If you are interested in working for Primark then it is important to ensure that before applying for any job or sending your CV to them speculatively that you have researched the company and know what they do, the locations and stores they have and any information you can find.
Primark is one of the biggest retail companies in the UK. They have ten thousand of employees who are working in their stores across the country.
How to apply
You can apply for their vacancies online at their career site. You can search for jobs without logging into the site however you will have to be registered to apply for jobs. You can also follow the company on their social media accounts to be the first to see their advertised positions. Alternatively, you can take your CV to the store where you want to work and hand it to the manager. Applying in person is still accepted.
Salaries are competitive and there are other benefits that can be seen when you are checking the job ad on their site.
Some of the popular job titles are:
Retail sales team
Think about what attracts you to Primark as a company, why do you want to work there? What skills do you have that they would be interested in? Go through your CV and look at the skills and experiences that you have and outline what is similar and use these during your covering letter. Your covering letter needs to sell you to them and provide them with interest to want to interview you.
If you are looking for an example, please see the below which you can use as a guide:
Primark Cover Letter Example
Application for (position) with Primark
I would like to apply for the role of (name of job title) which I have seen advertised in (what publication) or I would like to submit my CV on a speculative basis for any buying roles (or whatever you are interested in).
I have done some research into Primark as a company and I am very interested in how the company has grown from strength to strength and I would like to be a part of that. I come from a retail background in the stores and have been involved with merchandise and where it comes from, how it is developed etc and I would very much like to get into the role of Buying.
I am eager to work very hard to be successful in my career and would do any position relevant to my skills that enables me to progress.
If you have any questions related to my skills and experiences, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.