Retail & Online Sales Associate

The Art Shop, Ilkley

Position Type: Part-time (3 days per week) with no less than 2 Saturdays per month

Weekly Hours: 23 - 30 hours

About Us:

The Art Shop in Ilkley is a well-established destination for art enthusiasts, offering a wide range of art supplies, materials, and unique creations. With a strong commitment to providing the highest level of customer service, we take pride in fostering creativity and supporting artists in their creative journey. Our passion for art is at the heart of everything we do, and we are now seeking a dedicated Retail & Online Sales Associate to join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Retail & Online Sales Associate at The Art Shop, you will be responsible for the following:

Assisting customers in-store, providing excellent service and expert guidance on art materials.

Managing and maintaining the online sales platform, processing orders, and responding to customer inquiries.

Handling cash register transactions, including cash, card, and digital payments.

Restocking shelves, organizing merchandise, and ensuring the store's overall tidiness, cleanliness and presentation.

Collaborating with the team to create eye-catching product displays to attract customers.

Maintaining a strong knowledge of the products, services, and promotions offered at The Art Shop.

Keeping up-to-date with art trends and materials, and assisting customers with product selection.

Supporting special events and promotions within the store.


To be successful in this role, you should possess the following requirements:

Strong customer service skills with high standards of care.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Computer proficiency and the ability to manage online sales.

A passion for art and creative materials (knowledge of art materials is preferred but not mandatory).

Enthusiasm for learning and staying updated on the latest art trends.

A proactive and positive attitude.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about art, have a strong commitment to customer service, and are eager to join a vibrant team, we would love to hear from you! To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to before the closing date on Wednesday November 22, 2023.

Join us at The Art Shop and help inspire creativity in our customers while being a part of a welcoming and artistic community. We look forward to welcoming the newest member of our team!