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.

Paperchase

Paperchase is the undisputed retail leader in design led, innovative stationery in the UK. We are now seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Store Manager to join our store in Newbury
Reporting into the Area Manager, you will be responsible for maximising sales and profitability within the store through excellent visual and customer service standards and the effective management of the store team. To be successful in this role you must be an established, confident manager with comparable experience gained in a similar turnover store. You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of driving sales and managing a high performance team through strong communication and the delivery of effective coaching and development activities.
Key areas of responsibility will be:
• effectively communicate sales targets and results to ensure the team understand their role in delivering them
• control, manage and minimise all controllable costs efficiently and within planned budgets
• create and deliver a culture of exceptional customer service by ensuring all team members are fully conversant with Paperchase’s customer service programme and current store promotions and ranges
• promote, monitor and manage service levels within the team, through observations and two way feedback
• use all store, business and staff training tools (including commercial reports) to support the delivery and consistency in visual standards
• building strong relationships with peers and Head Office department to effectively deal with matters concerning the store’s stock package, layout, promotions, staff development and employee relations
• recruit, select, develop and retain high calibre staff that reflect the Paperchase brand and promote excellent customer service
• encourage and recognise outstanding team performance, to increase team motivation and store morale
The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:
• previous shop floor management experience in a high turnover store (essential)
• strong communication, coaching and development skills in order to establish a high performance team
• confident line management skills with high levels of enthusiasm, drive and motivation
• a proven track record of driving sales in a commercially driven environment
• the ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines
• high levels of organization and a structured approach to managing the floor, demonstrating a passion for shop floor management (including driving sales, ensuring the highest levels of customer service and VM are maintained and sales opportunities are optimised)
This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business is undergoing a period of substantial growth. Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:
• 5.6 weeks holiday
• generous bonus scheme
• company pension scheme
• life assurance
• employee discount (50% off Paperchase products)

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L'Occitane En Provence

Assistant Boutique Manager - 28hrs a week

Candidates can apply on www.loccitanecareers.co.uk.

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Coffee#1

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

About Coffee#1:

We’ve been around for over 10 years (winning the Cafe Society’s ‘Cafe/Bar Chain of the Year’ Award five years running!) and have become locally known as the go-to place for ‘the best coffee in town’. We use the finest ethically-traded, gourmet coffee beans, all the latest coffee-making kit and we train up all team members to be skilled artisan baristas! Aside from our coffee, what makes Coffee#1 special is providing cosy, welcoming coffee houses with a sociable, community atmosphere.... so warm and friendly baristas are an essential part of the recipe too!

We are looking for Full and Part Time Baristas!

Baristas:
We are currently looking for full and part time baristas to join our team in our Newbury store. To make the store a great place for customers and for employees alike, we need to recruit flexible, energetic baristas with enthusiasm, a positive attitude and of course a passion for coffee.

As a Barista your focus will be on our on our 3 C's - quality Coffee, Customer Service and Cleanliness. You will have customer service experience and ideally some coffee experience; however we provide excellent training for all recruits.

Baristas earn £6.85 p/h once fully trained
To apply please visit our website www.coffee1.co.uk/contact/jobs to download an application form, or alternatively you can request one from recruitment@coffee1.co.uk

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Debenhams

Restaurant Assistant - Newbury Parkway - 6 hrs
Job ref: MSSV047049
Description: Debenhams Restaurant Assistants are the first point of contact for our Café or Restaurant customers, offering service to be proud of and ensuring nothing is too much trouble. They are calm and positive under pressure and enthusiastic about working with food and drink products. They enjoy working in a busy and demanding restaurant environment and ensuring the customer enjoys a relaxing and satisfying experience, no matter the time of day.

Technical Services Advisor - Newbury Parkway - 36.5 hrs
Job ref: MSSI046774
Description: As a Maintenance Person you will be supporting the store team to ensure that the store is a safe working environment. Providing technical advice to management, staff and external parties, you will also carry out statutory and Company routine testing of equipment/machinery and ensure that the store complies with all Health and Safety legislation.

