Jobs at Parkway

Looking for a new career in retail or change of direction? Parkway's leading fashion and lifestyle brands have regular opportunities, simply click on the links below for further information.

Debenhams

x2 Loss Prevention Assistant - Newbury Parkway - 36.5 hrs

Our Loss Prevention colleagues are focussed on ensuring our stores, staff and stock remain safe and secure. They proactively work to prevent loss before it happens, promoting security through service. Supporting with stock loss action plans, our Loss Prevention teams analyse patterns and results to highlight potential risks. They use their relationships with store colleagues and external parties to raise awareness and influence where needed, and will support with tasks such as stock takes and store opening and closing procedures.


Debenhams are on a mission to make shopping confidence-boosting, sociable and fun. That’s why we want every customer that comes into our store to leave feeling an inch taller, a bit happier, and a little more confident than when they arrived.

We want to be famous for delivering that unique Debenhams experience – and this starts with our people and the way we all work together.

Our roles can receive high volumes of applications and we may need to occasionally close a vacancy before the published expiry date. We don’t want you to miss out so recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.

Everyone is someone at Debenhams, who will you be?

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Whitewall Galleries

Would you like to be part of a hugely successful sales team in our Newbury Art Gallery?

Salary: Competitive basic salary (un-capped commission structure) + 22 days holiday (+ BH) + Perkbox retail discounts + Pension
OTE - £30,000 - £60,000

Whitewall Galleries represents a new concept in art retailing. This rapidly expanding nationwide group is looking for talented and inspirational sales professionals for the exciting and challenging role of Gallery Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in an inspirational sales environment with a beautiful product – unlike anything else on the high street!

The Gallery is dedicated to providing a very personal service to our clientele. We offer art consultation on the artists we represent. This includes a fabulous home approval service where we take the art to a client’s home and install and hang the art correctly.
The role is a consultative sales role, you will be expected to work towards realistic but challenging individual sales targets and build a loyal client base. Other than delivering sales the successful candidate will have overall responsibility for the Gallery, ensuring your personal target is met and your sales consultants met their targets. You will also have responsibility for stock, curating, hanging and preparing for exhibitions and private views.
You
You will be an outstanding individual who can combine proven excellent sales skills with the ability to motivate a team of staff. You will be able to form strong relationships with clients and to ensure that customer service expectations are always met and exceeded.
In addition to professionalism, you will have a ready smile and be willing to go the extra mile every day. If you have the confidence and flair to sell a £40,000 original painting, as well as the tenacity to source new clients and generate business on a daily basis, you may be looking at your dream job!
You will be hardworking and motivated by sales targets and be inspired by commissionable sales to ensure monthly targets are met in the Gallery.
This role offers the right person a great opportunity in art sales and the chance to run your own
Gallery with the backing of a successful fine art group.
Essential Skills
Successful sales person with a proven track record
Experience of motivating and inspiring a sales team
Full, clean driving license, for the home approval side of the role.
Very flexible with hours of work, rota’s are on a shift basis and weekend work is key for retail.

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Johnsons Shoes

This premium branded footwear retailer is looking for
An assistant manager

As a successful independent Johnsons Shoes now have 14 stores and have been established for over 65 years! They pride themselves on offering quality footwear for ladies, men and children and stock a wide array of brands.

The applicant will be able to show:

o Excellent communication skills and a passion for retail
o Excellent levels of customer service and acknowledgement
o A hands on approach.
o A flexible can do attitude and be a real team player.
As well as show numeracy, literacy and a sense of responsibility.

Please do pop into store for a chat with the manager or apply with your current CV & covering letter.
Alternatively you can apply on line via jobs@jshoes.net

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Parkway

Draco Floristry is an avant-garde boutique floral shop that will design and sell high quality fresh flower arrangements and French wine. The shop will be situated in heart of Newbury’s Parkway Shopping Centre.

Your New Job Title: Experienced Florist
Status: Contract or Permanent
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Hours: Weekends
The Skills you'll need each day: Customer service/Floristry
Who you'll be working for:
Draco Floristry is an avant-garde boutique floral shop that will design and sell high quality fresh flower arrangements and French wine. The shop will be situated in heart of Newbury’s Parkway Shopping Centre. We plan to operate 7 days a week to deliver the best floral arrangements to the market and showcase in our window displays fundamental mechanics in progressive floristry installations.

