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Job Opportunities at Park Cameras

Park Cameras is one of the leading independent photographic retailers in the UK. We have an excellent reputation that has been built up during the 50 years that we have been in business. We sell a comprehensive range of cameras, camcorders, accessories and digital products. Our existing staff are very knowledgeable and are well adept to offer sound buying advice and technical assistance to photographic beginners and pros alike.

We’re always keen to hear from photo enthusiasts who would like to join our team and who are:

  • Energetic and Positive
  • Reliable and Customer Focused
  • Interested in Photography
  • Enthusiastic about the technical side of cameras and lenses

Most of our vacancies are at our Burgess Hill head office/store, but sales roles are also available at our London store. Sales roles are available both part-time and full-time. We pay market-rate salaries (depending on skills and experience), and offer a staff discount scheme, contributory pension scheme and annual company profit-share scheme.

Please see below for our current vacancies. If these roles aren't what you're looking for but you'd love to join our team and would like us to keep your details on file, please send your CV and covering letter to us at jobs@parkcameras.com

Sales Advisor (Full-Time) – London Store

A great opportunity has arisen to join the successful London store team.  Reporting to the Store Manager and working as part of a team, you will be responsible for providing customers with great face-to-face service and product advice, closing sales, recording sales through the till and assisting the day-to-day store sales operations.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have excellent photographic knowledge, enthusiastic and energetic with a positive outlook, confident and with strong listening and customer services skills.  You will want to provide great service and proactively seek sales opportunities without making customers feel pressured.  You will be able to quickly build rapport with colleagues and customers, be able to deal with complaints calmly and professionally.  You will have store sales experience, be able to communicate clearly and fluently, and be able to use language appropriate for each customer.  You will be comfortable using computers and have experience of computer-based sales and order management systems.

You will be interested in photography, and show a natural enthusiasm for acquiring technical knowledge of new cameras, lenses and accessories.  You will be physically fit (on your feet all day) and maintain a smart appearance.  Good timekeeping, absolute honesty and integrity and reliability are also essential. In return we offer a competitive salary, commission, incentives and excellent employee benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Greeting customers entering the store
  • Assisting shoppers with product information and locating items they may be interested in
  • Delivering fantastic customer service and ensuring customers are delighted
  • Managing customer complaints and escalating to the manager where appropriate
  • Dealing with general queries and seeking advice from elsewhere where required
  • Processing sales through the till and ensuring relevant receipts and documentation are provided
  • Handling cash, debit or credit card
  • Handling returns, exchanges, part-exchanges, purchases of used equipment and in-store collections
  • Assisting with product placement and in-store promotional activity
  • Taking pride in the store and helping with general housekeeping/cleaning duties
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Trade in your old equipment

Fast and easy trade in service ensures your old gear is collected efficiently and you are paid quickly! It's very simple to trade in your unwanted photography gear. Just head over to our dedicated Sell or Part Exchange page, fill out the details, and we'll get back to you with an offer for your old gear. Take the cash, or put it towards the cost of your new gear. It's up to you! Find out more