Retail Associate Vacancy
We are looking for a reliable, trustworthy, hardworking, quick thinking individual to join the shop floor team.
You will be responsible for the smooth running of day to day shop life including but not exclusively;
- Setting up and clearing down the classroom for classes.
- Helping customers select fabric and yarn for their next projects.
- Cutting fabric for bundles and kits.
- Serving customers in store.
- Processing web orders.
- Answering the phone along with all customer service enquires.
- Cashing up at the end of your shift.
- Completing the daily post office run.
- Social media promotion.
- Photographing stock.
As a small team we also undertake all of the smaller tasks such as cleaning, hoovering and emptying the bins. You will be expected to work on your own to cover the business needs so you must be able to delegate your time and prioritise your duties under your own steam.
Don’t be fooled this is a physically demanding job, you will be on your feet all day, you need to be able to move large deliveries upstairs and take large sacks full of orders downstairs. You must be able to climb stepladders to obtain stock stored at high level. Although we are based in a fabric shop this is a retail roll, unfortunately we will not have time to sew, knit or crochet on shift.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in sewing and or knitting/crochet so that you can actively help and advise customers.You must be computer literate to work our systems. You will have a good customer service background ideally with retail experience. You also need to have a welcoming, friendly can do attitude at all times.
This is a part time vacancy, hours are negotiable for the ideal candidate in line with the shop opening times Tuesday-Saturday
To apply please send in your cv, along with current salary details, the days and times that you can or can't work on a weekly basis, plus any holiday dates with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject retail associate vacancy.
Shifts available are Tuesday through to Saturday 10am-4pm and 10am-2pm
Please make your application via email only.
No applications submitted by any other means will be considered!Interviews will take place at our earliest convenience.