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Retail Assistant

Part-time, seasonal

Would you like to swap your present working space for one steeped with over 400 years of maritime history?

We are looking for Front of House and Retail Assistants to join our professional and diverse team for our busy 2022 visitor season. Providing a welcoming, inclusive and first-class experience to the visiting public to the visitor attraction.

We are dedicated to providing exceptional services throughout all of our operations. From delivering a warm welcome and fond farewell whilst creating a memorable retail experience in our gift shops. Our Front of house and Retail Assistants are key to ensuring that every visitor enjoys a safe and enjoyable experience. We aim to create a friendly environment with a positive attitude, a warm welcome and ongoing excellent customer care.

The post involves working weekdays, weekends, evenings, Bank Holidays and occasional early mornings. The Front of House and Retail Assistants are required to be adaptable to all working positions within the admission and retail functions, this includes administrating visitors’ tickets to visit The Historic dockyard Chatham, providing assistance in merchandising and displays, as well as being the first and last point of contact for our visitors.

If you have exceptional customer service skills, relevant experience within a retail and Front of House environment, and a passion for working with people, we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV.

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our team and wish to apply for this vacancy, please complete our application form and send it back to us along with a copy of your CV.

Completed application forms can be emailed to kchilds@chdt.org.uk or posted to:

Kerry Childs
Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Fitted Rigging House
The Historic Dockyard
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TZ

If you require assistance in completing the form or need to make your application in an alternative format, please contact Kerry Childs on 01634 823800 or email: kchilds@chdt.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to providing our employees with a work environment free from discrimination in which all can develop and thrive. We acknowledge and value the benefits of a diverse workforce and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is transparent, fair and as inclusive as possible for all applicants.

Please note, due to the volume of applications we received, we are not able to contact all unsuccessful candidates.