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The Sales & Retail industry employs a large amount of people in the UK - its big business!

Sales jobs can be found across many different industries including insurance, finance, manufacturing, retail, agricultural, pharmaceuticals and many more. You could be selling loans, credit cards, houses, cars, insurance, industrial equipment, lawn mowers to name a few.

Take a look at the various links and job roles below to see what could be in store for you.

    • There are around 40,500 people across the whole of Norfolk employed in the retail industry
    • Norwich is one of the top shopping destinations in the UK
    • We are likely to need around 60,000 retail managers in the UK by 2022

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Job Ideas for this Industry

Shop/Sales Assistant • Marketing Executive • Charity Fundraiser • Vlogger • Events Manager • Customer Service Adviser • Merchandiser • Digital marketer • Antique DealerRetail Buyer • Social media manager (For more, check out the Job Areas below)

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Did You Know?
The total value of UK retail sales in 2020 was £403 billion.

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Vindis Recruitment Event
Closing Date:
4th August 2021
Location:
Virtual recruitment event
General description Vindis Recruitment Evening on Wednesday 4th August between 16:30 and 20:30. Apprenticeships and full-time work opportunities. This event will be a Virtual Recruitment Evening where we are offering virtual appointments to talk to our team ab...
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Clothing Retail Assistant - Thetford Garden Centre
Closing Date:
13th August 2021
Location:
Thetford
Main duties will include, proactively selling and serving customers to a high standard and replenishment and merchandising of stock.
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Server - Cookhouse
Closing Date:
30th September 2021
Location:
Ipswich
Suffolk Food Hall are looking for someone keen to join the team for work experience. The Cook House is a lively restaurant at The Suffolk Food Hall overlooking the River Orwell. Hours - Can vary (8am-5pm) Dependent on what you can do Days - Monday through t...
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Retail Assistant - Food Hall
Closing Date:
30th September 2021
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Suffolk Food Hall are looking for someone keen to join the team for work experience. The Food Hall is a lively homeware and food shop at The Suffolk Food Hall overlooking the River Orwell. Hours - Can vary (8am-5pm) Dependent on what you can do Days - Monday....
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