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Apprentice Store Retail Assistant - Blacks - Keswick Blacks

Blacks is a long-established retailer of specialist outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment. Trading online and from 57 stores, Blacks primarily stock more technical products from premium brands such as Berghaus and The North Face helping Outdoor participants, from weekend family users to more avid explorers, reach their goals, no matter how high.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30 to £285.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001802543

  • Positions

    1 available

Qube Learning are a National Training Provider who will support you throughout the duration of your Apprenticeship, lasting a total of 15 months. As a Store Colleague, you will undertake a Retail Level 2 apprenticeship.

You will be assigned a designated skills tutor, who will support you every step of the way throughout your apprenticeship. This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established company and start your career.

Role Overview:

  • Being part of the team you will be responsible for ensuring our customers receive the best possible service each time they visit your store
  • You will assist in maximising store profitability by exceeding your sales targets and utilising the in-store devices, while contributing to a successful store team

Customer Service:

  • Greet all customers in a warm, genuine and friendly manner
  • Ensure that customers receive the best possible service every time that they enter the store
  • Understand the process of the Customer Service measuring programme

Sales:

  • Drive sales, ensuring that targets are achieved and, where possible, exceeded
  • Utilise the in-store devices, offering the customer the whole product range
  • Provide alternatives and add on sales at every opportunity

Visual Merchandising:

  • Assist in the maintenance of standards on the shop floor and for all displays and merchandise
  • Keep stock, clean and presentable at all times
  • Replenish stock levels when needed, making sure the full size range is on the shop floor where possible

General:

  • To deputise for other staff, work within departments, or carry out other duties as required
  • Represent the company in the most professional manner at all times
  • Conduct your work in a safe and responsible manner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Effective selling skills

Personal qualities

  • Adaptable individual who can think outside the box
  • Show resiliency and have the tenacity to bounce back
  • Show a willingness to learn and go the extra mile

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE in maths and English is preferable

Future prospects

  • Potential opportunities to continue a career with Blacks

About the employer

Blacks is a long established retailer of specialist Outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment. Blacks primarily stock more technical products from premium brands such as Berghaus and The North Face helping Outdoor participants, from weekend family users to more avid explorers, reach their goals, no matter how high.

Employer

Blacks

Address

53-61

Main Street

Keswick

CA12 5DS

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Training

Training provider

Qube Learning

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Qube Qualifications And Development Limited

Contact

Sophie Gear

  • Retailer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard qualification including Functional Skills in maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2022