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Go Kayaking North West Full Time Sales Assistants

Words by GoKayakingAdmin

on 12/03/2014 16:24:00

Runcorn, Cheshire

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established and expanding company with in the Canoe and Kayak retail sector.

Go Kayaking (GoK) is the umbrella organisation for the Go Kayaking North West and Go Kayaking Scotland retail stores as well as the recently launched online presence.

The Full Time Retail Assistant will be based at Go Kayaking North Wests premises alongside the Bridgewater Canal and just outside of Runcorn, Cheshire.

Working within the Go Kayaking North West Team, you will be reporting directly to the Retail Manager. The Go-Kayaking North West full time retail assistant will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the daily running of the shop. Key duties are listed below but the successful candidates will be expected to assist with any other aspects of company business when required. The successful candidate must be motivated, flexible and able to work as a team player with all other company employees.


Daily running of the shop including selling to customers and operating computerized till system

Assist with driving the sales and marketing campaign for shop

Develop contract business

Assist with general administration.

Liaising with all other departments as required

Assisting with incoming enquiries from customers in person or via phone, e mail or web as required.

Stock deliveries if required.

Attend Go Kayaking North West events and exhibitions if required

Keeping the Yard tidy

Assist in stock management

Order processing, collation and despatch

Desired skills and experience

A knowledge and enthusiasm for canoeing and kayaking

Retail experience

Customer facing experience

Full UK Driving license

Hours of work - 9.00am to 5.30 pm - 5 days a week to include some Saturdays - days off to be taken in week as agreed. Sunday work may be required occasionally to provide support for Go Kayaking North West events.

Salary – Minimum Wage

Holiday – Statutory Holiday Entitlement

Please send CVs and a covering letter to Frances Kohn-Hollins at or Frances Kohn-Hollins, Go Kayaking North West, Marina Village, Preston Brook, Runcorn, WA7 3DW

Closing date for applications is the 01/04/2014

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