You will be a highly proactive individual who has a logical and organised approach, good communication skills and the ability to manage shifting priorities. You should be confident working with equipment, have an excellent knowledge of Health and Safety matters and have good DIY/handyperson skills. Heavy lifting can be involved, you should also feel comfortable climbing ladders and working at heights. You must also be PC literate and have a good level of electrical knowledge.

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Animal

8hour per week sales assistant.

Animal, the UK’s leading action sports lifestyle brand is looking to recruit a passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic Team Leader to lead the sales team in our Newbury store.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, Store Manager and Assistant Manager.


Please apply in store or email newburyanimal@tonypryceretail.co.uk with your CV and cover letter.

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Neal's Yard

Neal’s Yard Remedies are looking for STORE MANAGER, ASSISTANT MANAGER AND SALE ASSISTANT ROLES for our new Store in Newbury.
Are you interested or do you know anyone that would be interested in working for us? We would love to hear from you.
The successful candidates will have retail experience, excellent customer service and communication skills coupled with a keen interest, knowledge of or qualifications in natural medicines. If you are interested, or know of any friends or family who are, please email us your CV and a covering letter to: mailto:
careers@nealsyardremedies.com (please also state which position you are interested in).
We look forward to hearing from you!

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Schuh

We're looking for part time sales staff for our new team in Parkway.

Schuh people are fun, interesting and hardworking. We love shoes, naturally, and this enthusiasm shines through in our excellent customer service

From high heel hoarders to sneaker freakers: if you're obsessed with shoes and excellent customer service, we want to hear from you.

Our staff are outgoing and enjoy being part of a team in a lively and busy environment. To be considered you must demonstrate a passion for providing awesome customer service. In return we will offer you £7.08 an hour and discount off those must-have shoes.

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Jigsaw

We are currently seeking a part time person to join our team.

The Jigsaw team is made up of dedicated and motivated people who share a passion for the brand, our individuality, our philosophy and English heritage. The success of Jigsaw is rooted in the company philosophy: to sell affordable, fashionable clothes and accessories in stylish surroundings. Every employee is an important part of that philosophy and a valued member of our team. All our staff are passionate about setting the highest standards, aiming to exceed our customers' expectations of style, quality and fashion. If you share our passion then do get in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please enquire in store.

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The Entertainer

So what does it mean to work for The Entertainer? We think we are a bit different. We are a values driven, family business with amazing people working in our teams. We sell fun products but we work hard. We are an ambitious, demanding and caring company

We value loyalty and commitment and we treat each team member with care and dignity, acting honestly and fairly in everything we do. We also work hard together to aim higher because we aspire to be the best loved toyshop

Currently we have two vacancies, a 20 hour assistant and a 30 hour assistant.
Please pop into store with your CV.

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Costa Coffee

Fantastic coffee would still leave a bitter taste without equally brilliant staff and excellent customer service. That's why we're so particular about who we hire.

At Costa our people make our stores what they are. Students and parents come to us for the flexible working hours, ambitious managers-to-be join to get experience and a career, but they all share the same thing in common; passion for coffee and a pride in Costa.

Parkway Costa are recruiting,
Barista's
Hours available are;
Monday - Friday 4pm till close
Saturday and Sunday flexible hours, 16 hour contract
Other part time flexible roles available
Rate of pay £6.36

click on the link to apply, or pop into store today or email newburyparkway@gmail.com

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New Look

An opportunity has arisen to work within New Look, Parkway. Ideally the candidate is able to work during the week. Please pop in with a CV for an initial chat.

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Cafe Rouge

Cafe Rouge brings the essence of the Parisian cafe culture to the UK. A perfect place to mull over the morning papers with your petit dejeuner and a cafe au lait, pop in for a quick spot of lunch, share a post-work drink or enjoy an evening meal with friends. Please follow the link below for details.

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