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William Evans has been established since 1883 as one of England's finest Gunmakers and our excellent reputation is set by our staff. 

If you would like to join the team in either London or Bisley, there may be a position below for you. Otherwise, you may send a speculative enquiry here

Gunroom and Retail Sales Assistant – William Evans Ltd

An opportunity has arisen to join William Evans Gun & Rifle Makers at the London Gunroom SW1A 1PH as a full time gunroom and retail sales assistant. The candidate ideally will have experience working in the gun trade although training can be provided to a suitable candidate. However, if the candidate has no experience in the trade then a good sound knowledge of firearms, firearms law and shootings sports will be required. Being a current Shotgun / Firearm certificate holder would be advantageous.

Duties will include booking in and booking out guns, keeping and maintaining precise records on the computer systems, labelling merchandise and displaying them properly and greeting clients and effectively dealing with their needs.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. For any further information please email your C.V. to Patrick Hawes - General Manager (London) patrick@williamevans.com

Retail Sales Associate – William Evans Ltd

An opportunity has arisen to join William Evans Gun & Rifle Makers at the London Gunroom SW1A 1PH as a full time retail sales associate. William Evans (founded in 1883) is an established, industry leading heritage brand; looking for an outstanding Retail Sales Associate with a proven and strong customer service and sales track record.

The ideal candidate will have experience within luxury retail sales (ideally clothing). Someone with a country background/appreciation of country pursuits is preferred but not essential; though a keen interest to learn and the capability to pick things up quickly is vital.

Key skills sets:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An attention to detail in unique and routine tasks
  • A self-starter and an experienced team player
  • Proven track record in a high end retail environment

Ultimately your job is to give any assistance to the store manager to make the shop productive and profitable.

Some of the standard daily tasks will include;

  • Stock control management
  • Being customer focused
  • Being responsible for processing sales through the till system
  • Daily replenishment, stocking shelves and appropriate labelling
  • Dealing with customer enquiries and complaints
  • Noticing and reporting discrepancies and problems to the manager
  • Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers
  • Keeping the store tidy and clean
  • Working within established corporate and brand guidelines
  • Responsible for security within the store
  • Keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays on the shop floor
  • Creating eye-catching displays and window dressing

To apply; please email your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for this role to Jason@williamevans.com

Speculative inquiries can be sent here

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