Next Graduate Jobs & Schemes

Next Graduate jobs

Next Graduate Jobs & Schemes

Next retails recruits graduates every year. Here’s a little about Next:

“Next’s high quality clothing, footwear, accessories and homeware can now be found in over 500 stores across the UK and Ireland, and in more than 150 franchised outlets worldwide, from China to the Czech Republic. Then there’s our famous Directory which, both online and offline, has more than 2.2m active customers.

A FTSE 100 company with group profits of over £470m and more than 40,000 employees, we are now the UK’s second largest clothing retailer when it comes to sales. However, it’s not just our record of achievement and growth that makes us stand out from the crowd. It’s our daring approach in backing new trends, the fashion risks we are willing to take and the fact that we employ some of the brightest people around.

If you’re cut out for an exciting career that comes with constant challenges and pressing deadlines, we think you should take a look at the four roles we have available for high calibre candidates like you at our Head Office in Leicester. Roles in which you can look forward to a truly rewarding future with a leading high street name known for ranges which continue to set the most innovative, popular trends.

Opportunities for our trainees are plentiful, but places on the programme are limited. So, whether you’re degree qualified or have relevant industry experience, you must combine real ambition with plenty of talent, and show us you’ve the commitment, passion and desire to make it in our fun and fast-moving business.”

Graduate Opportunities at Next.

Each year they recruit into the following disciplines:
– Trainee Buyer
This role’s as creative as it is commercial. So you’ll need a mind as sharp as your dress sense. What’s more, our reputation for amazing training makes these roles among the most sought-after in the industry.
– Trainee Merchandiser
We’re after those with a head for figures and a heart for fashion. So, if you’re analytically minded, this could be the job for you.Merchandising’s about more than just number crunching. You’ll be right there in the middle of all the commercial challenges and creative excitement that comes with bringing next season’s hottest looks to the high street.
– Trainee Technologist
Thanks to our stylish designs and superior quality, we’re well known for being a cut above the competition. We’ve spent decades honing this reputation and, as a Trainee Technologist, it’ll be your job to protect it.
– Trainee Designer
Our Designers shape future trends – and it’s their innovations that strengthen our place at the forefront of the high street. As a Trainee Designer, you’ll be expected to pick up the creative mantle.

Graduate employment life at Next.

Locations for Next Graduate Schemes.

There are locations all over the country from Poole to Newcastle.
The Head Office for many of the Next Graduate Business Jobs is based in Frimley, Surrey.

Application Dates for Next Graduate Schemes.

Application Timescales: Once you make it through the online application, there are four more stages to complete. The whole process typically takes between 3-4 months. However, due to their popularity, the Trainee Buyer schemes may take considerably longer.

Next Graduate Salaries & Benefits.

You get what you pay for. And we want the best. That’s why we offer trainees a generous starting salary as well as all these other benefits.
• Profit-related bonus
• 25% staff discount on most Next products – delivered direct to your desk!
• Option to stay in a fully Next-equipped house for a few weeks while you find your feet in Leicester
• Great sport and social scene with events and activities to enjoy
• Staff shop
• Free parking on site, including car sharing
• Free Company bus service to and from Leicester city centre and other areas
• Extremely popular subsidised restaurant and coffee shop
• Share Save Scheme which allows you to invest in Next and claim your share of our success
• Contributions in to a pension scheme
• Life assurance
• On-site nursery (salary sacrifice scheme)
• Childcare vouchers (salary sacrifice scheme)
• As a Next employee, you will also have access to many more national and local discounts on goods and services
• You’ll unlock more fantastic benefits as you climb the Next ladder

Number of Next Graduate Scheme Vacancies Per Year.

This is usually around 80.

Next Graduate Scheme Requirements.

To join Team Next, you’ll need a degree level qualification (or equivalent) or relevant industry experience. If you are degree qualified, your passion and commitment for fashion are far more important to us than the subject you studied.

Next Graduate Jobs.

Please note – this is the Next Graduate Employer profile. Please search our jobs directory or click below to visit their site for details on specific graduate vacancies.

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