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Appleseed Bookshop Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Appleseed Books and Printing

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £18,940 to £19,485 per annum
Fixed Term Contract (Maternity Cover)
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 08 February 2017
Closing Date:  Wednesday 22 February 2017
Interview Date:  Thursday 02 March 2017
Reference:  010817

The University owns and operates its own bookshop, serving the university community and general public. The shop opens throughout the year and sells academic books, ranges of merchandise and souvenirs, general books, office stationery and greeting cards.  You'll be joining the friendly team that is responsible for ensuring the provision of an excellent service. Your main duties will include customer service, general admin tasks, counter sales, stock control, purchasing of products and reporting on sales and returns.

The post holder will be advising students on books relevant to their reading list or course. Further to a good customer focus, you'll bring experience in retail and of EPOS based sales systems, as well as the ability to interpret basic financial information.

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. Ranked 4th in The Guardian league table for 2017, 11th in the complete University guide and the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. This has positioned Surrey for even greater success in the future.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park. 

For an informal discussion, please contact Gary Ive, Bookshop Manager on 01483 689240. 

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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