Our Current Vacancies

We currently have some great opportunities available:

 

  • Furniture Delivery Driver

  • Full Time Maintenance
  • Full Time Warehouse Assistant
  • Customer Communications Advisor

  • Assistant Department Manager
  • Full Time Sales Assistant

  • Part Time Sales Assistant
  • Part Time Cleaner
  • Full Time Restaurant Assistant
  • Part Time Restaurant Assistant
  • Assistant Restaurant Manager

 

Please see below for more information about these roles.


Full Time Warehouse Assistant

We require a full time permanent Warehouse Assistant to work in our Distribution Centre. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a Warehouse role, the ability to check products accurately and be willing to assist in a customer facing role. 

 

Contract:    Permanent

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends. 

Core Duties:

  • To be fully conversant with all Housing Units distribution centre/warehousing procedures and facilitate the improvement thereof. Such feedback should be provided regularly to a Manager.
  • At all times should seek to operate in line with a ‘clear floor’ policy. This should include the exterior of any buildings/sites and also the vehicle boxes.
  • To assist in the provision of support to any retail functions of Housing Units at all times.
  • To ensure that all goods are delivered in perfect condition and that all relevant company documents are completed in the correct way.
  • Demonstrate a firm commitment to achieving and exceeding DC quality targets.
     

The role may develop in time to a Furniture Delivery Driver.  As our Furniture Delivery Driver you will be the final stage of the customer buying experience, which means the service you provide will be of the highest quality, ensuring that we meet our customer’s expectations every time.

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

Full Time Warehouse Assistant

We require a full time Warehouse Assistant to work in our Retail Stores. The successful candidate will have previous experience in a Warehouse role, have a flexible approach, the ability to check products accurately and be willing to assist in a customer facing role.

 

Contract:    Permanent

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends. 

Core Duties:

  • Ensure all items delivered are checked and are available for sales within 48 hours of their arrival following company policy.
  • Ensure any damaged or faulty items are identified and returned following company procedures.  
  • Follow Company procedures to maximise the effectiveness of Navision.     
  • Undertake any pricing or labelling of goods, as required.
  • Ensure stock locations are maintained in a logical order.
  • Ensure all goods are entered on to debit notes within 24 hours of arriving back in stores from the sales floors.
  • Support all retail areas regarding relocation of product in the showrooms and assist with any necessary re-stocking of departments.

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

Furniture Delivery Driver

Furniture Delivery Driver

We have an excellent opportunity a full time Furniture Delivery Driver to join our professional team.

As our Furniture Delivery Driver you will be the final stage of the customer buying experience, which means providing a premium service, ensuring that we meet our customer’s expectations every time. You will be responsible for checking, loading, delivering and assembling furniture within customer homes. Previous experience in a Warehouse role is preferred. Various vehicles are used for deliveries up to 7.5 tonne. 

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:         Minimum of 40 hrs or 44 hrs per week, inc. weekends

 

So what are we looking for in our Furniture Delivery Driver:

 

  • Health and safety awareness, including manual handling
  • Physically fit and able to perform heavy lifting tasks
  • Respectful, takes care of business vehicles, goods and customer property
  • A positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to be flexible and to use your initiative

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


 

This is an exceptional opportunity for a commercially focused E-Commerce Assistant to join a successful 74-year brand at a time of expansion.

As a member of a small content team and enjoying a varied role, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the department in- line with business strategy of growth in a multi-channel environment.

 

Day to day responsibilities

  • Set up new products ensuring that they are described in an accurate, clear and concise manner that is in keeping with the Housing Units tone
  • Set up new categories where needed
  • Visual merchandise products to attract customers and increase conversions
  • Monitor where product images are missing, incorrect or lacking optimisation
  • Identify ways to assist in improving conversion rates through persuasive content
  • Liaise with the buying team to review sales performance and identify new opportunities
  • Support the E-Commerce Manager with ad hoc on-site projects and web developments
  • Working with wider Marketing and Buying teams to create new ideas to help drive growth.
  • Ensure work is completed in a timely manner, within deadlines, and to an excellent quality, through high attention to detail.

