Part Time Sales Assistant

Our stores are at the heart of our business - our sales assistants are responsible for delivering the exceptional customer service that we’re known for. If you’re passionate about our products and want to work in a fast paced, fun environment then we’d like to hear from you. We are now looking for sales assistants on a part time contract for our Whiteley store. To be successful you’ll need to be outgoing and warm, able to build a rapport with our customers to fully understand what they need and help them find what they’re looking for from our extensive range of products. 

We offer clear progression (especially for those that are flexible on location) and take pride in the number of roles that are filled internally every year. You’ll be given thorough training and guidance from your line manager to support your development, and we’ll do everything we can to help you realise your full potential.

 WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Key areas of responsibility will be:

  • maximising the store's sales and profitability through the delivery of unequalled levels of customer service and effective product knowledge
  • meeting individual and team sales targets by maximizing sales at every opportunity
  • dealing with customer enquiries professionally and effectively, and in line with the Paperchase customer service programme
  • developing the brand name and image of the company through compliance with all company policy and procedures
  • promoting high visual merchandising standards; ensuring that store housekeeping standards are continually achieved

 WHO YOU’LL BE:

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • previous retail experience
  • high levels of enthusiasm, drive and motivation
  • the ability to excel in a fast paced, customer focused environment
  • self motivation and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • effective communication
  • the ability to multitask and effective manage their time 

Please apply via the link http://www.jobtrain.co.uk/paperchasecareers/displayjob.aspx?jobid=2473

Typical working hours: 

Part Time, Sun - Sat, 8 hrs

Other key facts: 

WHAT WE’LL GIVE YOU:

This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business is undergoing a period of substantial growth.  Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

  • 5.6 weeks holiday
  • generous bonus scheme
  • company pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • employee discount (50% off Paperchase products)

Opening times

Monday
09:00
-
19:00
Tuesday
09:00
-
19:00
Wednesday
09:00
-
19:00
Thursday
09:00
-
19:00
Friday
09:00
-
19:00
Saturday
09:00
-
19:00
Sunday
10:30
-
16:30

Additional Information

Whiteley Fareham Store opening times may vary. Food and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

 

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Whiteley
Whiteley Way
Fareham
Hampshire
PO15 7PD
01489 566000
  • Car

    Whiteley is located just one mile from Junction 9 on the M27.

    After exiting the motorway, follow the signs for 'shopping centre'. If you are using a GPS or route finder system, enter PO15 7PD as the destination postcode. 

    We have 1,300 parking spaces across seven car parks. For more information about parking, click here

  • Train

    Swanwick railway station is located within a 25 minute walk from Whiteley. There is also a taxi rank located at the station. Details of all connections and further information can be found at National Rail, South West Trains and Southern Railways.

  • Bus

    The First Bus Service operate the no.28/28A to and from Whiteley. The nearest bus stop is on Whiteley Way by Tesco.  Click here for the timetable.

     

Accessibility

Whiteley does everything to ensure that the Centre's facilities and services are made accessible to visitors and employees who have disabilities.

Blue Badge parking spaces are available in the East, Cinema A, Tesco and Market Square car parks in close proximity to the shops. Access from the car parks does not require the use of steps, lifts or escalators.

Blue Badge parking is subject to the advertised tariff, although visitors requiring additional time can contact Centre Management.

All car parks offer 4 hours' free parking with the ability to top-up to 6 hours for £2 (excluding Tesco). Our Tesco car park offers 2 hours' maximum free parking.

Accessible toilets are provided within the public toilet facilities by Market Square.

If any visitor requires additional assistance Centre Management will endeavour to help.

A portable induction loop system is available at the Centre Management Office and will be made available for use anywhere at the Centre as required.

Wheelchairs can be loaned for free from the Centre Management Office by Market Square. Photo identification will be required when loaning a wheelchair, and it is advisable to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Facilities

We have seven car parks, all equipped with CCTV. For information on each individual car park, click here.

All car parks offer 4 hours' free parking with the ability to top-up to 6 hours for £2 (excluding Tesco). Our Tesco car park offers 4 hours' maximum free parking.

You will find cash machines located in Market Square and at Tesco. Both are withdrawal-fee free.

We have three POD Point electric vehicle charging posts on site (one is located in the East car park outside Harvester with a further two charging posts located outside the cinema in the Cinema B car park). Charging posts are FREE to use and all offer a fast 7kW charge via a Type 2 Mennekes connector.

East, Cinema A and Tesco car parks include Parent & Child spaces. 

A petrol station is located just by Tesco for your convenience.

All of our toilets include baby changing, hand wash and hand dryer facilities, all housed within each 'Supercubicle', including two accessible 'Supercubicles'. You'll find them located off Market Square. Other baby changing facilities are located across the Centre within a number of stores, cafes and restaurants.

Services

We understand that many of us lead busy lives, so several of our stores have a Click & Collect facility to make life that little bit easier. Just order online and choose when you want to collect from your favourite store. 

Checking in at Whiteley couldn't be easier with our free Wi-Fi service. Simply access from your laptop or mobile and follow the on-screen prompts.

Please enquire at the Centre Management Office by Market Square for any lost property from the malls. Please speak to individual retailers regarding items lost within their stores.

Whether it's for an urgent prescription, pain relief or you need healthcare advice from a pharmacist, the pharmacy at Boots is open Monday to Friday 8.00am - midnight, Saturday 9.00am - midnight and Sunday 10.30am - 4.30pm.

A Photo Me passport photo booth is available for use by customers. You will find this near our customer toilets in Market Square.

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