Full Time (30 hrs) Driver (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Majestic Wines

  Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Job Description

Majestic Wine is the UK's largest wine specialist with over 200 stores nationwide and we offer the very best opportunities and training for our Drivers and Sales Assistants.

At Majestic, we offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself into the wonderful world of wine and to delight our customers with our product, no matter what their mission is when they come into one of our stores.

As a Driver at Majestic, you will be an ambassador for the store in which you work, working with the team to deliver an outstanding shopping experience for every one of our customers. You will be a committed, enthusiastic and flexible member of the small team and happy to help out in all areas of the day to day running of the store. You will understand what it means to be part of a small, close-knit team, be happy to pull your weight, have a friendly and engaging personal style and have the confidence to talk to our customers about the wine we sell with the aim of making them want to come back for more.

To be one of our Drivers, you must have held a full UK driving licence for at least 12 months as delivering wine to our customers is an important part of the role. Lifting and moving stock will also be part of the day job but so will tasting wine you have never come across before, having fun with the store team, and basically really enjoying what you do!

We want you to come and work for Majestic if you…

  • Pride yourself on delivering 5* customer service  by tasting wines with customers at the tasting counter, helping customers find wines that they will love and also help to run a range of fun in-store tasting events.

  • Play your part in making sure the store always looks fantastic and is merchandised to the highest standard, so that it’s a neat, safe and attractive place for our customers to shop in. Your attention to detail is paramount as we’re always striving to make things better.

  • Are happy to pick wine orders and jump in the van to deliver them. You will delight in going above and beyond to deliver a personalised service

  • Want to constantly improve your wine knowledge so you can share this with our customers. We help you do this by tailoring your induction and teaching you everything you need to help run a store. It doesn’t end there…you will also have access to our dedicated online learning portal to help you continuously develop your Majestic career.

  • Relish taking responsibility to run the store, after receiving your industry leading training, in the event that the Store Manager and Assistant Manager are taking time off

  • Are a real team player, who loves helping to make the team the best it can be. After your initial training, we put our trust in you from your first day in your store and you’ll always get our help and support if you need it.

Therefore we want you to have the following:

  • 1+ year prior experience in retail sales (preferred).

  • Strong communication skills. Sound computer skills to use our retail POS system, Word, Excel, internet, email and our state of the art Learning & Development system.

  • The ability to regularly lift cases of wine weighing up to 18 kilograms when merchandising in store or carrying customer purchases to their cars.

  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends and school holidays if needed.

In return, we will give you:

  • At least the Living Wage hourly pay rate as Majestic is an accredited Living Wage Employer

  • Industry leading training, including a fully paid induction in one of our stores of learning for several shifts before you start in your new store. 

  • 20% staff discount, for you and two of your family or friends, free lunch on Fridays, cycle to work scheme and a free 16-25 Youth Railcard if you’re eligible.

  • Access to the monthly bonus scheme for hitting your team’s target.

  • Life assurance at 3 x your basic annual salary.


A permanent contract working 30 hours per week to start as soon as possible.

The exact working pattern will be Monday to Friday, however extra hours  and weekend work will be on offer during peak times, so flexibility is essential for this role.

Closing Date: 25/09/2017

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