Summer Retail Assistant 2022 (Palace of Holyroodhouse)

Organisation: Palace of Holyroodhouse

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location: Edinburgh

It’s knowing that your customers left with more than just wonderful memories.

It’s the collaboration and the community spirit. And it’s helping millions enjoy magnificent buildings and beautiful art. This is what makes working for Royal Collection Trust so different.

Every year thousands of people from around the world visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse, exploring its rich history, and the treasures on display.

As part of our outstanding and friendly summer team, you’ll provide far more than just sales. You’ll engage with your customers, answer their questions, and open their eyes to the other experiences and products we offer.

The range of customers you’ll serve will be extraordinary, as will the quality of the items you’ll sell.

And in all that you do, you’ll aim to deliver a truly memorable level of customer service.

About you:

Friendly, outgoing and a confident communicator, you’re able to strike the perfect balance between sales and service.

You’re an outstanding team player, with the ability to work flexibly and effectively even when things get busy.

Numeracy and a good level of computer literacy are important too, and you have an accurate and detail focused approach to your work.

What’s more, you’re able to think on your feet, a key skill, considering you’ll never know who the next customer might be.

Contract/recruitment type: Fixed Term Contract
Start date: July 2022
End date: September 2022
Starting salary: £9.50 per hour (minimum, pay review pending)

Hours of work
A minimum of 350 hours for the duration of the contract. You will typically be rostered to work over 5 days per week, Monday to Sunday, including regular weekends.

Application Deadline: Wednesday 20/04/2022