Vacancy at The Big Optician
The Big Optician have a full-time (part time will be condidered) vacancy for a Optical Dispensing Assistant.
Job Description is as follows :
Optical Dispensing Assistant required for busy, independent opticians based in Ouseburn, Newcastle. The key responsibilities of the job include: selling high quality spectacles and sunglasses to clients; building good relationships with clients and colleagues; advising and assisting customers with spectacle frame and lens selections; dealing with clients over the phone and face to face; making appointments; taking payments; fitting and adjusting clients spectacles; assembly of lenses into frames and spectacle repairs.
The successful candidate will have effective, demonstratable, retail selling skills; excellent customer service skills which will have been aquired in a customer-facing role; good communication skills and a positive attitude. He/ she will have a keen interest in style and fashion, enjoy working with high-end designer products and take satisfaction in helping clients to look and feel great in their prescription eyewear. He/ she will be adaptable, willing to learn new skills and work effectively as part of a small team.
Previous optical experience is desirable but not essential as in-house training will be provided. More important is proven retail selling skills, a genuine interest in style and experience of delivering excellent customer service. The succesful candidate will have minimum qualifications of B grades in GCSE Mathematics and English. Qualifications in retail sales and customer service are desirable as is being educated to A level standard.
- Retail selling, face to face customer service, : 2 years
N.B. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.