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With stores throughout Lincolnshire and an online store, we are always looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our team.

The employment opportunities we offer are extremely varied; from customer service and roles on the shop floors to marketing, distribution and more. 

You can apply online by sending your CV with a covering letter to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk. Alternatively you can post your application to:

Human Resources
Downtown Superstore
Wyberton Chain Bridge
Boston
Lincolnshire
PE21 7NL

Whilst we strive to acknowledge every application we receive, this is not always possible. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of applying then unfortunately your application has not been successful. 


Why Oldrids & Downtown?


Long Service

Long Service Awards

Staff Discount

Staff Discount

Career Progression

Career Progression

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme


Friendly Team Environment

Friendly Team Environment

Training

Comprehensive Training

Pay

Competitive Pay

Holiday

Great Holiday Entitlement


 

Downtown Superstore, Grantham
                           

Part-Time Sales Assistant

Every day our customers are inspired by a range of quality products and services offered at our Downtown Grantham store. Our aim is to provide each customer with an exceptional service that complements our extensive product range and caters individually to their needs.

We are seeking a part-time Sales Assistant to work on our Large Domestic Appliances and Upholstery departments. This varied and engaging role will focus on offering an excellent customer service in a busy and varied environment, building rapport with customers, and delivering expert product recommendations on high value items to maximise sales opportunities.

You will be able to discuss the electrical products and add-on products such as warranties on offer knowledgably. We have a wide variety of appliances on offer and a genuine interest in technology will be advantageous. You will also undertake general housekeeping within your area, computer system and till work as required and, importantly, merchandising to maximise visibility of the products on offer.

You will be at an advantage if you have recent, relevant experience. This is not essential and training will be provided as required.

Hours are 24 per week usually worked on four days out of seven within store opening times. A flexible approach to working days and times is required, and you should be available to work occasional varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, free car parking, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly sales team at Downtown Grantham, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G1013.

 

Full-Time Sales Assistant

Every day our customers are inspired by the range of quality products and services offered at Oldrids & Downtown. Our aim is to provide each customer with exceptional service that complements our extensive product range and caters individually to their needs.

We are seeking a full-time Sales Assistant, working primarily on our Womenswear department. You must be able to enhance our customer experience, with the ability to make a personal connection to shoppers and understand their needs. You will ensure that our customers are offered unrivalled customer service with your excellent communication skills.

Other duties include undertaking general housekeeping within your area, till work as required and, importantly, merchandising to maximise visibility of the products on offer.

You will be at an advantage if you have recent, relevant experience. This is not essential, and training will be provided as required.

Hours are 36.25 per week usually worked on five days out of seven. Our stores are open 7 days a week, so you must be able to work regular weekends as part of your rota. A flexible approach to working days and times is required and you should be available to work occasional varying shift patterns and differing days if required.

Our superb benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, free parking, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly team at Downtown Grantham we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G1014.

 

Part-Time Sales Assistants

Every day our customers are inspired by the range of quality products and services offered at Oldrids & Downtown. Our aim is to provide each customer with exceptional service that complements our extensive product range and caters individually to their needs.

We have opportunities for part-time Sales Assistants to join our friendly teams on our Fashions departments, selling high class fashion and new season Womenswear, Childrenswear and Footwear.

Our Sales Assistants enhance our customers experience, with the ability to make a personal connection to entice shoppers, assist with purchases and take opportunities to upsell and cross-sell. They ensure that our customers are offered unrivalled customer service and maintain excellent communication skills. These roles include undertaking fitting room duties.

You will also undertake general housekeeping within your area, till work as required and, importantly, merchandising to maximise visibility of the products on offer.

You will be at an advantage if you have relevant retail experience although this is not essential, and training will be provided as required.

Hours are 30 or 25 per week worked on five days out of seven. Our stores are open 7 days a week, so you must be able to work regular weekends as part of your rota. A flexible approach to working days and times is required and you should be available to work occasional varying shift patterns and differing days if required.

Our superb benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, free parking, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly team at Downtown Grantham we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference G1015.

 

Full-Time Buyer 

We aim to deliver a superb range of products to customers with an unrivalled personal and professional service, cementing our position as one of Grantham’s most trusted and highest quality retailers.

At a time of great excitement for our Grantham site, where we are embarking on our Downtown Grantham Designer Outlet project, we are seeking a full-time furniture Buyer to play a crucial role in managing and optimising our product portfolio through effective sourcing of product lines and negotiation of prices.

The main duties for this highly skilled, varied, and interesting role include:
• Sourcing and selecting furniture products to meet department plans with profitability and sales potential in mind.
• Attending trade shows to source new furniture lines, suppliers, and brands, with support from the Buying and Concessions Manager.
• Implementing markdowns for end of line products, liaising with suppliers and internal members of the Buying team for inputs.
• Committing to enhancing the team’s performance levels to ensure they are meeting Company expectations and identifying any training that would support improvement.
• Reporting key attributes of products and the overall brand mix to the Buying and Concessions Manager to ensure a commercially balanced range is delivered.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with great communication skills, a passion for delivering high quality product lines and who is confident using Microsoft Office software to be responsible for shaping the range of furniture products Oldrids & Downtown offer. Commercial awareness, high levels of initiative and experience working to tight deadlines are all required traits.

