Casual Retail Assistant, Barbican Centre


Hourly rate of £11.88

The Barbican, Europe’s leading Arts and Conference Centre, presents an unparalleled variety of performing and visual arts of world class calibre, as well as hosting extensive commercial activity.

The Barbican shop is looking to bring in a number of enthusiastic Retail Assistants on a casual basis to provide support to the Retail Operations Manager in the day to day running of the Barbican’s retail outlets, depending on the operational needs of the shop/s.

The ideal candidates will have relevant retail experience and should be able to demonstrate a high quality of customer service and sales skills. You will be confident working as part of a team and also productive as an individual. Some experience of visual merchandising will be an advantage as will a keen interest in the arts and awareness of current retail trends.

You will be able to cope well with pressure and show a strong ability to solve problems. You will be flexible in your approach to work and be able to learn new skills quickly.

All shifts are subject to availability.  Casual workers are under no obligation to work the shifts offered and the Barbican Centre is under no obligation to offer work on a regular basis.  Availability to work weekends and evenings is required as part of this role.

To apply and for further information please visit the Barbican website  

All applications MUST include a completed application form as a CV will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 12.00pm midday, Friday 19th July 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Interviews will take place the week commencing 29th July.

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of responses we receive, if you have not had a response by 26th July 2019 please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

The Barbican is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.