Retail Assistant

4 days left

Penzance, Cornwall
£9.36 per hour
01 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Penlee House Retail Assistant

10 hours per week

12-month fixed term with possibility of extension

HOURS:  10 hours per week. Fridays 12.30 – 5.30pm and Saturdays 12.30 – 5.30pm  

SALARY GRADE:      SCP 3 - £9.36 per hour Penlee House is a much-loved Gallery & Museum in Penzance, owned and operated by Penzance Council. We are looking to recruit a Retail Assistant to provide excellent customer service on the admissions desk within the reception area of Penlee House Gallery & Museum.

The Retail Assistant will be responsible for making sure that Penlee House visitors have an enjoyable visit by offering a friendly welcome, selling admissions tickets and answering enquiries. You will make sure that shop stock is well-presented and you will help to meet sales targets within the shop. You will be expected to work 10 hours each week, working every Friday afternoon from 12.30pm until 5.30pm and every Saturday afternoon, from 12.30pm until 5.30pm. These start and finish times may be adjusted slightly to reflect our winter opening times, which will be discussed with your line manager. There will be opportunities to work additional hours to cover holiday for the other Retail Assistant and Retail Manager.

The post is being advertised as a 12-month fixed-term post, with the possibility of extension/a permanent role at the end of the 12-month period.

For an application pack, please contact:

 Penzance Council on 01736 363405;  Email:

Or download an application pack from our Vacancies page at:

Application is by completed application form only; CVs will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact 01736 363625

Application is by completed application form only; CVs will not be accepted.

The closing date for receipt of all applications is noon on Wednesday 23 October 2019.  Interviews for the Retail Assistant role will be held on the morning of Tuesday 5 November.

Penzance Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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