Why Wilko?

Join us and you’ll play a big part in a family of do-ers, go-getters and passionate professionals who want to get stuck in and make life better… for everyone. There are lots of different ways we do that. And lots of different reasons why people join us, and stay.

  • We've been growing since we began in 1930
  • Great ongoing training kicks off with a full induction
  • Career progression is there for taking
  • Everyone pulls together to get stuff done
  • We help you strike a good work/life balance
  • It's so varied that every day is different
  • As a family business, we do what's best for everyone

We're big believers in promoting from within.

In fact, many of our senior managers started with us on the shop floor. Because of our size, scope and support, and the depth, breadth and accessibility of our development programmes, we can help you to develop your talents and a career that suits them perfectly through:

  • Regular development reviews
  • Training and development programmes
  • Lots of accessible online resources
  • Specialist leadership training
  • Talent Development Programmes

Great benefits are the icing on the cake when you're in a job you love!

We’re always looking for ways to improve our brilliant benefits package. You can find more detail on our benefits in More Stuff About…

  • Competitive salary
  • At least 28 days' holiday, including bank holidays
  • 20% staff discount (after 4 weeks) and family discount (after 13 weeks)
  • Discounts on holidays, health, motoring and shopping
  • Loyalty awards
  • Enhanced maternity pay and childcare vouchers
  • Wedding, maternity, paternity and adoption gifts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace pension
  • easi - save directly from your salary
  • Team Member Trust Fund to help with extra living costs
  • Holiday flats and caravans across the UK
  • Career breaks (after 5 years)
  • Ben Bridger

    "Wilko place people at the heart of what they do"

    Ben Bridger

    Finance Manager

  • Avril Jex

    "There is a big focus on career development"

    Avril Jex

    Assistant Buyer

  • Paula Skinner

    "One of Wilko's top priorities is developing people"

    Paula Skinner

    Regional Manager

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