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Amazon are planning to hire more than 1,200 staff as part of a major expansion

by LLB staff reporter
1st Sep 21 3:49 pm

As part of a major expansion Amazon are to hire staff for their offices in London and Manchester along with tech hubs in Cambridge and Edinburgh.

Amazon are planning to hire a further 1,250 jobs and they will also be looking for staff as their UK fulfillment centres.

Amazon have already recruited 10,000 people so far this year and the US online retail giant will be holding a company career day later this month and staff will be paid at least £10 per hour, with an extra £1.50 for those who are in London.

Chief executive Andy Jassy said, “We are working hard every day to be the best place for people to have satisfying and fulfilling long-term careers.

“Amazon continues to grow quickly and relentlessly invent across many areas, and we’re hoping that Career Day gives both jobseekers and current Amazon employees the support they need to learn new skills or reimagine their careers at Amazon or elsewhere.”

The company’s UK country manager, John Boumphrey said, “Whether you’re looking to start your first job, to gain new skills, or thinking of a completely fresh start in a new field, we have thousands of exciting opportunities available right across the UK.

“We created Career Day to provide free guidance, coaching and inspiration to anyone who wants to develop their career, whether that’s with Amazon or somewhere else.

“Whether you see your long-term future at Amazon or elsewhere, we provide a wide range of training and development opportunities to take your career to the next level.”

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