Temporary Retail Assistants

Organisation: The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Salary: £9.90 per hour

Location: Edinburgh


 £9.90 per hour; up to 30 hours per week, based in Edinburgh

The Botanics Trading Company Ltd are looking for several Temporary Retail Assistants to support the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Christmas at the Botanics light event starting on 17 November 2022 and running until 30 December 2022.

Applicants should possess excellent customer service skills and experience in a fast-paced retail environment. A friendly outgoing personality and good attention to detail are essential. Successful candidates would be required to work evening shifts from 4pm for a maximum of 6 hours per shift to 10pm including some weekends as well as Christmas Eve and Boxing Day. There may be opportunities day shift hours between 10am and 4pm, but this cannot be guaranteed.

A full job description and person specification which outlines all the essential and desirable criteria for this post can be downloaded from our website,

Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter outlining the skills and experience you could bring to the post, as well as complete an equal opportunities form. Applications should be sent to by noon on Monday, 10 October 2022.

If you have not heard from us by Friday 28 October, please assume your application has not been shortlisted. No recruitment agencies please.

Application Deadline: Monday 10/10/2022