 

Key Attributes

  • A passion for online
  • Microsoft 365 Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Previous experience within an E-Commerce Assistant role
  • Good eye for detail
  • Commercial awareness
  • Creative flair
  • Organised with an ability to multitask on different projects
  • A basic understanding of SEO and CMS (content management systems)
  • Strong written English
  • Experience with Magento or similar (ideal but not essential)
  • Basic Photoshop skills

 

 

Behavioural Skills

 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent time management and organization

  • Ability to work independently and proactively

  • Reacts positively to change

  • Team player

 

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

 


Ecommerce Assistant

Ecommerce Assistant

This is a great opportunity for a commercially focused E-Commerce Assistant to join a successful 76-year brand at a time of expansion.

As a member of a small content team and enjoying a varied role, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future of the department in- line with business strategy of growth in a multi-channel environment.

Contract:      Permanent

Hours:           Minimum of 40 hrs per week

 

Day to day responsibilities

  • Plan, co-ordinate and administer the product catalogue within an Ecommerce platform
  • Work with web technologies and produce relevant copy and text for a wide range of products
  • Ensure all on-site advertising, promotions and product merchandising is aligned with marketing campaigns
  • Merchandise products to enhance customer experience and increase conversions
  • Monitor where product images are missing, incorrect or lacking optimisation
  • Identify ways to assist in improving conversion rates through persuasive content
  • Support the buying and merchandising team on new online product creates, promotions and quarterly sales
  • Support the E-Commerce Manager with ad hoc on-site projects and web developments
  • Ensure work is completed in a timely manner, within deadlines, and to an excellent quality, through high attention to detail

Key Attributes

  • A passion for online
  • Strong written English and confident in writing product descriptions
  • Microsoft 365 Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Organised with an ability to multitask on different projects
  • Experience with Magento or similar (ideal but not essential)
  • Basic Photoshop skills (ideal but not essential)

 

Behavioural Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management and organization
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Reacts positively to change
  • Team player

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Finance Manager 

Finance Manager

This role would suit an outgoing individual with good leadership skills. Responsible for a small but experienced accounts office team, good communication and leadership skills are vital, however the role requires someone who is also willing to be hands-on when required.

As the business embarks on a business wide new system implementation, we are seeking a high caliber person to support the Finance Director in the accurate production of financial information for the business.

The role is responsible for a varied mix of business administration activity, accounting processes and information provision and would suit an individual who has previously worked within the SME environment.

Experience in a consumer facing, retail or an importing and distribution based business would be beneficial but is not essential.

 Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hrs per week on a rota basis, inc. weekends

 

Core duties
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

Technical Knowledge / Skills

  • Preparation of Management Accounts up to trial balance
  • Sage payroll and pension administration
  • VAT and other business reporting
  • Purchase to pay processes and cash flow management
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Experience working with MS NAV, Dynamics or Business Central useful but not essential

 

Personal Skills

  • Team leadership or supervisory experience
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Outgoing positive personality
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A passion to provide fantastic support to the accounts team and the wider businesses management team

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Customer Service Manager 

Customer Service Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced full time Customer Service Manager to join our busy team. The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and motivate a successful team, excellent communication skills with a proven customer service background, and previous experience of IT systems and all Microsoft Office packages.

Flexibility is required as weekends are included.

Core Duties:
The following are specific responsibilities and contributions critical to the successful performance of the position:

