Retail Trading Assistant

Closing Date: 21/06/2024
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Slimbridge
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£10,296 per annum (FTE £23,402) Working 16.5 hours per week 3 days from 7
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Retail

About The Role

We are looking for a proactive individual to join our busy trading team at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

The successful applicant will provide a warm and informative welcome to all our visitors and will work to maximise sales and membership recruitment. You will have a passion for exceptional customer service, and will contribute to the delivery of agreed targets, helping generate profits that support the conservation work of WWT.

This 16.5 hour post will be working mainly in our retail shop area where you will be serving both members and non-member visitors, while keeping our shop fully stocked and offering assistance to visitors on optics sales. Full optics training will be provided. 

About You

  • Be part of a creative team presenting our product ranges to WWT visual merchandising and display standards, responding to changing requirements and feedback.
  • Consistently and proactively promote and maximise sales opportunities, identifying and responding to visitor needs and provide tailored visitor experience recommendations, proactively up selling and linking products across all departments.
  • Confident and accurate cash handling is essential.
  • Experience with till EPOS systems is desirable however full training will be given.
  

About Us

We’re WWT, and we’re on a mission to restore the super-powered ecosystems we call wetlands. There’s never been a more important moment for our work, and we’ve got some phenomenal people on the case.

Whether they’re taking a new visitor under their wing, or conducting ground-breaking research further afield, our team are second to none. And there’s nothing we love more than watching them soar.

Whatever you do here, you’ll be helping to restore wetlands and unlock their power. So, the only question left is, what role will you play?

 Why you’ll love working at WWT
  • Wake up every day knowing your work is helping to restore wetlands, and our world
  • Be surrounded and inspired by our team of passionate, dedicated people
  • 33 days annual leave (which goes up to 38 days after 5 years of service) – this includes bank holidays and you have flexibility to take those days whenever you want
  • Free entry to all our wetland centres, including your family
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Colleague discount on shopping and memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Assurance of three times your salary, for peace of mind for your loved ones
  • Independent personal, workplace and financial advice from Care first
WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.
 
 

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