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Retail Assistant position available at the Scottish Textiles Showcase 20 St Mary's Street store, Edinburgh

Are you passionate about Scottish made and sustainable textiles? 

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic part-time retail assistant to join our small, hardworking team.  The Scottish Textiles Showcase is an independent Edinburgh store, championing Scottish wool mills and artisans.  All the products we sell are made here in Scotland and we know all our suppliers in person. 

Personal attributes ideal for this role:

Friendly and professional communicator who will give every customer a warm welcome and great experience, both face-to-face and via email/phone calls. 
Happy to be part of a small team and confident to work independently. 
Good understanding and experience of social media platforms.
Keen to learn and keep up to date with our Scottish makers and their collections.

An eye for colour and detail is important to us, as is visual merchandising. Applicants must be comfortable with speaking to customers and sharing the story of our products and makers. 

Daily tasks include: 
Handling cash and till transactions. 
Assisting with merchandising in store and window displays.
Occasionally opening and closing the store. 
Ensuring the shop is clean and tidy both inside and out. 

Expected hours & rate of pay:
Flexible working hours, weekend availability is essential. National Living Wage.
Please apply with your CV and cover letter to