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Careers with Blakemore Retail

Careers with Us

Blakemore Retail is committed to helping people fulfil their potential and develop careers within the company.

We have many examples of colleagues who have progressed from sales assistants through to supervisors, assistant managers, store managers and area managers. Indeed our senior management team are predominantly longstanding colleagues who have been promoted through the business.

Here are some of the job roles we most frequently recruit for:

  • Store managers
  • Assistant store managers
  • Store supervisors
  • Sales assistants
  • Food-to-go managers
  • Food-to-go supervisors
  • Food-to-go assistants
  • Post office managers
  • Post office supervisors
  • Post office counter clerks
  • Subway food service managers
  • Subway sandwich artists


Blakemore Retail's stores are all situated across SPAR UK's Meridian & Welsh Guild area, which spans across the whole of Wales and across central England, reaching as far north as Yorkshire and as far south as the south east coast. 

You might also be interested in our retail head office roles, based at the company’s headquarters in the West Midlands.

Career Development Opportunities

At Blakemore Retail you will have the chance to build on your skills and knowledge with ongoing training and development, which will be tailored to your role and long-term career goals.

A.F. Blakemore's very own Guild Academy offers a diverse programme of practical and interactive training to colleagues at all levels of the business, covering subject areas like management development, first aid and fresh food.

We can offer both in-house and external nationally recognised qualifications and are an accredited centre for delivering NCPLH (licensing qualification).

Staff Benefits

The company has a benefits package especially for Blakemore Retail employees, Blakemore Retail Rewards.

Benefits include a company pension scheme, a lifestyle savings scheme offering discounts on national brands, life insurance, health cash plan, childcare voucher scheme, Cycle to Work scheme, long service awards, discounts in Blakemore Retail stores, employee volunteering opportunities and more.

Click here to find out more. 


Current Vacancies

All current job opportunities across Blakemore Retail and the wider A.F. Blakemore Group are listed on the company's dedicated vacancies webpage.