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.

Fraser Hart

Positions available
1 x part time 16 hour contract

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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Debenhams

Where: Cafe Estro (Inside Debenhams, Parkway Shopping Newbury)

Position: Restaurant Supervisor (36.5hrs)

As restaurant supervisor you will work alongside the Food Services Manager and be responsible for the day to day running of all catering operations within the store.

You will be highly pro-active with an enthusiasm for catering. You will have the communication skills to coach and develop a team to succeed.

To apply please visit www.debenhams-careers.co.uk

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Animal

Animal Assistant Store Manager – Newbury – 40 hours per week

 Location: Newbury Parkway Shopping Centre
 Salary: Competitive
 Benefits: Staff discount, staff uniform allowance, contributory pension scheme
 Contact: Tiffany Lowe
 Closing date: 20/05/17

Have you got Animal instincts?

In 1987, two surfers, tired of losing their watches to the waves, designed an innovative solution: the hook and loop strap. Rapidly adopted by the action sport community, the watch went on to launch the Animal brand. Thirty years later, Animal has become the premier UK action sports lifestyle brand. Defined by the sports at its core surfing, snowboarding and mountain biking Animal continues to evolve, bringing the thrill of the ride to alternative environments, from Kitesurfing and wakeboarding to BMX and skateboarding. Animal is proud to support its own pro team of riders and advocates, keeping the ride at the heart of everything they do. For the past three decades, Animal has operated a programme of 'rider-refined' innovation, using the pro team to test and tweak products for real rider performance. The Animal range has grown to include action sports lifestyle clothing, wetsuits, technical outerwear, footwear, watches, luggage and accessories. Authentic to its British roots, all products are designed in-house at Animal HQ, located on the south coast.
Reporting to the regional manager, you will be responsible for the management of staff, stock, customers and premises to ensure the delivery of outstanding quality customer service that is cost effective, timely and meets company policy requirements, as well as agreed targets, budgets and KPI's.

Requirements:

 To ensure world-class customer service standards are delivered at all times. Customer service is central to the Animal team and we pride ourselves on having a bespoke customer service training programme to help us be the best on the high street and leave customers with an unforgettable experience.
 To ensure that you and your team are brand ambassadors, consistently delivering the Animal ethos and culture and ensuring world-class standards of customer service remain at the forefront at all times. Inspire, coach and motivate staff to provide exceptional customer service and to demonstrate the key principles of this in your day-to-day behaviours and thus act as a role model for your team.
 To be an ambassador and credible representative of Animal. Possess an excellent level of brand knowledge, its ethics and core values.
 To drive store performance in all areas. To have the passion to excel.
 To approach your job with a complete sense of ownership and accept the accountability that derives from that ownership.
 To ensure all commercial KPI's are met, including: sales targets, stock control, staff budgets, mystery shopper results and P&L costs.
 Use your commercial instinct to be in tune with local market and brand competitors.
 To ensure that your store team remains professional when dealing with customer complaints and/or queries and your team are aware of their responsibilities as brand ambassadors.
 To work with the visual merchandisers and follow all VM guidelines to maximize customer flow and sales potential.
 To proactively train and develop the skills of all existing staff and new staff members to be the best on the high street.
 To ensure that all aspects of the store's operations are carried out according to company guidelines. To follow company manuals and use the management tools available, including: health & safety, administration, maintenance, security, banking, stocktaking and housekeeping.
 To address staff issues or concerns effectively, completing disciplinary and grievance investigations and liaising with personnel when appropriate.
 To work with your regional manager to continually strive to improve turnover and the profitability of your store.
To assist in ensuring that all aspects of the store’s operations are carried out according to company guidelines. To follow company manuals and use the management tools available, including: health & safety, administration, maintenance, security, banking, stocktaking and housekeeping.

