Trend-Setting Retailer Primark Hosts Job Fair For Downtown Crossing Store Positions

One of the largest and fastest-growing fashion retailers in Europe hosting recruitment events on July 9 and 14 in preparation for September launch of the brand's first U.S. store

Jul 08, 2015, 14:02 ET from Primark

BOSTON, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: Primark, one of Europe's most sought-after brands known for cutting edge fashion at value-driven pricing, is entering the U.S. market with the September opening of their The Burnham Building store, at 10 Summer St. in the heart of Boston's Downtown Crossing. The retailer is hiring part-time and full-time positions at multiple levels, and hosting a number of Job Fair events in July to build a diverse team of fashion fanatics.

Primark will be adding more than 450 jobs to the Boston area. Positions under recruitment include:

  • Retail Assistant
  • Cash Office Assistant
  • Stock Room Supervisor
  • Sales Floor Supervisor
  • Visual Merchandising Supervisor
  • Trainee Manager
  • Department Manager
  • In-Store Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Primark welcomes candidates for Retail Assistant openings from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience levels. Eligible candidates must be fashion-minded, 16 years of age or older; no minimum experience required. Flexible shifts are available including day, evening and overnight opportunities.

WHEN: Job Fair events are planned for July 9 and 14. Candidates are asked to text "RSVP" to 617.207.6382 to confirm attendance.

If unable to attend, candidates can visit to learn more about job openings and to apply online. Candidates can call 844-831-6719 for more information.


  • July 9th

Omni Parker House Hotel; 60 School St. Boston, MA 02108

10am-2pm and 3pm-7pm

  • July 14th

Omni Parker House Hotel; 60 School St. Boston, MA 02108

8am-1pm and 2pm-7pm

Primark is one of the largest clothing retailers in Europe, with 287 stores in the U.K., Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and France, employing nearly 60,000 people. The brand will launch in the U.S. this fall with plans announced to open 8 stores in the northeast by the end of 2016. Primark's Boston location is the brand's first U.S. store, which will comprise 70,000 sq. ft. in Boston's iconic Burnham Building - the former home of Filene's.

Joining Primark is like joining a family. Primark is driven by its people who have an absolute passion for retail, are enthusiastic, dedicated and committed to delivering results and excellence in all their activities. People are the backbone of Primark's business. 

Primark is an avid supporter of an education model that is life-long and has many openings and access points. Becoming a retail associate today, doesn't have to stop there as many opportunities exist where one can shape a position at Primark into a career. In this growing organization, employees are encouraged to develop skills, build knowledge and, in the future, make the most of opportunities in the home store, across the U.S. Northeast or even overseas. Opportunities are driven by one's potential and own ambition.

Primark was founded in June 1969 in Ireland. Primark's key customers are those that look for Amazing Fashion at Amazing Prices. Primark offers up-to-the-minute fashion at competitive prices for all members of the family—from womenswear, menswear and childrenswear to home. Whether shoppers are looking for this season's fashion trends, the perfect outfit for the first day of school, a new job or even just great every day basics, Primark has something for all the family.

For further information, please contact:
Margaret Meluzio
Havas PR
Phone: 646-510-6578



SOURCE Primark