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Senior Retail Crew

Finisterre

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Join the passionate Finisterre team in Brighton and embark on a fulfilling career with a B Corp certified brand that values the ocean, adventure, and sustainability

Overview

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£12

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Brighton United Kingdom

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Expires at anytime

Finisterre is a pioneering, B Corp certified company that designs sustainable products for sea lovers and adventurers. With a commitment to environmental responsibility, Finisterre is an exciting place to grow a meaningful career, especially at our vibrant Brighton store. Our close-knit teams are integral to our community-focused ethos, and we are looking for individuals who are passionate about the ocean, embrace our core values of being Brave, Honest, and Driven, and want to contribute to a better world.

  • Deliver exceptional customer experiences that go above and beyond.
  • Drive sales and meet targets through in-depth brand and product knowledge.
  • Contribute to store operations, including opening/closing and visual merchandising.
  • Support and train your team, fostering a positive and engaging work environment.
  • Passion for the sea and sustainability.
  • Excellent people skills, outgoing and approachable personality.
  • Self-motivated with a commitment to personal development.
  • Experience in customer service and knowledge of retail operations.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK by the start of employment (Note: Finisterre cannot sponsor overseas workers).

As part of the Finisterre family, you will receive a competitive hourly rate, bonuses, generous holiday allowance, significant product discounts, life assurance, wellbeing programs, and much more. If you're ready to make a difference and grow with a purpose-led brand, apply by June 21, 2024, but don't wait – we're interviewing on a rolling basis and may fill the position before the closing date.

ABOUT FINISTERRE

We have an exciting opportunity for retail professionals to join the Finisterre team at our fantastic Brighton store.

Born two decades ago from the needs of hardy British surfers, Finisterre is proudly B Corp certified and a leader in its field; designing functional and sustainable products for those that share a love of the sea and adventure. Whether based at our cliff top headquarters in St. Agnes, Cornwall or in one of our eleven retail locations across the UK, Finisterre is a truly unique brand and career proposition.

Our store locations are the beating heart of our community. As Finisterre grows and moves forward, we want to increase our retail footprint; opening more stores where our customers are and continuing to make them exciting places that bring our brand and product narratives to life through our friendly, knowledgeable staff and exceptional customer service. Our retail teams offer amazing opportunities to grow a long-term career with purpose-led brand.

Our people are at the very heart of the Finisterre brand, wherever they may be in the world, sharing our values and vision to make the world a better place. Culture and team are everything here. We take care to create a working environment where our people are valued and can thrive and grow with us.

So, if you are as passionate about the ocean as we are, if you embody our values to be Brave, Honest and Driven, if you want to be part of a truly authentic, purpose-led brand and you share our vision to create exceptional products in a responsible way, then we would love to hear from you.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The role of Senior Retail Crew is the next rung on the ladder of our retail development path. This role is critical to drive sales by the delivery of exceptional customer experience that exceeds expectations, standards and operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Customer Experience 

  • Actively find solutions to enhance customer experience throughout the store.
  • Create an engaging customer relationship, through sharing genuine experience, personal interests and adventure as well as deep brand knowledge
  • To understand and communicate our POD within our product range authentically through brand and technical knowledge.
  • Openness and honesty in all situations and to take appropriate actions where necessary to ensure a high standard of customer service.
  • Build a loyal customer base and positive relationships throughout the Finisterre community, champion your store as a community hub both within our own events and externally.

Commercial

  • Contribute to the commercial success of the store through delivering sale targets and KPI’s. Rising to the challenging targets, embracing change and walking through the door with a positive attitude.
  • Exceed customers’ expectations and maximise sales potential through our multi-channel offer effectively.
  • Contribute to the timely execution of all launches, promotions and campaigns in store.
  • Manage the shop floor effectively in the absence of management team

Operations

  • Responsible as required, for the open and closure of the store, making sure all store assests and the site are fully secured.
  • Accurately follow cash management procedures and make sure all cash handling is documented and signed for.
  • Optimise conversion through ensuring that visual merchandising and presentation guidelines are followed at all times.
  • Maintaining high security through service, shop floor awareness and ensuring all security measures are adhered to.
  • Ensure all health and safety policies are adhered to at all times.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping throughout the store and back of house.
  • Ensure that the shop floor is always fully stocked through effective use of our replenishment systems.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of operations, always seeking better more efficient practices and feeding back to store managers on potential changes.

People

  • Be an inspiration for your store team, motivate, train and support the people around you to be at the top of their ability.
  • Be responsible for own personal development and actively seek opportunities for improvement through internal and external sources.
  • Adhere to all current policy and procedure laid out by Finisterre.
  • Bring our values to life

Requirements

WHAT YOU’LL BRING TO FINISTERRE

  • You share our love of the sea and our brand values. You care about our planet and want to share your passion for protecting it with others.
  • You are a people person. You genuinely like talking to others, are outgoing and approachable. You bring a sense of fun, enthusiasm and passion to everything you do and work well on your own and as part of a team.
  • You are self-motivated. You are proactive and committed in your own personal development, education and training.
  • To be willing to take on new and ad hoc tasks when required.
  • Previous experience in a customer focused role.
  • A strong understanding of exceptional customer service.
  • Knowledge of retail operations.

Important: The successful candidate must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK. Please note that Finisterre are not licensed to sponsor overseas workers.

Benefits

WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE FROM FINISTERRE

We are offering a 13 hours, fixed term contract, based at our Brighton store, and we will invest in you with a competitive hourly rate of £12.15

But it’s not just a job. At Finisterre, we provide an opportunity to grow and develop yourself within at a fast-paced, growing B Corp certified brand with a great culture and an exciting purpose. You’ll get the chance to collaborate with a diverse community of people with a shared mission. In return, we take good care of you through a range of initiatives and rewards, including:

  • A discretionary bonus scheme, based on company performance
  • A pension scheme with Nest
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus an allowance of up to 8 UK bank holidays
  • Additional holidays for length of service
  • Your birthday day off
  • 60% product discount for personal and gift use
  • 30% Friends and Family product discount
  • Life assurance with access to an employee assistance program
  • Access to a wide range of wellbeing programs, including counselling services, headspace membership, eye tests, yoga, cycle to work and a range of perks
  • Regular team social and training days
  • Paid volunteering opportunities – we will support you in giving back to communities and causes
  • Various discounts from our B Corp community
  • Individual training and development plans
  • Sea Tuesday companywide updates
  • And so much more!

Closing date: 21st June 2024. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so we’d encourage you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity, as the role may close earlier than advertised.

Finisterre is committed to building diverse and inclusive teams. We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work.

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