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Job Vacancy

Shop Assistant

Become a member of the New Malden retail team and play a part in delivering the highest standard of customer service. You are expected to be self-motivated and enthusiastic, with good adaptability and product memorisation, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and to meet targets.

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£9.50 per hour

Working Hours: 30-40 hours per week including weekends, flexibility required

Location: Beverley Way, New Malden, KT3 4PH

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, handle and replenish stock throughout the store, ensuring that all stock is displayed in a professional and orderly manner;
  • Maintain a responsible, safe and professional manner at all times;
  • Engage and interact with all customers in a welcoming, friendly and professional manner – creating a positive and memorable shopping experience;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the product range sold by Korea Foods Company, and when appropriate offer advice on products on promotion;
  • Ensure the store is maintaining a safe and hygienic environment at all times through general cleaning as you fulfil your regular duties;
  • Provide administrative support if/when needed;
  • Be conscious of visiting customers and stay vigilant for any potential shoplifters, raising any issues with store management;
  • Any other reasonable management requests.

Person Specification:

  • Fluency in any of the following languages would be beneficial: Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Thai or Vietnamese
  • Able to lift mid-heavy good weighing 20kg and over
  • Valid UK working permit
  • Ability to work flexibly within a team or alone
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations pertaining to your role
  • Strong communication/customer service/organisational skills


  • Workplace pension: 5% employee, 3% employer
  • Membership discount for all Korea Foods stores

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