Hours are usually worked Monday – Friday. However, there is a need for flexibility, with a degree of home working permitted. A full driving licence is required to ensure mobility to our Grantham and Boston sites, and attendance at meetings with suppliers.

Our superb benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly, close-knit Buying team we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference A1101.

 

Full-Time Buying Assistants

We aim to deliver a superb range of products to customers with an unrivalled personal and professional service, cementing our position as one of Grantham’s most trusted and highest quality retailers.

At a time of great excitement for our Grantham site, where we are embarking on our Downtown Grantham Designer Outlet project, we require a number of Buying Assistants to assist our Buyers by analysing our Sales and profit trends, on a full-time basis.

The main duties for this varied, interesting, and crucial role include:
• Providing data and analysis to contribute to weekly sales analysis, profit, and trade review reports.
• Presenting information to key internal stakeholders within the Buying team.
• Liaising with suppliers to ensure purchase order numbers for new stock orders are accurate and bookings are made for deliveries.
• Loading new stock items and orders into our stock management system.

Applicants will have great attention to detail, excellent time management skills and be confident using Microsoft Office software, in particular Excel. Good commercial awareness, high levels of initiative and experience working to tight deadlines are all desirable traits.

Hours are usually 9am – 5.30pm worked Monday – Friday to support during store opening times.

Our superb benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly, close-knit Buying team we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference A1102.

 

Oldrids Online, Grantham
  

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Downtown Garden Centre, Grantham 
         

Weekend Sales Assistant

For over 21 years our Downtown Garden Centre has offered customers an array of quality products to inspire a range of garden projects, assist with a variety of DIY tasks and provide a multitude of meaningful gifts.

To support the existing team to enhance customer experiences and play their part in the day-to-day operation of the Garden Centre, we are seeking an assistant to work primarily on the main tills within the Garden Centre.

This role will focus on offering an excellent customer service at a busy till point.   You will be enthusiastic, well presented, personable and an articulate communicator, helping the customer with any questions they may have.

Duties include handling varied stock at the till point, cashing up, handling cash, processing refunds and general housekeeping duties at the till point.  You must be able to follow our processes and procedures to ensure that transactions are handled correctly and ensure that this is a positive experience for all customers.

Prior experience would be beneficial but is not essential and full training will be provided. 

Hours are 6 per week, usually to be worked on either Saturdays or Sundays. Flexibility is key and you should be occasionally available to work varying shift patterns and differing days if required.  

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly Garden Centre sales team, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference P1004.

 

Full-Time Restaurant Assistant

Our Downtown Garden Centre Restaurant has for many years offered our customers quality food and beverages and a well-earned rest from their shopping. In line with our continuing plans for a £125 million premium designer outlet centre at our Grantham site, we have expanded our Restaurant and enhanced our customer offer, and we have further, exciting plans for its future development.

To help play a part in the day-to-day operation of the team, we have an opportunity for a friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working Restaurant Assistant to join the team on a full-time contract.

Our Restaurant Assistants offer exemplary service to our customers in the delivery of meals and refreshments to their tables and will also assist with basic food preparation, till work, stock replenishment and general housekeeping duties.

Ideally, you will already have the relevant skills and qualifications, having previously worked in a similar catering environment, however this is not essential.

Hours are 36.25 hours/week with a need to have a flexible approach to working days and times. You should be available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

If you feel you would be an asset to our growing team, we would love to hear from you.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, free parking, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment and industry-leading rewards for long service.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference P1005.

 

Fixed-Term Sales Assistant

For over 21 years our Downtown Garden Centre has offered customers an array of quality products to inspire a range of garden projects, assist with a variety of DIY tasks and provide a multitude of meaningful gifts.

To support the existing team, we are seeking an assistant to work primarily on the tills within the Garden Centre on an initial six month fixed-term contract.

Duties include handling varied stock at the till point, handling cash, processing refunds and general housekeeping duties at the till point. You must be able to follow our processes and procedures to ensure that transactions are handled correctly and ensure that this is a positive experience for all customers.

Prior experience would be beneficial but is not essential and full training will be provided.

Hours are 32.5 per week usually worked on five days out of seven. A flexible approach to working days and times is required and you should be available to work varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly Garden Centre sales team, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference P1101.

 

Downtown Superstore, Boston

        

Full-Time Loss Prevention Officer

At Oldrids & Downtown our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We have been retail pioneers since 1804. Our first department store in Boston was one of the earliest of its kind and we were also ahead of the curve when we opened our first large edge-of-town store under the Downtown brand.

At a time of exciting change for our Company, we are seeking a full-time Loss Prevention Officer to maintain robust security across our Downtown Boston site and minimise stock loss.

