Retail Assistant

£15,917 per annum 
Full time - 36.5 hours per week (working 5 days out of 7)
Closing Date: 9am Monday 8 July 2019
Job ref: 45/19

3 x roles available

Leeds University Union is a charity that helps over 38,000 students love their time at Leeds. Located at the heart of campus, the Union is a space to meet people, make new friends and get involved.

Find out more about Leeds University Union at or follow us on Twitter @LeedsUniUnion.

As a Retail Assistant you will be joining a retail team working in one of the busiest Student Unions in the country. We need you to be passionate about delivering excellent customer service and to have the ability to inspire your colleagues’ service throughout your team.

Our retail stores are fast paced and ever changing to make sure that our retail offer is perfect for our students, so you will need to have the ability to develop and deliver new initiatives whilst maintaining a high level of retail standards.

Your role will encompass all of our retail stores, namely our LUU Co-op franchise, Gear (our crested clothing and gift store), and Union Shop selling stationery and greeting cards. We will support you with training for any areas that are new to you.

Retail at Leeds University Union is a vibrant and exciting place to be and this role is perfect for you if you are ready to work in a fast-paced store.

So, if you love to delight your customers and enjoy the variety of tasks in retail, from structured and compliant, to creative and inspirational, then we would like to hear from you.

You would be required to work on a shift pattern of 5 days over 7.

In your application, please explain how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the team here at LUU.

We offer 26 days’ holiday (plus generous statutory and customary closure days) and a pension scheme.

Closing date:  9am Monday 8 July 2019     
Interviews:  Tuesday 16 July 2019               

LUU is committed to equality and valuing diversity within its employees. We particularly welcome applications from ethnic minority candidates and males who are currently underrepresented in these roles at LUU.

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To apply, please download the application pack and forms A and B below. Please ensure that you save the blank forms to your desktop before completion. Once completed, please return both forms to

Internal candidates should contact the People Team for an application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Alternative formats of the application pack and forms are available on request by contacting