Retail Apprenticeship - 2020

  • Job Reference: PO21345
  • Date Posted: 2 April 2020
  • Recruiter: Planet Organics
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £9.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

When you work at Planet Organic you know that we are a company that makes a positive contribution to the world that we live in. Our agenda is to continue to be at the forefront of the health revolution and to promote organic food and sustainable agriculture. We promote local food where we can and eating seasonally. And we mean it: we do what we do because it is the right thing to do, not because it’s the right thing to say. 

We hope you’ll get satisfaction from working in a positive environment with ethical values. You’ll be contributing to promoting healthy lifestyles within the community, educating our customers by sharing your knowledge and recommendations. You’ll be advising our customers on the benefits of eating wholesome, organic food and using natural products to enhance their lives. Hopefully you’ll benefit from what you learn here too.

Duties you will learn:

  • To explain the benefits of using natural and organic products
  • To understand different dietary requirements
  • To place orders, manage stock rotation and the foundations of visual merchandising
  • To offer excellent service to our customers at the till and on the shop floor
  • To maintain high operational standards of presentation, cleanliness and food hygiene

Desired skills

  • Ability to engage with the customer and deliver a personal service
  • Have high standards
  • Flexible and adaptable

Personal qualities

  • Smiley and bubbly personality
  • Have high standards
  • Reliable
  • Hard working

Desired qualifications

None required, however, maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.

Future prospects

If you prove yourself at Planet Organic there is ample opportunity to progress within the company. With our management academy you can continue to progress and grow organically with us!

Things to consider

Opening hours are 7:30am to 9:30pm

Your year-long apprenticeship will include the opportunity to gain experience working in different departments, with an hourly rate increase after six months and on completion of your Level 2 diploma.