  • To show energy, commitment and enthusiasm in the role and lead by example.
  • To give support, training and guidance to the HUB team and Customer Service team.
  • Take a lead role in the development of key KPI’s and the delivery of these to the business.
  • To be proactive and organised in the development of the Customer Service team.
  • Work within the guidelines of the company’s terms and conditions of sale, ensuring guidelines are met.
  • To maintain strong and positive relationships with all departments around the business.
  • To hold monthly meetings with staff/1-2-1 reviews and to manage moral and discipline in line with policy.
  • Point of contact for escalation, telephone, email, letter and TFO relationship.
  • Management of current CRM system and telephone system, and the associated training.
  • Daily involvement with internet orders, and various social media channels.
  • To develop a product/supplier reporting package and share with the business monthly or on a request.
  • Build positive relationships with internal and external customers, suppliers and partners.
  • To make cost effective and commercial decisions using your own initiative and not to refer upwards.
  • Act in a proactive manner; and continue to question what is perceived to be the norm.
  • To ensure that delivery arrangements are made in a cost-effective manner.
  • To identify problems or weakness and offer sound sensible solutions.
  • To provide support to the management team in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Demonstrate a firm commitment to achieving and exceeding DC targets.
  • To ensure that the daily work plan is translated into actions.
  • To develop a reporting function for all of the DC operations.
  • Oversee the goods in administration team and assist with any related aspects.
  • Oversee the KPI’s for the DC and be proactive in improving the performance of the operation.
  • To ensure that the working environment is maintained and in a safe, clean state.
  • Demonstrate a positive and ‘can do’ attitude consistently.
  • Focus on the needs of our customers, both internal and external.
  • Treat work colleagues with respect.
  • Demonstrate a positive approach to any changes to your role or within the business.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills to both customers and work colleagues.
  • Complete all tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Be enthusiastic to learn and to continually seek improvement in all aspects of your role.
  • Encourage and maintain safe working practices in line with current health & safety legislation.
  • Perform and conduct all necessary allied duties to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Undertake any duties that can be reasonably requested, offer flexibility and a willingness to change.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends


 

We are looking for a self-motivated, professional and experienced Assistant Department Manager.

Good people management skills and a proven retail sales background are essential. This is a rewarding position, progressive to the individual’s drive and motivation to succeed.

 

Contract:      Permanent

 

Hours:          A minimum of 40 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends.

 

Core Duties:

 

  • Support and assist the Department Manager in all of the following, especially in their absence.
  • Drive sales performance and motivate sales staff on a daily basis on the floor, with particular emphasis at key trading times.
  • Ensure that customer service excellence is the primary focus at all times.
  • Particular emphasis on: 
    • Customer focus
    • Meet and Greet, and
    • Ensuring we find out and meet the needs of our customers at all times.
  • Encourage team members to maximise selling opportunities through customer interaction and upselling.
  • Take personal responsibility for dealing with customer complaints and management requests in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and positive attitude to internal as well as external customers.
  • Plan and organise workloads and rota’s for self and others.
  • Encourage a proactive approach to excellent housekeeping and display standards, with an emphasis on creativity and visual treatment of products and display.

 

People Skills:

 

  • Manage and motivate individuals and the team on a day by day basis. Lead from the front with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, ensuring that every team member receives all relevant information on time and has an opportunity to give feedback on a regular basis.
  • Promote the benefits of effect training and development, including induction.
  • Promote and encourage a good team spirit at all times.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]



Full Time Sales Assistants

Full Time Sales Assistants

We are currently looking for a focused and driven full time sales person to join our busy team. Experience is preferred but not essential, as training will be given.

The successful applicant must be of smart appearance, be able to liaise well and deliver excellent customer service.

Must be flexible as Saturday or Sunday working is required.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 34.25 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Maximise departmental turnover by matching customer needs to the products and services we offer.
  • Develop and update a good level of product knowledge so as to both assist customers and maximise sales potential.
  • Complete all relevant sales documentation accurately and without error.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of stock issues.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the department (displays, ticketing, stock replenishment) so as to help maximise departmental turnover.
  • Approach/deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner so as to ascertain their needs.
  • Provide outstanding levels of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our IT systems, utilising all relevant IT aides to help resolve any customer queries, thereby maximising the effectiveness of the systems.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Part Time Sales Assistant

Part Time Sales Assistant

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable part-time sales person to join our team.

The successful candidate must have previous sales experience and proven sales skills.

