Bookseller
WHSmith Careers
Southwark
2d ago

Job Description

What you’ll do?As a Bookseller in our Waterloo Station store, you’ll be responsible for helping our customers find their next ideal read! Everyone wants that perfect page-

turner for the journey they’re undertaking, and you will use your knowledge to give them recommendations based on their opinions.

You’ll be able to pick out both classic titles and exciting new releases to match their tastes, and build relationships with customers through your passion for books.

You’ll also share details on any of the great offers we might have, so that every person leaves happy. Tidy shelves and correctly displayed promotions will also be part of your role.

No matter what you’re doing, it needs to be done to the highest standard so that our customers leave wanting to come back.

What’s in it for you?We’re a company that values its people, so for those who want to progress, this could be the start of a whole new career.

We’d love you to grow with us, so you’ll have access to our Retail Academy, where we have numerous training opportunities to help fulfill your potential.

Don’t forget, while you’re with us you’ll also benefit from; up to 50% discount in our High Street Stores, flexible working policies, childcare vouchers and many more!

Who we’re looking forAs a Bookseller you’ll need a real flair for up selling our products and will need to have the confidence to make excellent product recommendations, showcasing our titles in an enticing way.

Experience in a Bookseller environment would be advantageous for this role. Most importantly however, we’re looking for people who are truly passionate about reading, great listeners, confident in selling, and who have a healthy dose of ambition.

With the backing of your team, we’ll give you all the skills you need to succeed. And for those who want to get on, we’ll positively encourage you.

As a Bookseller, there’s nothing stopping you becoming a future Store Manager or working in one of our Head Offices! At WHSmith we aim to find solutions that benefit us both.

There are No Limits when it comes to your career at WHSmith.

About usFor most of the last 225 years, books have played an integral part in the history of WHSmith. We’ve been there to see the likes of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, the Bronte sisters and Leo Tolstoy make their mark on literature, and we continue to be enthralled and surprised by writers of the 21st century such as J.

K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, Ian McEwan and Terry Pratchett.

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