Apprentice Retail Team Leader

  • The Perfume Shop - Exeter
  • Exeter, Devon
  • £10.40 per hour

A fantastic opportunity to take your first steps into retail management with The Perfume Shop! You'll be taking a lead role as a Perfume expert to provide an amazing experience and help customers select their perfect perfume! You will learn all the skills needed to support and drive sales in a fast-paced and evolving retail environment whilst working towards your Level 3 Retail Team Leader Apprenticeship.

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  • GMFJ Reference
  • Wages
    £10.40 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
  • Start Date

  • Location
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    The Perfume Shop - Exeter



This role is the first step in retail management. At The Perfume Shop our customers are at the heart of everything we do and you'll be taking a lead role as a Perfume expert to provide an amazing experience and help them select their perfect perfume! You will learn all the skills needed to support and drive sales in a fast-paced and evolving retail environment whilst working towards your Level 3 Apprenticeship - Retail Team Leader.


No day is the same at TPS however, you can expect to cover the following in a way that delights our customer:

Engaging customers and nailing the sale

Supporting the Store Manager in monitoring and positively influencing the store's KPIs

Leading, coaching, and updating your team to focus their talent and expertise

Stock control and deliveries - keeping track and ensuring everything is where you need it to be

Campaign change overs

Communicating with your Store/Area Manager and getting support from where you need it (e.g. Systems, People Team, Merchandising, Marketing, CRM)


A Retail Team Leader Level 3 qualification upon successful completion

a 15-month fixed term contract - possibility to be made permanent in the business after

A guaranteed 30 hrs/week - possibility to do more

A mixture of online learning and on the job learning

Clear End Point Assessment (EPA) criteria to ensure you know what you'll be measured on

Regular support calls with a TPS support trainer and Babcock trainer to ensure you stay on track with your learning


Attending workshops and participating in as many learning opportunities as possible

Completing all tests, presentations and other required evaluations in a timely manner

Attending meetings and offering suggestions for improvement

Keeping a log of everything learned as evidence


Competitive hourly rate

6 weeks paid holiday

Access to product incentives

Access to our pension scheme

20% off our products in store & online

Additional discounts with some of our partners including Superdrug and Three Mobile

Exclusive access to our eLearning platform to further enhance your development

Health benefits including flu jabs, eye care vouchers and life assurance

Opportunity to participate in Give As You Earn to support the causes important to you

Round the clock support from our partnership with Retail Trust

For more information about this vacancy please contact Babcock Training Limited on 0800 731 8199 (Ref ID: 179053)

  • You will need:
  • -Experience in a retail environment
  • - A strong preference for selling
  • - You love brands and ideally have a knowledge of perfume or a willingness to learn quickly
  • - Great time management skills to balance your work and learning
  • - Be committed to achieving your qualification - you need to own it!
You will need to have 3 GCSE's or have previously completed a Level 2 Retailer Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship standards Level 3 Retail Team Leader

Apprenticeship standards are aimed at developing skills within the Apprentices chosen career route, each standard 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

  • This job is a good fit for you if:
  • - You are ambitious and are looking to take your first steps into retail management
  • - You communicate well
  • - You love to chat to customers and are confident in helping them to find their perfect perfume
  • - You enjoy working with a team and are passionate about achieving results
  • - You love to learn!
  • - You thrive on activity and a fast-paced environment
On successful completion of the apprenticeship you will achieve a Retail Team Leader Level 3 qualification with the possibility of a permanent position in the business after.

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