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.

Whitewall Galleries

Luxury Sales Consultant - Newbury

Salary: Competitive basic salary with an un-capped commission structure + 22 days holiday (+ BH) + Perkbox retail discounts + Pension

Due to continued success our Gallery in the heart of Newbury, we are recruiting for a Luxury Sales Consultant to join our dynamic team. You will be representing an exceptional collection of over 120 artists including Fabian Perez, Sherree Valentine Daines, Christian Hook, Simon Kenny, Tom Butler and Craig Allen.

We are looking for confident, outgoing, well-presented individuals that can strike up and develop client relationships with ease.

The Role

This is a successful established gallery with a team dedicated to providing a personal service to our clientele. You will offer professional, friendly and expert consultations selling sculptures, limited edition and original paintings.

The role also includes a unique home approval service where we offer consultations in the comfort of your client’s home.

You will be striving to achieve realistic but challenging individual sales targets and build a loyal client base.

Reporting into the Luxury Sales Manager you will be providing support and offer exceptional customer service, attending artist events, developing your client base, curating the gallery and ensuring the gallery is well-presented.

You

You will be a self-motivated individual who understands the tastes and requirements of your client and understands how to encourage new sales and develop successful relationships - ultimately a candidate that feels as passionate about selling art and providing a personal and unique service to our clients as we do.

You will be hardworking and motivated by sales targets and be inspired by commissionable sales to ensure monthly targets are achieved.

You will be confident, outgoing and personable. Personality is everything in this role!

If this is you – this may be your dream role!

We offer an exciting, creative, fun and professional working environment as well as state of the art training (Art Academy), therefore previous experience of working in a gallery is not essential.

Desirable

A driving licence (for home approvals).

This is a full-time role working 5 days per week, you need to be flexible to work weekdays, weekends and on occasion evenings (for events and home approvals).

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John Lewis at Home

Section Manager, Catering, Full time hours.

John Lewis are recruiting for Partners. We are looking for self motivated individuals who are passionate about giving great customer service and working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Successful candidates will need to enjoy variety and multi-tasking, be able to pick up things quickly and be flexible with their working hours… and above all want to work in an exciting and challenging retail environment!

As a Section Manager at John Lewis you will take full responsibility for your department, you'll be commercially-minded and thrive on generating sales by motivating your team to deliver excellent results. Contributing to the overall success of the branch is what it's all about. You'll manage and mentor your Partners to be the best they can be. Your passion for selling will enable you to develop and coach Partners whilst delighting our customers. You'll have strong leadership and communication skills which you'll get to showcase when you are required, on occasion, to take on the responsibility of Duty Manager and Deputy Head of Branch.

Apply online at www.jlpjobs.com

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Debenhams

Full-Time Solo Account Manager

Debenhams Newbury
25h / 5 days a week

Do you want to combine your passion for beauty with a flair for business?
Here at Lancome we share this passion, with an aim to spread French elegance across the globe.

Competitive salary & benefits
Training and development programmes
Career progression

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Debenhams

Maintenance Person/Loss Prevention Assistant - Newbury Parkway - 36.5 hrs (025378)

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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Lakeland

About the role - Retail Colleague Lakeland

Hours 12, 15 and 30 Hour Contracts- Permanent

It’s a place where innovative cookware and inspirational homewares go hand in hand with passionate people and exceptional service. It started as a small family business in a garage in Windermere and now boasts 68 stores nationwide and overseas franchised stores.
Come and develop your skills and career in a respected thriving family owned company that nurtures its colleagues and cares about its customers.
We need friendly and approachable people in our retail stores to help our customers choose innovative and exciting products.
To come and work for our fabulous company you will need:

To contribute to the success of the store by maximising sales opportunities
To ensure that every customer has a positive and enjoyable shopping experience in store
To engage with our customers by being proactive, listening and promoting relevant offers to meet their individual needs
To resolve any customer enquiries, issues or concerns personally
To effectively operate technology to deliver good stock management, sales opportunities and extraordinary service.
Naturally our stores are busy, so you’re likely to be on the go all day delivering the best possible experience for our customers and supporting all aspects of running a store from deliveries, merchandising and restocking to till and PC procedures.
Benefits include:- 20% Company Discount- Graded Pay Scheme- Pension Scheme Opportunities- Company uniform.
All our vacancies involve early and late shifts and weekend working. Your working pattern is on a flexible rota basis which you will be provided with a month in advance.
Please note if we receive a high number of suitable applications we may close the vacancy prior to the closing date. If you are interested in this role please apply as soon as possible.

To find out more and apply, please visit www.workforlakeland.co.uk
Alexandra Buildings, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1BQ

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Draco Floristry

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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Whitewall Galleries

Sales Consultant - Newbury

Competitive salary + Un-capped commission structure) + 22 days holiday (+ BH) + Perkbox retail discounts + Pension. OTE £25,000 - £45,000.
In contrast to the high street we’re going from strength to strength with strong results and continued growth plans.
Our stunning galleries and our superb art coupled with the extraordinary experience we offer our clients is unrivalled on the high street. We are bringing art to the people.
Due to continued success our Gallery in the heart of Newbury, we are recruiting for an Art Sales Consultant to join this dynamic team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a sales driven, customer focused candidate to join one of our most prestigious Galleries.
We are looking for confident, outgoing, well presented individuals that can strike up and develop client relationships with ease.

The Role

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 be working directly for the Gallery Manager providing support with curating, hanging and preparing for exhibitions and private views.

You

You will be a self-motivated individual who understands the tastes and requirements of your clients and knows how to encourage new sales and develop successful relationships - Ultimately a candidate that feels as passionately about selling art and providing a personal and unique service to our clients as we do.
You will be hardworking and motivated by sales targets and be inspired by a lucrative commission structure and sales targets.
This role offers the right person a great opportunity in art sales and you will also be part of an exciting new fine art Gallery concept which is being successfully delivered by Whitewall Galleries throughout the UK and at Sea and is still expanding!

Essential

- A desire to develop your sales career, or previous sales or client relationship experience
- Flexible with hours of work, rota’s are on a shift basis and weekend work is key.
A driving licence is desirable (or the desire to learn).
So if you want to be part of a great British success story email us a copy of your CV!

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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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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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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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