Careers

Oldrids & Downtown have six stores located throughout Lincolnshire, as well as an online store.  Oldrids & Downtown are stockists of furniture, homewares, electrical appliances, gifts for the home, cosmetics and beauty, women’s, men’s and children’s fashions, and lingerie and footwear, all from high-quality brands.

The employment opportunities we offer are as wide as the vast assortment of products we sell.  We like to think they offer the same outstanding quality too.

Details of our current vacancies are shown below.

If you are as passionate as we are about delivering an exceptional customer experience, we’d love to hear from you.  You can apply online by sending your CV with a covering letter, or your completed application form, to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk.  Alternatively, you can post your application to:

HR Department
Oldrid & Co. Limited
11 Strait Bargate
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 6UF

Don’t forget to tell us which vacancy you’re applying for.  We strive to acknowledge every application we receive, as we think it’s only polite.  We’ll contact you again if you are shortlisted for interview, but if you haven’t heard from us within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

 

 

 


 

Oldrids, Boston

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Menswear
Closing Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Job Reference: A0904

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Oldrids Boston store.

Working primarily on the Menswear Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 16 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and Bank Holidays, with occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

 
Job Title: Sales Assistant Accessories
Closing Date:Tuesday 1st September 2015
Job Reference: A0901

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Oldrids Boston store.

Working primarily on the Accessories Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 14.5 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and Bank Holidays, with occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Sales Assistant Childrenswear
Closing Date: Tuesday 1st September 2015
Job Reference: A0902

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Oldrids Boston store.

Working primarily on the Childrenswear Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 25 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and Bank Holidays, with occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

 
Job Title: Cleaning Assistant
Closing Date: Friday 4th September 2015
Job Reference: A0905

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic part-time assistant to join the Cleaning team to maintain high standards of cleanliness in our Oldrids Boston store.

You should be well-presented, self motivated and willing to carry out varied duties, including vacuuming, polishing glass and mirrors, and cleaning the store entrances, gangways, toilets, restaurant and offices, along with any other general cleaning tasks.

Previous experience in a similar role would be preferred.

Hours will be 16 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 



Downtown, Boston

 

Job Title:Full-Time Sales Assistant Floor Coverings
Closing Date: Monday 31st August 2015
Job Reference: W0805

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Boston store.

Working primarily on the Floor Coverings Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 36.25 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, evenings, and Bank Holidays.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

 
Job Title: Full-Time Home Delivery Driver’s Assistant
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Job Reference: W0901

We are looking to recruit a full-time Home Delivery Driver’s Assistant to join the Distribution team at Downtown Boston.

You will be required to work as an assistant to the delivery drivers, delivering to and assembling products for our customers throughout our delivery area. You may also occasionally be required to locate and pick stock, some of which may be very bulky, and accept deliveries whilst ensuring that all relevant paperwork is completed according to Company policy.

Experience gained working in a similar environment would be an advantage, including an up to date awareness of health and safety regulations relating to manual handling.

You should be well presented, PC literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills.

Hours are 37½ per week worked on varying shifts over five days between Sunday and Saturday, including evenings and weekends. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, including being available during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)    

 


 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham

Job Title: Weekend Till Operator/Sales Assistant
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Job Reference: G0904

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for an enthusiastic person to join the ‘Float’ team working as a Till Operator / Sales Assistant.

You should be well presented and keen to play your part as a member of the busy sales team offering customers an excellent shopping experience.

The work will primarily be on the tills, requiring you to be self motivated and accurate when entering transactions. You may also be required to work on departments as necessary, where good customer service skills and an interest in the products on offer is desirable.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

You will be working 6 hours per week on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and / or Sunday. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and be available to work additional hours and alternative days if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

   
Job Title: Weekend Sales Assistants Linens
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Job Reference: G0901

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for two enthusiastic Sales Assistants to join the team working primarily on the Linens department.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are either 5 or 10 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and / or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Application Form (PDF)     Application Form (PDF)  

 


 

Job Title: Sunday Till Operator/Sales Assistant
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Job Reference: G0903

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for an enthusiastic person to join the ‘Float’ team working as a Till Operator / Sales Assistant.