Desirable Skills:

 In-depth knowledge of the Animal brand, its heritage and history.
 Possess a keen eye for detail.
 Have a wide understanding of retail trends

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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). Wage once trained is £6.80

Coffee#1 is a small, but fast growing, chain of coffee-houses around Wales, the West Midlands, the South West and the South Coast. We are currently looking for someone to lead our team in our existing Newbury store.
To make the store a great place for customers and for employees alike, we need to recruit a Store Manager with enthusiasm, a positive attitude and of course a passion for coffee.
Purpose of the Role: To provide an effective, efficient and friendly service, whilst maintaining a flexible and responsive team environment. A passionate individual who will drive and motivate their teams to maximise their ability to deliver an outstanding unique customer experience, whilst delivering on all aspects of our vision statement.
To present a friendly, positive and enthusiastic nature, whilst displaying a passion for delivering the highest standards of customer service is essential for this role. To understand their core divers and controls to ensure the effective management of the store is essential. Target driven and motivated to develop, train, support and enhance the sales, service and knowledge of Coffee#1 team members.
As a Store Manager your focus will be to work with your team to ensure the delivery of our 3 C's - quality Coffee, Customer Service and Cleanliness. You will have management and customer service experience and ideally some coffee experience; however we provide excellent training for all recruits.
We believe in giving our employees the opportunity to learn, develop and progress. Our managers have the potential to become Champion Manager, People Trainers and Area Managers in the future.
Salary circa 20K

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Paperchase

Store Manager - Permanent - Full time (flexible)
Supervisor - Permanent - 20-30 hours (flexible)

Our stores are at the heart of our business – our store management teams are the key to our continued success. We are on the hunt for a Store Manager & Supervisor, from a fast paced high street retailer, to join us in our Newbury store. This is a high profile opportunity and an exciting challenge for an ambitious manager.

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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Joules

Joules of Newbury are on the lookout for a brilliant Assistant Store Manager to join their team!
You will find our wonderful retail teams have one thing in common, whether they be Sales Assistants, Supervisors, Assistant Managers or Managers, they work as a team and all share a real passion for our brand, keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.
You will be a commercially driven Assistant Store Manager with lots of creative flair and a drive and desire to develop your team. Reporting to the Store Manager and working shoulder to shoulder with them and your sales team you will have a proactive, hardworking attitude, being able to step up to cover the store in the absence of the Store Manager
To be a successful Assistant Store Manager at Joules, you will need to previous experience of working closely to KPIs and targets with a strong customer service focus, either in a retail supervisory or assistant manager role.
As an Assistant Store Manager at Joules you will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company, along with the following benefits.
• 31 days holiday
• Pension scheme
• Clothing allowance
• Generous staff discount
• Life cover
• “Thank you” scheme
• Payroll giving (GAYE)
• One day leave for charity volunteering
This is a truly great time to be part of an inspirational and passionate team here at Joules. If you share our values and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career within a truly great British brand then please click the link below to apply.

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Joules

Store Manager (Maternity Cover)
Joules of Newbury are on the lookout for a brilliant Store Manager to join their team!
You will find our wonderful retail teams have one thing in common, whether they be Sales Assistants, Supervisors, Assistant Managers or Managers, they work as a team and all share a real passion for our brand, keeping our customers at the heart of everything we do.
The role of a Store Manager is to create an individual shopping experience. You will be a commercially driven Store Manager with lots of creative flair and a drive and desire to develop your team.
To be a successful Store Manager at Joules, you will need to previous Store Management experience either as a Store Manager yourself or working towards this. You will have a proven track record of working closely to KPIs and targets with an exceptional customer service focus. You will not be afraid of hard work, having a real zest for creating a fun atmosphere in your store.
As a Store Manager at Joules you will receive fantastic support and development in order for you to maximise your potential within this wonderful company, along with the following benefits.
• 33 days holiday
• Pension scheme
• Clothing allowance
• Generous staff discount
• Life cover
• “Thank you” scheme
• Payroll giving (GAYE)
• One day leave for charity volunteering
This is a truly great time to be part of an inspirational and passionate team here at Joules. If you share our values and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career within a truly great British brand then please click the link below to apply.

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New Look

Supervisor (Part time 16 hours)

We’re currently looking for a part time Supervisor to join us at our lovely Parkway Shopping Centre store.

At New Look our mission is to make our customers look good and feel great.

