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Front of House & Sales Assistant

Deadline: Monday 18 October, 12pm

About this role

The Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA) is an artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of exhibitions, events and workshops. The RBSA runs the RBSA Gallery, in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, a short walk from the city centre. We are looking for a Part Time Front of House & Sales Assistant to join our dedicated and energetic team.

 

Working Saturday from 10.00am to 5.15pm, your role will be to take responsibility for sales and customer service. This will include welcoming visitors, dealing with enquiries, selling a wide range of craft and original artworks and completing a variety of administrative tasks.  A key player in a small team, you will enjoy working in a customer-facing role, demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work on your own initiative.

 

Educated to at least A-Level (or equivalent), you will have substantial experience of customer service and retail sales and be ready to make a key contribution to the organisation. We deliver a range of programmes in arts and heritage and opportunities can arise for creative and motivated individuals to develop a depth of experience in these sectors.

Salary

Paid hourly – National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage.

 

Working hours

Saturday 10.00am – 5.15pm

 

The successful candidate will also be required to work on some RBSA evening events including private views (usually from 5.30 to 8.30pm), to cover holidays for other team members (which may be on any day of the week), and to work any additional hours in line with the Gallery’s needs.

To apply

If you would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please complete an application form (no CVs please) and return it, by email only, to Emma Lawson on marketing@rbsa.org.uk by 12pm on Monday 18 October. Interviews will take place on Friday 22 October. If you have not heard from us by 21st October, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.