University Retail Administrative Assistant
This is a full time, fixed term post for 18 months.
The University Retail team is responsible for the design and supply of all University branded merchandise. The team is also responsible for the buying for all of the Visitor Attraction Outlets across the University as well as the University’s online shop.
The main focus of the University Retail Administration Assistant Role is to assist the Retail Office team with the day-to-day retail operational tasks for all University retail requirements, which will include, but not be limited to: visitor attraction shops, corporate Durham University merchandise and gifts, events, EPOS management, as well as the requirements that will be generated through the maintenance of the University’s online shop.
The role also involves completing basic practical and administration tasks and will be primarily office based, with occasional time out of the office to work at events and our outlets. Working in the Retail team will require an element of physical manual handling, which can include lifting and transporting stock.
Usual working hours will be on a rota basis between the hours of 8.00am and 6.00pm. The working week will be five days out of seven, primarily Monday to Friday, but may include evening and weekend, as business demands.
As part of your application, you are asked to provide a CV, covering letter, and complete the Supplementary Application Matrix (available below) which explicitly outlines how you meet each of the essential criteria for this post, and where applicable the desirable criteria. If this additional document is not submitted your application will NOT be considered for shortlisting.