Job Introduction

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist with the preparation / distribution of new store plans;
  • Submitting Building Control applications and tracking status of application / booking and logging onsite inspections;
  • Assist the Planning Team with requirements for new store plans and related design documentation;
  • Assist with preparation of new store tender packs
  • Liaise with suppliers regarding printing requirements, meeting deadlines and issuing instructions regarding distribution
  • Where required prepare and provide instructions sheets to stores
  • Assist with the upkeep of information and property records held on M-Store Property Management database
  • Liaising with Shopping Centers or Managing Agents to establish whether waste management is included in the service charge and communicating this information to relevant members of the Property Department
  • Assist with preparation of Finance forms, contacting new suppliers to request bank details and feeding all information back to Purchase Ledger / Finance Depts

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience within an administration role is essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Methodical with great organisational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team but equally self-efficient
  • You’ll be someone who prides themselves on providing great customer service
  • Good IT skills and experience with Microsoft Office

About the Company

Card Factory is the UK’s leading specialist retailer of greetings cards, dressings, and gifts with over one thousand stores across the UK and Ireland.  In 2020 we launched our exciting 5-year business strategy including our vision of becoming a true Omni-channel retailer.  This strategy sees significant investment into our colleagues across the business creating multiple opportunities to join a fast-paced environment and be part of our exciting journey.  

In return, we offer a wide range of benefits to support your physical, mental, and financial wellbeing.


  • Pension
  • 15% Card Factory colleague discount in-store and online
  • Save As You Earn scheme
  • Financial Wellbeing Support
    • Financial Education Tools
    • Salary Advance
  • Seasonal incentive schemes
  • Retail Management Apprenticeship Programmes with local providers with access to a virtual internal network for learning together
  • Discounted gym membership, mobile phone contracts, and car leasing
  • Discounts across 100’s of UK retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme – access to tools to support mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, and Adoption leave

This is an exciting role with genuine prospects for the right candidate. If this role describes you and your career aspirations, click apply now.

For any questions email: vacancies@cardfactory.co.uk (we do not accept CVs/Applications via email) 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient suitable applications have been received. We advise applying early to avoid disappointment as applications will be reviewed regularly. 

No agencies, please.

Sportswift Ltd T/A Card Factory

Salary Details: Competitive salary and benefits package

Location: Century House Brunel Road Wakefield 41 Industrial Estate

Job Reference: cardfac/TP/1803145/23674

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