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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

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Bristol Shopping Quarter offers a wide variety of careers from retail sales positions to a huge range of management roles.  If you enjoy working with people in a customer facing position, then a job here may be just what you’re looking for! 

Current vacancies:

WHITTARD in The Galleries is recruiting part time sales assistants, two 8-hour contracts are available. The successful candidates will have 18 months retail experience with strong sales/selling skills, they will be flexible regarding their availability to work. Ask in store for further details and an application form.

THE FRAGRANCE SHOP in The Galleries is recruiting part time sales assistants. Applicants must have previous retail experience and need to be flexible to work days, evenings and weekends. The role includes general sales assistant duties such as customer service, cash handling and holiday cover. They are currently offering two 4-hour contracts, and a 0-hour contract with opportunities for overtime during busy periods. Email your CV and cover letter to, or go into the store and ask for an application form.

LONDON CAMERA EXCHANGE on The Horsefair in Broadmead is looking for an enthusiastic salesperson to work five days a week including Sundays. Sales/photography experience an advantage. Please apply with hand-written cover letter and CV to Mr N Evans, London Camera Exchange, 53 The Horsefair, BS1 3JP or email

CARD FACTORY in Broadmead is recruiting a store manager. If you're interested in retail and looking for a new challenge, this could be the job for you. The successful candidate will be highly enthusiastic and will manage and lead by example, motivating the team, maintaining first class customer service, and driving sales forward, while dealing with customers on a day to day basis. Apply online at, quoting code 37081, or ask in store for further information.

Card Factory also has a vacancy for a part time sales assistant. Assisting the store manager with day to day procedures and working as part of a team the successful candidate will have an enthusiastic approach to delivering a high quality customer service. Apply online at the above address, quoting code 27065. or ask in store for further information.

THE CRAZY FOX in The Arcade, Broadmead is sniffing out for a few folk to join its floor team. They're looking for characters interested in food and coffee, who are hard working, and most of all who are interested in hospitality. In return they can offer a lively and interesting work environment in a young and motivated team, some pretty nice coffee to drink and opportunities to dip your paws in the world nice light-roasted espresso! Full time and part time positions available. To apply, drop your CV into the shop, addressed to Anna.

ECCO in Broadmead is currently recruiting for a part-time Supervisor for 20/25 hours per week - Supervisor experience is necessary and experience working with footwear would be advantageous. They offer competitive pay and great staff benefits! Go into store to hand in your CV or e-mail it to

JOY in Penn Street is recuiting a manager. Are you inspiring, confident and creative with a love for life and fashion? The successful candidate will have a passion for the brand and retail experience at manager or supervisor level. Hand your CV in store or email

JULIAN CHARLES in The Galleries is recruiting sales assistants with contracts for 20 hours, 6.5 hours (Saturdays) and 5.5 hours (Sundays) available. The family run business has over 100 outlets across the UK. They are looking for confident, energetic, experienced individuals with customer service experience to be part of their vibrant Bristol team. The successful applicants will be required to be flexible throughout the week, including weekends and late nights. To apply submit a CV and covering letter to

ANTICS MODELS AND HOBBIES, situated at 8 Fairfax Street, Bristol BS1 3DB is recruiting a part time sales assistant to work three/four days per week including some Saturdays. The job will involve aiding in the day to day running of the store. Some knowledge of the products carried would be advantageous but not essential and the position could suit a semi-retired person looking to keep active. Standard opening hours are 9am - 5.30pm. Applicants can apply by e-mail to calling 01179273744, or just call in and speak to Andy Hills.

SEANHANNA in Quakers Friars are looking for experienced stylists to join their award winning team in Quakers Friars. They offer excellent training and ongoing career development including uncapped commission based salary, 25% discount on retail products, opportunities to expand your career (you could become an educator,franchisee or a member of the creative team), the chance to earn £200 for every stylist you recommend, ongoing training from their very own academy, and opportunities to attend L'oreal training courses. Email your CV to

RUSH on The Horsefair is recruiting a hairdresser to join their team. For further information and details of how to apply, visit

DEBENHAMS is recruiting a trainee restaurant manager for their store in Bristol Shopping Quarter. There has never been a more exciting time to join the Debenhams Hospitality team. Their Food business is evolving, and it is their teams of passionate managers who are leading the way. Their aim remains a simple one; to offer delicious food, in a welcoming environment, with the friendly and efficient service that our customers expect. 

