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The Alpine Room is a busy independent ski shop in Danbury, near Chelmsford.  We pride ourselves on our specialist status and try and go the extra mile with assistance for our customers. Our reputation for personal service and high-quality products brings customers to us from all over the South East.

Right now, we are offering 1 role to join our small experienced team.

Weekend Retail Assistant
For the Weekend Retail Assistant role, we are looking for someone to provide addition cover at weekends. Particularly Saturdays, but may involve some Sundays. 

This role will primarily focus on clothing and accessories, so ski hardware (skis / boots / boards) expertise is not necessary.

The ideal candidate::

About you

  • Have a number of years retail or other customer facing experience
  • You are friendly, polite and helpful and able to communicate professionally in person, on the phone and through email
  • You are active person and enjoy sports (knowledge of snowsports would be an advantage)
  • You have experience of using computers and are able to with ease
  • You are someone with good communication skills
  • You are comfortable working in a team and taking direction but also able to work independently
  • You like being busy and are able to multi task
  • You are composed and calm when under pressure. Weekends can get very busy.
  • You are reliable and accustom to working regular hours

What you’ll be doing most of the time

  • Assisting customers in the shop, on the phone and through email
  • Checking and tidying the clothing room - keeping stock clean and presentable at all times
  • Using our on-line systems for checking stock availability and finding the items for customers
  • Operating the till and cardnet machine
  • Booking customers into our on-line bookings system for boot fitting appointments
  • Booking customers in for ski service
  • Supporting and helping colleagues
  • Assisting with all the normal routine tasks that work in a shop involves

What you’ll be doing sometimes

  • Unloading, unpacking & labelling stock deliveries.
  • Using our on-line systems to check for mail order
  • Processing, picking and packing mail order

Full training will be given. 

This is a seasonal vacancy, to start ASAP and run into the Spring of 2024 (end date TBC).  For the right candidate, this roles may be re-offered in the Autumn of 2024.

Competitive hourly rate. 

If you think you could be the person we are looking for and would like to find out more please contact us with some information about yourself and a cv if available at:

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