32-40 Hours a week, including weekends

Competitive basic hourly rate + Amazing employee discounts + Enjoyable working atmosphere

We are looking for a highly motivated, friendly and confident Sales Assistants with a real enthusiasm for retail, to join our fabulous team.

Are you passionate about helping Customers, do you want to do the best job you can every day, are you a hard worker and do you love working as part of a retail team? If so then Velvet could be the place for you.


What we are looking for: -

  • Confident and positive engaging attitude, ready to take on anything

  • Kind, helpful and considerate towards customers and team members alike

  • Commercially savvy with ideas for how to make the store better

  • Passion for fashion and home interiors

  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a fast-paced retail role

  • Be able to talk to everyone and anyone and engage with customers and colleagues

  • Be self- motivated and able to work proactively without direction

  • Be naturally enthusiastic with a desire to work at pace

  • Be willing to help with deliveries, moving and lifting stock around

  • Ambitious, resourceful and looking for opportunities to learn more

  • Be available to work Saturday, Sunday and Bank holidays


Your responsibilities: -

  • Ensuring customer service is always of the highest standards, delivered professionally, friendly and timely

  • Handle all stock effectively and ensure the shop floor is constantly tidy and full

  • Be a role model for our brand with our personal presentation standards

  •  Maintain store visual standards

  • Provide support to the team in the manager’s absence

  • Making sure our products are immaculately displayed and replenished in a timely fashion

  • Assisting with stock deliveries, picking stock from the stockroom and bringing it to the shop floor and pricing

  • Accurately operating the tills ensuring credit card and cash payments are done efficiently and without error

  • Good product knowledge and be ready to assist customers by providing them with product knowledge when appropriate

  • Taking an active part in making the team work well and socialise together


Velvet Benefits: -

  • Competitive basic hourly rate 

  • Up to 50% employee discount

  • Weekly fruit delivery for all staff

  • Seasonal parties, with free food and drinks and questionable singing

  • Friendly and supportive working atmosphere

  • Working in a thriving independent family business

  • Generous Christmas bonus

  • Opportunities to develop skills and progress within the business



If you think you have the skills and positive attitude to join the Velvet gang, please email us a cover letter with your CV detailing why you would like to work with us. Alternatively, you can always pop in and see us for a quick chat.