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The Royal Yacht Britannia

Sales Assistant

Application Deadline: Sunday 17th March 2019
Job Title: Sales Assistant
Hours: 2-4 days over 7
Duration: Seasonal with possibility of becoming Permanent
Pay: £8.40 per hour

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh. The 150-strong team on board is committed to the same standards of excellence that were expected while Britannia was in service. This dedication to excellence has led to The Royal Yacht being rated as Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for 12 years running and being featured in TripAdvisor’s UK Top 10 attractions for the last five years.

Britannia’s Gift Shop is the benchmark for five-star retailing within Scotland’s tourism industry, and we now have a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding Sales Assistant to join our great team.

Working alongside a passionate and friendly team of Sales Assistants you will work over three key areas of the department: selling tickets in our Visitor Centre, working in our busy Gift Shop and running our fudge shop, the NAAFI. Shifts are given to the team 4 weeks in advance and a variety of week and weekend work is required.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with a positive can-do attitude and who enjoys a varied role in a fast-paced environment. It is essential that the candidate is flexible to work over a 7 day period. Experience within a retail or tourism background is desirable.

Company benefits include:


  • Enhanced long service holiday entitlement

  • Life Assurance

  • Performance and loyalty payment scheme

  • Complimentary tickets

  • Staff discount in the Gift Shop and Royal Deck Tea Room

  • Pension

  • Free car parking for staff



If you feel you have the personality, skills and experience we are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you feel you would be suitable for the role of Sales Assistant to: recruitment@tryb.co.uk or postal applications to:

Shop Manager
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive
Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6JJ

Closing date: 17/03/19

Interviews: w/c 18/03/19

No agencies please.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates. If you have been selected for interview you will be contacted directly.

Web Link: http://https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk/vacancies/sales-assistant/
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