Retail Sales Advisor - Part Time - #59584

Science Museum Group

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: York
Salary: £12 per hour
Contract type: Full time

£12.00 per hour

Contractual hours



Part time

Based at

National Railway Museum

Job category/type

Contract - Part Time, Dept. - Front of House, Dept. - Retail, Tenure - Permanent, Type - Employee

Date posted


Job reference


Are you passionate about providing great customer service? Are you interested in working in a truly unique visitor attraction in the heart of York?
About us and the role Buying a souvenir is always a big part of having a super day out - and the retail team at the National Railway Museum love helping people get exactly what they are looking for - be it a key ring, a bottle of our Mallard Brew or a one-off locomotive model To help continue the experience our world class galleries offer our diverse audiences, we are looking for a Retail Sales Advisor to join our Retail Store team in York. We are looking for someone to join us on a 12 hour per week contract on a permanent basis to work 2 days per week on a rota basis 2 x 12-hour pw contracts available – 2 days pw, on a 2-week rota basis

Position 1: Monday/Friday or Monday/Saturday either 11am-4.30pm or 9.45am-5.15pm Position 2: Tuesday/Thursday 11am-4.30pm or 9.45am-5.15pm

Download the Vacancy Information Pack file under ‘Attachments’ on this vacancy listing on the Science Museum Group website for more details about the role and the application process.

About you
In this role, you will enjoy making sure our visitors receive the best customer service possible. You will be comfortable proactively approaching and assisting customers, by understanding their needs and helping them to select the right products and relaying specialist product information. You will take responsibility for specific areas of the store’s operation, keeping visual merchandising and housekeeping at the highest standard Don’t feel you meet all the criteria? We welcome you to apply even if your experience doesn’t match perfectly. With your transferable skills, you could be the right candidate for this, or other opportunities that we have.

What we offer Joining us as an employee, you will have the opportunity to develop your career in a world-class museum group. We understand that work/life balance and wellbeing is crucial to our colleagues, so we offer the perks listed below, as well as support for things that happen in life such as parental and adoption leave, sickness, and career breaks
  • Support with personal and professional development
  • 27 days annual leave (full time equivalent) in addition to bank holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Enhanced contributory pension
  • Unmind App and other wellbeing support
  • Interest-free loans
  • Days Out discounts
  • Health & Dental Insurance

Open for All is one of the Science Museum Group’s five core values and sets out our important aspiration to be a place for everyone. We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge, and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation, capable to continue to Inspire Futures.

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