Visitor Services Assistant - Retail

  • Job Reference: 00028829-1
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Recruiter: The National Trust for Scotland
  • Location: Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: £24,960 pro-rata, per annum
  • Sector: Retail, Temp, Interim & Seasonal, Venue, Attraction, Travel and Entertainment, Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


This role will assist the wider Retail team to deliver the best visitor experience at Culloden cluster sites (including but not limited to):

• To provide excellent customer service.
• Be responsible and proactive. Ensuring all day-to-day tasks are completed.
• Cash reconciliation duties including end of day and administration tasks. Ensuring cash is handled accurate and there is continuity across all sales platforms
• Working with the Visitor Services Retail team to ensure best stock management
• To actively drive-up selling opportunities through strong product knowledge and an excellent customer service to maximise sales of shop stock and donations.
• Working with the Visitor Services Manager (Retail) and wider property staff to ensure high standards of display & merchandising at all times.
• Be able to take responsibility for your own development and learning.
• Have a flexible approach to working hours and days including working weekend and Bank Holidays as appropriate.
• To work across departments when necessary, supporting the wider Culloden Cluster team
• To develop a working knowledge of the history of the site and being able to relate that to visitors in a friendly and engaging way
• To provide consistently excellent customer service when dealing with high volumes of customers
• Adhering to the property’s quality standards including wearing of uniform.
• To adhere to the Trust’s Health, Safety and Environment policies and guidelines. This includes working within the property’s “Safe System of Work” (the system for managing Health & Safety).

• The current duties of this job do not require criminal records (Disclosure Scotland) check to be carried out.