A popular retailer with multiple locations in the North East has announced how to register for flexible part and full-time roles in their stores this year - here's all the details.

Marks and Spencer Food Hall, located on Tindale Crescent in Bishop Auckland has announced that those looking to "join the magic" can register interest to join their Christmas team.

With just three months to go until Christmas, the popular retailer is looking for staff not only in Bishop Auckland but across the UK as stores roll out festive stock and branding.

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Marks and Spencer already has a dedicated 'Christmas Shop' on its site, selling everything from trees, to presents and lights.

An incentive for prospective applicants is a lucrative 20% discount which will come in handy for Christmas shopping. 

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The Marks and Spencer website says: "With flexible roles available, earn some extra income to bring the M&S magic home this Christmas. As a colleague, you'll receive 20% discount, benefit from on-the-job training and have the chance to create brilliant experiences for our customers.

"No two days are the same and we’ll welcome you to the team from day one.

"Many of our colleagues started their M&S careers as Christmas colleagues and have gone on to progress across our business."

To register interest, click here.