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Retail Sales Assistant - Lincoln

  • Job
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Lincoln

AI generated summary

  • You must have excellent problem-solving skills, deliver exceptional customer service, be self-motivated, adaptable, and resilient. Passion for wine and a full UK/EU/EEA driving licence are essential.
  • You will drive sales, deliver exceptional customer service, offer VIP concierge services, sell products passionately, maintain store appearance, handle operational tasks, seek improvement opportunities, ensure compliance, and support the team as a key holder.


  • Excellent time-management, delegation and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver exceptional customer experience & service to every single customer
  • Self-motivated, able to thrive when working alone and as part of a team
  • A can-do attitude with a passion for seeing problems through to solutions
  • Adaptable and resilient to meet the ever-changing demands of our business
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Wine knowledge is beneficial but passion to learn more is essential to pass level 2 WSET wine qualifications
  • Hold a full UK/EU/EEA driving licence for at least 12 months with no more than 6 penalty points


  • Drive store performance by maximising sales opportunities. Support your team on meeting and exceeding targets through focusing on KPI delivery
  • Deliver exceptional market leading customer service to drive business growth through customer loyalty & repeat purchases
  • Demonstrate that you make your own luck by offering your customers a VIP concierge service, actively contacting them with updates on products and tastings.
  • Sell the story not the Discount. Demonstrate and share your passion for product with customers through an in-depth knowledge of our range.
  • Take ownership for your wine knowledge, constantly learning about our products to support your WSET qualification and confidence in selling.
  • Take accountability and pride for the physical appearance and maintenance of your store both internally & externally
  • Involvement in all operational tasks required for the day-day operational running a Majestic Wine store - from delivering wine to our customers, merchandising stock deliveries and calling our valued customers to drive sales opportunities.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to make improvements which will optimise the operational running of the store, feeding ideas back to your wider team so you can implement solutions together
  • Ensure you remain fully compliant, safe & legal by following internal policies, processes and completing mandatory training.
  • Be an example of Majestic’s Ways of Working and source of support for more junior team members, feeding back to your Store Manager as appropriate.
  • As a key holder you understand the opening and closing compliance and are confident to operate the store without your management team.


What is the contract length for this Retail Sales Assistant position in Lincoln?

The contract for this position is a 3 Month Fixed Term contract.

What are the working hours for this role?

The working hours for this role are 16 hours per week.

What are some key responsibilities of a Retail Sales Assistant at Majestic Wine?

Some key responsibilities include driving sales performance, delivering exceptional customer service, maintaining store appearance, and supporting the day-to-day running of the store.

Is wine knowledge essential for this role?

While wine knowledge is beneficial, a passion for learning more is essential as successful candidates will be required to pass the level 2 WSET wine qualifications.

What benefits are offered for this position?

Benefits for this position include a competitive salary, up to 20% staff discount, career development opportunities, uniform provided, access to Retail Trust for various discounts and support, and a company sick pay scheme.

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Mission & Purpose

Majestic is the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer. We began in London more than 40 years ago and today have more than 200 stores nationwide. Our focus is to help our customers discover wines, beers and spirits they'll love. So we always go one step further to ensure they have a fantastic personalised experience in store – whether that's through our in-store tasting counters, expert recommendations, a no-quibble refund guarantee, free glass hire, a carry-to-car service and much more. As the UK's specialist, it's our responsibility to have a market-leading, innovative range. That's why our multi-award-winning buying team is always on the hunt for products that combine real quality with value. And each of our 1,400 wines, beers and spirits has something truly special to offer. We pride ourselves on our friendly, expert colleagues both in the Support Centre and in our stores – our key strength is over 1,000 WSET trained colleagues offering knowledgeable service across all channels. In fact, we’re one of Europe’s biggest wine educators.