Primark Sales Assistant Reviews

Updated 28 May 2020

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158 Ratings
  1. "Good employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin

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

    Pros

    Good pay Decent hours Flexible Large company

    Cons

    Contracts Take a while to progress

    Primark2020-05-09
  2. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Sales Assistant in Galway
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Primark for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay is good, training always up to date, nice shifts/hours.

    Cons

    Really annoying when working on a temporary contract, as they'd be for 2-3months, and you would only find out a week before the contract ends if they'll give you another contract or not.

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    Primark2020-05-20
  3. "Pays well"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid well with annual increases

    Cons

    Hours can be long especially at management level

    Primark2020-04-20
  4. "Great job during college"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I have been working at Primark part-time

    Pros

    Nice hours, one in every 5 sundays off

    Cons

    work every saturday, very busy at christmas

    Primark2020-04-20
  5. "i liked the job very much"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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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    Primark2020-03-26
  6. "Working in Penney’s"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary, treat staff well, busy

    Cons

    Dealing with public, working weekends and late nights

    Primark2020-03-04
  7. "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

    Primark2020-03-09
  8. "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

    Primark2020-02-09
  9. "Excellent Part-Time Job"

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

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

    Pros

    Money is very good for a part-time job and ideal for anyone working throughout college. Hours are flexible and management will help tailor schedules as much as possible. Good environment and social aspect to it.

    Cons

    Busy retail environment can be frustrating and stressful at times. Quite a few managers in store with different management styles, ideas, etc. which can occasionally create confusion.

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    Primark2020-02-10
  10. "Great place to work in college and lots of opportunity beyond staff"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

    Primark2020-02-06
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