Sales Assistants Wellington Airport Store
Te Papa
Wellington, New Zealand
4d ago

Job Description


  • 12 Month Fixed Term to 30 June 2022
  • Part Time 20-30 hours per week
  • Work as part of a national museum brand
  • Provide exceptional sales and service
  • Te Papa stands proud as an iconic national building in Wellington's CBD, housing the treasures of our nation and is a vibrant destination for both national and international visitors.

    We are excited to be opening a new retail store within the Wellington Airport complex to help showcase Te Papa. Our aim is to combine the traditional Museum approach with best practice cultural retailing.

    We are looking for highly energetic and motivated retail professionals who want to join the Te Papa Wellington Airport Store from Day 1'! You will support the management team and colleagues to establish and embed the new store, and support the growth of Te Papa's retail sales business.

    You will be a person who understands how retail supports our visitor experience by providing opportunity for our visitors to take home a memento of Te Papa or New Zealand, or purchase a unique gift for someone special, and you enjoy interacting with customers to find out which product will best suit their needs.

    Applicants must be available to work regular shifts on regular days as agreed from Monday to Sunday inclusive. Preference will be given to applicants who are available to work 5 shifts per week.

    As the Te Papa Airport Store is open 364 days per year, weekend work is included in our rosters.

    Ideally you will have :

  • Previous experience in a retail environment, ideally from a tourist or gift shop background
  • Previous retail sales experience
  • A passion for customer service and ensuring every interaction is professional, helpful and proactive
  • A desire to learn about all of our products and their associated stories
  • Flexible availability to work regular shifts over a 7 day roster as we operate 364 days a year
  • Applicants must be available to work regular shifts as rostered over Monday to Sunday inclusive, therefore weekend availability is essential.
  • An understanding of Māori culture and Taonga will be advantageous
  • If you have a passion for retail and want to be part of our Te Papa team as we share the treasures and stories of our nation with our visitors to Wellington Airport, we look forward to hearing from you now.

    The salary range for this position is $43,800 to $48,180. Offers will be made within the range to reflect the skills and experience offered by the candidate and those required of the role, and internal relativities with other employees.

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