Must be smart and presentable, reliable and trustworthy, and be able to deliver excellent customer service.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 22 hours per week

 

Core Duties:

  • Maximise departmental turnover by matching customer needs to the products and services we offer.
  • Develop and update a good level of product knowledge so as to both assist customers and maximise sales potential.
  • Complete all relevant sales documentation accurately and without error.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of stock issues.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the department (displays, ticketing, stock replenishment) so as to help maximise departmental turnover.
  • Approach/deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner so as to ascertain their needs.
  • Provide outstanding levels of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our IT systems, utilising all relevant IT aides to help resolve any customer queries, thereby maximising the effectiveness of the systems.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

Digital Content Marketing Apprentice

 

We’re looking for a Digital Content Marketing Apprentice to join our e-commerce team. Are you looking to delve into a career within Digital Marketing? Apply Now!

Job description.

As a Digital Content Apprentice, your responsibilities would include:

  • Brainstorming new and creative ideas
  • Innovating and presenting new digital and offline/print strategies
  • Implementing and supporting marketing strategies including social media, print, email, blog, display advertising, PPC, SEO and more
  • Driving traffic to company pages
  • Uploading content to their website
  • Developing engaging online content including videos, graphics, and blogs
  • Measuring and reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals, using Google Analytics, Google AdWords, and other relevant sites
  • Keeping abreast of new social media sites, technologies, and digital marketing trends; implementing these new technologies in developing campaigns
  • Identifying trends and insights, and optimising spend and performance based on the insights

 

Skills required

  • Willing to learn about Digital Marketing with the desire to pursue this as a career
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An understanding of marketing is desirable
  • Knowledge of Social Media
  • Computer Literate

Personal Qualities

  • A keen interest in Digital Marketing and Social Media
  • Well organised
  • Motivated
  • Friendly

 

Entry Requirements

  • A-C (4-9) English and Maths at GCSE or equivalent
  • A passion for social media and digital content!

 

Training to be provided

The Juice Academy is a digital marketing Academy based in Castlefield, Manchester. They train 80 apprentices a year whilst the apprentices work with businesses around the North West. The training is delivered by industry professionals from their sister company, Tangerine Communications. The Juice Academy sessions will be completed remotely until safe to move back to face-to-face learning within the academy in Castlefield, apprentices will also receive the on the job training in the workplace. The final three months of the course will be the ‘assessment period’ during which apprentices are expected to produce a portfolio of work and complete a series of assessments. Full digital marketing training to be provided on-the-job and off-the-job. The Juice Academy partner with Apprentify, who support apprentices in the workplace through development coaching.
The qualification will include:
•    Level 3 Junior Content Producer

Things to consider

You apply on The Juice Academy website, filling in the written application form to the best of your ability, paying attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation. Successful candidates will be invited to a second stage, where you will complete several assessments, including Maths & English. If these results are successful, your application will be sent to the employer who will shortlist for interviews. If your interview is successful, you will be expected to start in the workplace at the week commencing the 22nd of March. Please mark clearly on your application if you will be unavailable to start on this date and we will consider you for future selection days.

Future Prospects

Digital Marketing is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK, so prospects upon completion are very promising with industry experience and a qualification under your belt. Job titles include, but are not limited to:

  • Junior Content Producer
  • Social Media Executive
  • Digital Marketing Executive
  • Content Executive

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

 


Full Time Restaurant Assistant

Full Time Restaurant Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic full-time Restaurant Assistant to join our busy team in our Wickentree restaurant.

The successful candidates will be smart, presentable and reliable, who are ideally from a catering background, but more importantly should be passionate about great food and service, with a can do attitude.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:         Minimum of 36 hours per week on a rota basis inc. weekends

 

Core Duties:

 

  • Deal with customers in a friendly & professional manner at all times.
  • Prepare and serve the highest standard of food for our customers.
  • Clear and clean tables, as necessary.
  • Deal effectively with customer issues.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of hygiene in all that you do.
  • Take mutual responsibility for general Health & Safety awareness.
  • Maintain a clean working environment at all times.

 

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Part Time Restaurant Assistant

Part Time Restaurant Assistant

We are looking for an enthusiastic Restaurant Assistant to join our busy team in our Wickentree restaurant, 3 days per week.

