Shop Assistant - The Gorge Bear Co - Cheddar Gorge

  • Job Reference: GOR001
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: The Gorge Bear Co Ltd
  • Location: Cheddar Gorge Shop Supervisor
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


We are looking for an outgoing, presentable, smart, pleasant person to join our growing business. Must like and be passionate about Retail, Selling Soft Toys and Collectibles and dealing with customers. Must be able to work by oneself and as part of a team.

General Duties

Unpacking, checking and pricing stock, Answering telephone, Light domestic duties, Maintaining displays and stock, Dealing with customer enquiries, Ensuring shop policies are enforced, Maintaining website.

Essential Skills

  • Computer Literate (Keyboard, Office365/Gmail, Numerate)
  • Working within a team, and working by oneself
  • Customer Service
  • Sales / Retailing / Marketing
  • Comfortable with Stairs/Ladders/Lifting Boxes


Part time Opening hours 11-4 winter, 11-5 summer, Every other Sunday, and Mon, Tues and Weds

Company shutdown in January / Beginning of February. Must be available during school holidays.

Additional shifts will be required to cover holidays/sickness.

Must be within 20-30 minutes of store for alarm call out.

Please apply with confirmation of days and hours available


Competitive dependent on experience

Minimum age 18 is for insurance purposes.

Please apply in writing, stating relevant experience (retail/customer service experience essential), confirmation of being available for work on the stated days and shift timings, and why you would like to work at The Gorge Bear Co, please apply in writing to Paul Pimlott, World of Bears, 20 Lower Middle Street, Taunton, TA1 1SF or email to