Retail Apprenticeship New Look

Retail is a really exciting industry to work in, where you can realistically climb the career ladder. Start your retail career with this Retail Apprentice role at New Look where you will be providing excellent customer service.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £133.00

  • Working week

    38 HPW various shifts, 5 days out of 7

    Total hours per week: 38.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001304751

  • Positions

    1 available

Shopping is our national pastime! Retail is a really exciting industry to work in, where you can realistically climb the career ladder. You could start your fashion retail career with this Retail Apprentice Talent For Tomorrow role at New Look on a 12 months fixed term contract.

Your role will be based within one of the New Look stores where you will be providing excellent customer service in a fast fashion environment. You will receive ongoing support and development to equip you with the skills and knowledge required for a successful career within the service industry.

If you are the successful candidate for this vacancy, you will be expected to provide exceptional customer service.

Some of your duties may include:

  • Assisting shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for
  • Greeting customers who enter the shop
  • Involvement in stock control and management
  • Keeping up to date with promotions and 
  • Being responsible for processing cash and card payments
  • Reporting discrepancies and problems to the supervisor
  • Replenishment and merchandising
  • Dealing with customer refunds
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean, this includes hovering and mopping

This is an overview of some of your potential everyday tasks.

At New Look, our mission is to help people look good and feel great. When it comes to people who work for us, we want individuals to express themselves in an environment where change and new ideas are celebrated. 

This is because we truly believe every person who works here shapes our company and helps contribute to its future


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You should have excellent communication skills with the desire to work in a team environment. You will be organised and confident with a passion for delivering exceptional customer service.

Personal qualities

You will be a reliable and enthusiastic person with a professional attitude and smart appearance.

Qualifications required

GCSE English and maths at grade C plus or equivalent is preferred but not essential

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may have the opportunity to progress to an NVQ level 3 in Retail or continue in that role to build yourself up managing your own store.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements. Please do not contact the employer directly - for any queries regarding this vacancy, please contact karecruitment@learndirect.com

About the employer

The New Look story began in 1969 as a single fashion store in the UK. From there, we’ve grown to become a leading fast-fashion brand, with 591 stores in the UK and over 276 across Europe, China and Asia. Our transactional website newlook.com now ships to around 120 countries world-wide generating 15% of sales (Q3 (YTD) FY17). We’ve a significant presence in social media, over 3.2 million Facebook fans, over 400,000 following us on Twitter and over 1.4 million following us on Instagram.

Employer

New Look

Address

42-44

Cambridge

CB1 1PS

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Training provider

  • Retail Level 2 – 12 MONTHS
  • EDI Level 2 Certificate in Retail Skills (QCF)
  • EDI Level 2 Certificate in Retail Knowledge (QCF)
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics and English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • (Work based learning)

Apprenticeship standard

Retail > Retailer

Training provider

Learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Contact

karecruitment@learndirect.com


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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017