The successful candidates will be smart, presentable and reliable, who are ideally from a catering background, but more importantly should be passionate about great food and service, with a can do attitude.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:         Minimum of 18.5 hrs per week

 

Core Duties:

 

  • Deal with customers in a friendly & professional manner at all times.
  • Prepare and serve the highest standard of food for our customers.
  • Clear and clean tables, as necessary.
  • Deal effectively with customer issues.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of hygiene in all that you do.
  • Take mutual responsibility for general Health & Safety awareness.
  • Maintain a clean working environment at all times.

 

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Assistant Restaurant Manager

Assistant Restaurant Manager

We have a superb opportunity for an ambitious, enthusiastic, professional and proven people manager to assist in the running of our restaurant.

The successful candidate will have an eye for the latest trends, and be passionate about the delivery and service of fine foods.

Working closely with the Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of the business, as well as motivating, training and developing the team.

 

Contract: Permanent

 

Hours: Minimum of 40 hours per week, five days out of seven, on a rota basis including  weekends.

 

Core Duties:-

  • Ensure that service is the primary focus when customers present
  • To ensure that you have a full product knowledge of all menu items and           their service, to ensure excellent levels of customer satisfaction
  • Set the highest standards of food preparation, presentation and service             for our customers
  • Encourage and maintain safe working practices, in line with current basic food hygiene regulations
  • Pay particular attention to quality processes, including stock control, wastage and portion control
  • Be “hands on” and work alongside the team
  • Plan and organise workloads for self and others (includes production of             rotas and approving holiday/lieu day requests and time sheets)
  • Manage and motivate individuals and the team on a day to day basis
  • Monitor the use of company procedures and take corrective action where necessary
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the benefits of effective training & development, including induction
  • Deliver internal training and arrange external training as necessary

 If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week, five days out of seven, on a rota basis including  weekends.

 

Core Duties:

  • Ensure that service is the primary focus when customers present
  • To ensure that you have a full product knowledge of all menu items and their service, to ensure excellent levels of customer satisfaction
  • Set the highest standards of food preparation, presentation and service for our customers
  • Encourage and maintain safe working practices, in line with current basic food hygiene regulations
  • Pay particular attention to quality processes, including stock control, wastage and portion control
  • Be “hands on” and work alongside the team
  • Plan and organise workloads for self and others (includes production of rotas and approving holiday/lieu day requests and time sheets)
  • Manage and motivate individuals and the team on a day to day basis
  • Monitor the use of company procedures and take corrective action where necessary
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the benefits of effective training & development, including induction
  • Deliver internal training and arrange external training as necessary

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Full Time Chef

Full Time Chef

We have a superb opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable part time Cashier to join our busy team.

Must be smart and presentable and be able to deliver excellent customer service.

 

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week, on a rota basis including  weekends.

 

Core Duties:

  • Prepare all food to the highest standards in accordance with company specifications, paying particular attention to food hygiene
  • Ensure that food rotation is maintained to minimise wastage
  • Demonstrate an ability to control stock levels keeping within restaurant budgets
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and as part of an effective team
  • Demonstrate good communication skills, ensuring that other team members receive all relevant information as necessary
  • Demonstrate a willingness to pass on skills to others as appropriate    
  • Show commitment and energy in the role

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Part Time Cashier

Part Time Cashier

We have a superb opportunity for an enthusiastic and capable part time Cashier to join our busy team.

Must be smart and presentable and be able to deliver excellent customer service.

 Contract:    Permanent

 

 Hours:    Minimum of 22 hrs per week including weekend

 

 Core Duties:

  • Process customer payments for goods (including dealing with account customers, refunds and checking for possible fraud).
  • Liaise via the Till Supervisor with Cash Office regarding any discrepancies which have been brought to your attention.

 Customer Service:

  • Be approachable, friendly, polite and professional at all times.
  • Deal effectively with customer issues face to face and over the phone.
  • Communicate with customers taking the opportunity to promote our Company values through your behaviour.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the build up of customer queues by tannoying for assistance whenever necessary without prompting.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Assistant Department Manager

Assistant Department Manager

We are looking for a self-motivated, professional and experienced Assistant Department Manager.

