Job Opportunities

Join the team at Wadswick Country Store!

Wadswick Country Store is a retail business situated on the edge of the Cotswolds, seven miles east of Bath. Located on the farm on which it was launched 30 years ago, it caters for the country market. Customers participate in horse riding, field sports or perhaps just enjoying dog walking and the country life. The shop’s product range is extensive with clothing and equipment from top brands such as Le Chameau, Ariat, Musto, Pikeur, Dubarry, Barbour, Beretta, Schoffel, Fairfax & Favor, and Joules. Product focus is on quality but is broad enough to cater to most budgets.

The store has grown steadily since inception and now offers a broad range of services and products. The physical store is currently being extended and we have recently added a world-leading Shooting Simulator to complement our Gun Room offering. Holisticvet, a homeopathic veterinary practice for dogs and horses, has recently taken up residence on site. As the site grows, we anticipate other additions to the business to create an established destination store.

This is an exciting time for Wadswick Country Store so if you’re looking for a great career opportunity in the country retail sector, we would love to hear from you!

Current Vacancies

Weekend Sales Assistant

We are looking for individuals to join us as a Sales Assistant. As a Sales Assistant, you’ll be a team player with a real focus on delivering an amazing Customer experience and excellent store standards on a daily basis. You’ll be passionate and knowledgeable about our products and do your best every day to make sure that our Customers have the best in-store experience possible.

The role of Weekend Sales Assistant is a great way to get into Retail and if you’ve got what it takes, there are lots of opportunities to develop and grow with us. If you’re looking to join a hard-working and passionate team, (and have some fun along the way!), a Sales Assistant role could be for you.

Role profile

  • Greet customers with a smile and provide them with product information in a friendly and efficient way
  • Be aware of any seasonal trends and implement any changes on the sales floor
  • Work positively and collaboratively with other team members
  • Know our products and advise Customers accordingly
  • Ensure in-store standards are met and procedures are followed
  • Be punctual, professional and well presented
  • Ideally, you’ll have some experience in a retail environment
  • Be able to work flexibly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Can work well as part of a team
  • Effective communication and listening skills

Applications to Joanna Boyd – jo@wadswick.co.uk

Part-Time Gun Room Assistant

Launched in 2015, the Gunroom at Wadswick is now an established destination for all your shooting needs. With a large selection of new and used guns on site as well as cartridges, ammo and accessories for both shotgun and rifle shooter. The shop has a fantastic range of shooting clothing.

In 2017 a new Marksman Shooting Simulator was installed on site. As the world’s leading shooting-coaching-training simulator for hunting and sports shooting, it has proved a huge success and attracts customers from afar.

Role profile

The position of Part-Time Gun Room Assistant would be best suited for a person looking for flexible part-time work (2/3 days a week) during opening shop hours plus any extra if interested.

  • Assisting with running the daily operations of the Gunroom and Shooting Simulator
  • Greeting and acknowledging all customers in a friendly, professional manner and providing quick, responsive customer service
  • Providing superior customer service by assisting customers in the selection, demonstration and purchase of all gun related products and services
  • Working closely with gunsmiths and the gunroom manager to ensure prompt service and repair of guns, sales or interest of guns
  • Maintaining current product knowledge, general firearms laws and safety procedures
  • Other duties as assigned such as stock management

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Education

  • Strongly driven, self-motivated & exceptional organisational skills
  • Great Customer Service and communication
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with others
  • Hold Gun licences
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information
  • Ability to operate, demonstrate and explain relevant products to help our customers make the best choices
  • A passion for the gun trade and desire to learn

This position reports to the Company owners. Additional duties may be assigned and this job description may change without notice at the discretion of management.

Applications to Alex Barton on alex@wadswick.co.uk

Part-Time Online Content Assistant

This is an exciting time for Wadswick Country Store as we look to grow the online retail side of the business in an increasingly competitive industry. As Online Content Assistant, you would play a key role in this development. You will be a team player with a real focus on delivering an amazing Customer online experience, setting excellent standards on a daily basis and will be passionate and knowledgeable about our products.

If you’re looking to join a hard working and passionate team (and have some fun along the way!) the Online Assistant role could be for you!

Role Profile

  • Maintain and develop e-commerce site
  • Work on website infrastructure to improve customer experience, looking at product categorisation and page structures
  • Create and edit product listings with a goal to increase sales
  • Work positively and collaboratively with other team members, particularly with the marketing team to support the planning and implementation of online marketing campaigns and initiatives
  • Be aware of product and seasonal trends and implement any changes online in collaboration with the shop
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager on SEO strategy and website performance, ensuring website content is accurate and enhanced for campaigns and offers

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Education

  • Online Marketing experience in e-commerce
  • Strong equine knowledge
  • Excellent command of English both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent IT skills
  • An understanding of WordPress, best SEO/Meta-data practices, PPC advertising and packages such as Google Analytics would be advantageous

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date of 30th July 2018. Please apply as soon as possible if interested.

Applications to Joanna Boyd on joanna@wadswick.co.uk