The trainee restaurant manager assists in leading the operation from the front, driving service and food standards to create a customer experience to be proud of.  The role requires a passion for hospitality and excellent commercial focus to maximise sales and profit. You will work beside the restaurant manager with the running of a restaurant unit, while reporting into the overall store Manager and with the added support from their regional food teams. Their aim is for you to develop into a restaurant manager within 12 months. 

There also may be the added opportunity for development to be provided via Debenhams Apprenticeship scheme. 
They are looking for an aspirational trainee restaurant managers who is ready to take the next step in their hospitality career. In return they offer a rewarding environment for you to grow, and exposure to the fast paced world of retail. All combined with working hours that can be more sociable than many hospitality opportunities. 

So if hospitality is in your core, and you feel you have the attributes required, then they want to hear from you. A management career with Debenhams will be focussed around you, and they will give you the opportunity to push your boundaries and develop skills, while you also develop your team. Their culture allows you the freedom to make your mark, express your ideas and drive your Restaurant. All with Debenhams customers in mind. 
Tempted? Everyone is someone at Debenhams, who will you be?
Candidate requirements:
This role can be based in one of our Debenhams Stores within : West midlands, North West, Yorkshire, East London or Bristol area. 
You will be required to have extensive regional mobility for your first appointment. 

For further information and to apply, visit

NEEDLE & THREAD in The Arcade is recruiting an experienced tailor. Please ask in store for details.

tReds on The Horsefair is recruiting an assistant manager. 40 hours per week. Must have previous supervisor experience. To apply email your CV stating the position you are interested in to They are also looking for a part time sales assistant, previous retail experience preferred but not essential, call in store and ask to see the manager for further information.

PARSONS JEWELLERS in The Galleries is recruiting a weekend sales assistant to join the team. Key responsibilities include providing excellent levels of customer service and aiming to surpass customer expectations at every opportunity; maximising every sales opportunity; identifying customers' needs and confidently answer all product-related questions; being able to respond to queries regarding price, services available (repairs, restoration, resizing and remodelling) and features & benefits of individual pieces; ensuring all jewellery is kept to an outstanding level of cleanliness and to ensure this cleanliness is also replicated throughout the rest of the store. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated, always presenting a professional approach. They will be reliable and trustworthy with the ability to work within a team and solely. They will have a proven track record of providing excellent customer service. General opening hours are 9am to 5pm on Saturdays and 11am to 5pm on Sundays. They are looking for someone who can be flexible to accommodate varying shifts over the weekend and there is also the possibility of overtime throughout the week when the store requires additional cover during peak trading and to cover annual leave. To apply take a CV and covering letter to the store, which is located on the top floor.

YORKSHIRE BUILDING SOCIETY in Merchant Street will be offering some part time contracts soon, watch this space for details or call into the store for a chat, taking a copy of your CV with you.

GADDIS HAIR & BEAUTY in Union Street is recruiting a beauty therapist and also a nail technician, to work on a self-employed basis, Tuesday to Saturday each week. For further information and to apply, call in to the salon and ask for Moya.

EK HAIR in The Arcade is recruiting a hair stylist to join their team. The successful candidate for the full time role (Tuesday to Saturday) will be qualified to at least NVQ Level 2 standard; salon experience is a bonus and they must be good with kids! To apply email or take a CV into the salon.

COCOCHENO in Nelson Street is looking for a full time senior stylist. The successful candidate will be experienced but also willing to learn new styles and techniques. The popular salon is also looking for a Saturday assistant, to work eight hours, and an apprentice. To apply take a copy of your CV into the salon.

For details of other vacancies in Broadmead, please visit your local Job Centre.  Alternatively, you can call JobSeeker Direct on 0845 606 0234 or visit Jobcentreplus online.

Students looking for part time work should also check out, a free service that connects students and employers.

Visit The Galleries website for details of their vacancies.

If you would like to know about vacant retail positions in Cabot Circus, visit the Cabot Circus website.