Good people management skills and a proven retail sales background are essential. This is a rewarding position, progressive to the individual’s drive and motivation to succeed.

    Contract:    Permanent

 

    Hours:    Minimum of 40 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

    Core Duties:

  • Support and assist the Department Manager in all of the following, especially in their absence.
  • Drive sales performance and motivate sales staff on a daily basis on the floor, with particular emphasis at key trading times.
  • Ensure that customer service excellence is the primary focus at all times.
  • Particular emphasis on:  
    • Customer focus.
    • Meet and Greet.
    • Ensuring we find out and meet the needs of our customers at all times.
  • Encourage team members to maximise selling opportunities through customer interaction and upselling.
  • Take personal responsibility for dealing with customer complaints and management requests in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and positive attitude to internal as well as external customers.
  • Plan and organise workloads and rotas for self and others.
  • Encourage a proactive approach to excellent housekeeping and display standards, with an emphasis on creativity and visual treatment of products and display.

    People Skills:

  • Manage and motivate individuals and the team on a day by day basis. Lead from the front with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, ensuring that every team member receives all relevant information on time and has an opportunity to give feedback on a regular basis.
  • Promote the benefits of effect training and development, including induction.
  • Promote and encourage a good team spirit at all times.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Temporary Sales Assistant

Temporary Sales Assistant

We are looking for smart and presentable people, to join our busy sales teams on a either a full or part time temporary basis. The positions are available from July to the end of December.

Contract:    Temporary

 

Hours:    Varying, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Maximise departmental turnover by matching customer needs to the products and services we offer.
  • Develop and update a good level of product knowledge so as to both assist customers and maximise sales potential.
  • Complete all relevant sales documentation accurately and without error.
    Demonstrate an awareness of stock issues.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the department (displays, ticketing, stock replenishment) so as to help maximise departmental turnover.
  • Approach/deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner so as to ascertain their needs.
  • Provide outstanding levels of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our IT systems, utilising all relevant IT aides to help resolve any customer queries thereby maximising the effectiveness of the systems.


If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant

Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant

We are looking for enthusiastic full time Food & Beverage Assistant to join our busy hospitality team.

The successful candidates will be smart, presentable and reliable, who are ideally from a catering background, but more importantly should be passionate about great food and service, with a can do attitude.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 34.25 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Deal with customers in a friendly & professional manner at all times.
  • Prepare and serve the highest standard of food for our customers.
  • Clear and clean tables, as necessary.
  • Deal effectively with customer issues.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the importance of hygiene in all that you do.
  • Take mutual responsibility for general Health & Safety awareness.    
  • Maintain a clean working environment at all times.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Assistant Department Manager

Full Time Department Manager

The Department Manager is responsible for delivering great customer service and for the daily running of any part of the department, surpassing sales and service targets and other key performance indicators. A key part of the role is the development of their sales team to ensure consistent sales and service focus, whilst maintaining exceptional operational standards.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Deliver an exceptional experience for customers at all times through the delivery of the company's sales and service stratergies.
  • Own and monitor the sales and service results and deliver appropriate action to improve performance.
  • Drive sales at every opportunity and ensure every sale is maximised through link and add-on selling.
  • Create a culture of exceptional customer service at all times in all situations.
  • Provide outstanding leadership for the team, setting clear direction and providing regular feedback.
  • Ensure that only all new starters are inducted into the department so that all members of the team deliver the competencies required of the role, project the right image and can deliver Housing Units high level of customer service.
  • Deliver an exceptional shopping environment at all times the store is open and merchandise the store to maximise sales potential, particularly through key selling locations.
  • Manage and motivate individuals and the team on a day by day basis. Lead from the front with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, ensuring that every team member receives all relevant information on time and has an opportunity to give feedback on a regular basis.
  • Deliver weekly sales coaching and training.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant

Full Time Administrator

We have an excellent opportunity based in our busy Buying office. Responsibilities with this position will include a wide range of duties including purchase order processing, supplier negotiation and customer service expertise.