You should be well presented and keen to play your part as a member of the busy sales team offering customers an excellent shopping experience.

The work will primarily be on the tills, requiring you to be self motivated and accurate when entering transactions. You may also be required to work on departments as necessary, where good customer service skills and an interest in the products on offer is desirable.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

You will be working 4 hours per week on varying shifts, normally every Sunday. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and be available to work additional hours and alternative days if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title:Fixed-Term Weekend Sales Assistant
Children’s Footwear/Childrenswear
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd September 2015
Job Reference: G0903

A vacancy has arisen for an assistant to join the Sales Team working in Downtown Grantham on a fixed-term basis of up to one year.

Working primarily on both the Childrenswear and Children’s Footwear departments, you will ideally be fully trained in the fitting of children’s shoes and be able to demonstrate excellent selling and customer service skills, along with the ability to relate to children on what is a very busy department. You should be well presented, literate and numerate.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial but full training will be available if required.

Hours are 6 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and/or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Full-Time Fitted Kitchens Team Leader
Closing Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Job Reference: G0905

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for an experienced Team Leader to manage the Fitted Kitchens department.

You will be able to demonstrate proven leadership, organisational and communication skills, and have previous experience in designing and selling fitted kitchens and related products in a retail environment.

An in-depth knowledge of CAD, and excellent customer service and selling skills are essential. You should be well presented, PC literate, numerate and articulate. Accuracy and attention to detail are key requirements of this role.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title:Full-Time Office Manager
Closing Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Job Reference: G0906

We have a rare vacancy for an accomplished people and administration manager to motivate, lead and develop the office team at our Grantham site.

Overseeing the smooth running of the Downtown Superstore and Garden Centre offices, this is an important role requiring people management skills, commercial acumen, numeracy, accuracy, attention to detail, confidentiality, a calm demeanour and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

With previous supervisory or office management experience gained in a similar role, your computer skills will be excellent and, in addition to your line management responsibilities, you’ll be willing and able to turn your hand to any of the following tasks to support your team and lead by example:

• customer service;
• cash handling;
• data entry.

Hours will be 38.75 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. You should be able to offer a fully flexible approach to working days and times.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Sales Assistant Childrenswear
Closing Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Job Reference: G0907

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for an enthusiastic Sales Assistant to join the team, working primarily on the Childrenswear department.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 6 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and / or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time ‘Benefit’ Consultant
Closing Date: Monday 7th September 2015
Job Reference: G0908

We have an exciting opportunity in our Downtown Grantham store for an enthusiastic and motivated sales person to join the Cosmetics team as Consultant on ‘Benefit’ Cosmetics.

Providing outstanding customer service which exceeds customer expectations and possessing the motivation to work towards and achieve retail targets are essential skills for Benefit Consultants. You will be responsible for selling the full range of Benefit products whilst working closely with your Account Manager to run a smooth and efficient counter.

Your proven retail sales ability, customer service skills and capacity for hard work, combined with your personality and excellent grooming, could mean that you are the person we are looking for.

You should be able to demonstrate a genuine passion, relevant retail experience and strong brand awareness.

Hours are 21 per week worked on varying shifts over up to five days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings. It is essential that you are able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and are available to work additional hours when required.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 

 


 

Job Title: Part-time Accounts Office Assistant
Closing Date: Wednesday 9th September 2015
Job Reference: G0909

You should be well presented, possess excellent customer service skills, and be PC literate, numerate and accurate.

Duties will include customer care, cash handling, data input, filing, switchboard operation and reception work plus other accounts office tasks as required.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 28 per week worked on varying shifts over up to five days between Sunday and Saturday, including regular evenings and weekends. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required, including during school and college holidays and on Bank Holidays.

 
 
 
 
 
Application Form (PDF)    

 



Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham

 

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Tools/Machinery
Closing Date: Thursday 3rd September 2015
Job Reference: P0903

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre.

