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Why work with us?

The Simply Group is a family owned business founded in 1995 by our Managing Director Gerrard Dennis.  We are a dynamic, customer focused and innovative company striving to be the best in the market.  With approximately 50 staff operating from our modern, purpose built premises in the picturesque town of Faversham in Kent.  We run a retail outlet, open plan office, photographic studio and 3 floors of warehousing where we pick, pack and despatch all customer orders.

Your time here will be challenging and in return rewarding.  We embrace a “can do” attitude that has allowed us to be where we are today, an award winning online retailer.  Being part of The Simply Group team will ensure your development and growth in return for your hard work and professionalism.

As a company we are never shy to try a new idea and always moving forward.  We welcome ideas from staff on how to make any aspect of the company better, whether that is a procedure within your personal role or a companywide initiative; please don’t hold back on suggestions.

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At The Simply Group we offer some great benefits to all eligible employees, these include;

Opportunities

Opportunities to gain vocational and professional qualifications.

Flexible Working

Our staff have flexi time and flexible hours available.

Long Service Holidays

Long standing staff members gain extra holiday.

Childcare Voucher Scheme

We offer a great childcare voucher scheme to our employees.

Modern Working Environment

We have lovely offices. A lovely environment to work in.

Staff Discounts

Our staff get discounts to all our online stores.

Group Pensions

We have a great pension scheme for all our employees.

Staff Social Events

Lots of staff social events, throughout the year. 

Free Parking

No worries about parking. We have our own parking.

 JOBS

 

 

Retail Operative – Within Distribution Centre

We are looking to recruit a full time Warehouse Operative to join our current hard working and efficient Warehouse Team. This is a non-customer facing role, working within our well organised distribution centre. The main aspect of the role will be to assist in the returns processing, picking and packing of retail orders placed by customers online, the successful candidate will be physically fit, target driven and take pride in delivering high quality service whilst maintaining a high dispatch rate.

The right individual will be motivated and have a positive work ethic. You will have good communications skills and be able to liaise confidently with all departments enabling the correct distribution of deliveries that arrive in to the warehouse on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities & objectives;

  • Assist the team in the picking of up to 1500 customer orders daily.
  • Pack customer orders with a daily target of 400 whilst maintaining 100% accuracy.
  • Assist in carrying out accurate weekly stock takes.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workstation to include a full clean down weekly.
  • Work as a team and remain customer focused at all times.
  • Process returned orders ensuring these are processed within the timeframe set out by the company’s Return Policy, whilst ensuring the Company’s high standards are maintained at all times.

Key skills and attributes;

  • Positive, self-motivated attitude
  • Experience within a retail environment
  • Hard working and physically fit
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Good communication skills
  • IT literate
  • Proven track record of hitting targets desirable but not essential
  • Previous returns experience in retail products desirable but not essential
  • Good stock management skills desirable but not essential

Package;

Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm

£14,500per annum plus a £500 attendance bonus (Paid in the Christmas pay packet)

28 days annual leave (including public holidays) Parking & staff facilities

Long service holiday

Childcare voucher scheme

 

To apply for this position, please send your CV to rebeccasmith@thesimplygroup.com

Application closing date: 13th April 2017

Part Time Retail Store Assistant

We’re looking for a Retail Store Assistant with bags of enthusiasm, excellent customer service skills and a passion for all things outdoors. So if you fancy working for a fun, dynamic, award-winning company then apply today.

Working in a busy shop environment you will be tasked to serve customers in all departments of the shop, assisting the Shop Manager with daily tasks such as merchandising the shelves, updating displays, stock control and keeping up to date with the latest promotional offers.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Greeting our customers who enter the shop.
  • Assisting shoppers to find the products they are looking for.
  • Being responsible for processing cash/card payments and handling refunds.
  • Maintaining good levels of product knowledge through self- directed learning.
  • Merchandising and shop displays.
  • Keeping up to date with special promotions.
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean.
  • Helping with picking online orders.

The successful candidate will have a friendly and engaging personality, have previous experience in a customer facing position and be passionate about delivering great customer service. Having a retail background you will be experienced and confident in cash handling, have experience in working as part of a sales team but be capable of working on your own initiative. We are looking for a Retail Assistant to work within our retail outlet in Faversham, open 7 days a week we require you to have a good amount of flexibility regarding working times and tasks, this position will include weekend work.

Package

  • £5.60 – £7.50 per hour subject to skills and experience.
  • Minimum contract hours 25 per week (Including some weekends).
  • 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays) per annum Pro Rata.
  • Progression opportunities.
  • Based in Faversham, Kent.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to rebeccasmith@thesimplygroup.com

Application closing date: 6th April 2017

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