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Retail Assistant, Tate Modern

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Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Part-time 

Working hours:28 hrs & 21 hrs a week 

Salary:£10.42 per hour plus great benefits 

Location:London - Tate Modern, Bankside  

Closing date:14 June 2019 at midnight 

Tate Enterprises Ltd. is the trading arm of Tate. Its chief areas of operation are retailing on four sites, publishing (both Tate exhibition catalogues and general art books, as well as illustrated children’s books), product development, picture library and licensing.

We are looking for five Retail Assistants to support our Blavatnik Building Exhibition shop for the Olafur Eliasson exhibition at Tate Modern. We are looking for 3x 28 hr (4 days) cover and 1x 21hr (3 days) cover on a fixed term basis until January 2020. You will work on a 4 week rota pattern. So ideally you must be able to work any day of the week. Shift times vary between 8am -4pm and 2,30pm to 10.30 pm with some other shifts, you will be expected to work a variety of shift times.

To be successful you will need to love working with the public and have experience of working in a fast-paced, busy retail environment. You will be part of a dynamic team and so will need to work well with others and display excellent communication and collaboration skills. A strong work ethic, a pro-active approach and lots of enthusiasm are a must in this position.

If you are passionate about providing exceptional customer service and are able to engage with a large and diverse customer base, then you are just what we are looking for.

The role involves working morning delivery shifts, weekends and late shifts on a rota basis including weekends.

Experience with a computerised till and the ability to handle money confidently and accurately is also a requirement.

We offer great benefits, staff training, performance and service awards, great discounts in our shops and catering outlets, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle scheme and free entry to exhibitions for our employees and their friends and family.

Interview will take place on 18 & 19 June 2019.

Disability Confident

As a member of the Disability Confident Scheme, we interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy. Our jobs are like our galleries, open to all. Tate Enterprises is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tate and covenants all profits to support Tate’s work and collection.

Application Information

Please refer to our Guidance Notes and the Job Description which can be found below and apply online. Please answer the questions fully, as selection will be based on the candidate who most closely matches the Job Description.