Responsibilities for this extremely varied and rewarding role involve surveillance of the site to protect stock, buildings and Company property using CCTV systems and intercoms, maintaining the safety of the site and ensuring welfare of both our customers and staff.

You must be able to be diplomatic and have a high degree of tact during challenging situations. As a keyholder, you will be trustworthy and be able to communicate effectively as part of a close-knit team. Although not essential, you would be at an advantage if you have experience or relevant qualifications (such as an SIA licence) in Loss Prevention or a relevant security role.

Hours are 38.75 per week, worked on five days out of seven during the day, including some weekend working in line with our busiest trading times. There will be times where you are required to be ‘on-call’ overnight on a rota and deal with compromised security as necessary so we would ask that applicants are located a maximum of 20 minutes away from the Downtown Boston store at Wyberton Chain Bridge.

The salary for this role is competitive (and includes a monthly callout allowance), and our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our friendly team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W1007.

 

Sunday Sales Assistant

At Oldrids & Downtown our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We have been retail pioneers since 1804. Our first department store in Boston was one of the earliest of its kind and we were also ahead of the curve when we opened our first large edge-of-town store under the Downtown brand.

To support the Company in enhancing our customer experience and play a part in the day-to-day operation of the store, we are currently seeking a Sales Assistant to work on our Cosmetics department on Sundays.

You will help our customers to explore, experiment and get the best from our brands, ensuring they can look and feel great. Customers are at the heart of what we do, and you will need to be a confident communicator, offering them the best possible shopping experience, with simple, honest advice which makes you their trusted first port of call for purchases. Other duties include merchandising, till work and ensure that the presentation of our product displays are unrivalled.

You will be enthusiastic, good at prioritising workloads and well presented with a keen interest in the products on offer.

Hours are 6 per week, usually worked within store opening times on Sundays. Flexibility is key, and you should be available to work occasional varying days and additional hours if required.

Our benefits package includes staff discount of up to 20% across all of our stores, career progression opportunities within a friendly team environment, industry-leading rewards for long service and free parking.

If you feel you would be an asset to our team at Downtown Boston, we would love to hear from you.

Applicants should send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk, or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference W1008.

 

Full-Time Purchase Ledger Clerk

Oldrids & Downtown have been retail pioneers since 1804. Our first department store in Boston was one of the earliest of its kind. We were also ahead of the curve when we opened our first large edge-of-town store under the Downtown brand, and we are continuing with our project of a £125 million premium designer outlet centre at our Downtown site in Grantham.

It is at this exciting time that we are seeking an experienced full-time Purchase Ledger Clerk to work within our busy Finance & Accounts department at Downtown Boston.

Regular day to day tasks include supplier invoice and credit note processing (including registering, scanning, batching, posting to our ERP system and reconciling supplier statements and ledgers), posting and matching payments and sending remittance advices. As part of this you will also be required to regularly liaise with suppliers and internal staff members as appropriate. General administrative duties such as filing, telephone call handling and processing mail will also be expected.

It would be advantageous to have some experience of 3rd party contractor invoices (with some knowledge of Reverse Charge VAT and C.I.S tax), overseas container invoices and import duty processing, and, reporting sales and raising self-billing invoices to concession partners.

Each day is varied requiring good problem-solving skills and you must be able to prioritise effectively, have high levels of literacy and numeracy and be able to effectively use basic Microsoft Office programs with a superb level of accuracy. You must have previous experience of using ERP systems such as Sage or Swan.

Applicants should be self-motivated and have strong communication skills. It is essential that you have previous experience in a similar role.

Hours are 38.75 per week worked Monday to Friday, normally 9am – 5.30pm.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. This is a great opportunity to join a small friendly team with a benefits package including staff discount of up to 20% across all our stores.

To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter by e-mail to hrrecruit@oldrids.co.uk or by post to Human Resources, Downtown Superstore, Wyberton Chain Bridge, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 7NL, quoting job reference A1001.

 

Oldrids Department Store, Scunthorpe

    

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Concessions

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Part-Time Sales Advisors - Quiz - Downtown Grantham

Founded back in 1993, we've been slaying fast fashion world even before it was a thing.  And we have no plans in slowing down anytime soon.  Our mission is to continue to push the limits to bring you the hottest looks 24/7 so you can feel like a #QUIZQUEEN all day, every day; whether that's dropping new styles or giving you the ultimate shopping experience.

We realise the most important part of our success is our customer.  This is why we are focused on delivering an exciting shopping experience and making sure that our high standards of quality, value for money and service are always met.

As a Part-Time Sales Assistant at our Quiz concession within Downtown Grantham, we are looking for self-motivated individuals who:

  • has a passion for fast fashion retail;
  • will provide excellent customer service in line with our sales standards and have previous experience working in this type of environment;
  • will be very flexible regarding working hours and want to contribute and be part of a fun team, working to achieve our sales targets.

Hours are either 15 per week worked on three days out of seven or 20 hours per week worked on four days out of seven (including 5.5 hours each Sunday).

To apply, please e-mail your CV and a covering e-mail to grantham@quizclothing.co.uk.