CURRENT POSITIONS :

Retail ASSISTANT 

 Retail assistant :

We are looking for a talented and cheerful person to join us in our Spa Terminus premises. Some experience in fruit & vegetables is preferred but we’re happy to consider keen candidates enthusiastic to learn to work professionally with fruit & vegetables and provide excellent customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Arranging and stocking the retail area.
  • Checking stocks of dry goods, bags, etc and listing items to be ordered.
  • Selling vegetables, fruit, dry goods and other retail lines. Proactively seeking to learn about the seasonality and source of fruit & vegetables and how they can be cooked/prepared in order to be able to advise customers. 
  • Learning prices and recording sales.
  • Being pleasant and helping customers and other members of the team.
  • Help to pack up at close of business.
  • Assist generally as required/directed.

Required Skills and Qualities:

  • Previous experience in food, hospitality or a kitchen is preferred.
  • Genuine interest in learning about food/vegetables/fruit and looking after people, in equal measure.
  • Ability to provide consistently great customer service.
  • Organisational skills are preferred. 
  • Experience of working well as a member of a busy team.
  • Self-motivated, focused, but with an eye to the future.
  • Fluent spoken English with the ability to listen.
  • Used to handling cash.
  • Good mental arithmetic.

Position details:

  • This position is 2 days per week, Friday and Saturday.
  • Availability is critical as the team is small. We close for two weeks per year - last week of August and week after Christmas.  
  • Hours: Fridays 8am to 2pm; Saturdays 7am to 3pm.
  • A minimum commitment of 1 year is expected.
  • You will receive vegetable trade theory training

Future:

For the right candidate, more hours may be available and possibly additional responsibility.

Remuneration:    We pay a competitive hourly rate.

To apply:

Please send a covering letter and a CV to hello@puntarelle.co.uk  with the job title. We will only consider those applications that include both a tailored covering letter and a current CV.  We aim to reply to everyone who applies, but there may be occasions when we are only able to reply to short-listed candidates.