John Lewis creates 300 jobs with Oxford store

John Lewis is welcoming applications for around 300 new jobs, created by its new Oxford shop in the Westgate development.

The retailer is looking for Partners (staff) to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop, from sales and services assistants, to visual merchandisers to customer support Partners.

Successful applicants will become Partners and co-owners of the business, and will receive benefits including an annual bonus, access to holiday and leisure facilities, and opportunities to build skills outside of work.

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John Lewis said the recruitment drive demonstrates its long-term commitment to Oxford.

The 120,000ft2 store represents an £18m investment in Oxford by the retailer, and will open alongside other shops at the Westgate Oxford development on October 24, 2017.

John Lewis Oxford branch manager Julie Blake said: “Having joined John Lewis at 18 as a management trainee, I know how committed the business is when it comes to investing in its Partners and providing brilliant opportunities for career development.

“Every John Lewis shop has a unique local identity and Oxford will follow this tradition. We always aim to recruit our hard working, enthusiastic Partners directly from the local community and I look forward to meeting the fantastic team who will launch this shop in October.”

All applicants for roles at John Lewis Oxford should apply via jlpjobs.com.

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