Job Title : Apprentice Retail Assistant
Employer : Newmans of Rothwell
Location : Nr Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN14 6EP
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Sector : Retail and Coffee
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01366
Brief Description : Newmans of Rothwell has a fantastic opportunity to learn all about the retail and supply industry whilst being part of a family business that has been running for 96 years and is now in its 5th generation of family management.
Qualifications Required : None required, however, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Vacancy Detail : Newmans of Rothwell are a multi-faceted business, ranging from retail greetings cards, gifts & stationery, through to engravers, trophies, sportswear manufacturing and leisure wear products with a strong online business also.
They have a fantastic opportunity for an apprentice to join their team, learn all about the retails and supply industry whilst being a part of their family business that has been running for 96 years! Alongside this the successful applicant will work to gain their Level 2 Retail qualification.
Main responsibilities will include:
Serving customers at the point of sale using an Epos System.
Replenishment of stock and pricing of new stock.
Window displays and seasonal merchandising.
Ensuring the sales & display shelving areas are spotlessly clean and free from any obstacles.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hours a week
Salary : £148.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 14/02/2019
Possible Start Date : 20/02/2019
Personal Qualities : Confident, with a strong friendly personality, who enjoys meeting and greeting people.
Be prepared to learn all aspects of our retail businesses and have the desire to make a career out of the retail industry.
Skills Required : Previous experience in retail advantageous but not essential.
Have a good understanding of IT & computers, inclusive of all social media sites, inclusive of Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.
Have a strong understanding of basic mathematics, mental arithmetic and literature skills.
Driving license preferred but not essential.
Future Prospects : The opportunity to learn all about the retail and supply industry whilst being part of a family business that has been running for 96 years and is now in its 4th generation of family management.
We pride ourselves on looking after people who want to work hard for the business and be part of its continued growth.
We are looking for someone to start immediately.
Training to be Provided : Retailer apprenticeship Level 2
Maths & English if required
Other Information : The basic hours would be 9am - 5pm with an hour for lunch.
(Some extra hours would be required during the week and on Sunday’s when requested, during busy seasonal periods.)
Things to consider : Please be advised this role is physically demanding and includes lifting of boxes etc.
The stock room is also on the ground floor where access is only achievable via a stairway.
You would also be on your feet for a considerable amount of your working day as this is the nature of the position.
We will not consider anyone who is not genuinely interested in a retail career or someone who is looking for a short term appointment.
The basic hours would be 9am - 5pm with 1hr lunch. includes Saturdays with a day off in the week
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