What we offer

We’re strong believers in giving you all the tools you need to make a success of your career and promote from within wherever possible. So, from day one you’ll be paired up with a Buddy, be inducted into different aspects of our business and introduced to our online portal ‘HOLD’ (House Of Learning and Development) which has a range of training courses you can complete.

In addition, regular reviews with your manager means you’ll have real clarity around how you’re doing in your role and what you need to do in order to progress further. In fact, we have a really transparent list of competencies and once your manager feels you’ve achieved them all – its promotion time!

Career paths

The main thing to remember about a career with the House of Fraser though is that your success is, ultimately, down to you. So, if you’ve the right attitude and work ethic, there’s no limit as to how far your career could progress. In fact each of these roles offers a clear career path and opportunities for growth and development.

What we look for

We look for extraordinary people, who are passionate about House of Fraser. Graduate or not, you just need to think differently and see the bigger picture, be self-motivated, strategic, analytical, good with numbers and enjoy working in a fast paced environment like ours.

What roles are available?

Merchandising (Allocators)

Ever wondered why stores have the level of stock that they do? Well, if so and you’ve an analytical mindset, a flair for numbers and a keen sense of style – wonder no more! As one of our Allocators, you’ll be responsible for allocating and managing that very stock. You’ll also develop strong relationships with our international suppliers and work closely with our buying team.

Buying (Buying Assistants)

Sitting right at the heart of our business, the Buying teams offer customers an inspirational selection of products across fashion, home, accessories and beauty. Maintaining the ‘critical path’ for each season, you’ll establish and maintain strong relationships with our existing brands and international suppliers as well as identify new brands that could provide our customers with even greater choice.

The Web (Online Merchandising Assistants)

If you’ve a head for figures and an eye for detail, then a career in online merchandising might be just your thing! Working across a multitude of areas such as Childrenswear, Menswear, Womenswear, Beauty and Home, you’ll support the delivery of online sales targets through the day-to-day management of stock, making sure that both fast and slow selling product lines are managed effectively.

What else?

We have opportunities for:

Marketing Assistants

Online Editorial Assistants

Store Development Opportunities

And much more…


University Placements are available for Buying Assistants, Online Category Executives and Allocators. Throughout your placement year you’ll have the chance to really understand how House of Fraser works and, if you perform well, you could earn yourself a full time position when you graduate.

Internships are offered to both store candidates and external candidates. This is a great introduction to House of Fraser and don’t worry, you’ll be fully immersed in the role and not just making cups of tea!