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Vacancy Id: 9616

College / Service: UAL - Various

Location: UAL - Various sites, London UK

Salary: £26,928 - £30,777 (pro rata) per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Term time only – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 10 April 2023 at 22:55

 

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The opportunity

UAL Retail Operations seeks skilled and experienced Sales Assistants to provide support for students and staff in College art shops.

This role will encompass all the general day to day duties of a sales assistant working inside a busy art shop. The role will include serving customers, replenishing stock, keeping the shop floor tidy, opening and closing the shop. Other responsibilities will include general admin, stock ordering, dealing with suppliers and reconciling the tills.

The role will vary according to customer levels, depending on the time of year, whether it is term time or not.
As a member of the Retail team, you will provide assistance and advice to students, offer professional technical expertise, guidance and knowledge relating to art, design and fashion materials.

This is a varied and dynamic role, and a key part of the job is working as part of a team that deals with enquiries from students and staff relating to a varied art environment. This role will include troubleshooting problems customers are having using different materials or techniques.   

You will not only bring key skills with you but will have the opportunity to develop new skills and experience across a wide range of technical workshops in an evolving area.

The role on offer is Term Time only, a 32 week contract, 35 hours per week. 
Staff are paid their holiday entitlement, as we do not allow for any time off during the contracted dates except for exceptional circumstances. 

About you

We are looking for a creative, self-motivated person who can contribute to the future development of the department and running of the UAL arts shop.

You should have a qualification or equivalent professional/industry experience within the relevant area (ie Art, Design, Fashion), and/or have Retail related experience. You should have a good knowledge of the varied materials and have an interest in the arts. You will need to be efficient, responsible, flexible and hard-working, being able to work on your own and as part of a team. 

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, pension scheme and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Leila Farrance, Resourcing Adviser via email PSOstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9616

College / Service: UAL - Various

Location: UAL - Various sites, London UK

Salary: £26,928 - £30,777 (pro rata) per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Term time only – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 10 April 2023 at 22:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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