As a New Look Supervisor you support the Store Manager to ensure that your store is at the forefront of our customers mind set. We want our managers to lead the store to greater heights and push the boundaries and help support our mission. You will be responsible for making commercial decisions on the shop floor whilst motivating and developing the team to deliver company standards. You will also ensure like your business you continue to drive and improve your own performance and development

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Gelato Joes

Supervisor Required to join our fun and hard working team at Gelato Joe’s in Newbury.
25+ Hours per week
upto £9 per hour.

Experience in Food/ Hospitality is essential and successful applicants will be required to run the store and lead the team in the absence of a manager on a regular basis.
For more information please contact Sam in store or online.

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Animal

Sales Assistants

Animal, the UK’s leading action sports lifestyle brand is looking to recruit passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic Sales Assistants in our Newbury store.

Reporting to the store manager, assistant manager and supervisor, you will be responsible for ensuring that customer service and store standards are executed so as to achieve an outstanding quality of customer service and experience. As part of the store team, you will help ensure the store meets company policy requirements, as well as attaining agreed targets, budgets and KPI’s.

Please apply in store (preferable) or by email to Newbury.store@animal.co.uk with your CV and cover letter.

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Neal's Yard Remedies

Part time Sales Assistant
Permanent, 6 hours

We are keen to have people on our team who share our philosophy and values. At Neal's Yard Remedies we are committed to the development of our staff and offer competitive rates of pay and benefits in a friendly and informal working environment where each individual is encouraged to really make a difference.

We are currently seeking a sales assistant in our Newbury store. Sales assistants play a key role in the team, undertaking operational processes and assisting in the smooth and efficient running of the shop.

The successful candidate will have retail experience, excellent customer service and communication skills coupled with a keen interest, knowledge of or qualifications in natural medicines.

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Debenhams

Concession Manager

Jon Richard is a leading ladies’ costume jewellery brand, operating as a concession in over 130 department stores throughout the UK, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland and the Middle East.

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are now looking for an exceptional Concession Manager to join our fabulous team at our concession in Debenhams.

You must be:

• Driven to succeed and meet targets (i.e sales targets & staffing budgets)
• Experienced in a retail management role
• 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

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.

If you are interested, please email your CV to careers@jonrichard.com.

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Hotel Chocolat

Are you enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate about providing an excellent customer experience?

Do you want to learn from industry leaders who share a love of chocolate?

Then we would love to hear from you!

We are currently looking to fill the vacancy of:

Senior Sales Adviser

Apply in store today with a CV & Covering Letter or via www.hotelchocolat.com/careers

THANKS

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Topshop/Topman

Lloyds Shoe Department Manager - 16 hours
Team Leader (Topman) - 16 hours
Both roles can be combined into one 32 hour role for the right candidate

We have all types of Team Leader roles. Whether it's driving the service on the floor or ensuring our stores look visually stunning, our Team Leaders set the standard that our Sales Advisors aspire to. They are fashion role models who show a real sense of pride in working for Topshop Topman.

If you would like to apply please drop a CV into store and ask to speak to a member of management or call the store on 01635 522634 for more information

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Topshop/Topman

Sales Advisors

1 x 12 hours -weekdays and some weekends (but can be flexible)
3 x 8 hour part time weekend vacancies

Our Sales Advisors love our Brands and use their fashion knowledge to outfit build and help our customers to find the right products for them. They are style role models and love being part of a team. They play a huge part in making our stores a fun and exciting place to shop.


If you would like to apply please drop a CV into store and ask to speak to a member of management or call the store on 01635 522634 for more information.

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Jack Wills

Sales Assistants (Full & Part Time)

Working at Jack Wills is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle, and as a Sales Assistant you’ll be out there living it. Greeting, serving and advising our customers on all of our products and events, both in-store and online. It’s more than just being great with customers however as you’ll have the chance to develop the skills needed in your future career - in retail management and beyond.

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

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Jack Wills

Supervisor (Full Time)

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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Jigsaw

We are currently seeking a full time Deputy Manager & a part time Sales Assistant (16 hours) 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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Toni & Guy

Award winning Toni & Guy Newbury are looking to expand their creative, dynamic team.
If you have buckets of energy, a passion for hair and fashion and would like to work in a busy, beautiful salon - call now on 01635 581100 or pop in for a chat.

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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.

Full & Part Time positions available for Team Members and Management


Pop a copy of your CV into the store today!

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