Retail Team Leader

£15,974 - £18,344 per annum (Grade 2)
Full time - 36.5 hours per week (working 5 days out of 7)
Closing Date: 9am Monday 7 January 2019
(Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications)
Job ref: 127/18

We are looking for an experienced retailer to join our team. This is a hands-on operational role; you will be involved in day-to-day running of the outlet as well as developing the knowledge and skills of the staff, helping develop the retail outlets, merchandising and presenting stock to a high standard. You’ll be helping to create a great culture of customer service and helping us to flex our approach to make a profitable business whilst keeping the needs of the students in mind.

The successful applicant will already have a proven track record of retail success in their current role and will be able to demonstrate an ability to implement changes, be innovative and creative when developing new ideas, as well as having a passion for retail.

We are looking for someone who is a great communicator, a team player, gives fantastic customer service and has a passion for working in a busy, vibrant environment. 

As a student’s union we are closed over the Christmas holiday period and on bank holidays so we have the best hours in the business!

We have great internal training opportunities and we are looking for someone who has a real passion for helping us make sure every student loves their time at Leeds.

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

Leeds University Union is a charity that helps over 34,000 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.

Please note that your application should state how you meet the criteria listed within the person specification.

Closing Date: 9am Monday 7 January 2019 (Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications)

Interviews: Monday 14 January 2019

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

Posted on: 30 November 2018

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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