events

Graduate Marketing & Sales Assistants Needed for an Immediate Start in Manchester City Centre School Leavers, Undergraduates, Graduates, Career Starters Wanted Are you looking for a fun environment, progression and more money? Do you have a winning attitu

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Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£18,500 per annum

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer

Recruitment Revolution.com

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer Watford £18,500 - £26,000 depending on experience plus Benefits Excellent Opportunity to join a global retailer with revenues of over $100 Billion Heads-up - you will need strong ma

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Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£18,500 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Buying
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£18,000 per annum

Graduate Assistant Merchandiser

Hays Specialist Recruitment

A fashion retailer in Manchester has a new vacancy for a Graduate Assistant Merchandiser to join their team. Your new company You will be working for an established retailer based in Manchester with access to good transport links. They have a new role tha

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Location:
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary:
£18,000 per annum
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Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Retail
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Location:
London,

Graduate Marketing Sales Assistant - LONDON - Immediate Start

3D Atlantic

Graduate Marketing Sales Assistant - LONDON - Immediate Start We are a brand-new promotional marketing & sales company based in Docklands specialising in customer acquisition. About us: 3D Atlantic generate massive brand awareness and delivers unprecedent

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Location:
London,
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Retail
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£18,500 - £26,000 per annum

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer

RecruitmentRevolution

Graduate Online Buying Assistant - Inventory Control - Global Retailer Watford £18,500 - £26,000 depending on experience plus Benefits Excellent Opportunity to join a global retailer with revenues of over $100 Billion Heads-up - you will need strong ma

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary:
£18,500 - £26,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
Buying
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Helping you find a career in Retail Sector

Retail is a diverse industry and there are roles with every different skill set imaginable – from supermarket managers to visual merchandisers (the people who dress shop windows).

In retail, you’ll help with every aspect of creating a great customer experience, from assisting and serving customers to ensuring shelves are stocked and the store is welcoming and attractive. You’ll also get an insight into ordering, merchandising and the entire retail organisation.

As a job sector it is a big deal, employing three million workers across the UK, and totting up hundreds of billions of pounds in sales every year. It is the largest private sector employer in the country.

Working in retail doesn’t just involve working behind the check-out or stocking shelves - there are a wide range of roles, from high-level management to distribution centre.

The industry is going through a massive change at the moment, as many UK retailers are at the cutting-edge of e-commerce and are simultaneously finding their feet in selling their brands through social media – so it’s an exciting time to get involved.


Skills required for a career in the Retail Sector industry
Working in retail means being diplomatic, organised, and – if you’re on the shop floor – being on your feet all day. Here are some other skills that are essential for the industry:
- Ability to Work Under Pressure
- Multi-tasking
- Organisation
- Teamwork
- Verbal Communication
Typical Retail Sector career progression routes
As an industry retail is one of the most flexible in terms of routes to the best jobs.

It is possible to progress from the bottom-up after starting a Saturday job, or to take a variety of formal schemes aimed at graduates – so that part time job you had at uni is likely to be worth hanging onto if retail is an area you want to pursue.

Unlike other industries you don’t need to have a specific qualification, and a lot of progression can be made on the job.

In a head office role within the retail sector you are likely to have a clear career path set out and clear targets that can be worked towards, especially as the majority of retail head offices are large, established businesses with clear pathways for progression – 66% of those working in the sector work for the 75 biggest retail companies.
Typical Career Development for the Retail Sector industry
Although definitely not compulsory, extra qualifications could give you a good advantage as you move forward in your career – especially if you’re planning on applying for management jobs in retail.

The Chartered Management Institute’s Level 5 Management and Leadership award, diploma or certificate, or similar offered by the Institute of Leadership and Management, could be a good place to start if looking for a course. Equally, if you’re looking to progress in areas like marketing, buying, supply chain or HR, check out the professional bodies for these industries to see what they offer (see our Useful Resources section below.)

Side note: according to Retail Choice, managers who hold professional qualifications stand to earn £152,000 more throughout the course of their career than those who don’t – so this is something worth considering!
How much do Retail Sector professionals get paid?
Head office roles within the retail sector will traditionally command higher salaries than those on the shop floor, although management roles in-store can often offer decent packages too.

Equally, some big graduate employers – including Lidl and Aldi – have become famous for the high level of compensation (often around £40,000 + benefits) that they give those on their store and area management graduate schemes.

Here are some average salaries for roles in the industry, according to Payscale:

Retail store manager - £24,650
Retail store assistant manager - £18,995
Retail sales assistant -£14,000
Buyer - £35,391
Operations manager - £35,068
Marketing manager - £32,892
Marketing executive -£24,104
Merchandiser - £28,955
What qualifications do I need for a Retail Sector career
Although many store managers are hired internally or from people who started as school leavers, many retailers also offer fast-track schemes for university graduates to enter into retail management positions.

The application criteria and the specific details of the scheme will depend on the employer. Of course, having knowledge of and interest in the brand and being able to demonstrate previous customer facing experience will be useful in every case.
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