Matalan is to recruit 4,000 sales assistants this Christmas to help deal with the busy shopping season.
The staff will be recruited across each of the fashion and homeware retailer’s 216 stores and will be taken on for up to 12 weeks.
Matalan retail director Mike Jeans said: “The Christmas period is always an immensely busy and important time for Matalan and as such, we are seeking additional support to allow us to deliver the best possible service to our customers”
He added: “We’re looking for individuals who will contribute a little bit of sparkle to our stores during the festive season. We will be seeking to hire those who are happy, helpful, friendly and cheerful and who can help our customers enjoy an easy and enjoyable holiday season at Matalan.”
A number of retailers have kicked off a recruitment drive for staff this Christmas, including John Lewis which is seeking to fill more than 2,000 temporary roles.