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Job Advert–Full Time Staff Member @ Go Kayaking Scotland

Words by GoKayakingAdmin on 19/03/2014 11:21:00

Location = Perth, Perthshire

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

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

The Full Time Retail Assistant will be based at Go Kayaking Scotland’s premises in the Inveralmond Ind Est on the northern edge of Perth.

Working within the Go Kayaking Scotland Team, you will be reporting directly to the Retail Manager/ Assistant Manager. The Go-Kayaking Scotland 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 many 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 and organisations employees.


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

Assist with driving the sales and marketing campaign

Help develop retail and contract business

Assist with general administration within stock control and website systems

Liaising with all other departments within the organisation as required

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

Order deliveries if required

Attend Go Kayaking Scotland events and exhibitions as required

Assist in keeping the property tidy and secure

Assist in stock management

Order processing, collation and despatch

Desired skills and experience

Retail experience

A knowledge and enthusiasm for canoeing and kayaking

Customer face to face experience

Full UK Driving license

Hours of work – 5 days a week, rota’d at least one month in advance. You will be expected to work Saturdays and Sundays during the rota.


0930 - 1730


0930 - 1900


0930 - 1730


0930 - 1700


1000 - 1600

Bank Holidays

1000 - 1600

Salary – Minimum Wage

Holiday – Statutory Holiday Entitlement

Please send CVs and a covering letter to Cam Allan or post to Go Kayaking Scotland, Unit 1-2 Inveralmond Road, Inveralmond Ind Est, Perth, PH1 3TW

Closing date for applications is the 01/04/2014

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