Matalan is an innovative and cutting edge fashion and homewares retailer and has over 200
stores around the United Kingdom. Matalan offers high-end fashion at affordable prices and is an extremely
popular fashion outlet with consumers. Matalan seeks to attract dynamic individuals who are passionate about
sales and who have a strong desire to work in the fashion industry.
There are job vacancies available in general sales, store management, distribution and head
office. Matalan requires motivated, experienced and energetic individuals with good skills and experience and
an interest in fashion.
Job vacancies at Matalan Head Office are available in Marketing, Finance, IT and HR. There
are career opportunities available in merchandising, design, and fashion buying.
Fashion buying vacancies at Matalan require that individuals possess strong artistic and
creative skills, a flair for fashion and outstanding negotiating skills. Competition for vacancies in this
niche is fierce and industry experience and an eye for fashion are essential.
Marketing vacancies exist and people who are interested in this field have opportunities to
work in public relations, advertising and research. In order to work successfully in marketing, it is necessary
to possess strong creative and original writing skills, good analyzing abilities and an understanding of
consumer interests and desires.
Vacancies exist for individuals with drive, determination and a desire to work in a fast
paced and complex environment. There are opportunities to become involved in launching new product lines,
motivating and managing staff and ensuring that the store operates smoothly and successfully. The ability to
provide exceptional customer service and a desire to increase sales and maximize profit is essential. There are
specific positions available in Store Management, Deputy Management and Administrative Management.
Distribution at Matalan involves the supply and delivery of a huge volume of stock
nationwide. Vacancies exist for talented individuals who are able to work effectively in a supply operations
environment. There are roles available in general management, shift supervision, truck driving and store
distribution. Responsibilities include picking up, delivering, supplying and storing stock. It is essential to
have a good eye for detail, excellent problem solving skills and an ability to organize and categorize.
Sales assistance are the public face of the business and need to be able to provide
friendly, consistent and helpful service. An interest in people and fashion is essential. The role can be
physically demanding, so fitness and high energy levels are a pre-requisite. There are vacancies available in
stock control, stock display, customer service and cash administration.
Matalan has a graduate hiring programme and is actively searching for talented individuals
in a range of different sectors.
Benefits and Rewards
Matalan offers a range of strong incentives and benefits to attract and keep high quality
staff. There is a 20% store discount available to most staff. There are opportunities for promotion, training
and development. A culture of in-house promotion exists, so individuals who are interested in management
positions have a range of promotional opportunities.