Retail Stock Assistant, Full Time and Part Time #MakeTheDifference

Job Type Selling - Non Management
Region South East England
Location Reading
Preferred Hours Full and Part Time
Partnership Level
10
Closing Date 30/9/2019
Vacancy Type
Short Term Temporary (13 weeks or less)
Salary Pay in the range of £8.57 - £10.71 dependant on skills and experience
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
Various hours of work across seven days to include early starts of 06;00, late finishes of 20:00, evenings and weekends.

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

This vacancy is a Christmas temporary stock assistant role. Christmas temporary sales assistant roles for this branch will be advertised as of the 2nd September 2019. You can only apply for one of two vacancies but you will be considered for both should you be invited to an assessment.

The earliest start date for this vacancy is the 30th September 2019 with a potential end date of early January 2020. We could offer you a shorter contract within these dates and exact dates will be discussed at assessment.

Group assessments will take place on various dates from the 11th September 2019. You will need to be available for an assessment from this time.

There may be the opportunity to increase your hours, particularly in the weeks leading up to Christmas. Your contracted hours may change to accommodate this.

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications therefore, we recommend you apply early.

Duties & Responsibilities

Make the difference this Christmas and be part of the festive magic at John Lewis & Partners.

Acting as an ambassador for the John Lewis & Partners brand, you'll provide outstanding customer service which makes us unrivalled in the marketplace.

Take a look at the short video below which will give you an introduction to what you can expect at John Lewis & Partners this Christmas.


Job Requirements

Christmas is our busiest time of the year, so expect your day to be varied. It will be your job to ensure our fantastic product range is always available to our customers allowing them to find that special gift. The festive season is fast paced and our Retail Stock Assistants will need to have an ability to replenish stock, ensure correct pricing and create eye catching displays.

You will also need a flexible approach as there will be times when you will be supporting the selling team and other areas of the branch.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

You may have had previous experience in Retail, but if not, don't worry. We've got all the tools, training and support to get you up to speed in no time at all.

There may be permanent opportunities available at the end of your contract however this cannot be guaranteed.

Please note that this role is referred to internally as Operations Partner.
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