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.

 

 

 


 

Head Office, Boston

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Oldrids Department Store, Boston   

Job Title: Part-Time Restaurant Manager
Closing Date: Monday 25th July 2016
Job Reference: A0710
 

Reporting to the Store Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth running of the Restaurant and Café Culture in our Oldrids Boston store on a day-to-day basis.

Your main duties will include the ordering and management of stock, food preparation and leading and training the team. You will also be responsible for trialling new products and setting the example for excellent customer service.

You will possess good people management skills and will have a good understanding of the needs of the customer, using your own ideas to increase sales and profit results. You will be P.C. literate, hard working, committed and will be organised in your approach to your work.

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 21.75 per week, worked on varying shifts up to 3 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional evenings and regular weekends and Bank Holidays. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times.

   
 Application Form (PDF)    

   


 

Downtown Furniture Store, Boston

Job Title: Part-Time Carpet Workroom Assistant
Closing Date: Thursday 28th July 2016
Job Reference: W0704
 

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Carpet Workroom Assistant to join the Flooring team at our Downtown Boston store.

The role entails the receiving of deliveries on a daily basis. The ability to interpret plans and take measurements is essential, along with the skill of cutting the
floor covering in readiness for the fitters.

The successful candidate will be an effective communicator and good at prioritising workloads. You should be well presented, PC literate and confident when dealing with any administration required, including the booking in and out of stock.

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial, but not essential as full training will be given.

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

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times, being available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

 

 
Job Title: Part-Time Distribution Admin Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 1st August 2016
Job Reference: W0802
 

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time administration assistant to join the Distribution team at our Downtown Boston store.

Duties will include arranging customer deliveries, collections, completing timesheets and booking stock in, plus other office tasks as required.

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

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours will be 15 per week worked over two days out of seven, normally every Monday and Tuesday.

You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

  

Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Electrical
Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Job Reference: W0803
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales team at our Downtown Boston store, on a fixed term basis for up to one year.

Working primarily on the Electricals 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 20 per week, worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 
 Job Title: Fixed-Term Sales Assistant Linens
Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Job Reference: W0804
 

There is an opportunity for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Boston store for a fixed term of up to six months. Working primarily on the Linens department you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

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 will be 15 per week, usually worked on varying shifts over 5 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional evenings and regular weekends. You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)


  

Downtown Superstore, Grantham        

Job Title: Weekend Distribution Admin Assistant
Closing Date: Thursday 21st July 2016
Job Reference: G0712
 

We have a rare opportunity for a Weekend administration assistant to join the Distribution team in Downtown Grantham.

Duties will include arranging customer deliveries, collections, completing timesheets and booking stock in, plus other office tasks as required.

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

Previous experience in a similar role would be beneficial.

Hours are 10 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every Saturday and 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: Sunday Loss Prevention Officer
Closing Date: Monday 1st August 2016
Job Reference: G0801
 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Loss Prevention Officer to join the team at our Downtown Grantham store. You may also be required to work at our other stores as required.

Involved in all aspects of Loss Prevention and store security, you should be well presented and possess excellent customer service skills, including diplomacy and tact when required to deal with challenging situations. You should be P.C. literate, hard working, committed and organised in your approach to your work and have a good understanding of the Loss Prevention role, ideally with experience gained in a similar retail environment.

An SIA licence would be beneficial. The appointed candidate will be required to undergo a Police Data Access check.

You will be working 6 hours per 2 weeks on varying shifts over Sundays, including regular evenings and Bank Holidays. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and days.

Application Form (PDF)   Application Form (PDF)

  

Job Title: Fixed-Term Service Admin Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 1st August 2016
Job Reference: G0802
 

We have a rare opportunity for someone to join the Service team at Downtown Grantham as an administration assistant on a fixed-term basis of up to one year.

You should have a keen interest in all furniture products, and be able to demonstrate good practical skills and an ability to assess and solve problems. It is important that you are PC literate, numerate and able to communicate effectively at all levels.

Duties are varied and include:

• Being the first point of contact for customers when issues arise.
• Liaising with suppliers as necessary in the event of returns.
• Arranging visits to customers’ homes and booking the service calls.
• Administrative support.

You should be well presented, self-motivated and capable of working on your own initiative as well as a being a team player.

Hours are 24 per week normally worked on four days between Sunday and Saturday, including occasional weekends and evenings. You should be able to offer a flexible approach to working times and days, including Bank Holidays.

 
 Job Title: Part-Time Sales Assistant
 Closing Date: Thursday 4th August 2016
 Job Reference: G0803
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on the Womenswear Department you may be required to work on other departments as necessary.

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

Previous experience in a similar environment would be beneficial.

Hours will be 18 per week, worked on varying shifts over 4 days out of 7 between Sunday and Saturday, including regular weekends and occasional evenings.

You should have a flexible approach to working days and times and be available to work additional hours if required.

 

 

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

 

Job Title: Sunday Sales Assistant
Closing Date: Thursday 4th August 2016
Job Reference: G0804
 

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic assistant to join the Sales Team at our Downtown Grantham store. Working primarily on our Soft Furnishings department you may be required to cover on other departments as necessary.

Some knowledge of the products on offer or an interest in Soft Furnishings is a requirement of the role. The main focus will be on selling, requiring you to possess excellent customer service skills. You should be well presented, literate, numerate and able to handle administration confidently and accurately.

Previous experience in a similar environment is also desirable.

Hours are 6 per week worked on varying shifts, normally every 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: Sunday Till Operator/Sales Assistant
 Closing Date: Thursday 4th August 2016
 Job Reference: G0805
 

There is an opportunity at our Downtown Grantham store for an enthusiastic Sales 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 5 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 / college holiday periods and on Bank Holidays.

 

Application Form (PDF)    Application Form (PDF)

                                                                                 


   

Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham   

Job Title: Weekend Sales Assistant Buildings / Landscapes
Closing Date: Thursday 28th July 2016
Job Reference: P0708
 

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 are 9 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, and be available to work additional hours, including during school and college holiday periods.

 
Job Title: Sunday Restaurant Assistant
Closing Date: Monday 1st August 2016
Job Reference: P0709
 

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

Duties will primarily be customer service but will also include basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

You should be well presented, literate, numerate and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service, selling and communication skills.

Hours are 6 per fortnight, normally worked every other Sunday on varying shifts. 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.

Application Form (PDF)
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Downtown Home & Fashion Store, Lincoln

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Oldrids Department Store, Gainsborough

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