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Haskins Ferndown vacancies:

Retail Assistant – Indoor Gift Department

Hours Available: Sundays 8 hours

About You
The candidate will need to deliver exceptional customer service skills and be able to work at the required pace to ensure daily replenishment and recovery of stock.  You will need to be enthusiastic, self-motivated, and have confidence to work independently and as a team player. This job role can be physically demanding and involves some lifting. The ideal candidate should have a basic knowledge of Giftware, Clothing, Food Hall, Cookware and a desire to learn. Previous retail experience would be desirable.

Candidates will need to be flexible during the peak trading periods to work additional hours on weekends and Bank Holidays to include the Christmas and New Year period with opportunities to work part time shifts during the weekdays depending on availability.

About the role
You will be welcoming customers to the store and assessing their needs by providing assistance and information on the wide variety of Indoor product ranges. “Go the extra mile” to drive sales and achieve department goals.  Maintain stock condition, presentation and stock levels with inventory control procedures.

Key Responsibilities
– Process POS (Point of Sale)
– Pricing stock
– Rotation and care of Food items
– Replenishing stock
– Display and merchandising
– General housekeeping duties

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Retail Assistant (Indoor) Furniture/Xmas

About you
You will need to be able to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills as well as be able to work at a pace to replenish stock on a daily basis. A desire to work as part of a team but also ‘thinking on your feet’ and using your own initiative are essential for this role. The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, be smart in appearance, energetic and enthusiastic. Previous retail or merchandising experience is desirable.

About the role
If you enjoy working with a variety of high end products then Haskins has the perfect job for you. Our retail assistants play a major part in providing the correct advice and help to enable our customers to find the products which are right for them. We pride ourselves at Haskins on our excellent merchandising and brand standards and our staff need to be able to give up to date advice on all the ranges we have on offer. We are constantly training to teach everything our assistants need to know about the latest products, presentation and availability so that the advice given is the correct advice.

Key responsibilities
Replenishing and merchandising stock
Answering customer enquiries
General housekeeping duties

Hours available
Full Time (38 hours) including alternate weekends and late nights

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

Team Leader – Outdoor Department

Full Time – 38 hours per week to include alternate weekends and 1 late night per week.

Salary dependent on experience

About You

The ideal candidate would ideally have retail experience working within a horticultural environment, with an established knowledge of key plant life categories, care and cultivation with a keen interest in Garden Building materials to include water features, pots and decorations.
You will have a proven knowledge of retail management best practices and retail management software, outstanding communication and interpersonal with a friendly, energetic personality and the ability to perform under pressure.

About the role

You will be assisting the Department Manager by supporting the daily routines; both in terms of the customer experience, team support and development to achieve sales. In the absence of the Department Manager you will lead the team and organise all department operations and allocate responsibilities to personnel to ensure the smooth running of the department.
This post includes Key Holder and Alarm Callout responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities

– Motivate, organise, lead and inspire the team
– Take an active role as part of the garden centre management team
– Ordering and working deliveries to ensure correct stock levels are maintained
– Maintain excellent Customer Service at all times
– Recruitment
– Payroll
– Provide “hand over” notes
– Proactive approach to displaying and merchandising
– General housekeeping duties

 

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When will I find out if my application has been successful?
We will contact you in within 2 weeks of your application to arrange an interview. If you have not heard from us within this period then unfortunately your application has, on this occasion, not been successful.

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Under 18 years £5.60 per hour
18 years and over £7.95 per hour