Retail Sales Assistants

Retail Sales Assistants 

Shakespeare’s Birthplace Gift and Book Shop currently have vacancies for casual Retail Sales Assistants to work during our busy April to October season. During this time we will welcome in excess of 300,000 people to our lively shop and need the help of enthusiastic team members to make their visit to Shakespeare’s Birthplace a memorable one.

So if you have a love of hard work, sales, display and meeting thousands of different people from all over the world united by their love of Shakespeare’s life, work and legacy then we may have just the job for you.

Day to day tasks will involve till operation, merchandising of displays, a fair amount of lifting/carrying heavy items, adding value to customer’s purchases and experiences, advising prospective visitors of the offer of the Trust and helping to ensure the efficient and profitable operation of the Birthplace Shop.

Previous retail experience is a benefit. Excellent customer service, an enquiring mind and an outgoing personality are essential.

A variety of shift patterns and times are available and can be adapted to suit where possible. Please state your availability/desired hours of work when applying.

The closing date for applications is 5:00pm on Friday 17th April 2015.

For more information please contact the HR department by phone on 01789 201841 or by email

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter (outlining your knowledge, skills and experience that are relevant to the role) to HR Department, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW or email