Primark Retail Assistant Reviews

Updated 12 Jul 2020

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3.5
69%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
203 Ratings
  1. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really nice coworkers and excellent conditions

    Cons

    a bit of a wall between part and full time workers

  2. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good wages good staff and management

    Cons

    Very repetitive work get constantly undone

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good first job."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Killarney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great pay and good hours.

    Cons

    Can get busy around Christmas

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Assistant in Letterkenny
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great base pay and easy work. never understaffed. management were sound

    Cons

    dont think i noticed any in my time there

  5. "Retail Assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    So many chances to progress to management/ other roles even without a college degree - they care about experience in the company more than education

    Cons

    Part time contract means you have to work a late night shift and a saturday

  6. "Great Opportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Primark part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay. Christmas bonus. Great opportunities to move up in company or work abroad. Working with young fun people

    Cons

    Some managers can be difficult. Good working Hours are not guaranteed when part-time Weekend work

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  7. "The wages are really good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Primark Retail Assistant 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Not working for the money Easy job

    Cons

    Managers can be strict. Can get little hours

  8. "Sales Associate Position"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay. 1 euro rise each year for first three years.

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes miscommunication between managers and staff. Managers under pressure taking it out on staff.

  9. "Good Pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Primark Retail Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Primark part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay is not bad overall

    Cons

    Part time contract - Little Hours Short Shifts

  10. "Sales assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Retail Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends

    I have been working at Primark for less than a year

    Pros

    Very busy store always something to do. Staff Management and HR are all very nice. You can work your hours around other commitments.

    Cons

    Work can be a bit repetitive at times.

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