CARLUCCIO'S - WEEKEND HOST

Team at Carluccio's is recruiting a host to work at weekends. This role is all about maximising covers during peak shifts. Capturing potential guests and enticing them in to dine & shop with Carluccio's not just from the moment they step into the restaurant, but also before they’ve even decided to come inside, through tastings, talking about the fantastic menu and creating an inviting atmosphere!

Hours are:

Saturday 11am-1pm

Saturday 5pm-7pm

Sunday 11am-1pm

Main areas of responsibility - MAXIMISING COVERS

• Ensure the building (externally) is looking attractive and enticing
- A-boards & Menu box correct & clean
- Clean, swept & sparkling
- Outside tables set up
• Engage immediately all potential guests who approach the restaurant
- Looking at the menu, talk to them about our dishes
- Waiting outside or walking past
- Offer tastings and invite them inside to try our fantastic food
• Welcome guests immediately when they enter the restaurant
- Smile
- Engage the guest in conversation
- Use the correct tone and language
• Manage the queue and ensure guests are not waiting for too long and feel they are being looked after and not forgotten
- Converse with everyone and give accurate timings
• Ensure guests are seated in a timely manner.
- Be aggressive in your seating to ensure the restaurant is full and every cover sat.
• Oversee and manage the table layout for the shift to ensure every seat is fully utilised
- Maximise the tables to seat the maximum amount of guests
- Aim to seat large parties and families together to avoid encroaching two’s
• Manage table turnaround through supporting the wait team in table management
- Do not let the waiters distract you from seating as many guests as possible
- Chivvy the waiters along to reduce dwell times
- Do not let the wait team slow you down, because they are stretched or have problems with their section communicate with the manager on duty
• Be attentive to guest needs and any request they may have to ensure they have an EPIC experience
• Every guest to receive a thank you and goodbye when leaving the building
• Take bookings over the phone, online or by guests popping in and ensure they are managed accurately
• Proactively look for potential guests outside of the restaurant
- Use tastings
- Promotional material
- Contacts in the area (Businesses, Hotels, Theatre, Conference Centre)
• Act as a brand ambassador for Carluccio’s
Pay & Commission
 You will be paid £8.00 per hour
 Commission will be paid as follows
- £1.50 per hour for beating budget net sales turnover for the week worked
- £1.50 per hour for beating last year’s net sales turnover for the week worked
- If you beat both figures you will receive £3.00 commission per hour worked
 If a new restaurant and no last year’s sales data then a maximum of £1.50 will be paid if budget sales are beaten
THE COMMISSION WILL BE PAID ON BEATING BUDGET & LAST YEAR ON NET SALES TURNOVER, YOUR PERFORMANCE WILL BE MEASURED & MANAGED ON COVERS/MAINS GROWTH

The Skills, Behaviours & Characteristics we need from you:
As a host, you are the first and last person guests see at a restaurant. Because of this, you must always be on your A-game. Keeping the restaurant tidy & clean, making sure guests are happy, and keeping track of what's going on!
 Smart appearance and well presented - There is never a second chance to make a first impression.
 Well spoken English
 Smiles all the time and never thinks twice about putting the customer first
 Confident & Loves talking to people (Friendly & Approachable)
 Great communication skills and the ability to listen to everyone
 Sharp, organised, proactive and takes charge of the door
 Perceptive, patient & compassionate
 Be the politician not the boss
 Able to multi task and manage several guests and situations at the same time
 Able to problem solve & remain calm under pressure
 Previous experience of working in a restaurant is beneficial

To apply please hand your CV into the restaurant and ask to speak to the Manager.

WAGAMAMA SENIOR SOUS CHEF FULL TIME

Senior sous chef

Being a brilliant senior sous chef means motivating, supporting and leading your team and owning your kitchen! you will have the highest standards and be a champion for fresh and delicious dishes, making sure orders go out on-time and that every piece of paperwork is perfect.

You will ensure excellent communication with your head chef to develop a team that runs like clockwork and loves to learn. You’ll be a character and have character. Whether you’re emphasising the importance of smashing targets or looking out for ways to improve and pass on your technical skills. It’s all about becoming a better leader by caring for your people and restaurants success.