What you'll be doing each day:
Day-to-day, you’d have to help your customers select what they’re looking for, create bespoke bouquets of flowers for customers as well as designing arrangements to be sold as they are.
• Selecting flowers according to freshness, seasonality and appearance for displays and decoration.
• Creating original bouquets and bespoke bouquets for individual customers.
• Helping customers choose the right flowers for a particular occasion.
• Advising customers on plant and flower after-care.
• Taking flower orders by telephone or online and arranging delivery.
The skills you need to succeed:
• Previous floristry retail experience and customer services experience would be preferred.
• Enthusiasm for the profession is the most key trait, alongside a key eye for design.
• You’ll also need good interpersonal and communicative skills to interact with customers and understand what they’re asking for, as well as a flair for working with plants.
• The ability to work quickly and efficiently while under pressure.
• Preferred to have BTEC levels 2 (First Diploma) and 3 (National Award) in Floristry, not essential.

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Fat Face

Newbury Crew

Be part of the Fat Face team

16 hours to start from the end of January

Apply in store with CV, online with the link below or email to Keyusers.ny2@fatface.com

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Roman

Roman Originals – Part Time Sales Assistant.
Newbury.

Roman Originals are an ever growing retail Company, trading all over the UK from stand alone stores and Retail Concession Departments. We pride ourselves on providing the best service we can to all of customers, whatever the situation!

So, are you a retail lover with a passion for Customer Service?

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our store team as a Part Time Sales Assistant.

This post is for 16 HOURS, working across 4 DAYS.

As a Sales Assistant you will play a vital role in the succession and delivery of our stores and be responsible for maximizing sales by providing a high standard of service.

Working as part of a friendly, motivated team, your key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Maintain a high standard of housekeeping, both on the shop floor and back of house.
Providing excellent customer Service and exceeding customer expectations at every opportunity.
To identify customer needs and be able to answer all product related queries. Inclusion of maximising product knowledge.
Implement and maintain the highest standards of visual merchandising, by selecting, preparing and displaying merchandise in line with floor plans, stock availability and management discretion.
Uphold a clean and tidy workplace and understand Health and Safety responsibilities within the workplace.
Operating the store till in line with Company procedures, providing a high level of customer service and accuracy.
You must be flexible; to support the operational store teams and be able to increase hours where necessary.

Person Specification

A hunger to deliver exceptional Customer Service
An eye for fashion and trends
Uphold and maximise the Company’s brand
Previous experience in a customer facing role
A committed team player
Flexibility and determination
We offer a range of benefits; including a fair salary rate, generous staff discount and pension contributions.

If you feel this role is the perfect opportunity for you and you wish to be part of our ever growing Company, please apply now!

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £6.00 to £7.83 /hour

Experience:

Sales: 1 year (Preferred)

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John Lewis at Home

Customer Advisor (Beauty Retail) – part-time (22.5 hours) - John Lewis, Newbury

Passionate about people and retail? Have experience providing first class customer service?
Then why not build a career with Liz Earle? As the third largest premium skincare brand in the UK, with over 180 counters nationally, we are regularly looking for beauty, skincare and retail lovers to join our growing team. As a Liz Earle Customer Advisor (Retail Sales Associate) you’ll be working at the forefront of our British brand, acting as a brand ambassador, delivering exceptional customer service, building brand loyalty and driving retail sales. With our rich Isle of Wight heritage and natural approach to skincare and beauty, this is your chance to be part of something special!

Ever visited a Liz Earle counter? Whether you work within the hustle and bustle of Boots, or the premium John Lewis or Fenwicks environment, it is important to us that each customer has a truly engaging experience. It is through your passion for sharing expert product knowledge and skincare advice, along with a real desire to find the right solution, that we will delight and educate our customers.

Through in store promotions and delivering varied on and off counter activity, you will be engaging with new customers daily whilst also continuing to build relationships with loyal Liz Earle lovers! You’ll be proactive in your approach and a true brand ambassador, always looking for opportunities to spread the Liz Earle magic.

Ready to fall in love?
During our one-week long retail and product training we will provide you with the tools and knowledge to become an expert in all things Liz Earle and naturally active, enabling you to confidently deliver our Service Model. What we look for in return are positive, engaging and passionate people who live up to our Precious Recipe − We Care More, We Never Settle, We Are One Team.

