These are all the seasonal jobs available in Leeds for Christmas 2019 - and how to apply

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

By Rhona Shennan
Thursday, 21st November 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Thursday, 21st November 2019, 6:00 am
Are you looking for a temporary Christmas job? (Photo: Shutterstock)
Are you looking for a temporary Christmas job? (Photo: Shutterstock)

If you’re looking for a Christmas job in Leeds this year, these are seven jobs up for grabs, and how to apply.

Christmas specialist with Kilian

The job description states, “As one of our talented sales advisors you will provide welcoming, authentic and personalized service to our customers in order to achieve all customer service and sales targets. With your passion for people; our company; products and services, you will ensure that each customer has a unique and inspirational in-store experience which educates, inspires and delights them.”

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The person specification says:

- Previous retail industry/guest services experience is desirable

- You should be able to demonstrate the ability to provide excellent customer service

- You should be able to work days, nights, weekends and special events in a fast paced environment

The contract is part-time and shifts are “variable”. Rate of pay is not included in the job advert.

You can apply online on the Estee Lauder Companies website here.

Christmas temp retail assistant with Majestic Wine

The job description states, “You'll be supporting GP growth, Wineifying customers, and driving Lock It In subscriptions in each store across the Region. Majestic is dedicated to delivering a customer experience that’s unlike any other - because you simply can’t taste wine online! It starts with you discovering customers’ needs. And with the support of your store team members, you match those needs with the right products.”

The person specification says:

- You should have a friendly, vibrant and engaging personality

- Have a passion for customer service and delivering a 5 star customer experience

- Will be happy to pick up wine orders and jump in the van to deliver them if needed

The position comes with benefits such as a 20 per cent staff discount, a Christmas bonus scheme and invites to wine tasting events.

This contract is fixed term until 1 January 2019. It’s 24 hours per week plus potential for overtime. Rate of pay is £9 per hour.

You can apply online on the Majestic Wine website here.

Christmas sales advisor with Pandora

The job description states: “Your key responsibilities are assisting customers with the selection of products and determining their needs, meeting individual and store target, merchandising and replenishing stock as required, maintaining high shop floor standards, operating the tills, handling financial transactions including refunds and assisting with deliveries.”

The person specification says:

- Applicants must have prior retail experience in a similar role

- You must be reliable, target driven and actively seeking opportunities for improvement

- You must be able to interact with customers in a professional manner

The position is located at the White Rose shopping Centre in Leeds.

The contract is described as “temporary” but hours and rate of pay are not included in the job advert.

Temporary bar staff with The Three Hulats (Wetherspoons)

The job description says, “As a part of our bar team you will have to work hard and engage with customers and keep up as our pubs can get pretty busy during peak times. You will need to ensure that the bar, front of house, toilets and other areas of the pub are cleaned and maintained in accordance with Company guidelines throughout the day.”

It also says, “This position is to cover a busy seasonal period within our pubs and will be on a temporary basis. The specific hours for the role will be discussed at interview.”

The person specification states:

- You should have customer focus

- Drive

- Personal integrity

- Be a team player

The job also comes with benefits including a free meal and drink for employees working a six hour shift or longer, extra pay for hours worked between 12am and 5.59am and 20% off on food, drink and hotel accommodation whilst not at work.

The contract is temporary, 10 hours per week with a variety of shifts and £8.36 per hour rate of pay.

You can apply online on the JD Wetherspoons website here.

Christmas stock replenisher with C2

The job description reads, “We are looking for several Retail Stock Replenishers to work in one of the UK's leading supermarkets based locally. Your main responsibility will be to ensure the store is well replenished and kept neat and tidy for customers throughout the festive period. Once the festive season has finished there will be continuous Stock Replenishment work available across our other retail clients.”

The shift details are as follows:

- 12 hour shifts, days from 10am to 10pm or nights from 8pm to 8am

- Monday to Sunday

- £80 bonus for working all shifts from 16 December to 23 December

The contract is temporary and the rate of pay if £8.25 per hour.

You can apply online on the C2 recruitment website here.

Christmas team member with Pizza Hut (restaurant)

The job description states, “Role highlights include making sure the self-serve areas (our iconic salad bar, ice cream factory, self-serve drinks) and servers stations are replenished and spick and span. Pot wash loading and unloading, putting plates, glasses etc. away. Cleaning and shining up the cutlery. The all-important toilet checks. Sweeping and mopping of floors.”

The advert says that “you will receive top notch training, recognition for every job well done and be part of the tip sharing scheme designed by our team members.”

The contract type is seasonal and working hours are listed as flexible. Salary is also described as “competitive hourly pay” with a share of card tips.

You can apply online on the Pizza Hut website here.

Christmas support team with Next

The job description states, “You will be working on the sales floor, in the stockroom, or both. You’ll have to offer fast and friendly service to all of our customers and help get stock to the sales floor as quickly as you can. You’ll also need to keep the sales floors looking fantastic and easy to shop from.”

The person specification says:

- You should be a great communicator who is always looking to help

- Friendly, calm and efficient, even on your busiest days

- You should be excited about the challenge of a varied and fast paced job

- Flexible, supportive and always ready to go the extra mile

The job also comes with some benefits, including 25 per cent staff discount, online employee exclusive offers and first pick of sale stock.

The contract is temporary and will run for five weeks. You can see the timetable of shifts on the website where you apply. It says that “you could earn between £308.59 - £400.24” on an “average of 9.75 hours per week for five weeks”.

You can apply online on the Next website here.