Job Opportunities


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Are you looking for a new job in a pet shop? A café? Or a grooming salon? Look no further!

Our exciting new shop is opening soon in Clifton Village and we need some enthusiastic new team members to get on board and help us bring the next Doghouse to life!

 

Please read the following job descriptions carefully before applying.

 

J O B    V A C A N C I E S   I N   C L I F T O N

r e t a i l   s a l e s   a s s i s t a n t  /  b a r i s t a

We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. Owners come to us because they know they will get sound, honest advice and a friendly welcome. We are looking for an individual who is happy to work in a busy shop environment and in our café as a barista. Benefits include a happy workplace, competitive salary, on-going specialist training, great coffee, annual leave and pension.

Part/Full time: 3-4 days per week which will include weekend work (this is non-negotiable). There will be an opportunity for additional days as and when required.

Working at Doghouse can be demanding, physically and mentally, but the work is varied, the customers are lovely and the puppy kisses are an added bonus. 

We are looking for candidates with an enthusiasm for dogs, design & independent stores, who are motivated to work independently and as part of our small team with a minimum of 3+ years experience working in retail or a busy coffee shop environment.

Pet shop experience, or having an in-depth knowledge of pet products, is preferred.

Traits: Dedicated & loyal, an eye for detail, friendly, hardworking, positive & proactive.

The role will involve:

  • Working directly with customers within the store, providing friendly & outstanding customer service
  • Managing the online booking diary for grooming appointments
  • Keeping a detailed record of stock & customer orders
  • Maintaining a high level of store presentation
  • Developing product knowledge
  • Accepting deliveries & checking stock received (this can be hard physical work)

 

a s s i s t a n t    m a n a g e r

Doghouse is a growing, dynamic business and we are now looking for a full time Assistant Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with proven experience in retail to join our growing team.

Full time: 5 days per week which will include some weekend work.  

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has…

  • Previous retail experience 
  • An ability to work independently and lead a small team
  • An eye for detail and an ability to think on your feet
  • An enthusiasm for dogs, coffee, design & independent stores
  • Key responsibilities:

    Delivering commercial excellence and high standards of leadership, management and outstanding customer service. As Assistant Manager you will be responsible for leading the shift and directing staff duties on the shop floor.

  • Making coffee and serving in our small café
  • Keeping detailed records of stock & customer orders
  • Maintaining a high level of store presentation
  • Developing product knowledge
  • Accepting deliveries & checking stock received (this can be physical work)
  • Traits: Dedicated & loyal, an eye for detail, friendly, hardworking, positive & proactive.

    What we’re looking for:

    Most importantly you will have exceptional customer service skills and an ability to inspire these in others. You will be highly motivated, flexible and enthusiastic and able to respond quickly to the different demands working at Doghouse can bring. In addition, you will have a commercial mind with a track record in delivering business performance.   

    Benefits include a happy working environment with a great team and frequent puppy cuddles, a competitive salary, pension, annual leave plus the opportunity to progress your career as the company grows.

      

    q u a l i f i e d    d o g    g r o o m e r s

    We are looking for two skilled and experienced dog groomers to join Doghouse! If you think you would fit in well with our team and are skilled at dog grooming, drop us a message - we'd love to hear from you.

    DOGHOUSE has a reputation for doing things differently and our dog grooming is no exception. We are a small, friendly team delivering exceptional customer service, owners come to us because they know that we take our time and groom in a gentle and compassionate way. Benefits include a happy work place, competitive salary, on-going specialist training, great coffee, annual leave and pension.

    We're interested in hearing from groomers who...

    • Have experience working in a busy grooming environment.
    • Can confidently and compassionately manage dogs and their owners.
    • Have an ability to work independently and as part of a small team.
    • Are enthusiastic about dogs and committed to their welfare.

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Have a City & Guilds Level 3 dog grooming qualification, this is non-negotiable.
    • Be able to provide friendly and outstanding customer service.
    • Keep detailed grooming records.
    • Maintain a high level of presentation in the salon.
    • Manage the salon booking diary efficiently.

    Traits:

    • Friendly
    • Hardworking
    • Team player
    • Eye for detail
    • Great communication skills
    • Dedicated & loyal

    All of our grooming roles will include weekend work, we usually work alternate weekends on both a Saturday and Sunday.

     

    h o w    t o    a p p l y

    If you are interested in joining our team then please send a letter of introduction outlining what skills you have and why you would like to work with us along with your CV to marketing@doghouseboa.co.uk.

    Please include the role you would like to apply for in the subject of the email.

     

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