As a person, you truly care about the customers, approaching each as an individual and treating them with care. You love assuming accountability and ownership for your performance and development and play an active role in working collaboratively towards your team’s success, as well as taking the growth of our great British brand to the next level!
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing premium beauty brands in the UK! On top of a competitive basic salary and a generous holiday allowance and benefits, we’ll treat you to a goody box of products monthly, whilst also giving you a 75% retail discount. After all, you’ll be a brand ambassador.

How to apply
Email retailrecruitment@lizearle.com
Copy and paste the Job Title and Location of the role you are applying for in the subject
Attach your CV, Covering Letter and current salary details
Liz Earle Beauty Co. is an equal opportunities employer

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Monsoon

Monsoon Accessorize are currently looking for a Full Time Supervisor (Maternity Cover for 1 year)

Monsoon Accessorize is an exciting and ethical fashion brand with over 400 UK retail branches in prime locations coupled with 1,000 international branches across five continents and massive expansion plans.

Our people take pride in working for a privately-owned organisation that treats customers, suppliers and employees with respect. Eastern influenced and somewhat bohemian, our distinctive look is original and inspired.

Pop into store with your CV.

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Debenhams

Do you have a passion for jewellery and customer service?

Jon Richard is a leading ladies’ costume jewellery brand, operating as a concession in over 140 department stores throughout the UK, Republic of Ireland and the Middle East.

Jon Richard continues to strive for excellence and to source key pieces to create the hottest looks of the season. We seek inspiration from every corner of the world, sourcing trends and styles from the likes of New York, Paris, Milan and the Far East.

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are now looking for an exceptional Senior Sales Consultant to join our fabulous team at our concession in Debenhams, Newbury.

From You

You must be:

• Driven to succeed and meet targets (i.e sales targets & staffing budgets)
• Experienced in retail sales and customer service
• Enthusiastic, intelligent and articulate with a stable career history
• Able to train and motivate those around you
• Ambitious, impressive and well-presented
• Self-motivated with bags of confidence

The Role

Responsibilities will include; promoting sales of jewellery items, merchandising, customer service, cash handling, ordering stock and general housekeeping. You will also liaise with the Area Manager and HR team to assist with employee relations issues, where necessary.

Benefits

• Competitive salary
• Generous staff discount
• Staff bonus scheme
• Seasonal jewellery allocation
• Pension
• Training and development
• Supportive and enjoyable working environment

If you think you can add that extra sparkle to our team, then please do not hesitate to apply today!

You can send your application to careers@jonrichard.com

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Fraser Hart

Positions available

1 x full time Sales Consultant
1 x full time Supervisor
1 x part time Sales Consultant

We are looking for someone who has passion and pride in everything they do. Someone who has the ability to do more than simply sell a product. We want someone who connects with people and creates lasting memories with their customers. In return we aim to offer you a fantastic opportunity working with experts from the jewellery industry. Fraser Hart is a well established jewellers, having been in the business for over 80 years. This is also a very exciting time to join our business as we are always looking at ways to expand and develop our business and make Fraser Hart a great place to work for all of our colleagues. To give you an idea of some of our benefits, they include –an amazing discount policy, the opportunity to work with some of the worlds most prestigious brands, career development opportunities, in-house training, fantastic commission schemes, an exciting employee engagement programme and much more.

The role is ideally suited to an organised, efficient, focused candidate. Full training will be given so quick learning is essential and ability to work quickly and accurately to deadlines. You must be passionate about customer service, be a good team player and have excellent communication skills.

Candidates must present a professional appearance.

If you would like a key role in shaping the future of jewellery retailing in Newbury then email your CV with a covering letter to newbury@fraserhart.co.uk or pop in to learn more

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Mint Velvet

Part Time

Job responsibilities include:

•Inspiring customers through your service and personal style – want to be copied
•Offering expert stylist advice that a boutique would be proud of
•Know the product, love to sell it and everything that goes with it
•Understanding your work place and developing good relationships with the key people within it
•Be an inspirational, helpful and informed role model to customers
•Supporting your Manager to help deliver the best looking store possible
•Maintain immaculate retail standards and housekeeping
•Inspire outfit building through mannequin dressing
•Collect customer data to grow and enhance store sales
•Getting product on to the floor as quickly as possible and in all sizes
•Protect store profits through vigilance on stock loss

Please pop into store with your CV or click on the link below

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PAUL

PAUL UK, the French family owned Artisan Bakery & Shop, are looking to recruit some great people, if you love great quality food and have a passion for excellent customer service then working for PAUL UK is the place to be.
We offer support, coaching and training to help you reach your potential, flexible hours and competitive rates of pay.

