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Shop Assistant School (Part Time)

Tiverton, Devon, United Kingdom, £ £ 8548.00-8548.00 Annual Annual, Permanent

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Shop Assistant - School (Part Time)
Tiverton, Devon

Are you an organised and polite retail professional looking for a role that you can fit around your existing responsibilities? Want to enhance your experience with a leading educational organisation? If so, read on.

About Us

Founded in 1604, Blundell\'s is a co-educational independent school for pupils aged 11 - 18 years. Boasting excellent facilities and the best in pastoral care, we are committed to providing an outstanding learning experience for all students.

Our school shop sells uniforms and sports clothing, confectionery, stationery and toiletries to parents, pupils and the wider school community.

We are looking for a part-time Shop Assistant to join us in early January 2021, working term time only.

The Benefits

- Salary of £8,548 per annum
- Pension scheme
- Free parking
- Cycle to work scheme
- Lunches in the school dining room (when served)
- Use of excellent sports facilities

The school shop is an exceptionally important point of contact for all parents - particularly new parents whose experience with the shop is often their first main interaction with the school.

You will play a key role in maintaining the reputation of our organisation by delivering a high-quality service where all needs are catered for.

The Role

As a Shop Assistant, you will help the Shop Manager to deliver a high-quality school shop and reception facility.

In this varied role, you will sell new and used uniforms and accessories via our online shop, as well as directly to pupils, parents and staff at both our Senior School and Prep School.

Some of your duties will include:

- Providing a respectful and courteous reception service to pupils, visitors, guests and staff
- Liaising with School Admissions to book appointments for new pupil uniform fittings
- Advising parents on school dress regulations and assisting them with purchases
- Helping with product enquiries and returns
- Assisting the Shop Manager with stock management tasks
- Signing in school visitors

About You

To join us as a Shop Assistant, you will need:

- Previous retail experience
- The ability to lead staff and work on your own initiative
- Excellent administrative and organisational skills
- Good IT skills

Previous experience of working in an education environment or experience in school retailing would be highly beneficial to your application, but not essential.

Other organisations may call this role Retail Assistant, School Shop Assistant, Retail Advisor, Shop Assistant, Shop Advisor, School Uniform Sales Advisor, Sales Assistant, or School Uniform Sales Assistant.

This is a part-time role, working 9am - 2pm, Tuesday - Saturday. This is a term time only post.

Webrecruit and Blundell\'s are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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Job Details

958150631
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Tiverton, Devon, United Kingdom
Permanent
£ £ 8548.00-8548.00 Annual Annual