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Sales Assistant

Listing ID: 1329940

Sales Assistant

Type of Position: Permanent Position
Company / Organisation / Artist Name: Scout Vintage
Area of Fashion: Retail (store role)
Location: Spitalfields, East London, London
Hours: Full Time
Experience: 1 to 2 years
Specified Hours: 30-40 hours dependant on staff needs
Start Date: ASAP
Reporting To: Store Manager
Twitter Handle: @
Deadline: Ongoing
Ad Expires In: 1 month 14 hours
About: SCOUT is an independent vintage boutique located in East London, opposite the historic Spitalfields Market. We offer affordable vintage and designer clothing within a friendly and inclusive environment. We are best known for our hand customised collections where we rework and recycle damaged designer items into creative unique pieces. Opening in 2021, Scout is an exciting evolving and growing business.

We are seeking a retail sales assistant for our independent vintage clothing store. This is a great opportunity for an energetic and engaging individual to make an impact on a growing business. No vintage clothing experience is required, but we are looking for an individual with a passion for fashion and good knowledge of current trends.



  • Providing a warm and friendly welcome for all customers
  • Achieve individual and store sales targets
  • Serve customers whilst delivering exceptional customer service by greeting, listening and assisting customers
  • Demonstrating excellent knowledge of our products
  • Encourage cross and up-selling for all product categories
  • Provide a high level of customer attentiveness to help maximise sales and minimise stock loss


  • Contribute to the management of visual displays
  • Take pride in and maintain high levels of cleanliness of shop floor standards
  • Assist in the management of stock control in the store
  • Maintain a safe and friendly working environment


  • At least 1 year of relevant experience
  • Customer focused
  • Knowledgeable of vintage clothing and current trends
  • Passion for popular and youth culture
  • Team-oriented but also able to work independently
  • Confident interpersonal and communication skills
  • High energy levels with a positive and inclusive attitude
  • Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of times
  • Fluent in English
  • Availability to work opening and closing shifts, weekends and during the holiday season


Please apply with a CV and cover letter via the application form.

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