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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.

Simply Scuba
Simply Beach
Simply Swim
Simply Hike
Simply Piste

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.

We currently have the below vacancies.

 

 

Job Title – Weekend Retail Assistant

Job Description
Working in a busy shop environment you will be tasked to serve customers in all

departments of the shop, assisting the Shop Manager and the retail advisors with daily tasks such as

merchandising the shelves, updating displays, stock control and keeping up to date with the latest

promotions and 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.
  • Self- directed learning.
  • Stocking shelves with merchandise and updating displays.
  • Keeping up to date with special promotions.
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean.
  • Helping with picking online orders.

Skill/Knowledge required

  • Having a friendly and engaging personality.
  • Comfortable working with members of the public.
  • Should have a confident manner.
  • Passionate about delivering great customer service.
  • Good flexibility regarding working times and tasks.
  • Able to work as part of a sales team or on own.
  • basic knowledge of stock control techniques.

 

  • £5.00 per hour.
  • Approx. 20 hours per month (primarily weekends).

 

 

Job Title – Part time Retail 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.
  • Using air compressor to fill Scuba cylinders after full training.

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

  • £5.50 – £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 please send your CV along with an application form to HR Manager, The Simply Group. Mark all applications for the attention of HR Manager and include position applying for.

Closing Date 27/05/2016. Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the application deadline/closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

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