St James Quarter start recruitment drive of 450 retail and hospitality jobs in Edinburgh

More than 450 retail and hospitality jobs are being recruited ahead of the opening of St James Quarter with a new recruitment service.

Monday, 8th February 2021, 4:45 pm
FUSE is recruiting roles for a variety of different levels, ranging from retail and restaurant management to security, customer service and cleaning staff
FUSE is recruiting roles for a variety of different levels, ranging from retail and restaurant management to security, customer service and cleaning staff

More than 450 retail and hospitality jobs are being recruited ahead of the opening of St James Quarter with a new recruitment service.

As the retail and hospitality industries look to recover from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, St James Quarter have launched their initial recruitment drive with a plan to sustain a total of 3,000 new roles as it continues to grow.

Launched by the team at St James Quarter and working in partnership with a number of organisations across the city, FUSE is the new initiative providing a high-quality recruitment service specialising in retail and hospitality for employers both within St James Quarter and the wider Edinburgh area.

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FUSE is recruiting roles for a variety of different levels, ranging from retail and restaurant management to security, customer service and cleaning staff - for brands such as Bonnie & Wild, Miele, Croma Vigilant and ABM.

Further to driving recruitment, FUSE will continue to support those employed by providing further training, accredited qualifications, and ongoing networking opportunities.

Rochelle Burgess at St James Quarter said: “The upcoming St James Quarter opening is a catalyst for a new era in Edinburgh providing jobs, building careers, and creating opportunities for people to develop and grow.

“The team at St James Quarter is passionate about doing our part to support and bolster the local community and we’re proud to be able to bring so many exciting career opportunities to Scotland - especially during what has been such a tough time for the people at the heart of the retail and hospitality industries.”

Calum Nicol, FUSE Manager, added: “At FUSE, we’re committed to providing a leading service for both employers and employees - helping to match recruits with the needs of employers. Our diverse and experienced team allows us to stay at the forefront of recruitment needs, with our in-depth knowledge of all sectors placing the most suitable candidates in the most suitable positions.”

St James Quarter is set to open the first phase of its retail, dining and leisure elements in Spring of 2021.

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