Shop Assistant

Recruiter
DEBRA
Location
Ayr
Salary
£8,190 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At DEBRA we are currently looking for a Shop Assistant to join our team based in Ayr. The successful candidate will join us on a part time, temporary basis for maternity cover working 21 hours per week and will receive a salary of £8,190 per annum.

DEBRA is the national charity that supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) - a painful genetic skin blistering condition which, in the worst cases, can be fatal.

Our vision:

We have a vision of a world where no one suffers from the painful genetic skin condition EB.

Until that day, DEBRA focuses its work in two areas:

- We fund pioneering research to find effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for EB.

- We provide care and support to individuals and families living with EB.

We couldn't do any of this without raising substantial funds, which is why you will be so integral to our success.

About the Shop Assistant role

DEBRA is currently seeking an efficient and highly motivated individual to join the team at its brand new furniture and electrical store in Ayr.

The successful candidate will act as the representative of DEBRA Ltd within the shop, ensure full compliance of the shop with all Health and Safety legislation Trading Standards and all other legal or statutory requirements and assist the shop management in meeting shop sales targets.

Key Responsibilities of our Shop Assistant will include:

- Ensure a professional presentation of the shop at all times

- Ensure till procedures are followed.

- Be the first point of call for customers entering the store, greeting

- Be responsible for answering all phone calls and emails enquiries in the store

- Be responsible for maintaining the collection and delivery diary

- Follow up phone calls on necessary collection/delivery dockets

- Help to ensure that the shop provides a focal point to inform the public of the work of DEBRA.

- When required attend any approved induction or training programs of DEBRA.

- Give good customer service - serving and assisting customers courteously.

- Assist in ensuring the shop is kept in a clean and tidy condition

- Assist with merchandising, presentation, and window display.

- Keep the Shop Manager informed of shop maintenance work required.

- Always act in accordance with the philosophy of DEBRA in carrying out these duties.

What we're looking for in our Shop Assistant

You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with good customer service and retail administration skills as well as the ability to work well under pressure and to meet targets.

If you are enthusiastic about the contribution you could make and would like to join our team as our new Shop Assistant then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!