6 Christmas jobs in Fife that are open for applications now

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With the countdown to Christmas officially on, companies around Fife are currently hiring Christmas staff to help out during the festive season

If you’re looking to earn some extra cash before Christmas, here are six seasonal jobs that are currently open for applications - and how to apply.

Seasonal Sales Assistant at JD Sports

As a seasonal assistant at JD Sports, you’ll be expected to take on duties such as providing excellent customer service, driving sales, assisting on the shop floor and keeping stock levels replenished.

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JD Sports is looking for someone with good communication skills, confidence and effective selling skills.

You’ll benefit from things like a company discount and company pension.

The salary is not listed, but it is described as “competitive” on the job advert.

You can apply via the JD Sports website here.

Seasonal Sales Assistant with The Card Factory

As a seasonal sales assistant with The Card Factory, your day to day duties will include providing customer service, both on the floor and on the tills, pricing merchandise, maintaining stock levels and helping the team unloading and unpacking orders.

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Card Factory says its ideal candidate is someone who likes to be busy, can multitask and can embrace change.

The job advertisement states that this position is a fixed term contract which will end no later than 3 January 2021. It also says, “We want to support a work/life balance, therefore don’t worry if you’re not available all hours of the day - just tell us via the application form when you are available to work!”

The rate of pay is not advertised alongside the job. You’ll benefit from staff perks like a 15 per cent staff discount.

Christmas Crew at The Entertainer

As part of your day to day duties at The Entertainer, you will be responsible for things like serving customers, demonstrating toys, maintaining stock levels and keeping the store clean and tidy.

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The Entertainer is looking for applicants who are enthusiastic about selling toys, a great team player, prepared to work under pressure and have a flexible approach helping support the store.

The Entertainer website states that many of the Christmas crew staff are brought on as permanent staff after the Christmas period, if that’s something that you’re interested in.

The rate of pay is up to £8.72 per hour, depending on your age. This position is a 12 hour contract which requires applicants to be fully flexible.

Your contract will consist of three four hour shifts - the times of these shifts will vary from store to store. You may also be required to work extra hours.

Seasonal Home Delivery Driver with Iceland

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As part of your duties as a delivery driver, you’ll be expected fulfil a range of tasks, such as delivering groceries, serving customers on the till, packing out stock and other such tasks.

To apply as a delivery driver, you’ll need to have a current driving licence, held for at least three years and have no more than three points on it.

The rate of pay is £9.69 per hour and the position is contracted for 7.5 hours per week.

Be aware that shifts can start as early as 6am and finish as late as 11pm.

You can apply via the Iceland website here.

Christmas Sales Adviser with Superdrug

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Your duties as a Christmas sales adviser at Superdrug includes serving customers mainly at the till point. You’ll also be expected to ensure that the store is well stocked and its appearance is maintained to a high degree.

Superdrug is looking for people with good communication skills, a passion for retail and the ability to work flexible hours.

The rate of pay is between £6.50 per hour and £8.72 per hour, depending on your age. You’ll also benefit from a 30 per cent staff discount for yourself and a nominated friend or family member.

You can apply via the Superdrug website here.

Christmas Support Team Member at Next

Part of your duties as a Christmas support team member includes things like working on the sales floor, in the stockroom, helping transport stock and keeping the floor clean and tidy.

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Next is looking for people who are friendly, calm, efficient, excited about working in a fast paced environment and always ready to go the extra mile.

You’ll need to be available to work Christmas Eve, Boxing Day/St Stephen’s Day and Sunday 27 December.

The rate of pay is between £6.52 per hour and £8.72 per hour, depending on your age. You’ll also get the first pick of the sale stock, plus a 25 per cent staff discount.

You can apply via the Next website here.