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Sales Assistant

Organisation: The Royal Yacht Britannia

Salary: £12.35 per hour

Location: Edinburgh

Hours: 3-5 days (Full time/part time)
Duration: Seasonal
Pay: £12.35 per hour

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning, five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh. The 160-strong team on board is committed to delivering the same standards of excellence expected when Britannia was in service.

Company benefits include:

– 10% employer pension contribution with a choice to contribute up to a further 5% yourself, which would then be matched by us as well! (So 20% potential contribution to your pension).
– 6.6 weeks/33 days pro-rata, annual holiday entitlement.
– Up to one week/5 days pro-rata, long service holiday entitlement.
– Buying and selling holiday scheme.
– Life Assurance.
– Employee Assistance Programme.
– Performance and loyalty payment scheme.
– Complimentary tickets and staff discount (Britannia and Fingal Hotel).
– Free car parking for staff.
– Discounts at exclusive luxury hotels in Scotland.
– Discounts at other Scottish tourist attractions.

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 ticket office, working in our busy Gift Shop and running our fudge shop, the NAAFI. Shifts are given to the team four weeks in advance and a variety of week and weekend work is required.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, customer focused, 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 seven-day period. You must also have a smart appearance, be competent in numeracy and be computer literate. Experience in a customer-focused role within a quality establishment would be advantageous.

If you have a warm, outgoing personality and would relish the freedom to interact with visitors of all ages, then why not join our friendly and motivated team?

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:

Tracey Drever
Shop Manager
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive

Closing date: 17 June 2024

No agencies please.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact you if you have been selected to progress to the next stage in the recruitment process.

Application Deadline: Monday 17/06/2024