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John Lewis White City, Westfield searches for new Partners

Tuesday 12 December 2017

Retailer has created 600 new jobs at White City, Westfield

John Lewis is encouraging final applications for around 600 new jobs, created by its new shop at White City, Westfield. Job applications will close at the end of the month.

The retailer is looking for Partners (staff) to fill full-time and part-time positions within the shop, from selling and service Partners, to visual merchandisers to customer support Partners.

As part of John Lewis's unique Partnership structure, successful applicants will become Partners and co-owners of the business, and will receive a host of benefits including an annual bonus, access to holiday and leisure facilities, and opportunities to build skills outside of work. The Partnership offers some of the best opportunities for people to get into work and get on in life, providing Partners with the opportunity to develop their skills throughout their career.

The 230,000 sq ft shop which has cost £33m to build will see John Lewis as one of the first retailers to open at the extended Westfield at White City on 20 March 2018.

Ruth Scharvona, Branch Manager, John Lewis White City, Westfield: 'Having been in the Partnership for 30 years and joined as an A level trainee at Peter Jones, I have benefitted from the investment that the business makes in its Partners and the career opportunities that it offers. Our aim is to recruit Partners who will act as true ambassadors for our brand and who can bring to life our very special customer service offer.  I look forward to opening our 50th John Lewis with these brand new Partners in March.'

All applicants for roles at John Lewis White City, Westfield should apply via

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John Lewis - John Lewis operates 49 John Lewis shops across the UK (35 department stores, 12 John Lewis at home and shops at St Pancras International and Heathrow Terminal 2) as well as John Lewis,  'Best In-Store Experience 2017', 'Best Furniture Retailer 2017,' 'Best Homewares Retailer 2017'1, stocks around 350,000 separate lines in its department stores and across fashion, home and technology. is consistently ranked one of the top online shopping destinations in the UK.  John Lewis Insurance offers a range of comprehensive insurance products - home, car, wedding and event, travel and pet insurance and life cover - delivering the values of expertise, trust and customer service expected from the John Lewis brand.

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Katie Robson, Senior External Communications Manager, John Lewis
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