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Becoming a Trainee at Next is the perfect start to your dream career in fashion or homewares, with opportunities to gain all the skills and experience you need at one of the UK’s best loved retailers.

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The Next Generation

Working at such a big and popular global fashion and homeware brand gives you some incredible opportunities – whether your dream is to launch the next big trend or become a master Merchandiser.

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The Next Generation

It’s a highly rewarding way to start a fabulous career, with a wide range of outstanding benefits, a wealth of unique development opportunities and a fun place to work.

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From the creative flair of our Buyers to the logical brilliance of our Merchandisers, there are opportunities here suited to all kinds of personalities and skill-sets.

Just imagine turning fabric into the season’s hottest trend, snapping up a style before our competitors even know it exists or seeing your designs on your favourite celebrity.

And, as well as all the incredibly satisfying moments you get to experience, you’ll also enjoy plenty of other rewards and opportunities to help you fall in love with life at Next.

Latest Vacancies

Christmas Support Team


£6.55 - 8.91 p/h Average 10.75 hours p/w

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Christmas Support Team


£6.55 - 8.91 p/h Average 10.00 hours p/w

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Sales Consultant – Temporary


£6.55 - 8.91 p/h 30.75 hours p/w

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Stock Assistant - Temporary


£6.55 - 8.91 p/h 22.5 hours p/w

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Sales Consultant – Permanent


£6.55 - 8.91 p/h 12.5 hours p/w

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Our People

Our Benefits Package

To make sure you realise just how much your hard work is valued, all our Trainees receive a wide range of great rewards and perks.

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Bonus Scheme

You may be able to earn a great bonus

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Staff Shop

Pick up bargains at our staff shop

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Sharesave Scheme

Save regularly and share in our success

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Staff Discount

Save 25% on all kinds of Next products

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Subsidised Restaurant

Enjoy hot and cold food at subsidised prices

Free Coach Transport

Travel from the city centre to work for free

Trainee Benefits
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Work and play

As well as all the different opportunities you’ll find available at Head Office, you’ll also discover a support network that is specially designed to help you achieve your potential.

Plus, there’s a welcoming trainee community, so you’ll be enjoying everything from lunches and evening drinks to pizza nights at the Red House before you know it. We’ll arrange all sorts of fun ways for you to spend time getting to your team.

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Helping the best get better

To become a Trainee at Next you’ll need a degree level qualification, or something equivalent. But while your degree matters, we’re also more interested in your personality, ambition and passion for what we do – so the subject you studied doesn’t necessarily restrict your opportunities.

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Opportunity to progress

75% of our current Buyers and Merchandisers started out as Trainees. And they’re still here for one very good reason – the simple fact that we give our most talented and hardworking people all the opportunities they need to build a successful career with us.

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