Temp Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – London, Greater London – 15 January 2018
Selfridges is a great place to be a part of the mix of different culture and the friendly staff make you feel welcome. it can get really busy at times through out the year so if you can handle this then this could be a great experience for you.
SALES ASSOCCIATE (Former Employee) – Birmingham – 11 January 2018
Receiving delivery checking delivery, replenishing floor stock. customer interaction, selling the product, promoting the products, sampling products with customers, promoting the brand store account card, as well as brand vouchers. Overall promoting the Brand name of Selfridges and Co, by going above the expected level of customer service
Stylist at Karen Millen (Former Employee) – London, Greater London – 9 January 2018
i worked in Selfridges just under 3 years. My time was fun and amazing as i got to meet many people in my time. It was tricky having a life outside work as i didn't have set days off which meant i would do long days and hours
Part time Sales Assistant (Former Employee) – London, Greater London – 9 January 2018
it was an experience working in one of the biggest and fast pace shopping department. its either for you or not and in my case it wasn't. i have learnt a lot which have helped me down the line in working in my current role.
its a bit too miliant in terms of how they want you to work there
Account Manager (Former Employee) – Birmingham, West Midlands – 8 January 2018
It honestly depends on what department you work in within Selfridges, but if you are a concession employee you get absolutely no benefits. Only own bought employees are given discount. A lot is expected from you for little in return. However, you meet the BEST friends and other staff there. Everyone is friendly and helpful, some have been there for over 15 years. Welcoming environment but don't expect an easy ride.
Friends for life, supportive and promotional opportunities
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – London – 2 January 2018
It was my first job in London. I worked there for six years in the food hall fruit and vegetables department. Every year there was an event based on country and culture. I enjoyed the Indian one, we had some Bollywood celebrities,who visited during the period. For me the hardest part to learn was taking orders on fruit basket as I had fits of nervous breakdowns sometimes but I could manage it in short time later. That work place was one I always going to miss.
Learning by doing, active communications in German language
Sales Advisor (Current Employee) – London – 21 December 2017
working as concession sales assistant, nice experience in general, but too much floatation on staff members, some temporary members from agency really don't know what there were doing. when it's really busy, and you need a manager to override prices, they never show up after you've called them.
Sales Assistant (Current Employee) – London, Greater London – 11 December 2017
Behind this doors is the amazing history of mass consumption and the big difference between rich and poor. Very mentally exhausting, around Christmas time is very busy. I don't mind hard work but it's disturbing how much they are promoting buying buying and buying
NOTICE probably you will wait a lot for your first salary -Getting paid monthly They count a working month the start and the end of 13th each month ( +/- a few days not sure) but you are getting paid on 30th So I end up not getting paid for almost 2 months.
- It is pretty miserable salary but it depends which shop you are working for. I was working for ALL SAINTS and it was really sad the amount shop was making and my salary
NOT PAID LUNCH TIME If you work less than 8 hours ( It happend I was working 6h every night) don't get even 10 min break
Good thing is that you add the name of selfridges to your CV, even that is just a shiny facade
Sales Advisor (Former Employee) – London – 1 December 2017
Here I was were I really learnt about customer service, the standard that is required. I would serve and engage with customers as much as possible, generally the people were very friendly and it was very cohesive. I enjoyed working in the environment, however at the time the travel cost was very high.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – London – 16 November 2017
I was a Christmas temp. I manly worked evening shifts. the day stayed consistent. There was peak times where the shop floor would become very busy, especially in the Christmas department, which I loved. It made me feel very useful that I was helping these customers, especially during the festive period. I would love to do it again.
Customer Services Sales Manager (Former Employee) – London – 6 November 2017
With over ten years of creating customer experience environment, along with developing customer service excellence and driving teams to deliver the unexpected, I bring invaluable experience and a strong customer needs knowledge. I am a strong and energetic leader with experience in developing, managing and motivating sales and service teams. My ability to spot emerging opportunities and my hands-on approach, has helped me to drive change and achieve goals in the fast pace and results focused luxury sector that is both people and services based.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester – 3 November 2017
I had only one month part time job in Manchester, Selfridges and it is worth place for People who wanna gain more experience on customer service and client-facing jobs. The work environment is very nice and it's easy to see many luxuries around even you can't afford. The customers you face are almost decent and well-educated. The manager is quite friendly and would like to help and teach you many related tips. Overall, it is a good place to work but not the long-term consideration for me.
manager (Former Employee) – food hall – 23 October 2017
incredibly long working hours due to very little organisation and lack of planning. no appreciations and somehow unethical workplace. lack of professionalism at all levels. exhausting shifts, last minutes demands, no recognitions. lack of communication means that you are receiving different and contradictory instructions from the different managers. you might witness argument between bosses on a regular bases. very depressing workplace. not recommended
disorganised, unethical, unfair, expectation unclear, long shifts