Working primarily on the Tools and Machinery Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 30 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, evenings, and Bank Holidays.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Buildings/Landscapes
Closing Date: Tuesday 8th September 2015
Job Reference: P0904

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Grantham Garden Centre.

Working primarily on the Buildings and Landscapes Department in a role which focuses very much on sales, you should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the products on offer as well as excellent customer service and selling skills. You may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

The work will include the movement of stock, some of which may be very heavy and / or bulky.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and confident when dealing with any administration required. Previous experience gained in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 25 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, evenings, and Bank Holidays.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Oldrids, Gainsborough

Job Title: Sales Assistant Cookshop/Gifts
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Job Reference: M0904

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic Sales person to join the sales team working primarily on the Cookshop and Gifts department at our Oldrids Gainsborough store.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 4 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and/or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 
Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant Cookshop & Gifts
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Job Reference: M0901

We are looking for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store. Working primarily on the Cookshop & Gift department you will also be required to cover duties on other departments as required.

You should be well presented, able to demonstrate good sales technique and have a keen interest in the products on offer. You should possess excellent customer service skills, be literate, numerate, able to communicate at all levels and be confident when required to deal with administration. Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 16 per week working on varying shifts over up to five days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including regular evenings and weekends.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required. Please make clear on your application the number of hours you are available per week.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Job Reference: M0902

We are looking to an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Oldrids Gainsborough store.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, be literate, numerate and possess excellent customer service skills. Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 16 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to five days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, occasional evenings and Bank Holidays. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
Job Title: Weekend Sales Assistant Fragrance
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Job Reference: M0903

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic Sales person to join the sales team working primarily on the Fragrance department at our Oldrids Gainsborough store.

You should have a keen interest in the products on offer, be well presented and possess good selling and customer service skills. You should be literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately. Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 8 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and/or Sunday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required, including during school and college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

 


 

Downtown, Lincoln

Job Title: Part-Time Coffee Shop Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 7th September 2015
Job Reference: T0901

We are looking to an enthusiastic assistant to join the Coffee Shop team at our Downtown Lincoln store.

Duties will include clearing tables, customer service, basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, literate and numerate, and possess excellent customer service skills. Previous experience of working in a similar Coffee Shop environment would be beneficial.

Hours are 12 per week, worked on varying shifts over up to five days out of seven between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends, occasional evenings and Bank Holidays. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
 
 
 

 

Application Form (PDF)    

 


 

Concessions

Job Title: Part-Time Sales Associate Downtown Grantham
Closing Date: Wednesday 16th September 2015
Job Reference: NA

o support our continued growth we are currently seeking a PART TIME SALES ASSOCIATE to join our team in Downtown, Grantham.

Who is Watch Station International?
Watch Station International is an international leader in fashion and designer luxury timepieces. Through our commitment to customer service, Watch Station brings sophistication, fashionable style advice, and knowledge to watch enthusiasts around the globe working with brands that make up the Fossil Portfolio including MICHELE, Zodiac, Relic, Emporio Armani, DKNY, Armani Exchange, Michael Kors, Diesel, Burberry, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Adidas, Skagen Denmark, and Karl Lagerfeld. In the UK we continue to grow the brand by constantly opening new stores and concessions, throughout the country to support this exceptional growth we are continually looking to attract the best talent to join our team!
What is the role?

To be a successful PART-TIME SALES ASSOCIATE you will have a passion for retail and must be willing to give a radical customer experience to our guests. That’s right; we call our customers ‘guests’! We welcome them into our stores as if we were welcoming them into our homes and always ensure they leave having had the best experience.
You must be passionate about our products and work towards achieving sales goals and most importantly helping to create a fun environment.

Benefits
Our benefits program is our investment in you as an important contributor to our success, and we're proud to offer a highly competitive package. Listed below are some the great benefits that Fossil offers:
• Discount on licensed and Fossil brands
• Paid holidays
• Free watch for new employees after 3 months
• Pension

How can I apply?
Please email your CV and covering letter to Sophie Turley, Concession Manager. Fossil is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity