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Sales Assistant (Keyholder) 1

Sales Assistant (Keyholder)


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


Our French heart pulses through our international brand. With 100 years of heritage, we are future focused as we push ourselves and each other to connect every cook with personal stories and our rich legacy of food lovers to a lifestyle that inspires. Building beautiful products of the best quality that bring joy to people’s lives for generations. We want to ensure that the heart of every home beats from the kitchen. Through our values of PASSIONINTEGRITYINNOVATION & EXCELLENCE and TEAMWORK, we make Le Creuset a great place to work, celebrating our rich diversity of 22 countries & cultures.


Our recipe is equal parts passion, hard work and fun with a culture as vibrant as our products. We constantly stretch ourselves and encourage our team mates to do the same. When you join Le Creuset, you become part of a dynamic team that focuses on innovation and collaboration.

You are part of something bigger…from your first day to every moment thereafter, you’re going to love what you do as part of the Le Creuset family! Together we live our ‘One Le Creuset’ Values: PASSIONINTEGRITYINNOVATION & EXCELLENCE and TEAMWORK.

The working pattern for this role is 12 hrs/2 days per week which may include weekends.

Due to the additional responsibilities involved in a Keyholder role, i.e. occasional lone working, call outs for an alarm activation (if the Store Manager and Assistant Manager were unavailable), please only apply for this role if you are a minimum of 18 years old.

A requirement of this role will be heavy lifting due to our cast iron products.

Main Purpose

Assist the Store Manager/Assistant Manager in the smooth running of the store in order to achieve sales and cost targets.

Helping and advising customers, ensuring that excellent levels of customer care and service are delivered at all times.

Main Duties

  • Assist in the day-to-day operation of the store ensuring that it is trading effectively, and that customers are greeted and helped with their product selection and dealing with any special orders, complaints and enquiries as appropriate.
  • Deputise in the absence of the Store Manager/Assistant Manager.
  • Assist with the day-to-day supervision of employees including ensuring that the store is adequately covered.
  • Assist as directed with the recording of business performance figures, ensuring that all figures recorded are accurate.
  • Assist with the implementation of advertising and promotional strategies and activities including arranging in store cookery demonstrations and other special events.
  • Process all sales transactions quickly and efficiently following the correct till procedures and ensuring the safe and accurate storage of monies.
  • Cash up in accordance with company procedures and policies, at all times with employees and customer safety as the uppermost priority.
  • Assist with implementing shop merchandising and layout so as to maximise sales, customer satisfaction, appearance and image whilst observing health and safety requirements.
  • Assist with carrying out stock takes as directed ensuring that these are completed accurately and according to Company guidelines.
  • Actively promote and present all products using company sales techniques including advising customers on product suitability and care and use of products.
  • Ensure high levels of product knowledge by reading up on products, attending courses and visits as directed.
  • Ensure the store is clean and tidy by carrying out housekeeping duties and by working to ensure the upkeep and condition of all equipment, fixtures and the fabric of all areas of the shop.
  • Assist as directed in receiving and sorting stock deliveries ensuring that all relevant paperwork is completed correctly.
  • Act as a key holder and ensure that the store is opened and locked up according to Company security procedures.
  • Ensure security procedures are followed according to Company and Centre Management Policy.
  • Carry out from time to time and as directed, any other duties as required in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within your capabilities.
  • Ensure that at all times you take care of your health and safety and that of others by complying with health and safety obligations, particularly by reporting promptly any defects, risks or potential hazards.



  • 2 years experience of working in a retail/customer facing/service environment
  • Keyholding experience

Education / Qualifications

  • Basic Numeracy and Literacy qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good Customer Service and Selling skills
  • Cooking skills and an enjoyment of cooking would be desirable!

Personal Attributes

Adaptable – is able to think on his/her feet, identify opportunities, and show initiative

Composure – keeps calm under pressure. Is polite and even-tempered

Drive – genuine desire to exceed both consumer expectations and sales

Honesty – able to trust and be trusted by others

Leadership – able to motivate, support and encourage colleagues

Pride – takes pride in the quality of his/her work, including attention to detail, the service he/she provides consumers, and in his/her personal appearance

Team Player – able to work effectively for, and with, a number of colleagues

Additional Information

Flexibility – available to work contracted hours throughout the trading week (Monday to Sunday)

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Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 12 per week

Salary: £6,751.68 per year


  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability

Application question(s):

  • Do you have Keyholding experience?
  • Do you have experience working for a premium Retail brand?


  • Retail sales: 2 years (required)
  • Customer service: 2 years (required)

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Date posted:

Aug 30, 2023

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