Current Vacancies

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Current Vacancies ( Updated 03 April 2024)

The Vacancy:

For over 30 years, Knock Shrine Book Shop has built a reputation as a high quality, independent book seller specialising in spiritual books and resources.  We are now inviting internal and external applications for the role of Retail Sales Assistant.


Retail Sales Assistant Role and Requirements

The Retail Sales Assistant role involves selling, merchandising, stock management, processing orders and preparing lodgements.

This role involves continuous interaction with the public, both face to face and over the telephone.

Role Requirements:

  • Operating Till, dealing with customer queries and serving customers in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Deliver excellent standards of display and ensure the shop is clean, tidy, stocked and beautifully presented at all times. Arrange shop and window displays.
  • Stock management – goods inwards, processing deliveries
  • Cashier duties including cash reconciliation and strict adherence to cash procedures including responsibility for processing cash and card payments accurately.
  • Process orders that have been received by phone, post or email including online orders.
  • Key holder responsibilities.
  • A fluent English speaker with minimum of 1 year retail or customer service experience.
  • Have a love of books and reading.
  • An enthusiastic manner and customer focused attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Strong Electronic Point of Sales (EPOS) knowledge and computer skills.
  • A good work ethic and ability to work on your own initiative.
  • Physical stamina, dexterity, and the ability to stand for long periods.
  • Valid, clean driving licence.
  • Punctual, reliable, and trustworthy.
  • IT skills (Word and Excel).



 This is a fixed term contract position, and candidates must be willing to work a minimum of 35 hours per week over a rostered 7-day week.  Additionally, candidates must be willing to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

To apply please email your Cover Letter, Application Form (completed in your own handwriting), and CV to


The closing date for receipt of applications for this position is close of business on Wednesday 17th April 2024.