Royal's Xmas recruitment campaign starts now!

29 September 2017

Royal Mail has begun its annual Christmas recruitment campaign, looking for around 20,000 temporary workers across the UK to help handle the mountain of festive post.

The  Royal Mail said it was seeking to recruit around 18,000 workers for its core network. This breaks down into 16,000 in England, 1,000 in Scotland, 300 in Wales and 500 in Northern Ireland.

Meanwhile, Royal Mail Group’s express parcel business, Parcelforce Worldwide, is also recruiting around around 1,200 drivers and 900 parcel sorters.

The temporary positions are available from late October through until early January 2018.

Royal Mail has set up a dedicated website for people to apply for the Christmas positions – Opens in new window or by emailing or by calling the automated helpline on 0345 600 1785.