Wine Specialist, Supermarket Assistant

Job Type Selling - Non Management
Region Central England
Location Berkhamsted
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
10
Closing Date 23/4/2019
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Salary Up to £11.37. This is negotiable dependent on relevant skills and experience.
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
Working a total of 37.5 hours per week to include early starts from 06:00, evenings until 22:00, alternate weekends with one in four Sunday's.

Waitrose & Partners is all about enriched experiences and that goes for our people - our Partners - as much as our customers. We want you to enjoy your work and share your passion for food with our customers. So we'll train you, treat you respectfully and then reward you by giving you a share in the profits, for pulling it all together and being part of our success.

We are looking for someone who keeps up to date on food and drink trends, knows our products, takes pride in whatever they do, carrying out everything to the highest standards, making sure the shop floor is shipshape, ready for when our customers arrive. Whether they are shopping for a healthy lunch, a top up on fresh fruit and veg, the weekly shop or a special occasion, we want every customer to enjoy their shopping experience, confident in our products and confident in our Partners.

We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application. We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Specialist within Waitrose you'll maximise commercial results within your Specialist area, sharing Product knowledge with other Partners to ensure customers are provided with the very best shopping experience, exceeding their expectations.

Job Requirements

You'll advise and serve customers, demonstrating your product knowledge and commercial awareness to drive sales. You'll also be involved in moving and replenishing stock, carrying out housekeeping activities and handling cash and card transactions according to set procedures. Partners may be expected to work in any area of the branch business unit to support the wider team as required, and will be required to maintain the necessary business dress and hygiene standards. We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours, or we will be unable to proceed with your application. Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early in light of a large response.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

You'll have passion and knowledge within your specialist area with strong selling skills and the ability to deliver results.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Previous experience working in fast paced, customer service environment would be desirable.

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