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Blue Planet Aquarium Job Vacancy – Retail Assistant


Blue Planet Aquarium Cheshire Oaks seeks a

Retail Team Member


Permanent position – variable hours,

Salary complies with National Living/Minimum Wage


About Blue Planet Aquarium Cheshire Oaks


Blue Planet Aquarium is a leading visitor attraction located in the North West and home to an array of animals in over 60 naturally themed exhibits from around the world from the British coast, the Mediterranean, coral reef and the tropical rainforest.


We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic and approachable person with a passion for selling and delivering a great visitor experience to join our energetic and vibrant team.


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


About the Role

Alongside offering excellent customer service, your primary objective will be to assist the  Retail department in driving l sales, meeting targets and ensuring our visitors have an enjoyable and memorable experience. Specific tasks will include following open and close procedures, keeping the department clean and tidy, merchandising and deliveries, stock control, cash handling and supporting the Front of House team.


This is a permanent position for which it is essential that you are available to work during weekends, bank holidays and school holidays. Hours vary according to the business needs.


About You

You have a positive attitude and thrive in a customer focused environment.  You need to adapt to a variety of situations and be able to respond to customers needs while promoting all aspects of our aquarium.  You will have excellent communication skills having the ability to retain and present key and interesting information about our attraction.


About Aspro Parks

Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks is part of Aspro Parks, a Spanish multinational company with its headquarters based in Madrid.  Aspro owns and operates over 65 leisure attractions across Europe, 10 of which are located in the UK.


If interested, please send your CV & covering letter to: Janeen Yates, Aspro UK Group HR Manager, c/o Blue Planet Aquarium, Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire, CH65 9LF.  Or email us at: [email protected] .   Your application letter should highlight why you would be able to fulfil this key role within the organisation and clearly demonstrate how you meet our requirements.


We are committed to Equal Opportunities.


Closing Date: Friday 13th October 2017


Work Location: Blue Planet Aquarium Kinsey Road, Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire,CH65 9LF


We do recognize 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.

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