How to find retail assistant jobs with Coople

Retail assistants (also known as store assistants and sales assistants) are responsible for welcoming and assisting customers. As part of Coople’s skilled workforce, you will be required to perform a variety of tasks, including greeting and assisting customers, replenishing stock and floor inventory, processing payments and returns and store maintenance.

We connect you with a wide range of opportunities across the UK. Whether you’re looking to find jobs for a few hours or several months, with Coople you can get matched with the right jobs to achieve your personal and/or professional goals.

What you can expect when working as a retail assistant with Coople:

Job responsibilities

For example:
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Friendly and outgoing demeanour, must be comfortable interacting with many customers on a daily basis to provide a first-class customer experience
  • Enthusiastic, proactive personality – able to take initiative to support sales and help customers as and when needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of the business and a passion for the products they are selling
Cleaners

You can also work as a cleaning professional with Coople

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Stockroom assistants

You can also join our team of dedicated stockroom staff

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Warehouse operatives

You can also work as a skilled warehouse operative with Coople

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Which skills do we look for in store assistants?

Sometimes, our roles do not require experience. If no specific experience is required, it will be listed clearly in the job description. For example, the job description may say:
  • No previous experience needed
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
  • Desire to learn and deliver quality customer service
If specific experience is required, it will be stated clearly in the job description when you apply. For example, hiring companies may ask for:
  • Experience with visual merchandising
  • Experience working in a retail environment

How to prepare for your retail assistant job.

There’s a variety of things to look out for before you start your shift as a store assistant.

This could include:

  • Specific uniform requirements – be sure to check whether or not uniform will be provided in the job description
  • Knowledge or use of heavy machinery and equipment. If this is relevant to your duties as a retail assistant, it will be clearly explained in the job description of your upcoming shifts

To give yourself the best chances of getting hired, we recommend reading through the job requirements and making sure you have the right job profiles added to your account. This will ensure your profile is ready for work, which will save you time when applying for work.

Furthermore, when you are sufficiently prepared for your role, you can perform at your best to build your platform reputation and find more work to support you on your way to your goals.

Ready to find retail assistant jobs?

Download the Coople Job App to discover retail assistant jobs that work for you.

 
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