Trade Stand Assistant

Classic Collection Ltd.

Location: Oxfordshire
Closing Date: Friday, September 23rd 2016

Job Type: Customer Service / Sales

Job Description



Fixed Term Contract (AUGUST - 4 DECEMBER 2016)

Add valuable skills to your CV with on the job training, accommodation while at shows and a paid salary each month.

Learn the ever important skills of Customer Service, Sales, Stock Control, become familiar with the outdoor equine show circuit and work alongside fellow equine enthusiasts while selling quality products.

Classic Collection is a professional trade stand regarded for supplying well-known brands at competitive prices, work at some of the most exciting shows in the country.

We travel across the country during the show season to many of the popular shows including Royal Windsor, Your Horse Live and Badminton to name a few.

We are currently seeking a new member of staff to join our small and friendly trade stand team of three to cover the 2016 show season.   

Part of the role will be helping to pack the trade stand ready for the shows, driving to the shows and helping set the trade stand up. The work is physically demanding but within a fun and hard working team. We will show you the ropes and you will be treated as a member of the team, enjoying the fun and learning along the way.

Knowledge of horses is essential in order to successfully sell the products and where necessary fit them to the customer.

Some months are busier than others, but you still get paid a monthly salary. At times you will be away with us on the stand for 3-4 weeks at a time. Pay subject to experience (£15,000 - £18,000)

The successful candidate will require the following attributes:-

  • Excellent communicator (face to face), must have a natural ability to communicate with all customers and staff
  • You will be self-motivated with the ability to work within the team.
  • A flexible attitude to working hours as its not 9am -5pm.
  • Able to work accurately under pressure
  • Must have basic administration skills
  • An enthusiastic people person with a confident and professional manner
  • