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Hollywood Fancy Dress ( Poole )
Exciting opportunity to complete an Apprenticeship Programme in Retail with an award winning provider! Duties will include creating window displays, handling customer enquiries, and delivering sales of party accessories and costumes. Apply Today!

Hollywood Fancy Dress ( Poole ) - Employer

Hollywood Fancy Dress is a family run business that takes great pride in the fact that it offers a fantastic selection of quality fancy dress costumes. Our three family friendly stores on the south coast of England not only sell fancy dress but have a team that are fans of it themselves. The first store opened at the Castle Lane site in 1985 and started as a hire costume and balloon shop although the business and premises soon expanded as the business went from strength to strength.We now sell fancy dress costumes at all of our sites but the core business has grown so that we now hire from a range of over five thousand hire costumes and have a fully qualified team of balloon decorators that travel to your chosen venue and decorate Weddings, Birthdays and Corporate Events etc. In 2006 we expanded online and our shops and online 24 hour store now carry literally 10’s of thousands of products to suit all occasions and because our team understand the business we also understand how important these occasions can be. Further expansion saw us open a further store in Bournemouth in 2010 and then shortly after we took over another long term family business ’Just For Fun’ that had been serving Southampton with Fancy Dress for over 30 years. Hollywood Fancy Dress brings a whole lotta fun to however, whenever and wherever you party because at Hollywood we know that Fancy Dress is no joke......

Hollywood Fancy Dress ( Poole )


12 months

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Job Summary

GBP 120.00
New Vacancy
Hollywood Fancy Dress ( Poole )

Detailed Job Description

Hollywood Fancy Dress is a family run business that takes great pride in the fact that it offers a fantastic selection of quality fancy dress costumes. Our three family friendly stores on the south coast of England not only sell fancy dress but have a team that are fans of it themselves.

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join our team as an Apprentice Retail Assistant As an Apprentice you will be working as a sales assistant in one of our retail stores whilst also completing a level 2 Retail Apprenticeship.

Duties will include;

• Providing excellent customer service.

• Create windows displays, maintaining product presentation and pricing.

• Handle customer enquiries and complaints in store, by email and/or telephone.

• Secure company assets at all times.

• Uphold and adhere to Company Standards.

• Adhere to strict compliance of policies and procedures at all times.

• Ensure house-keeping, repairs and safety is maintained.

• Communicate between other stores for customer enquiries/stock enquiries.

• Deliver sales of party accessories and costumes in-store.

• Merchandising stock, stock control, handling cash and using tills.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

None required as full training will be given.

Skills required

• Experience working in customer service is desirable.

• Excellent Sales skills.

• Superb people skills.

Personal Qualities

• Enthusiastic, tenacious and self-motivated

• Common sense, reliable, committed and hardworking with knowledge of TV, Film characters etc. preferred.

• Exceptional communicator with a ”can do” attitude.

• Quick learner

Future prospects

A fantastic retail career with a well established family owned company.

Additional Information

Training provided

Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices’ chosen career route, each standards has set knowledge, skills and behaviours required to be successful within the job role. This will include the completion of functional skills in Maths and English.

Once the apprentice has completed a minimum of 12 months training and the employer and Babcock regional trainer confirm they have met all the requirements of the standard they will be put through to end point assessment. The end point assessment is independent from the training and includes a variety of assessment methods which test the skills and knowledge of the apprentice to ensure they are fully competent in their role.

Each Apprentice will be supported throughout the apprenticeship by a structured programme of teaching, e-learning, face to face training and workplace mentoring; this will encourage and help them to meet the requirements of the new standards and will prepare them for the end of point assessment.

Babcock Training Limited - Learning Provider

In today’s competitive marketplace, developing the right skills can help you to get ahead and stay ahead. Apprenticeships are a great way to achieve qualifications and earn money whilst also gaining the work experience employers look for. 

Choose an apprenticeship with Babcock and they will help you to take your first step to an outstanding career.  As one of the UK’s largest work-based training providers Babcock has the employer partnerships to offer apprentice job vacancies in your area.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 or email: (Ref ID:90568)
Babcock Training Limited

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