Apple is looking to recruit temporary full time iPhone Sales Specialists for its Apple Stores across the UK. The ads appeared on UK recruitment site The start date for the temporary positions is August 16 with an ending date of October 29. Could August 16 be the release date for the iPhone 5?

Our client, Apple, one of the largest consumer electronic hardware and software companies in the world are seeking full-time iPhone Sales Staff for an exciting project to work 5 days a week (Tuesday-Saturday) for the period 16th August - 29th October within key retail stores. If you are successful, full training will be provided and you will be required to attend a 4 day training event 9th -12th August 2011 in the London area.

Apple has been rumored to release the next version of the iPhone in September; this new information may be a sign that it could surprise us all and release it in mid August. Of course throwing iPhone Sales Specialists into the deep end after a few days training is not really Apples way of doing things. I would still expect the iPhone 5 to arrive sometime in September, allowing the new recruits to gain on the job experience in an Apple Store before the chaos of a new product launch!

[ via Cnet]