8 Christmas jobs in Portsmouth that are open for applications now

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The festive season brings with it plenty of opportunities for temporary seasonal work

Here are eight jobs in Portsmouth that are currently hiring staff for Christmas, and how to apply.

Christmas Support Team at Next

As a Christmas Support Team member, you will work on the sales floor and in the stock, offer friendly customer service to Next shoppers, help get stock to the sales floor and keep the sales floor looking clean and tidy.

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These are some of the companies around Portsmouth hiring for Christmas staff (Photo: Shutterstock)These are some of the companies around Portsmouth hiring for Christmas staff (Photo: Shutterstock)
These are some of the companies around Portsmouth hiring for Christmas staff (Photo: Shutterstock)

Next are looking for people that are friendly, calm, efficient and always ready to go the extra mile.

The contract is part time and temporary, you’ll be working between three and 12 weeks and shifts will include Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and Sunday 27 December.

The rate of pay is between £6.52 and £8.72 per hour.

You’ll benefit from a 25 per cent staff discount, first pick of the sale stock and exclusive employee deals and offers online.

You can apply via the Next website here.

Christmas Associate at L’Occitane

L’Occitane are looking for Christmas sales associates who can start immediately.

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L’Occitane are looking for people who are reliable, flexible and have an interest in the beauty and skincare industry.

You’ll be expected to work as part of a team and meet sales targets set by the company, whilst also still providing excellent customer service.

Candidates must be available to work over the Christmas week, including Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

The salary is to be confirmed, but you will be working 16 hours per week.

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To apply, go into the L’Occitane store with your CV and your availability to work.

Delivery Postperson with Royal Mail

In your role as a delivery postperson, you’ll work part time hours between 1:30pm and 7:30pm, cover periods of leave for a fixed number of routes, sort the mail for your route, check your vehicle and join a colleague for your round, and spend between four and six hours delivering mail outdoors.

Royal Mail are looking for someone upbeat and self motivated, who loves the outdoors and has a good level of fitness.

You’ll need to have a full UK manual driving licence (in your current UK address), with no more than six penalty points, however a clean licence is preferred. You will be required to show this at the assessment.

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The position is part time for 30 hours a week, five days across Monday to Saturday.

The rate of pay is £10.46 for those over 18 years old (for 17 years of age, it’s £8.13).

You can apply on the Royal Mail website here.

Seasonal Customer Assistant at Lidl

As a customer assistant at Lidl, you’ll be taking part in duties such as unpacking stock as deliveries arrive in store, providing excellent customer service on the tills, helping customers in general, ensuring that the shelves are looking good and making sure that products haven’t passed their sell by date.

You’ll need some experience of working in a fast paced environment, the flexibility to start as early as 5am or finish as late at 11pm and a friendly communication style.

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Depending on experience, the hourly rate of pay offered ranges from £9.30 up to £10.50. You’ll also benefit from a 10 per cent discount in store.

The contract offered is for six to 12 weeks.

You can apply via the Lidl website here.

Seasonal Sales Associate at Under Armour

As a seasonal sales associate at Under Armour, your duties will include things like providing excellent customer service, being knowledgeable about Under Armour products and ensuring that the sales floor is clean and organised.

Under Armour is looking for people who are team players, are confident and have a good attitude.

You’ll need to be available between 16 November 2020 and 31 January 2021. The rate of pay is not advertised.

You can apply via the Under Armour website here.

Seasonal Assistant at JD Sports

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As a seasonal assistant at JD Sports, you’ll be expected to take on duties such as providing excellent customer service, driving sales, assisting on the shop floor and keeping stock levels replenished.

JD Sports are looking for someone with good communication skills, confidence and effective selling skills.

You’ll benefit from things like a company discount and company pension.

The salary is not listed, but it is described as “competitive” on the job advert.

You can apply via the JD Sports website here.

Seasonal Sales Associate at Gap

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As a sales associate at Gap, you’ll be expected to deliver excellent customer service, drive sales and maintain the high standards of the shop floor.

Gap are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, excellent customer service skills and great time management abilities.

You’ll need to be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend, evening and overnight shifts where required.

The rate of pay for this role is not advertised.

You can apply via the Gap website here.

Warehouse Picker at FPR Group

FPR Group is looking for hard working and enthusiastic people to join the warehouse on a temporary ongoing basis, who will be trained to help out with large orders that need picking and packing.

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You are required to have a good understanding of English, must be physically fit to cope with heavy lifting, and a good attention to detail.

Previous warehouse experience is an advantage, however training will be provided.

You will be working three to five days a week, and will be starting at either 7am or 9am on a Monday to Sunday rota.

The rate of pay begins at £8.72 per hour, which increases to £9.32 after 12 weeks.

You can apply via the FPR Group website here, or by phoning 023 9245 3377.

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