Current Vacancies- Jewellery Sales Assistant (Part Time)

Cavendish Jewellers has been established in its current premises in the heart of fashionable York for over 14 years and has traded in the city for over 25 years. This National Association of Jewellers member has enjoyed substantial growth and success in every year of its existence.

The owners travel internationally to source glorious merchandise to showcase. As a consequence we have one of the largest and most unique selections of antique and secondhand jewellery in the region, which in addition to ranges of new jewellery enable us to attract a growing list of clients both locally and nationally. We also have a well established online sales department.

We now wish to recruit a part time Jewellery Sales Assistant (Minimum 15 hours per week flexible) to join our successful team of 14 to work in this very busy, friendly, family owned and run business. We are looking for a hard working team player who is passionate, enthusiastic and has a keen interest in jewellery retailing.

This role will provide an opportunity to gain experience in a very broad range of product and services due to our vast inventory of precious items, each with its inherent value and story, demanding appreciation and awareness from all our sales personnel.

The main responsibilities will be serving customers on the shop floor, carrying out merchandising and housekeeping duties, processing sales and liaising with the onsite repairs workshop.

In addition to intensive in house training you will be given the opportunity to further your career via company funding of your studies towards the Retail Jewellers Diploma, a well respected and recognised professional qualification

In short, this placement offers excitement, longevity, and a steep but rewarding learning curve that would be difficult to match elsewhere in the industry.

We welcome applications from candidates who have the following essential skills and qualities

  • Outgoing cheerful personality with good sense of humour
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Confident with excellent communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Professional manner - Smart and presentable
  • Articulate, literate and numerate – at least Grade C GCSE English & Maths. 
  • Previous experience of working as a sales professional in a high end luxury goods retail environment
  • Patient, polite and helpful
  • Ability to work well individually and within a team
  • Hard drive and determination to succeed
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Computer literate
  • Flexible with working hours


In return we can offer you a competitive basic salary plus a generous and realistic bonus scheme.

If you wish to be considered for interview for this exciting opportunity please forward your CV to:-