Pay rate: NMW plus additional £0.28p when completing Key Holder duties.
Contracted hours: 12 hours per week
Availability required: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Please Note - If you are under 18, you won't be able to complete keyholding duties and hold keys, instead you'll join us as a 'sales assistant' until you reach your 18th birthday, when you'll upgrade to a keyholder.
The Works is a unique place to… well… work.
We’re the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. With over 530 stores nationwide together with a brilliant online store, we’re here to offer our customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality.
We’re a proactive and hardworking bunch. We’ve built an environment that’s busy, fast-moving and full of energy. Our atmosphere is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. If you’re the kind of person who’s as crafty, caring and can-do as we are, then this is the kind of culture for you.
As a Sales Assistant with The Works, you will be working as part of a small and close-knit team. You will be living our values of being “Crafty”, “Caring” and showing a real “Can-do” attitude to deliver the best possible service to our customers.
We will invest time and money back in you with dedicated training, and surrounding you with a great support network.
We are extremely proud of our position in the marketplace and we know our success comes from our family of colleagues; you will be at the heart of your store, making a difference to your team.
What we want from you:
To be enthusiastic and want to create a fun place to shop.
Be creative and crafty – you will learn some amazing ways to merchandise and demonstrate our wonderful products.
To be dedicated to improve on what we currently do. We appreciate that at all levels our employees bring with them some amazing ideas.
What you can expect from us!
Excellent hands on training.
25% discount off our products in store!
33 or 28 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays).
Company pension contribution.
Employee Assistance Programme.
Healthcare Cash Plan.
Charity Giving - Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.
About The Works:
We are very proud to be a Sunday Times 2020 Top 25 “Best Big Companies” to work for.
At The Works, we are a family! Our stores are fun to be in and jam packed with great products that our customers love...and so do we! Our mission is to offer customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality.
The Works is one of the UK’s leading multi-channel specialist retailers of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. We are a high street retailer that bucks the trend, constantly growing and opening new stores at an amazing rate.
We sell high-quality, great value products in four specialist categories, primarily through our network of over 500 stores in the UK & Ireland. We also have a significant and growing online presence that enables customers to shop any time of the day and an extended range of products that are not available in our stores. Our multi-channel offering, one of the first of its kind in the value retail sector, includes our popular Click & Collect service, offering further convenience for our customers.