Signed. Sealed.
Christmas delivered.

Seasonal vacancies at Royal Mail.

Your Christmas all wrapped up.

With Christmas just around the corner, it's important for us to bring people together. After another year of delivering smiles the length and breadth of Britain, we now need you to help us deliver the Christmas magic the nation needs.

Our seasonal workers are critical members of our team and we’re always looking for more people to join us. Whether you’re looking for flexible hours all year, to earn some extra money for Christmas or simply have a Sunday to spare, we have plenty of great opportunities.

Our application process is simpler than ever before, and we’re committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for everyone who walks through our doors.

Apply for a Mail Sorter role this Christmas

Working behind the scenes as one of our mail sorters, you’ll thrive in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable standing for long periods of time.

It’s an important, hands-on role, and will see you process mail arriving from all over the country and help ensure every parcel, letter, and present safely reaches the right destination, at the right time.

Interested? Find out more, search and apply.

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

Apply for a Parcel Delivery Driver role this Christmas

This role will see you become the face of Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide, as you work out and about as one of our drivers delivering mail and parcels to the heart of your local community.

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

Interested? To find out everything you need to know about the role, and how to apply, please select one of the options below (depending on your location).

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For Northeast, Scotland, South Central, Southeast, Anglia and London plus nationwide PFW roles

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For Northern Ireland and Scotland

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For Midlands, Northwest, Southwest, Anglia and Wales

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For PFW - Nationwide

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Apply for a LGV and MGV Driver role this Christmas

Our drivers play a vital role in our operation, collecting and transporting the mail 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 resolutions to every enquiry we receive and be able to handle any unhappy customers with empathy and patience.

Interested? To find out everything you need to know about the role and how to apply, email

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. As one of our mail sorters, you’ll also need to be able to push trolleys up to 250kg, lift and move mail bags up to 11kg, and be comfortable on your feet for long periods throughout the day.

For all 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 our customers and deliver a first-class service with every interaction.

Hear from our people

Hear from some of our seasonal workers about what they love most about their jobs and what you might be able to expect.

Frequently asked questions

What does the application process look like and how long will it take?

What does the application process look like and how long will it take?

Our Christmas Seasonal Worker application is really quick and easy. Once you’ve completed our online application form, you’ll be invited to upload some documents and a passport style photograph. We’ll then ask you to visit a Post Office to have your documents verified. Assuming all is in order you’ll then 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 opportunities are there for advancement?

What opportunities are there for advancement?

We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our team. Our Seasonal Mail Sorters and other workers are always encouraged to apply for any roles that may become available.

What hours will I work?

What hours will I work?

This depends on what role you apply for; our shifts range from part-time to full-time hours of work. Flexibility is key and 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 would my role fit within the organisation?

Where would my role fit within the organisation?

The vast majority of our roles are based at our Mail Centres and Regional Distribution Centres. As a member of our Royal Mail Family, you will be a key member of our team, helping to deliver Christmas to the nation.