Retail Sales Assistant, Full Time and Part Time - Flexible Options Available
From flexible hours to job sharing where possible, we're committed to providing a truly healthy work life balance.
Hours of Work
Various hours of work across seven days to include early starts of 09:55, late finishes of 21:10, evenings and weekends. Specific rotas are attached.
We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
This vacancy is a Christmas temporary sales assistant role. Christmas temporary stock assistant roles for this branch are also available. You can only apply for one of these two vacancies but you will be considered for both should you be invited to an assessment.
The earliest start date for this vacancy is the 28th October 2019 with a potential end date of early January 2020. We could offer you a shorter contract within these dates and exact dates will be discussed at assessment.
Group assessments will take place on various dates from the 4th October 2019. You will need to be available for an assessment from this time.
There may be the opportunity to increase your hours, particularly in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Your contracted hours may change to accommodate this.
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications therefore, we recommend you apply early.
Duties & Responsibilities
Make the difference this Christmas and be part of the festive magic at John Lewis & Partners.
Acting as an ambassador for the John Lewis & Partners brand, you'll provide outstanding customer service which makes us unrivalled in the marketplace.
Christmas is our busiest time of the year, so expect your day to be varied. We'll equip you with the skills and knowledge to advise customers with confidence. Your passion for selling will help our customers find and fall in love with the perfect gifts.
Working flexibly across the branch, no two days will be the same. From tinsel to toys, help us to delight our customers this Christmas.
Required desirable experience skills and qualifications
You may have had previous experience in Retail, but if not, don't worry. We've got all the tools, training and support to get you up to speed in no time at all.
There may be permanent opportunities available at the end of your contract however this cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that this role is referred to internally as Selling Partner.