#river island jobs
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If you’re anything like us, you’re always on the go. Thankfully, with the River Island Careers App, you can apply on any device, anywhere! Search and apply for opportunities, share new jobs with your friends, create and manage tailored alerts straight from your smartphone or tablet. It’s your River Island careers fix, at your fingertips.
And it’s available to download for free now.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
If we’d like to see more people, we’ll send you another invite with new dates once the planned assessments have taken place. Spaces go quickly, so try to book as soon as your next invite comes through.
Unfortunately, we can’t offer alternative times or dates at this stage. Sometimes, we need to see more people once the assessment has taken place. So keep an eye out for a new invite in your inbox over the coming weeks.
By law, we need to ensure all our applicants have the right to work in the UK. A British or EU passport is usually the best documentation to demonstrate this. If you are a British citizen but don’t currently hold a valid passport, a FULL birth certificate along with you NI number can also be used. If you’re not a British national or EU citizen, we’ll need to see your passport along with your VISA/Home Office documentation confirming you are eligible to work in the UK.
We know you’ve got the right attitude and ambition – that’s why we hired you. And we’d love for you to continue your career with us. If you’re interested in a role with us in Head Office, a chat with your Line Manager is the best way to start. You can find out more about our available roles, and the skills we need, here .
Want to experience everything that a career with River Island has to offer? Great! There are a number of ways you can show us your fresh ideas and talent.
We offer two weeks unpaid work experience throughout the year. To apply, send your CV, what area you’d like to join and when you’re available, to our Recruitment team. Unfortunately, due to the number of requests we receive, we can’t promise placements to all. But we can promise we’ll try our very best to!
We also offer one-year degree placements for undergraduates. To check if your university takes part, please speak to your university’s placement office.
We give all our candidates detailed feedback. Once all shortlisted candidates have been seen, we’ll talk to the Hiring Manager and get back to you as soon as possible.
We have a relaxed dress code, allowing people to wear whatever they feel is most appropriate for their role. We love to see people with a passion for our brand – so wearing something that represents River Island is acceptable too!
Our Head Office is in West London – a five minute walk from Hanger Lane tube station. To get to us, simply hop on the Central line. If you prefer to drive, we have a free car park on site for staff and visitors.
We have a free car park onsite for staff and visitors. Simply drive up to the barriers and let our lovely security team know who you are, and who you’re coming to see.
If you need to prepare anything specific, we’ll include details with your interview confirmation email. Otherwise, we love to meet candidates who have researched our business and know our brand. Show us your passion too – tell us all the reasons why you would love to work for us.
When you attend our assessment centre, you’ll usually be with us for around two to three hours. Interviews normally last around an hour. Most of our interviews are a one-stage process, but sometimes we might like to invite you back to meet other members of the team. If this is the case, we’ll discuss this with you.
Usually, this means that we’ve received enough applications for the role and are now shortlisting candidates. Keep an eye out on our website though, we may wish to re-advertise the role or be able to tempt you with other roles that become available.
Our stores are fast-paced, fun and buzzing places to be. It’s how our customers like it. In order to ensure they receive the best service possible, we’re unable to offer work experience or placements in store. But if you really want to experience our brand, then we do offer work experience at our Head Office. You can explore the different and varied roles at Head Office here .