Posted February 3rd 2019   Job Ref : 3259
Job Title Shop and Boutique Tea & Coffee Emporium Assistant
Employer Disclosed on request
Job Description

Job Summary:   This is an exciting new adventure for the town of Tullamore.

The location will offer an easy, friendly, family orientated place to work, play, eat and shop for the best of what Offaly and its environs have to offer! It is a new venture that will meet the fast growing population of Vegan and Vegetarian as well as your usual carnivore pallet.

The job will entail being part of a super team that are friendly and enthusiastic about the products and the service.

The staff will be flexible and dedicated to the comfort and the best interests of the customer choosing a gift or buying that special piece for their home.

All staff will be trained to a high standard that will facilitate easy transfer of skills between departments.

Reporting to:     The Manager of the business and/or the duty manager.

Working Conditions:      The hours of the business will be from 9am to 6pm six days per week and 11am to 6pm on Sundays. Full Time Staff will be rostered to work 40 hours per week and one weekend per month. Part-time staff will be required to support full time staff and work according to the weekly roster but not less than 16 hours per week. All staff will receive training in all areas of the business so as to be adaptable and flexible for each section.

Job Duties:      

  • Merchandising and stocking of high end quality goods
  • Food preparation and service at front counter
  • Maintaining high standard of quality of service
  • Offering advice on specific high end gift wear
  • Directing customers to experienced senior staff for advice in their relevant field of expertise
  • Possess excellent front of house qualities
  • Capacity to deal with customers in a friendly manner
  • Participate in all aspects of the business to ensure a good experience for the customer and for yourself as a valued staff member.

Equipment to be used:

  • Coffee (Barista) and Tea machines
  • Domestic oven
  • Hot plate
  • Soup urn
  • Cash Register
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Food Preparation Cutlery
  • Delph, cutlery etc.


  • A qualification in retail is desirable but not necessary
  • All candidates applying who are from outside the EU must have authentic working documents that indicate they are allowed to work in Ireland.
Experience:   Experience in the high end retail sector would be an asset
Training:  Training will be provided to successful candidates where necessary, however if candidates has qualifications in the retail sector this will be taken into favourable consideration.
  • Successful candidates are expected to have the capacity to work as part of a team.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to adapt to change in a busy environment and respond to the requirements of the job on the day.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to be flexible in their availability especially during busy periods and changing seasons.                                                   
  •  Successful candidates will be responsible for the appearance of the premises and will ensure that it is clan and tidy at all times and that the best of service and consideration is given to all customers at all times.
  • Successful candidates will be responsible for cash tills and will be expected to rectify any issues pertaining to stock or cash in consultation with the duty manager of the time.
Emotional Characteristics:              
  •  Successful candidates will be expected to work under some pressure on busy occasions on the premises.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to have patience and understanding while dealing with customers.
  • Some customers will be taking their children to the premises


Training in all aspects of equipment will be provided on site.


Qualifications Requested
Contact Deirdre Fox
Address Tullamore  
Salary Hourly, Neg
Starting Date Early March
Telephone 083 432 1092


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