Branthwaite Brow, Kendal

Retail Assistant

  • Business: Lake District Estates - Peter Rabbit & Friends
  • Location: Branthwaite Brow, Kendal LA9
  • Terms: Permanent Part Time
  • Hours: Three positions available from 10 to 28 hours per week on a flexible rota to include some weekend and public holiday working.  There may be the opportunity for additional hours on occasions.
  • Pay: £9.00 per hour
  • Applications: Applications should be made by submitting your CV and covering letter to our People & Support Services Manager, rachelm@lakedistrictestates.co.uk

                        Please note that the vacancy may be closed once sufficient applications are received, therefore we recommend your application is submitted early.

About the Job

We have several fantastic opportunities for a Retail Assistant at our new Peter Rabbit & Friends shop in Kendal town centre. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to be part of a growing team, who is passionate about People and Service. We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service and our team need to develop an excellent understanding of our product ranges, including exciting local produce and ensure that the shop is always presented to a high standard.

You will be expected to actively engage with all customers and visitors, offering help and advice with their purchase or enquiry.

There are three roles available:

  • Retail Assistant up to 28 hrs
  • Retail Assistant up to 14 hrs
  • Retail Assistant up to 10 hrs

*When applying please ensure you confirm which role you wish to apply for*.

About You

To be successful you will need:

  • The ability to offer great customer service.
  • To be able to work as part of a team or on your own.
  • To have a natural flair for merchandising
  • Experience of handing cash transactions and using an Epos System.
  • To enjoy hitting and exceeding sales targets
  • To be responsible for opening and closing the shop – including being a key holder
  • A love of the Lake district and some local knowledge would also be a bonus.

About Us

Our Peter Rabbit and Friends™ shops, part of the Lake District Estates group, celebrate the legacy of one of the Lake District's best loved residents - children's writer, Beatrix Potter. Each shop sells a range of gifts associated with the writer's timeless collection of stories, and much more besides. Our shops can be found in Bowness-on-Windermere, Keswick, Grasmere, and Hawkshead with our newest shop opening in Kendal in June. We also have a new and blossoming online presence in The Veg Patch, selling everything from soft toys to crafts and children’s clothing.

COVID-19 considerations:

We place the utmost importance on the safety and wellbeing of our team members and customers. Our health and safety measures are constantly monitored to reduce the risk associated with the presence of COVID-19 in line with Government guidance.

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