Purpose of role – Retail Team Member
To contribute to increasing the sales of the shop through providing high quality food, sharing product knowledge, excellent displays, exceptional customer service, and working as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities
• Providing an excellent experience to each and every customer who visits the shop, ensuring that all customer needs are exceeded at all times.
• Assisting customers with all requirements by offering suggestions & demonstrating great product knowledge at all times; assisting customers with requests and ensuring these are catered for
• Producing great quality coffee & other drinks in line with our recipes

The bread and butter;
• Passion for food & drink quality
• Passion for providing an excellent customer experience
• Good communication skills including verbal English
• Outgoing & lively personality
• Smart appearance
• Flexible and committed
• Highly motivated
• Team player

The icing on the cake;

• Generous and highly competitive bonus
• 28 days holiday
• 30% discount on all PAUL UK products
• Free breakfast/lunch/dinner on days worked
• Free tea and coffee on days worked
• Half yearly social events for the whole company
• Access to an online benefits system – with loads of exclusive discounts

And we lead the way for pay rates in the industry!

Team Member - £8.83 per hour incl. bonus

Development through workbooks, online course and on the job training you can become a Multi Skilled Team Member, Team Member Masters and then work your way up to Supervisor with each level increasing your pay!

Supervisors can potentially earn £10.00 per hour incl. bonus!!!!
If you feel you have the above abilities, and love PAUL UK then please apply now.


Attach CV and send to newburye26@paul-uk.com

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Jack Wills

Supervisor (24 hours)

Working at Jack Wills is a lifestyle, not just a job and being a Supervisor you’ll be stepping up to lead the team and support the management team to smash store targets. You’ll be the pinnacle of brilliance in delivering customer service and support the team to do the same.

You’ll be a competitive team player, looking to gain experience across a vibrant, customer facing business. You’ll be as self-motivated as an Olympian, ideally with experience in a fast paced retail environment or similar.

You’ll love meeting new people everywhere you go
You’ll be a team player who never backs down from a challenge
A lover for our brand and lifestyle
An excellent communicator and self-starter
The life and soul of the party

If interested pop a copy of your CV into the store today or click the link below!

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Consol

We are currently looking to hire a Part Time Sales Assistant to work in our busy Newbury tanning studio. The position is to start as soon as possible for the right person. We’re ideally looking for someone who has experience of working in a retail environment, or previous experience working in a tanning studio (however not essential) The hours are part time and will include a Sunday. Duties will include assisting customers, maintaining a clean and tidy shop floor, cabins and public areas, restocking of products and provide a professional/welcoming service. We’re a friendly team and will provide full training to new members of staff. If this sounds like something you would be interested in then please get in touch: email your CV to LS@consol.eu

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Joules

Part time vacancy at Joules in Newbury

‘Sales with More Style’

If you love our style, you’ll find it easy and fun to work here. And we’ll make sure you’re up to speed on everything you need to know, both to be comfortable in your role and confident about any career opportunities that come naturally when you’re part of a growing group.

Our network of stores spans Great Britain and Ireland and continues to grow.

We’ve packed each one with character from the outside in by choosing the most eccentric British buildings we can find and from the inside out by stocking them with colourful characters who share our approach to style. As well as our stores, you’ll find us in the largest department store to the smallest equestrian yard. We also have stores in shopping centres and a large coastal presence.

But at heart, Joules is all about people who are as passionate about our products as our customers are.

We’ll give you all the training you need to be a product expert and feel confident in greeting and advising your customers. From store housekeeping to visual merchandising and helping customers find what they need, you’ll put the customer at the centre of everything, ably supported by your store team.

Visit our website to apply, or bring a CV into store.

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Coffee#1

Coffee#1 are looking for friendly, enthusiastic Baristas to join the Newbury store.

We are looking for a Full Time Barista (35 hour contract) and a Part Time Barista (variety of contracts available).

Coffee#1 is a small, but fast growing, chain of coffee-houses around Wales, the West Midlands, the South West and the South Coast.

Please pop in store to complete an application form.

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