The Newt in Somerset - Part Time Retail Assistant
Part time 25 to 30 Hours per week
Our shops are an important part of the experience whist visiting The Newt, we offer a high-end retail experience with something to suit every pocket.
Specialising in the sales of our own products including Cyder, apple juice, cheese, bakery produce. We also have a walk-in cheese room with the finest British cheeses, our butchery counter with its own Himalayan pink salt wall for aging meats from our estate and freshly harvested vegetables from our fields. Our House and Garden shop boasts produce from local artisan craftspeople.
Everything has its own story to tell and enhancing the guest and retail experience day to day is something we strive for and you could be a part of that experience for our guests!
This is ideally a role for an organised, reliable, detail driven retail professional looking to apply his/her trade in a variety of ways. Working closely with the team and working in a variety of areas a key part of this role will involve communication with your customers.
- Day to day operations of the shops (our shops are open 7 days a week)
- Stock appearance and presentation
- Product knowledge and the story behind our products
- Maintaining high environmental and hygiene standards
- Ensuring a positive, informative and enjoyable retail experience for customers
- Helping to maintain systems to control and manage stock, avoiding waste
Skills and Experience
- 2+ years’ experience in a quality retail environment
- Knowledge and passion of Somerset food producers and ethical farming
- Attention to detail and high standards in presentation, display and hygiene
- Experience in supporting the management team in achieving sales targets
- Experience in maintaining store visual standards
- Self-motivated with a sense of initiative and pride in helping customers
- Professional and well-presented
Excellent Benefits package available from day one including:
- Exceptional working environment, fresh estate grown meal provided each day
- 30% discount in the shops across the estate
- 30% discount at restaurants across the estate
- 30% discount on Newt cyder and Babylonstoren wine
- 50% discount in the Spa
- Discounted hotel stays for staff
- Family pass to access the estate
- Entry passes for friends and family to access the estate
- Cross Training and career development opportunities