Primark Retail Sales Assistant Reviews

Updated 20 Jun 2020

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3.6
77%
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89%
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Primark CEO Paul Marchant
Paul Marchant
45 Ratings
  1. 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

  2. "i liked the job very much"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Assistant- Sales Floor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I liked the job very much

    Cons

    I liked the night shift better than the day shift

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  3. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    They pay you well in Penney’s

    Cons

    Too many people and a lot of work

  4. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Retail Sales Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at Primark for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay No problem swapping shifts Friendly staff

    Cons

    Some days only 4hr shifts

  5. "Great place to work in college and lots of opportunity beyond staff"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Rathfarnham
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very high hourly rate and Christmas bonus compared to other retailers.

    Cons

    Work a lot of hours at Christmas but that's retail

  6. "Retail Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Retail Sales Assistant in Athlone
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark for more than a year

    Pros

    Learned invaluable experience about the sales floor and how to ensure on giving good customer service.

    Cons

    There is no room to progress.

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  7. "Great pay, bad managers"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing pay especially for a part time job for students, lots of hours available.

    Cons

    Constant stress on employees, unsupportive managers

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  8. "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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  9. "Sales assistant"

    4.0
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    • 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.

  10. "Retail Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Primark full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary and many opportunities to grow in the company

    Cons

    Very busy period and you Have to be Fully flexible to Apply now

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