Shop Assistant / Supervisor

  • Job Reference: WOB001
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Recruiter: World of Bears
  • Location: Taunton Jobs
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


We are looking for an outgoing, presentable, smart, pleasant person to join our growing business. Must like and be passionate about Retail, Selling Soft Toys and Collectibles and dealing with customers. Must be able to work by oneself and as part of a team.

General Duties

Unpacking, checking and pricing stock, Answering telephone, Light domestic duties, Maintaining displays and stock, Dealing with customer enquiries, Ensuring shop policies are enforced, Maintaining website.

Essential Skills

  • Computer Literate (Keyboard, Office365/Gmail, Numerate)
  • Working within a team, and working by oneself
  • Customer Service
  • Sales / Retailing / Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Comfortable with Stairs/Ladders/Lifting Boxes


Part time: Saturday essential,  option of / all of Weds/Thurs/ Fridays 

Hours: Saturday 10-5, Wed-Fri 11-5, contract hours 12.5 - 24.5 dependent on days agreed.

benefits: limited parking available dependent on days

Additional shifts will be required to cover holidays/sickness.

Must be within 20-30 minutes of store for alarm call out.

Please apply with confirmation of days and hours available


Competitive dependent on experience

Minimum age 18 is for insurance purposes.

Please apply in writing, stating relevant experience (retail/customer service experience essential), confirmation of being available for work on the stated days and shift timings, and why you would like to work at The World of Bears please apply with your CV or in writing, if you'd prefer to Paul Pimlott, World of Bears, 20 Lower Middle Street, Taunton, TA1 1SF