Barretts has a Job Vacancy!

Posted on 07 February 2018

Marketing, Website Management and Retail Sales Person
Full Time Post

The independent home furnishings store Barretts of Woodbridge has a unique opportunity for a person interested in marketing, website management and retail sales.  The ideal candidate will be confident, out-going and highly computer literate.  Barretts will provide all training required, though any relevant experience would be highly desirable.

The role encompasses a range of responsibilities. including:

  • Offering friendly, expert advice to customers in the store, mainly in the sofas, furniture, and beds departments
  • Using the company EPOS system (Swan Retail) to capture and fulfil orders, liaising with suppliers where required
  • Working with the store management team to develop and deliver the store marketing plan
  • Working with our external graphic designer and social media consultants to ensure timely delivery of the marketing plan, including adverts, and on-line and in-store marketing collateral
  • Liaising with the media companies and local organisations we advertise with, agreeing and managing advertisement bookings
  • Managing the store’s industry standard Shopify based store website, adding new products, updating prices, and adding campaign news


The kind of person we are looking for must:

  • Be enthusiastic and able to work effectively within a team
  • Be creative and able to contribute to the development of the store marketing strategy 
  • Be willing to learn new skills, including the Shopify website platform and the Swan Retail EPOS system
  • Be well versed in MS Office (or Mac equivalent)
  • Be self-disciplined and able to deliver under pressure and to tight timescales
  • Must work Saturdays


If you are interested, please hand-in/post/email CV for the attention of Michael Grist.

Closing date for applications is Saturday 17th February 2018

Tel: 01394 384300  
email: michael@barretts.co.uk 
40 Thoroughfare, Woodbridge, IP12 1AL

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