What we are | Why we do it | Who we are for | How we do it

What is Builders Merchant Careers?

Builders Merchant Careers is the place to learn about the merchant industry and how to build a career in this exciting sector. There is currently a shortage of young people joining the builders merchants industry. As a result we are keen to recruit young people into all areas ranging from yard work to sales and from manufacturing to marketing. In return we can offer you a first-rate career with brilliant professional progression and great rewards!

Why was Builders Merchant Careers created?

Builders Merchant Careers was set up due to the fall in numbers of young people taking up a career within the merchant industry. This website aims to address this by offering all the information required by young people making the move into a career in a builders merchant.

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Who is Builders Merchant Careers for?

Builders Merchant Careers has been created to supply school leavers and younger students with the relevant information for them to make decisions about their future. This resource is also intended to be used by School Careers Advisors and Parents to help them assist in the process.

How do we do it?

Careers Fairs and Events

Careers Fairs and Events

Throughout the year our members attend careers fairs and recruitment events around the country. Use the calendar to see what events are on.

Events Calendar
Events Calendar

School Visits

If you are interested in having a local merchant present at your school get your Careers Advisor to contact us to arrange a visit.

Arrange a Visit
Careers talks in schools

Open Days

Throughout the year some of our members open their doors to the public to offer an insight into the industry. Use the calendar to look for up and coming open days near you.

Events Calendar
BMF Ambassadors

Industry Ambassadors

When at a careers event or fair look out for our industry ambassadors. Ask them all the questions you can to get first hand advice.

Find an ambassador
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