Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks a Retail and Front of House Assistant (Seasonal Contract)

Blue Reef Aquarium in Tynemouth seeks a Retail and Front of House Assistant (Seasonal Contract)

Seasonal position – variable hours, July 17-September 17
Salary complies with National Minimum Wage

About Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth
Our award winning Blue Reef aquarium, located on the North East coast is home to an array of animals in over 40 naturally themed exhibits from around the world from the British coast, the Mediterranean, coral reef and the tropical rainforest.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and approachable person with a passion for guest interaction to join our energetic and vibrant team.

Dive in and take your career to new depths at the Blue Reef Aquarium Tynemouth!

About the Role
Alongside offering excellent customer service, your primary objective will be to assist the department in driving retail sales meeting targets and ensuring our visitors have an enjoyable and memorable experience. Specific tasks will include following open and close procedures, keeping the department clean and tidy, selling Aquarium day tickets and annual memberships, merchandising stock, stock control and cash handling.

This is a seasonal position for which it is essential that you are available to work during weekends, bank holidays and school holidays. Hours vary according to the business needs.

About You
You have a positive attitude and thrive in a customer focused environment. You need to adapt to a variety of situations and be able to respond to customers needs while promoting all aspects of our aquarium. You will have excellent communication skills having the ability to retain and present key and interesting information about our attraction.

About Aspro Parks
Blue Reef Aquarium, Tynemouth is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid. Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.

If interested, please send your CV & covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Or email us at: [email protected]. Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfill this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities.

Closing Date: 18th July 2018

Work Location: Blue Reef Aquarium, Grand Parade, Tynemouth, Tyne & Wear, NE30 4JF

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