Seasonal Sales Assistant – Retail & Admissions

Posted by ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 04/02/2021 - Expiring soon!

Whipsnade, Central Bedfordshire
04/02/2021 - Expiring soon!
ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Seasonal Sales Assistant – Retail & Admissions
Category: Retail Department (and Section) Zoos and Engagement - Z&E Whipsnade - Commercial WZ - Retail & Admissions
Level: Assistant / Administrator
Position Type: Various Hours / Seasonal
Salary: £8.72 per hour

We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity. Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction. Through the work of our pioneering scientists, our dedicated conservationists and our unrivalled animal experts in our two zoos, we guide and enable others in the UK and all across the world. Inspiring, informing, empowering – working for wildlife.

Role Profile 
Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation? If so, the commercial department based at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo is seeking several Seasonal Sales Assistants to join our Retail, Admissions and Hullabazoo Indoor Play teams.

As a Seasonal Sales Assistant, you will help to create memorable lifelong experiences for our visitors, supporting our vision for a World Where Wildlife Thrives. Working in a variety of positions, you will drive repeat visits by delivering the highest possible standards of customer service, presentation, and product knowledge in a fun, safe environment.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 
Reporting into the Retail & Admissions Manager, the successful candidates will support their management peers with day-to-day commercial operations including customer service, queue management, merchandising, cash handling and stocking. As member of the ZSL family you will also have responsibility for ensuring compliance of Health, Safety & Security in the Workplace in line with set policy.

Person Specification

  • Experience in a customer service role (beneficial).
  • Fun, dynamic, and friendly personality.
  • Experience in cash handling (beneficial).
  • Excellent communication, listening and motivational skills.
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Experience of Retail and Admissions till Systems (beneficial).
  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends, holidays, and special events.

Please note, the salary on offer is subject to increase following a review in April 2021.

Closing date for applications: Midnight (23:59), Thursday 17th February 2021

If you would like to find out more about this position, please click the 'Apply' button. You will be directed to our website where you can download the job description and complete your online application.
Please note you are not applying at this stage.

The Zoological Society of London is a charity registered in England and Wales.

We are committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment.

No agencies please.

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