Retail Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £10.50/Hourly
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Retail
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-199313

We are currently recruiting staff for an exciting opportunity to work at a world famous Museum, based in South Kensington


As Retail Assistant you will be supporting the team with the day to day needs of the shop floor to drive sales and provide world class customer service at all times.


We will be holding an assessment for this role on site on Wednesday 29th September which you will be required to attend if successful. Although this position is temporary, it is on an ongoing basis


You will be expected to be available to work 35 hours per week over a 7 day week rota and you will need to be fully available throughout October, the shifts will slightly drop throughout November however will pick up again in December.


Main tasks and responsibilities



  • To support the Museum retail management team by being part of a shopfloor team that deliver commercial and operational excellence

  • To be a brand ambassador for the Museum

  • Provide world class customer service to every customer.

  • To help achieve targets proactively selling and promoting add-ons at the till point.

  • To take responsibility for own time management, communicating to your line manager when you are unable to attend work.

  • To follow guidance of the visual merchandising team to keep shopfloor displays full and attractive

  • To help look for and drive sales opportunities on the shop floor.

  • To assist setting up shops in the morning, including starting till sessions, putting in floats


Role requirements



  1. Educated to 'GCSE' Level standard (or equivalent), or above

  2. Previous experience of delivering exceptional customer service in a busy environment

  3. Experience of working within a target driven environment

  4. A proactive, hands-on approach to work, with excellent attention to detail

  5. Demonstrable experience of stock management

  6. Understanding of visual merchandising techniques

  7. Excellent time management and organisational skills, with the ability to multi-task effectively

  8. Cash handling skills and previous experience of using EPOS systems



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