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*** LONGLEAT - Retail Assistant
Title:*** LONGLEAT - Retail Assistant
ID:LEL1505 / 3007
For over 50 years, Longleat has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. Despite our established reputation, we constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire our guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the Estate.

Our passionate Retail Team service a variety of retail outlets across the site, ranging from gift and sweet shops, to carts and stalls. With so many fantastic memories to be made at Longleat, the team are always on hand to help the almost one million annual guests to remember their visit; from helping them pick out the perfect souvenir to keeping the shops in tip top condition.

What will this role of Retail Assistant entail?

As a Retail Assistant you’ll use your excellent customer service skills and friendly nature to actively seek opportunities to engage with our guests and help with any enquiries they may have. You’ll interact with guests at all stages of their visit – from welcoming them to the store, to serving them on the till, and providing a fantastic guest service throughout.

You’ll maintain a great knowledge of the variety of products we sell across our various retail outlets so that you can help guests pick out the right souvenir, and you’ll also help replenish stock levels and keep the outlets in a presentable condition.

What will I need to be considered for this Retail Assistant vacancy?
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • An abundance of enthusiasm and energy
  • A passion for delivering a great guest experience and willing to go out of your way to do so
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to remain calm and efficient under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills with a confident, mature and friendly nature
  • Be honest, reliable and committed, and enjoy responsibility and exceeding expectations
  • Flexible to work extra hours / weekends as required
What will I receive in return?

As a Retail Assistant you will receive a pay rate that exceeds National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, in addition to a range of attractive benefits that include; 29 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro rata), complimentary tickets to Longleat and Cheddar Gorge and Caves, discounts on food and beverages and retail merchandise, along with life assurance cover and more.

Contract: Seasonal (fixed term contract). Part time hours are available between the 18th of February and the 3rd of March, during school holiday, further hours may be available.

Working hours to vary on a 7-day rota basis – earliest rota’d start time from 9am and latest finish time up to 8pm.

Please note, due to the nature of the business evenings and weekend work will be required, including bank holidays.

Location: Longleat (Wiltshire)

All applications for this Retail Assistant vacancy to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions please.
This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications