SPAR - Retail Assistant
James Hall
Preston, England, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

Retail Assistant

Contract Type : Permanent

Hours of work : 16

Location : Sandringham Road, Preston, PR5 4QN

Salary : Competitive (above national minimum wage)

A Bit About Us

James Hall & Co. LTD traces its roots back to 1863 when founder James Hall opened a bacon cutting business and retail shop in

Southport, Lancashire.James Hall Group of Companies has operated in Lancashire for over 150 years.We believe that our success is

due to the team work, skills and commitment of our employees.

G&E Murgatroyd Ltd. is the Company Owned Stores Division of James Hall & Co. Ltd. and currently has over 120 stores located across

the North of England, which include petrol filling stations and Post Offices. We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic

individual to join our sales team as a Retail Assistant.

More About the Role

As a Retail Assistant you will be at the forefront of our stores driving customer service. It is your job to provide help and

assistance to the customer and to ensure they find everything they need whilst they are in our store.

Here’s What You Can Expect to be Doing

  • Controlling costs and waste
  • Maximise sales by delivering excellent customer service
  • Till operation and cash handling
  • Controlling and replenishing stock levels
  • Maintaining security within the store according to Company procedures
  • Ensuring that all store standards including customer service, health and safety, and food and hygiene are maintained
  • General cleaning duties
  • To maintain and update administration processes in accordance with existing procedures
  • A Few Things About You

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Product Knowledge is essential
  • Be helpful and friendly and feel comfortable working with the public
  • To be enthusiastic, committed and self motivated
  • Adopts a can do’ attitude to challenging situations
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours
  • To be able to work as part of a team but also on your own initiative
  • Previous experience in retail is preferred but not essential
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or level 4 (or equivalent)
  • Why Choose James Hall Group of Companies?

    All James Hall Group of Companies have a similar culture and our way of doing things is vital to our success.We’re passionate

    people, determined to do whatever’s necessary to make our customers happy.

    Great People Deserve Great Things

    As a member of G&E Murgatroyd Ltd. you can take full advantage of our benefits package.As well as the fundamentals, like pensions

    and holidays which apply to all James Hall Group of Companies, we have specific benefits at G&E Murgatroyd Ltd. such as :

  • Staff discount scheme
  • Loyalty Award
  • Service Awards
  • Training and Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
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