Books Sales Assistant

35 hours over 5 days

With 5 floors of fabulous gift ideas, a choice of 4 restaurants, a coffee bar, a relaxing wine bar and Deli and a host of festive events, Jarrold offers a unique Christmas shopping experience in the heart of our historic city centre.

We are looking for lively and conscientious colleague to join our Books department during the most magical season. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in a interested in a career in bookselling or publishing.

Jarrold Book Department is the finest independent book retailer in the region, offering a comprehensive selection that caters for all ages. Whether after the latest in best selling fiction or in-depth historical reference, we take pride in offering a rich and vibrant approach to all aspects of reading and book selling.

The ideal candidate will be friendly and approachable, and have a passion for books and literature on all levels. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, and enjoy working towards and surpassing targets as part of a busy team. They will enjoy meeting new people and talking with our customers, often helping them choose their books. The role will involve elements of lifting and carrying.

This is a fixed term contract working 35 hours over 5 days until 24 December 2019, flexibility to work weekends is essential with the potential opportunity to work evening events.

In return we offer a generous staff discount, free car parking, contributory pension scheme, subsidised colleague restaurant, childcare voucher and cycle to work scheme and on-going training and coaching.


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