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Retail Assistant

York Conferences Ltd
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
14,470 per annum, reduced pro rata
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Role Description

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Retail Assistants to work in Nisa stores based at the University of York. You will work as part of a team to offer a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient retail service. 

Your duties will include assisting on the shop floor helping customers find products they are looking for and answering any queries which they may have. You will also serve on the checkout ensuring customers shopping is processed, packed and paid for without unnecessary delays. Ensure licensing laws, age related product legislation and health and safety procedures are adhered to at all times.

You will have first class communication skills, experience of working within the retail sector and have the ability to work as part of a team.

Full Training will be provided.

The hours of work are 30, 16 or 12 per week. A variety of shift patterns are available including term time only. For full details please see the full job description. 

 YCL has a fantastic rewards package available including;

  • 38 days annual leave, including 8 statutory public holidays pro rata
  • Concession rates at York Sport Village and Centre
  • Company pension scheme and work place pension scheme
  • Discount scheme with local and national retailers, restaurants and tradesmen
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, childcare vouchers and campus nursery
  • 10% off at campus Nisa Supermarkets
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Uniform provided

The starting salary is £14,470 per annum, reduced pro rata

All applicants are invited to attend an open day on Thursday 25 January 2018 where you are invited meet the Retail Management team, attend an interview and learn more about the team. The open day will be held 10am—1pm at the Nisa Clothing and gift Shop located above the Nisa Supermarket at Market Square located at the University of York.

Please email your CV and to express your interest in attending the open day. 

If you are unable to attend this date please email your CV to who will forward your CV to the recruiting manager to review. 

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and applicants will be invited to interview on a regular basis until the vacancies are filled.

Previous applicants need not apply.

York Conferences Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.


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