Retail Sales Assistant, Part Time (Transport Available)

Date Posted: 30+ days ago
Auchterarder PH3 1NF

Job Description

The Gleneagles Hotel, PH3 1NF, Auchterarder

Come and join us... At Gleneagles we’re united in our values, no matter where we work; we demonstrate a true sense of pride in all that we do, we operate collaboratively as one team, we’re warm and thoughtful in our make-up, and our spirit of adventure ensures our product and concepts remain fresh and relevant. Diverse, ambitious and welcoming, we have an inherent desire to create unique and incredible experiences for both our guests and our people; we work hard, get stuck in and have fun. One of Scotland’s finest and most iconic 5-star hotels and country estates, we are currently seeking a warm, vibrant and confident Retail Sales Assistants to join our team working across a variety of boutiques within our Retail Arcade on a part-time basis. The Retail team at Gleneagles are on an exciting journey. We’ve recently revived our boutiques and along with our new brands, have made The Retail Arcade a unique shopping destination. With carefully curated pieces from exclusive designers including hampers to handbags and dog bowls to diamonds! The Retail Arcade houses 9 beautifully styled boutiques and runs through the heart of the hotel. Ranging from 1924, our fine jewellery boutique showcasing luxury jewellery from around the world to Hop & Scotch, a treasure trove for young children, and our Gleneagles & Co, where you can pick up some delicious Scottish Tablet amongst other treats as part of our Gleneagles & Co Fine Food range.
Please note that this position is a permanent opportunity; we have now filled our seasonal opportunities for Summer 2021 and therefore sadly unable to accept further seasonal applications.

If however you would like to be considered for our Festive opportunities over Christmas and New Year, please do keep an eye on our Careers site from October onwards or register your interest at
Be part of ‘Our Glorious Playground...
When Gleneagles first opened its doors in 1924, this magnificent countryside estate in the heart of Scotland was described as a “riviera in the Highlands”. Today, as a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Gleneagles continues to offer an unrivalled array of attractions, including: luxury accommodation, some of the best dining experiences in Scotland, three championship golf courses, an award-winning spa and an exhilarating array of outdoor activities. Location; Auchterarder, just off the A9. Gleneagles is also within easy reach of a number of Scottish towns and cities: Edinburgh City Centre (1hr), Glasgow or Dundee (50mins), Stirling and Perth (25mins).
Access: Public transport is readily available from Perth. We’ve also introduced a new private bus service from Stirling, The Hillfoots (Alva, Menstrie, Alloa, Sauchie and Tillicoutry), Dunblane, Bridge of Allan, Comrie and Crieff, ensuring you can make it here, and safely home, come rain, wind or snow!

Here's a bit more detail on what we see you doing in this role:

  • You’ll be Interacting with our guests, always warm, professional, helpful and doing everything you can to exceed their expectations; playing your part in making their stay with us 5 star in every way
  • Demonstrating your wide product knowledge and sharing your enthusiasm for our products
  • Showing your creative flair in our visual merchandising; window and boutique displays
  • You’ll be operating proficiently our POS system and any back-office systems
  • You’ll keep an eye on those popular fast sellers, and let the Retail Manager know when we’ll need to order more!

The kind of person we're looking for:

  • You’re a go-getter by nature and have a can-do attitude, always willing to help
  • You’re highly motivated and possess an immense sense of pride in your work; you're passionate about delivering the high standards for our guests in line with the Gleneagles brand
  • You enjoy working towards targets and have ideas around ways to achieve this
  • You're a strong team player with great communication skills and an enthusiastic approach; you're well organised and punctual with an eagle eye for detail
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and above all has fun along the way

What’s in it for you:

  • As a member of the Gleneagles team, you will also enjoy a fantastic range of perks, benefits and rewards including:

  • Time to let your hair down
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays) that increases with service
  • Seasonal parties and local social events
  • 50% discount on Food & Beverage, Country Pursuits, Spa and Hair Salon (Mon-Thurs) and the Golf Driving Range
  • Golf Membership (with access to all 3 championship courses) for £50.00 per annum

  • Treats in your pocket
  • Personal membership to Perkbox, an employee perk platform offering a huge variety of retail discounts, a free Café Nero each week, and a cinema ticket each month, with our compliments.
  • Free ‘pay day’ lunch and monthly drinks offers
  • A generous ‘refer a friend’ scheme

  • Be out guest
  • Stay with us as a guest at Gleneagles for 2 nights per year at £65.00 per room B&B per night
  • Friends & Family rate of £95.00 B&B per night
  • Make a holiday of it with Hoxton Hotels in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Rome, NY, Chicago and LA for just £45 per room, per night
  • Subsidised, single occupancy, en-suite accommodation available on our estate
  • Investment in your development and wellbeing
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme, offering support and confidential advice for you and your family when you need it most
  • Ongoing investment in your personal development with access to internal and external training qualifications and programmes
  • Internal career opportunities across a wider range of specialisms and departments
  • Monthly recognition programme
  • Volunteering day every year with a charitable partner of your choice
  • Complimentary access to our staff gym

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