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Seasonal Sales Assistant

Retail

Seasonal Sales Assistant

Contracted hours: 4 hours per week 

Working Days Required: Weekdays & Weekends (We are open until 8pm Mon-Sat) 

Do you want to join a fast paced, fun loving retailer...with a real family atmosphere in our stores? Come and discover the wonder of The Works!

As a Seasonal Sales Assistant with The Works, you will be working as part of a small and close-knit team. You will be living our values of being “Crafty”, “Caring” and showing a real “Can-do” attitude to deliver the best possible service to our customers. 

We are extremely proud of our position in the marketplace and we know our success comes from our family of colleagues; you will be at the heart of your store, making a difference to your team.


What we want from you:

  • To be enthusiastic and want to create a fun place to shop.
  • Be creative and crafty – you will learn some amazing ways to merchandise and demonstrate our wonderful products.
  • To be dedicated to improve on what we currently do. We appreciate that at all levels our employees bring with them some amazing ideas.

What you can expect from us from day one!

  • Excellent hands on training.
  • 25% discount off our products in store!


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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