You will already have managerial experience in a large, fast-paced kitchen, even so, you’ll quickly find that wagamama is a pretty unique place! Things at wagamama change every day, so you will embrace change and show your ambition by taking on extra responsibility to run the kitchen when the head chef isn’t there, after all......that’s where you aim to be one day!

So maybe you’ve never cooked japanese or asian food – not a problem. what’s important is your ability to lead a team under pressure to deliver the highest quality of cooking.............and the desire to develop a career as a seriously talented chef.

Working at Wagamama is more than a job, it’s a career. as a senior sous chef we will offer you a fantastic training programme, brilliant salary + bonus, a share of staff tips, a free meal on every shift, amazing staff parties and loads of opportunities for growth and progression.

Apply today with a CV to nicole@wagamama.com

WAGAMAMA SOUS CHEF FULL TIME

Sous chef

Being a brilliant sous chef at wagamama means being the person who runs a brilliant shift and brings our kitchens to life. You will be an expert in caring for your team, embracing change and helping create a positive culture where everyone aims to perform better. you’ll have the highest standards and ensure you and your team always deliver the highest quality fresh dishes for our guests even on the busiest shifts!

Communicating brilliantly with your team is important to you and you will own everything you do - whether you’re emphasising the importance of smashing targets, minimising wastage, or passing on your technical skills, it’s all about becoming a better leader. You will be an expert on all four stations and help your head chef to ensure you always have the right people on the floor at the right time. Wagamama has the highest standards and you’ll take responsibility for leading your team to achieve these.

So maybe you’ve never cooked japanese or asian food – not a problem! We will teach you all you need to know! It doesn’t matter to us what you look like or where you’re from. In fact, we love people who have the confidence to be themselves and think for themselves............. be you. Be Wagamama.

Working at Wagamama is more than a job, it’s a career. as a sous chef we will offer you a fantastic training programme, brilliant salary + bonus, a share of staff tips, a free meal on every shift, amazing staff parties and loads of opportunities for growth and progression.

Apply with cv to nicole@wagamama.com

DEBENHAMS - SALES ADVISERS PART TIME

3 x 20 hour contracts 7 days a week 5 x 4 hour shifts

3 x 10 hour contracts over weekends 2 x 5 hour shifts

Drive, personality and enthusiasm. You’ll have it in abundance. Being a Sales Adviser goes far beyond the till. This is about exceeding customer expectations and providing shopping experiences to remember. Working alongside your like-minded team, you’ll be the reason our customers leave with a smile on their face, and the incentive they need to keep on coming back. In return, you’ll be able to build up a wide range of experience, particularly within our ever evolving, dynamic and popular Click & Collect service, plus Wedding Services and Travel Money Bureaus.

Apply instore or email your CV to ashleigh.ollivant@debenhams.com

JO JO MAMAN BEBE

Customer Advisor
We are looking for a Part Time Customer Advisor to join our store. The successful candidate will enjoy additional benefits including generous staff discount. For more information please pop into the store or to apply visit:
http//www.jojomamanbebe.co.uk/careers

PEACOCKS

Sales Advisors

Peacocks have a number of part time vacancies available to work in the store. The first role includes a 12 hour part time vacancy, must be flexible on 3 days out of 7 and will include weekends and evening shifts. The second role is for a 4 hour weekend vacancy, flexible to work on a Saturday and Sunday. To apply, please hand your CV in store.

TOPSHOP / TOPMAN

Topshop / Topman are recruiting for part time staff to work during the week and at weekends.

To apply, please visit in store and hand in your CV.

A recruitment evening will be held on 6th September 2017.

STORMFRONT - STORE TEAM MEMBER (CASUAL)

Store Name: Stormfront Bury St Edmunds

Title: Store Team Member (Casual)

Description: As a Store Team Member, you be operating at the core of our business, you provide customers with their first impression of Stormfront, Apple and your own store. You will utilise your exceptional listening skills and guide the customer through our Sales Process; identifying, selecting, purchasing, educating, reinforcing and support.

Your role will be diverse and not just restricted to customer interaction. As an ambitious individual you will welcome opportunities to gain knowledge regarding visual merchandising, product and service knowledge as well as opportunities to learn and improve sales techniques. With opportunities to further your career, your success will not only be measured by individual productivity, and overall store performance but also by your attitude.

