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ROLE:

Retail Assistant

TYPE:

Full Time - Permanent

SALARY:

£11.44 per hour

LOCATION:

Bedford

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Purpose: To assist the Operations Manager in supporting all sales and operational activities being carried out at IMPAKT Housing & Support retail sites.

This is an exciting opportunity to represent our organisation at one of our busiest retail sites.

IMPAKT preloved is based in the heart of Bedford, and supports people and communities throughout the county of Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas.

Our main focus is the supply of re-usable furniture and domestic appliances, everything from chairs, tables and lounge suites to beds and wardrobes, preventing such items from ending up in landfill needlessly.

  • Shop floor duties will include assisting customers and processing sales.
  • Deal with customer enquiries both in person and on the phone.
  • Processing donations to be cleaned and priced before being sold.
  • Work closely with our Goods in/out team to organise deliveries.
  • Create visually appealing shop floor displays, keeping the shop looking clean and tidy at all times.
  • Adhering to all necessary policies and procedures.

 

We expect our staff to be passionate about making a difference and wanting the best for people, this often means ‘going the extra mile’ to achieve it. In return, we offer developmental support, training opportunities and a friendly working environment.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Must have previous retail or similar customer facing experience.
  • Experience of merchandising and sales display.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Evidence of working within a team.
  • Must be physically fit as the role requires manual handling
  • Positive and pro active attitude.

BENEFITS:

  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Life insurance
  • Wellness programme
  • Referral scheme
  • Award winning company

SCHEDULE:

  • Full Time 37.5 hours per week
  • Working 5 days between Mon-Sat with 2 days off each week, shift patterns to be agreed with your line manager.
  • Flexibility is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

“We will be reviewing all applications as they are submitted, so please get your application in early to avoid disappointment.”

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ADDITIONAL APPLICATION INFORMATION:

All interested applicants should provide both a CV & Covering letter to apply for this position. Unfortunately all applications made without a supporting cover letter will be automatically rejected”.

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