Casual Retail Assistant

Falmouth University

About The Role
An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen to join the Retail Team at Falmouth Exeter Plus as a Casual Retail Assistant. Based at the Penryn campus, the successful candidates will share our passion for great customer service and will be a highly valued and crucial part of the team, but also self-motivated providing the opportunity to expand their knowledge of a retail environment.
This role is extremely customer focused and staff will strive to be professional, charismatic, dedicated, trusted and approachable in every aspect of their work. You will have excellent knowledge of our products and be able to make recommendations to customers so that they have a great experience when visiting the shop. 
About You
We are looking for candidates who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to confidently engage with customers.  You will be extremely reliable and, once trained, able to work with minimum supervision and be able to provide a friendly, first-rate customer service and work well under pressure, having an organised approach.
Working on a casual basis, you will need to be able to be flexible in your approach to working hours with the advantage of being able to adapt your working day based on your availability.
It is important that candidates can start in the role in June 2023 and can commit themselves for the whole of the summer period, although pre-booked holidays will be considered.  It is envisaged that the role will continue beyond the summer period.
The opening times of the shop during the summer period varies between the hours of 8.00am to 19.00pm.  You will therefore need to be able to commit to working hours within this time-frame. 
Full training and induction will be provided before the successful candidates start work.
For full details of the skills/experience required, please see the job description above.
The closing date for the position is Monday 29 May 2023.
About Us
Falmouth Exeter Plus is the service delivery partner of Falmouth University and the University of Exeter. We deliver shared services and facilities for both partners in Cornwall underpinned by close collaboration with Students Union, the combined students’ union for Falmouth and UoE, to ensure that the interests of students and staff are at the heart of everything we do. Both institutions are expanding their teaching and research operations in Cornwall at a pace. It is, therefore, a fast-moving environment where agility and a positive approach to change and enhancement are critical, our purpose or mission is ‘to deliver world-class shared professional services to help its university partners to achieve their global ambitions.
Falmouth Exeter Plus welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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