River Island
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Salary estimated from 5 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.Last updated: 27 January 2021
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A lovely company but will depend on store
For the most part I do look back at RI with fond memories, however my particular store had a high level of management turnover which impacted drastically. There were definitely favourites, this has changed now from what I have heard however when I worked there it had a culture of management letting certain people get away with everything and others with nothing which can really impact on morale. Sometimes it felt like floor staff were punished for the high stress piled onto management. Looking more positively, there were plenty of overtime opportunities and progression could be achieved with hard work. The brief at the start of each shift was a fabulous idea, however I would have liked more one-to-one's as sometimes staff could be criticised in front of other members of staff or customers on the shop floor which is unprofessional. Rewards wise, there was 'Employee of the Month' and encouragement to praise fellow staff for hard work however this was not always completed due to the levels of managerial staff turnover mentioned above. I myself had wonderful thorough training, however by the time temps were taken on this had changed and I found they were on the tills with no training and it was left up to Sales Assistants to help them. This then led to resentment from certain staff and a bad atmosphere. The way they were treated by management and fellow staff was appalling at times. The pay was great, and although it could be sometimes dull during the week as this was a quiet store, you could usually keep yourself busy. Could be rude customers as with any job; RI has a very - more...
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Good place to work
River Island is a great company to work for if you have good management. Salary is not too bad and great perks. They have a big turn over of employee’s.Discount for clothes.
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Fun workplace
If you love fashion then this is a good job for some one, seeing the new trends come in and being able to wear some of it as uniform is a double bonus.... The down side to this job is that it is very slow with personal progression with in a store or the business.
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How much does a Sales Assistant make at River Island in the United Kingdom?

Average River Island Sales Assistant yearly pay in the United Kingdom is approximately £16,845, which meets the national average.
Salary information comes from 24 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.
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