The successful candidate will be proficient in MS Word and Excel, have good communication, organisational and administration skills along with excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail.

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

 

Core Duties:

  • Purchase order replenishment
  • Purchase order generation
  • Stock item maintenance
  • Price maintenance
  • Product creation & distribution
  • Creation of specification sheets
  • Ticket creation
  • Maintain supplier records - both system base and paper based
  • Purchase order chasing and acknowledgments 
  • Contacting Suppliers
  • Contacting Customers
  • Purchase order amendments
  • Product/lead time updates
  • Communicate with Sales Floor/Buyers
  • Liaise with the Ecommerce team regarding product and price changes

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Part Time Cleaner

Part Time Cleaner

We currently have part time hours available in our Housekeeping department. The successful candidate will be reliable, smart and presentable in appearance, and have the ability to deliver excellent service. Previous cleaning experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given. 

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 18.75 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends (mainly afternoons 1.00 pm – 5.00 pm)

 

Core Duties:

  • To clean all designated areas in a thorough, efficient manner.
  • To work to a time scale before the Stores open.
  • To provide customers and staff with a clean environment
  • To have an awareness of stock and the tools of the job.
  • To have a working knowledge of the safety of all materials used.
  • To be aware of all hazards to themselves and others.
  • Always leave relevant safety signs at areas that have just been cleaned.

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant

Full Time Maintenance

An experienced person is required for shop fitting and various remedial duties at both the retail site and the distribution centre.
Must be reliable, have a good eye for detail and hold a full driving licence.  

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    Minimum of 41.25 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Respond to faults, damage and wear & tear, referring to line manager, as necessary.
  • To have a working knowledge of the safety of all materials/tools used.
  • To be aware of all hazards to themselves and others.
  • Use available safety signs and safety tape around working areas.
  • Demonstrate a positive and ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Focus on the needs of our customers, both internal and external.
  • Treat work colleagues with respect.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on your own as well as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate a positive approach to any changes to your role or within the business.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills to both customers and work colleagues throughout the business.
  • Complete any task in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Be enthusiastic to learn and continually seek improvement in all aspects of your role and within the business.
  • Encourage and maintain safe working practices in line with current Health and Safety legislation.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Full Time Food & Beverage Assistant

Part Time Doorkeeper

Top hat wearing, Store Meeter and Greeter! 
We’re looking for a second doorkeeper to join our team.
You’ll need to be friendly, courteous and flexible as weekend work is required. In return you’ll enjoy excellent working conditions, generous staff discount and of course, a top hat!

Contract:    Permanent

 

Hours:    19 hours per week on a rota basis, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Greet customers when opening and closing doors in both buildings.
  • Deal with customers in a friendly, professional manner.
  • Assist customers with advice and information (product, directions etc).
  • Help customers taking goods purchased to their cars.
  • Take mutual responsibility for general Health & Safety awareness.
  • Take part in certain promotional events.
  • Keep Security informed of any relevant incidents.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


Temporary Christmas Sales Assistant

Temporary Christmas Sales Assistant

We are looking for smart and presentable people, to join our busy sales teams on a either a full or part time temporary basis. The positions are available from August to the end of December.

Contract:    Temporary

 

Hours:    Varying, including weekends

 

Core Duties:

  • Maximise departmental turnover by matching customer needs to the products and services we offer.
  • Develop and update a good level of product knowledge so as to both assist customers and maximise sales potential.
  • Complete all relevant sales documentation accurately and without error.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of stock issues.
  • Assist with the upkeep of the department (displays, ticketing, stock replenishment) so as to help maximise departmental turnover.
  • Approach/deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner so as to ascertain their needs.
  • Provide outstanding levels of service to both internal and external customers.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our IT systems, utilising all relevant IT aides to help resolve any customer queries thereby maximising the effectiveness of the systems.

 

If interested in this role, please email your CV and accompanying message to [email protected]


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Retail store address: Housing Units Retail Park, Wickentree Lane, Failsworth, Manchester, M35 9BA