61 High Street, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7DL, GB
Sew Yarn Crafty!

Welcome to Sew Yarn Crafty!

Part Time Sales Assistant

We are hiring a part time sales assistant to join our team at Sew Yarn Crafty. This is a part-time permanent position working 18-20 hours per week and will be subject to a probationary period. Applicants must be flexible over working days given that we are open 7 days per week. Salary will be dependent on skill level and past experience. Due to an exciting opportunity with our store there may be an opportunity to increase hours in the New Year!   

Who are we looking for?   

We are looking for someone who is friendly, professional, enthusiastic, motivated and has a passion for creativity. A love of fabrics/textile crafts is crucial and we would expect you to show initiative to increase your knowledge about our product range as it changes over time.    We are looking for a team player who has excellent customer service skills. Previous retail or customer service experience is essential. We are looking for someone who will go the extra mile for our customers. We want our customers to have an extraordinary experience every time they visit us.   You should have excellent time management and organisational skills, the ability to work in a busy environment and be flexible to change. We are looking for a team player who will work well with our existing team as well as motivate and inspire them.    

Job role:  

Your role will be to both support operational aspects of the store such as stock management and replenishment and to ensure excellent customer service is delivered in store.   

Key responsibilities will include: 


  • To thrive as part of the team at Sew Yarn Crafty and contribute ideas to new product ranges and visual merchandising  
  • Maintain excellent communication skills with customers and other members of staff 
  • Keep product displays immaculate and replenish merchandise when required 
  • Working on the till and handling customer transactions 
  • Leading by example through delivering excellent customer service, offering specialised information and advice to customers to inspire them to be creative 
  • Managing the promotion of new products in store, you must be able to describe the stock that we sell and how a customer can use it 
  • Managing incoming orders and stock replenishment  
  • Ensuring the successful day to day running of the store  

How to apply:

Please email Victoria at studio@sewyarncrafty.co.uk with a covering letter explaining how you fulfill the essential requirements of the job and why you want to work with us, your CV detailing any relevant experience and contact details for two references.   

The closing date for submissions is Friday 17th November 2017. If you have been selected to come for an interview we will contact you the following week. As we won’t be able to respond to all applicants, if you have not heard from us within this time unfortunately you haven’t been successful on this occasion.   

Please note, for successful applicants:   

The first interview/ screening process will take place on between 18th – 22nd November 2017. This will be done at the store. Then formal interviews will take place on Monday 27th November. If you are successful during the first round, you will be invited to attend for this stage.