Vacancies

SENIOR SALES ASSISTANT

This is a chance to join our small, enthusiastic team at Village Greens Farm Shop, Denbies, based on the Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking. We are an independent family business with two shops one located on the Denbies Wine Estate and one in Ockley.

As a Senior Sales Assistant you will have overall responsibility for the shop during your shift, sometimes alone but usually with a colleague or more junior member of staff.

Responsibilities include:

Looking after customers and maximising sales

  • Serving at the till and deli counter
  • Sharing your knowledge of products and suppliers with customers and enthusing about them
  • Handling cash

Complying with Environmental Health, Trading Standards and high levels of hygiene

  • Keeping the shop clean and clear
  • Adhering to standard daily cleaning and monitoring procedures

Looking after stock and making the shop look great

  • Keeping shelves well stocked and labelled
  • Placing orders
  • Ensuring fruit & veg is in tip-top condition
  • Ensuring plant centre is well maintained and watered
  • Creating and maintaining displays

Acting with respect to your colleagues and looking after yourself

  • A good team player : always polite and courteous with colleagues
  • Acting with a sense of urgency

The job is full time permanent. Five days a week and must include Sunday.

The candidate must be physically fit : the job involves regular lifting and carrying.

The candidate must be self reliant : prepared to work in the shop on their own at times including setting up and closing up on their own.

Knowledge of local food, especially cheese, is an advantage; Plant knowledge an advantage.

Knowledge of standard IT packages for creating signs and labels is an advantage.

Applicant must be over 18 to comply with Licencing Laws.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please submit applications with CV and covering letter via www.indeed.co.uk or to villagegreens@outlook.com by 26th January.