Assistant Shop Manager

Assistant Shop Manager

Department: Visitor Services
Responsible to: Deputy Head of Visitor Services
Responsibility: To maintain high standards of customer service and merchandise presentation and to maximise sales.
Salary: £9.41 per hour
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 37.5 hours per week (including some weekend working).
Person specification: 

We are currently looking for a dynamic Assistant Manager to work in our shop on King’s Parade (called King’s College Visitor Centre), opposite the main entrance to the College.  The main purpose of the role is to maximise retail potential.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a retail environment, cash handling experience and a confident manner on the telephone.

You should have good interpersonal skills along with a flexible approach to work, and the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Ideally you will be educated to GCSE level with a good level of numeracy and the ability to adopt new IT systems.

The ability to work under pressure with attention to detail is important, and previous key-holder and health and safety experience is desirable.

Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)

Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person Specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should arrive by 12 noon on the closing date.

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Friday 3 August 2018 and may be submitted electronically to
Please note that interviews will be held on Friday 10 August 2018