'Tis the season
to be earning.

Seasonal vacancies at Royal Mail.

Help us deliver more this Christmas

Every Christmas at Royal Mail, we deliver festive cheer to the communities we serve. In order to do that, we need a bit of help from people like you!

The festive period is our busiest time of year, and without our seasonal workers, delivering the magic of Christmas wouldn’t be possible. Whether it’s the Christmas card from a loved one or the gift they’ve always wanted, we deliver more than mail. 

With our quick and easy online application process, joining our team has never been easier. 

Apply for a Mail Sorter role this Christmas

Work behind the scenes as one of our Seasonal Mail Sorters, in this important, hands-on role delivering Christmas to the nation. 

Thriving in a fast paced environment you will be comfortable standing for long periods of time whilst helping to ensure every parcel, letter, and present safely reaches their destination on time.

Interested? Apply here and help us deliver more festive joy this Christmas.

If there is nothing available in your location please visit Angard Staffing for other opportunities.

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Apply for a Parcel Delivery Driver role this Christmas

As a Parcel Delivery Driver, you are the face of Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide, as one of our team  delivering cards, presents, and festive joy to the heart of your community.

If you’re self-motivated and upbeat, you’ll thrive in this role, helping us deliver more to homes across the country.

Interested? Find out everything you need to know about the role, and how to apply.

Apply for a LGV and MGV Driver role this Christmas

Our HGV and LGV drivers play a critical role in our operation, collecting and transporting mail and parcels across our network.

All our temporary drivers are required to work flexibly across a number of locations and wide range of shifts.

Interested? Find out everything you need to know about the role, and how to apply.

Apply for a Customer Service role this Christmas

If you enjoy helping others and relish the opportunity to get to the heart of our customers’ queries, you can help us bring the Christmas cheer to every call and email as part of our Customer Service team.

Delivering a first-class service, you’ll strive to offer solutions to every enquiry we receive and be able to handle any customer queries with empathy and patience.

Interested? Apply here.

Who we're looking for

For all of our roles, we’re looking for people who have brilliant organisational skills and a detail-orientated, self-motivated approach to work. For mail sorters specifically, you’ll also need to be able to push trolleys up to 250kg, lift/move mail bags up to 11kg, and be comfortable on your feet for long periods throughout the day.

For our other, customer facing roles, you’ll be acting as a representative of Royal Mail. So we’re looking for upbeat, patient, friendly, and trustworthy individuals who can build a natural rapport and connection with  customers and deliver a first-class service with every interaction.

What our people have to say

Hear from some of our seasonal workers about what they love most about their jobs and what you can expect when joining our team. 

Frequently asked questions

What is the application process and how long does it take?

What is the application process and how long does it take?

Our Seasonal Mail Sorter application is quick and easy. Once you’ve completed our online form, you’ll be asked to upload some documents and a passport-style photograph. If all is in order you’ll receive a job offer which you can accept online before getting exclusive access to our online Welcome Hub.

For the other roles available, our recruitment partners will guide you through their quick application processes.

What progression opportunities are there?

What progression opportunities are there?

We’re always looking for new, talented individuals to join our team on a more permanent basis, so we always encourage our seasonal workers to apply for any roles that may become available if they wish to continue with us.

What will my working hours be?

What will my working hours be?

This depends on what role you apply for; our shifts range from part-time to full-time hours. To us, flexibility is key so you may be asked to work different times and days within your chosen shift pattern, but this will be confirmed on a site-by-site basis.

Where does my role fit within the organisation?

Where does my role fit within the organisation?

The vast majority of our roles are based at our Plants, Mail Centres and Parcel Hubs. But whatever your role is, as part of Royal Mail, you'll be an essential part of our team, helping to deliver more this Christmas.