Retail Assistant - Nelson | Part-time

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Retail Assistant to join our team in Nelson.

Retail Assistant 

Permanent - Part Time Role

Richmond Shop, Nelson

This position reports to the Shop Coordinator and is responsible for assisting with the coordination of the daily operational needs of the Red Cross Shop: maximising of sales through excellent merchandise preparation/presentation supported with great customer service.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Excellent Customer Service 
  • Promoting/Driving Sales
  • Cash Management and Till management
  • Shop Presentation/displays
  • Stock Management/preparation and control as instructed
  • Supporting Volunteers’ Adherence to our Health, Safety and Wellbeing practices

We encourage you to apply for this role if you have (at least some of) these competencies:

  • Experience in cash handling, cash management, and retail shop operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a retail sales environment
  • Experience working as or with volunteers
  • Skills in dealing with customers
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to work as a team member of Red Cross
  • Self-motivation and a positive and friendly approach, reliability and work with integrity.

Indication of hours of work:

Richmond Shop 8 hours on Saturday and sole charge. Management experience required.

Red Cross is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, working together towards our mission to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilising the power of humanity and enhancing community resilience.

New Zealand Red Cross is a New Zealand wide organisation with over 11,000 volunteer members and over 500 paid staff. Our Retail shops are a key support for the wider organisation.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.

To download the job description and to apply for this position please click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken to the New Zealand Red Cross Careers page. 

All applications MUST be submitted online which requires uploading a recent copy of CV, Cover Letter, Passport, and Right to Work(If Not NZ Citizen). 

Applications close 5pm, 12 December 2021.

You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to be considered for this job.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity or for further information, please contact Terry Perriman at