This Leeds company want to give people £100 to spend on gift cards at small businesses

Official gift card testers are needed in Leeds- can you take on the job spend a gift card and support small businesses for the day?

Change your day job for one day only and explore the best of Leeds shopping scene.

If you’ve ever thought that you’d make a great personal shopper- but would want to keep all your purchases for yourself, we’ve got the job for you.

An exciting position has opened up for three lucky people in January 2022, who will trade in their day jobs to become a ‘gift card spender’, and go shopping for free- all courtesy of Open gift card.

The company support small businesses across Yorkshire and offer a single gift card that can be spent at just about any independent store in the city. The idea is that the spenders will report back on their shopping experience and in return, have the opportunity to spend £100 at over 80 different stores around the city.

You’ll even get free transport in and out of the city as every gift card comes with a First Bus Day mTicket.

Sounds like a dream job if you ask us.

You can spend your voucher at Hyde Park Book Club amongst other places. / Image: Hyde Park Cook Club

The company announced their search for staff on Instagram, stating:

“Applications now open for the best job in Leeds (probably). Are you passionate about supporting independent businesses? Do you like the sound of spending a £100 gift card in any of our 80+ partner indies….on us?

“If the answer to the last two questions is yes and yes, we want to hear from you. Open is looking for three gift card testers to take an afternoon or a day out in January, to visit a variety of independent businesses and spend some free £££ – think hair salons, delis, bars, retail stores.”

All you need to do is follow Open on Instagram, then like, comment and share- but make sure to tell your friends to like your comment as the person with the most liked comment will be the lucky shopper chosen for the experience.

If you need any more reasons to apply to shop for free in Leeds, here are just some of the retailers that are included:

  • Loti Yoga
  • Chirpy, Chapel Allerton
  • Wild Free Yoga, Horsforth
  • Ivy & Arlo
  • Kiren’s Hair and Beauty
  • Coldbath, Chapel Allerton
  • Butlers Barbering
  • Very Stylish Girl, Horsforth
  • Haus of XS, Chapel Allerton
  • Sarah Louise
  • Earth Warriors
  • Beat Street Studio
  • Firefly Pottery, Horsforth
  • The Dance Studio
  • Maid To Fit, Horsforth
  • Swanky Pants, Horsforth
  • Novy Health and Beauty
  • The Perfumed Garden
  • The Bikes College
  • Seasgulls Reuse
Firefly pottery in Horsforth accept the vouchers. / Image: Firefly Pottery

Alternatively, you can choose to use your card for food and drink at an endless supply of cafes, bars and restaurants in the city centre and neighbouring suburbs, including:

North Star Coffee House, All Good in the Hood, Once Upon a Vine in Horsforth, Dapur Malaysia in Chapel Allerton, So! Bar and Eats in Knaresborough, the Little Yellow Rice Co. and many more.

Read More: This new cafe-bar-club in Leeds is serving charcuterie jars

For more information on Open Gift Cards, visit their website or to enter their draw to become their gift card spender, visit the Open Gift Card Instagram page.

Feature Image- Open Gift Card

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