Salary: £8.00 per hour

Hours: Permanent Part time

How to apply: Visit https://work.stormfront.co.uk and fill in the online application form

PAPERCHASE - STORE MANAGER

Paperchase are recruiting for a Store Manager at our arc store in Bury St Edmunds.

Paperchase's stores are at the heart of their business - their store management teams are the key to our continued success. They are on the hunt for a Store Manager to join their Bury St Edmunds store.

Reporting into the Area Manager, you will be responsible for maximising sales and profitability within the store through excellent visual and customer service standards and the effective management of the store team.

The successful applicant will have comparable experience gained within a fast paced high street retailer and will combine an outgoing personality with a genuine love of the Paperchase brand.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Key areas of responsibility will be:

- Effectively communicate sales targets and results to ensure the team understand their role in delivering them;
- Control, manage and minimise all controllable costs efficiently and within planned budgets;
- Create and deliver a culture of exceptional customer service by ensuring all team members are fully conversant with Paperchase's customer service programme and current
- Store promotions and ranges;
- Promote, monitor and manage service levels within the team, through observations and two way feedback;
- Use all store, business and staff training tools (including commercial reports) to support the delivery and consistency in visual standards;
- Building strong relationship with peers and Head Office department to effectively deal with matters concerning the store's stock package, layout, promotions, staff development and employee relations;
- Recruit, select, develop and retain high calibre staff that reflect the Paperchase brand and promote excellent customer service;
- Encourage and recognise outstanding team performance, to increase team motivation and store morale.

WHO YOU'LL BE:


The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate:

- Previous shop floor management experience in a high turnover store (essential)
- Strong communication, coaching and development skills in order to establish a high performance team;
- Confident line management skills with high levels of enthusiasm, drive and motivation;
- A proven track record of driving sales in a commercially driven environment;
- The ability to multitask and work to tight deadlines;
- High levels of organization and a structured approach to managing the floor, demonstrating a passion for shop floor management (including driving sales, ensuring the highest levels of customer service and VM are maintained and sales opportunities are optimised)

WHAT WE'LL GIVE YOU:

This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business in undergoing a period of substantial growth. Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

- 5.6 weeks holiday;
- Generous bonus scheme;
- Company pension scheme;
- Life assurance;
- Employee discount (50% of Paperchase products)

Please apply through their Careers Website https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/paperchasecareers

PAPERCHASE - ASSISTANT MANAGER

Paperchase's stores are at the heart of their business - their store management teams are the key to their continued success. They are on the hunt for a Assistant Manager to join their Bury St Edmunds store. This is an exciting challenge for either an established Assistant Manager, or Supervisor, from a fast paced high street retailer, looking to take their next step.

Reporting into the Store Manager, you will be responsible for maximising sales within the store by motivation and engaging the team through excellent visual and customer service standards.

We offer clear progression (especially for those that are flexible on location) and take pride in the number of roles that are filled internally every year. You'll be given thorough training and guidance from your line manager to support your development, and we'll do everything we can to help you realise your full potential.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

Key areas of responsibility will be:

- Maximising the store's sales and profitability;
- Delivering unequalled levels of customer service through the team;
- Motivating the team and assisting them in achieving agreed objectives;
- Liaising with peers and Head Office departments when dealing with matters concerning employee recruitment, training, disciplinaries, dismissal and conduct;
- Developing the brand name and image of the company through compliance with all company policy and procedures;
- Promoting high visual merchandising standards; ensuring that store housekeeping standards are continually achieved.

WHO YOU'LL BE:

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

- Previous retail line management experience;
- Strong coaching and development skills in order to establish a high performance team;
- High levels of enthusiasm, drive and motivation;
- A proven track record of driving sales;
- The ability to excel in a commercially focused environment;
- The ability to multitask and meeting exacting deadlines.

WHAT WE'LL GIVE YOU:

This is an exciting time to come on board, as the business in undergoing a period of substantial growth. Paperchase offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:

- 5.6 weeks holiday;
- Generous bonus scheme;
- Company pension scheme;
- Life assurance;
- Employee discount (50% of Paperchase products)

Please apply through our Careers Website https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/paperchasecareers

CREW CLOTHING

Crew Clothing are looking for two sales advisors (or one 8 hour contract) and a keyholder position (12 hours). Overtime is also available.

Please apply in store (ask for Emmi) or via e-mail to bury@crewclothing.co.uk

Closing date 4th September 2017.