Sales Assistant (Weekends AND Weekdays)

Sales Assistant (Weekends AND Weekdays) Chelmsford, England

Chelmsford Geek Retreat
Full Time Chelmsford, England 7.5 - 10.42 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

*Note: Applicants MUST include a cover letter to be considered!!*

Applicants must have weekend and weekday availability (including evenings). Please read full job listing before applying.

We're recruiting a part-time sales assistant!

Geek Retreat is an Entertainment Retailer – a comic book store, café and events
hub rolled into one! We stock “geek culture” merchandise like comics, posters,
clothing, figures & memorabilia as well as games and gaming accessories and our
café sells delicious coffees, soft drinks, burgers, hot dogs, sweet treats &
more.

Essential Requirements:
- Proactive individual with excellent communication skills
- Retail and/or hospitality experience
- Interest in geek culture (movie/tv/gaming/tcg's/comics/anime/manga etc)
- Experience of at least two trading card games (Yu-Gi-Oh!, MTG, Pokemon) and/or D&D
- MUST be available to work Thursday eve until 10:30pm, Saturdays (10am - 7:30pm) & Sundays (11am - 6:30pm), and have flexibility during the week.

Job Role:
- Serving and assisting customers
- Preparing and serving food and drink
- Assisting with event coordination
- Running 'Learn To Play' sessions for new players
- Running monthly 'Learn To Play Dungeons & Dragons' sessions for new players
- Posting in our dedicated Discord server/on social media (where relevant)
- Making customers feel welcome and catered to
- Cleaning and tidying the store
- Connecting and socialising with customers

Person Specification:
- Awesome attitude & strong work ethic
- Excellent customer service skills
- Vibrant, engaging and welcoming personality
- Confident and willing to learn
- Weekend and weekday flexibility
- Hospitality and / or retail experience
- General geeky interest - be it retro, tcg's, board games, comics, anime, movies or anything you can nerd out over!

To apply to join us just send us your CV and a covering letter mentioning why you’d be the perfect fit for Geek Retreat Chelmsford.

Successful applicants will be contacted for interview. We get lots of applications, so unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted - Sorry!

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 8 - 20 per week

Salary: £7.50-£10.42 per hour

Benefits:

  • Discounted or free food
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Chelmsford, CM1 1AQ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Application question(s):

  • Which trading card games do you have experience with?

Work Location: In person

Sales Assistant (Weekends AND Weekdays)
Chelmsford Geek Retreat

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