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March 15, 2016

Blue Planet Aquarium seeks a Part Time Retail Assistant to work a variety of shifts including weekdays, weekends, bank holidays and school holidays.


Blue Planet Aquarium, a leading visitor attraction in the North West is looking for proactive, enthusiastic Retail team members with a passion for selling and delivering a great visitor experience!


Have you previously worked in Retail or a Visitor attraction and do you enjoy meeting people, upselling in an engaging and friendly way?


Can you help ensure we deliver great Customer Service to all Blue Planet Aquarium visitors – with our recently refurbished gift shop genuinely adding to their overall visit experience?

Do you like working as part of a team in a busy fast moving environment?


This is a varied, exciting part time role that requires some flexibility in order to help deliver the on-site Retail business at the Blue Planet Aquarium and add to the visitor experience. Remuneration complies with National Minimum Wage/ National Living Wage


To be successful you will need to be:

  • To be Target Driven and Sales motivated to achieve results.
  • To be able to build a natural rapport with the customer, upselling product ranges and current promotions.
  • A team member who loves to be on the shop floor.
  • Ideally able to demonstrate some previous Retail experience although this is not essential
  • Positive and professional with excellent organisation and planning skills
  • Proactive approach with a eye for detail on visual merchandising.
  • Previous experience of using a retail Epos system would be advantageous


If you have the attributes, experience and enthusiasm we are looking for please apply with covering letter along with your CV, outlining your salary expectations to Janeen Pickup, Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF. Email: [email protected]


Blue Planet Aquarium is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Applications must be received by Monday 21st March 2016

Blue Planet Aquarium is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 60 leisure attractions across Europe, 9 of which are located in the UK.

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Just click on the ‘WORK FOR US’ tab and then ‘CREATE LIVE JOB ALERTS’.  You will then be notified of any live vacancies across our 9 sites.


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We do recognise the time and effort it takes to apply for a position, but as an employer of choice we receive a high volume of applications and in the interests of economy, Aspro UK does not notify candidates who have been unsuccessful in their application; consequently if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. 


Work Location: Blue Planet Aquarium, Longlooms Road, Cheshire Oaks, CH65 9LF