Retail Sales Assistant
Salary: £13,981 to £15,808 per annum pro rata
Closing date: Wednesday 11 March 2015
You will be educated to GCSE Grade C level or equivalent and possess demonstrable experience of working within a customer service focused environment with visual merchandising skills . In addition you will have proven experience of working in a similar role requiring experience of cash handling in a retail environment, Microsoft Office, teamwork, initiative and problem solving skills and have a proven ability to deal with customer queries effectively and in an accurate manner. It would also be desirable if you have knowledge of contemporary glass.At National Glass Centre, we want to share our knowledge and interest in contemporary glass by welcoming people to our iconic building on the North Shore of the River Wear in Sunderland. Here, they can learn how to make glass, watch glass being made, view exhibitions inspired by glass and find out about Sunderland’s links with this extraordinary material. Our teaching and research programmes also include ceramics and our exhibitions explore the potential of ceramics alongside glass. We use our expertise and specialist facilities to provide support for emerging and established artists to learn about and make glass to further their own practice. Part of the University of Sunderland, we are at the forefront of glass research and our academic staff and facilities are internationally recognised.
We are seeking to appoint a Retail Sales Assistant to join our energetic and enthusiastic team to deliver excellent customer service and sales advice to our visitors. The role is to provide a key point of contact for all customers and support the achievement of sales targets.
Ref No: NGC099/2721
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Izzy McDonald-Booth, Craft and Design Retail Manager on 0191 515 5524 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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