Retail career opportunities at Begg Shoes
Retail career opportunities at Begg Shoes

Career Opportunities at Begg Shoes

Why join Begg Shoes?

Proud to be independent and family run, we are unlike any other retailer on the High Street today. Whether you are looking to make a career move - or perhaps you love the social aspect of retail and fashion - we have some great opportunities for you.

Joining any one of our teams offers a break from the norms of retail and e-commerce and you will find a great place to work with friendly, loyal customers who rely on your knowledge and advice.

What is it like to work with Begg Shoes?

We have small teams that work very closely together, between our stores and the head office. Help and advice is always close to hand, either locally or over the phone, email and video. We use computers extensively day to day for a variety of tasks. With tips and tricks learned every day from those around you, everything makes sense after a week or two.

The Begg family are very much involved in the day to day running of the business and regularly work in and around the stores. Our business is a small and friendly place to be, but we are professional when it counts and we strive for the high standards our customers expect.

Both in our stores and online we work from a foundation of good old fashioned customer service and product knowledge. With an average length of service in the stores of over 5 years, our teams have many years' experience and together they have built a fantastic reputation for quality product and expertise.

In a modern retail environment, new technology and new ideas are increasingly important and we move quickly to try new things as a business. There are great opportunities for a hugely rewarding career start in such a dynamic environment.

What sort of training is on offer?

Training is a huge focus for us in every role and we offer extensive on the job as well as structured training. We have built an online training portal with a wide range of content to help build on knowledge you will pick up on the job. We have regular appraisals which are professional and insightful, designed to help you progress and offer recognition for your achievements along the way.

We are lucky to have great relationships with local experts in specialist areas, including Podiatrists, who visit our stores to offer a different perspective in key areas. Our managers are Qualified Shoe Fitters having completed professional training with the Society of Shoe Fitters, which is a leading trade body in our industry.

Every role in our business revolves around customer service in some way, whether directly customer facing or looking after all aspects of our fast growing Ecommerce platform. While some of our skills are shared throughout the business, we also reach our for training as required on head office or other specialist roles.

What are the benefits?

  • Specialist training within industry leading, expert teams
  • One to one coaching and continuous development
  • Work closely with the Begg Family
  • Competitive pay and rewards
  • Superb staff discount
  • Free shoes and uniform
  • Excellent career development opportunities

Any Questions?  

Get in touch with us directly, either by visiting your local store or email us on info@beggshoes.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible on any questions you may have.

Is your ideal role not advertised today?

We are always open speculative applications and committed to making a new role, where we can, when we see a great fit for our business. Please email us your C.V. with a covering note explaining your ideal role and location would be in our business if you can't see anything suitable here today.

Careers at Begg Shoes
  • Digital Marketing Specialist

    Location: UK - Remote Working

    Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 Pro Rata FTE

    Hours: Part Time Opportunity

    We are looking for an experienced marketing professional to join our team. Working remotely, you will work closely with the directors to deliver impactful marketing campaigns, for all areas of our business. The main focus will be digital marketing and successful applicants will bring career work experience in relevant ecommerce and digital marketing roles.

    You will share our passion for family footwear, fashion, creative marketing and SEO. Take ownership of your own great ideas then deliver results for both our stores and our ecommerce site. Use your knowledge of the latest trends and your experience of the most effective tools and methods to support the long term success of our brand.

    In a small team, there will be a huge variety of challenges big and small. This role represents a great opportunity to join a team which is gearing up for recovery and long term career growth in a dynamic family-run business.

    Check out the link to our blog below for More Information including key skills and experience. You are very welcome to contact us with questions on the role. 

    Apply direct with us by sending a CV and a covering letter to info@beggshoes.com or fill in our online application template via the link below. Please explain why you feel this is a great opportunity for you and where you would focus your time drive our trusted family brand forward in modern retail.

    Apply Now More Info

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