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Sales Assistant

Retail

Part-time Sales Assistant

4 hours per week

Location: Cardiff


As a Sales Assistant, you will work within a small team to deliver outstanding customer service, being friendly and helpful to all Customers….whilst keeping the shelves stocked with our amazing products! You’ll have a passion for Books, Stationery, Arts & Crafts, and be able to share your enthusiasm for the products with our Customers.


Our ideal candidate is:  

  • Dedicated
  • Flexible
  • Creative
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Basic understanding of customer services and how to deal with customers.
  • A background in retail is preferred (but not essential)

Benefits:

  • Excellent hands on training.
  • 25% discount off our products in store!
  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays).
  • Company pension contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Charity Giving - Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.


Social distancing recruitment
If you are selected and invited for an interview, this is likely to be on the telephone in the first instance, with a potential follow up via a video call using Zoom. All instructions will be sent to you to ensure as smooth a process as possible. We do appreciate that you will want to see the store that you might be working in. Following successful interviews both on the telephone and via video call, you will be invited to visit the store so you can see for yourself before making a final decision. We will be adhering to full social distancing measures during your visit. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team directly.


About The Works:
We are very proud to be a Sunday Times 2020 Top 25 “Best Big Companies” to work for. 

At The Works, we are a family! Our stores are fun to be in and jam packed with great products that our customers love...and so do we!

Our mission is to offer customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality.
The Works is one of the UK’s leading multi-channel specialist retailers of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. We are a high street retailer that bucks the trend, constantly growing and opening new stores at an amazing rate.

We sell high-quality, great value products in four specialist categories, primarily through our network of over 500 stores in the UK & Ireland. We also have a significant and growing online presence that enables customers to shop any time of the day and an extended range of products that are not available in our stores. Our multi-channel offering, one of the first of its kind in the value retail sector, includes our popular Click & Collect service, offering further convenience for our customers.

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