11 companies in Birmingham hiring for Christmas jobs, including Selfridges, Boots & more

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If you're looking for seasonal work in Birmingham this Christmas then look no further

With Christmas just around the corner, many businesses are looking ahead to the most wonderful - and busiest - time of the year by hiring thousands of seasonal workers this month.

Many big name retailers are also hiring for Christmas roles in Birmingham this year. Temporary Christmas work can be a great and much needed way to earn some more cash in the build up to the festive holiday. So if you're on the hunt for seasonal work this winter, look no further. 

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We've had a look on the Indeed and Glassdoor jobs websites to pick out 9 companies who are hiring for seasonal Christmas work across the city.


The Morrisons store on Coventry Road in Small Heath are looking for seasonal assistants to hire over the Christmas period. The roles are part-time and under 10 hours per week.

Job description: All our Customer Assistants work hard and create a buzz of activity in our stores, providing a great service and a friendly face people love to see. It’s why our customers keep coming back for more. Our roles are challenging, fast-paced with lots of variation whether you are working on Market Street, stock replenishment or on our checkouts. Our friendly team love going above and beyond to bring our customers what they want.

How to apply: visit the Indeed website, here.



Claire's stores on Birmingham New Street and Moor Street Queensway are looking to recruit a number of temporary roles to support their busy customer service team in the run up to, and during Christmas.

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Job description: Supporting all online and in store customers with their queries or complaints in a timely manner whilst adhering to the customer service policies and procedures. A brand ambassador for Claire’s always going above and beyond to provide exceptional customer service.

Assisting store colleagues with customer service issues that cannot be resolved at store level in order to maintain a high level of customer service.

How to apply: Visit the Claire's website, here.


Temporary Christmas customer service roles are also available at the Boots Fort Dunlop store.

Job description: We are looking for candidates to start with us from November onwards. We have a variety of shifts available, which may include weekends. The exact shift patterns will be discussed at interview.

How to apply: visit the Boots website here

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Birmingham's city centre Selfridges are hiring a Christmas door host to work over the festive period.

Job description: As a Door Host you will be responsible for providing the first point of contact to guests and creating an excellent first impression. As Door Host it is important to be visible at the front so that customers are able to interact from the very moment they arrive to Selfrat Selfridgesdges. This position is responsible for serving as a welcoming Door Host and informational source to shoppers as they visit Selfridges.

How to apply: visit the Indeed website, here.

Levi Strauss and co

The clothing brand store based in the Bullring are hiring a sales assistant to work over the Christmas period.

Job description: As an in-store Sales Stylist we want you to bring our values to life through delivering exceptional customer service. We’d like you to stand out and have a lasting impression on our customers through your knowledge of our heritage, products and offering a range of styles to suit their needs.

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Part of your experience in joining Levi’s® includes in-depth product knowledge training, sales techniques and how to develop your skill sets further to exceed your individual targets and work as a team to achieve store goals.

You can apply on the Indeed website, here.

The Perfume Shop

The Perfume Shop in Birmingham city centre are looking for a sales assistant to work in the store over Christmas. The assistant will be contracted to four hours a week on a pay rate of £7.90 - £10.90.

Job description: As a Christmas Sales Assistant your role is to create an outstanding customer experience and help us achieve our sales. Becoming part of our dedicated store team, you’re customer focused, can work in a busy store and enjoy working as part of a team.

Apply for the role on the company website, here.

Cosmetix Ltd

Cosmetix Ltd are hiring a Christmas assistant for their store in The Fort Shopping Park. The hair and beauty store are looking for someone to work weekdays and weekends in the run up to the festive season.

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Job description: We are looking for a part time Sales Assistant to join our team at Pretty London based in the Fort Shopping Centre in Birmingham. This is a temporary position for over the Christmas period.

Apply on Glassdoor here.

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Birmingham's Christmas Market

The Christmas Market opened at the beginning of November but they are still looking for staff to work at the stalls. They are looking for staff across a range of stalls to work alongside the team from Germany and are recruiting for both full and part time positions.

Bar staff, catering assistant and kitchen porters are all required. Pay starts from £11 per hour.

Apply for the roles here.


The Starbucks New Street shops are recruiting for baristas to join the team this Christmas.

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Job description: This is a Christmas temporary position, our team require two team members over the Christmas period to revive the Christmas spirit and help support during the German Christmas markets are around through to the new year. This will be a flexible contract please see store opening times for Starbucks New Street. There is opportunity for permanent contract after the New Year.

Apply for the role on the SimplyHired website, here.


The bedding retailer are looking for 20 hour per week Seasonal Barista/Coffee Shop Assistants to join their Erdington store at Ravenside Retail Park.

Pay is between £6.72 - £10.80 per hour.

You can apply for the role on the Dunelm careers here.

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Hays Specialist Recruitment and Sandwell Council are looking for four Christmas temps to work weekends as Santa for Christmas grottos and exclusive appearances in the borough.

Job Description: We are looking for people with very jolly personalities that would like to spread the Christmas spirit this year in the Sandwell area! You will attend grottos and appearances as Santa, you will liaise with children and their parents and hand out gifts. You must be able to remain in character for your shift, and you will also be accompanied by a happy band of elves who will help you with your duties!

To apply for a role, visit the Adzuna website, here.

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