Careers at London Graphic Centre

Good people are at the centre of our success. As many companies supply the products we sell we must look to differentiate ourselves to give us a competitive edge. This can only be achieved by having dedicated, enthusiastic and highly skilled people delivering service excellence to our customers.

To build high performance teams we need quality leaders who are committed to training, supporting and developing our staff. We take great pleasure in seeing leaders grow from within the company. We're small enough to take a personal interest in you but large enough to offer great career opportunities.

London Graphic Centre is the leading supplier of art and graphic materials to the design community. Our flagship store in Covent Garden is regarded as a major outlet of its kind, offering unparalleled choice from the world’s leading suppliers. 


Please be aware that we do not actively recruit via email. If you have received any emails offering job opportunities with London Graphics, this has not been sent or authorised by London Graphic Centre. We would advise you not to respond to any emails of this sort. If you are in doubt, please call us on 020 7759 4500.

Current Vacancies:

Job Description – Retail Administrator

 

Vision

Inspiring seriously creative people

Values

Colourful

Collaborative

Confident

Playful

Brand Proposition

To provide the products, the space, and the knowledge that help spark creativity

 

 

Reports to:

Store Manager/Managing Director

Based:

Covent Garden

Working hours:

21 hrs per week – some flexibility may be required

Monday – 8:00 - 4:00

Tuesday – 9:30 - 5:30

Wednesday – 9:30 - 5:30

                  

 

Summary of Job:

To assist the Store Manager and Managing Director with all aspects of LGC retail administration including operations, health and safety and recruitment.


Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

HR:

• Book in appraisal dates for Store Manager and arrange appropriate   paperwork for staff.

• Ensure all hard copy documents are filed in employee folders.

 

·         RECRUITMENT:

Collate & review CVs for Sales Assistant vacancies. Arrange interviews and accompanying paperwork

 

  • ROTA ADMINISTRATION:

 

• Update and maintain correct staff contact details on the Rota contact list and distribute to Store or Floor Manager.

 

  • HEALTH & SAFETY

 

Fire

• Fire drill planning and report filing.

• Conduct weekly fire alarm call point checks.

• Update and maintain LGC Fire Evacuation Plan. Inc. providing training for new fire wardens and keeping training program update in line with Evacuation plan.

• Conduct monthly emergency lighting checks.

• Ensuring fire exits are kept clear and action where necessary

Training

• Administering and maintaining the London Graphic Centre Health and Safety policy and program.

• Maintaining all records and staff documents, and working with group H&S to develop and maintain Health and Safety Program across London Graphic Centre. Inc. coordinating H&S training, in house and external (first aid).

• Carrying out H&S inductions for new starters.

Admin

• Maintenance of H&S paperwork within staff files.

• Ensuring correct or updated H&S signage is displayed, including age restricted products at till points and for the shop floor.

  

·         MAINTENANCE/HOUSEKEEPING:

• Oversee store maintenance including cleaners, vending machine, Sentinel Water (now Suez) and all store maintenance contracts. Ensure accompanying documents & certificates are scanned/filed, action where necessary.

• Special ad hoc maintenance i.e. arranging floor polishing, graffiti removal, etc.

• Renewal of TV license.

• Arranging annual PAT testing

 

·         STORE SUPPLIES:

• Order store supplies including price labels, RRP labels, euro slots, ad hoc display/packaging for special events. Purchase greeting cards, presents, bonus gifts, etc. for staff. Purchasing food & drink for special events.

 

·         AD HOC DUTIES:

• Raising housekeeping concerns and action where necessary

• Maintain staff notice board and producing notices where necessary.

• Assisting at in-store events where appropriate

• Distributing old usable stock to charity

• Assist MD and Store Manager with any documentation for special projects

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to andrew.humphreys@londongraphics.co.uk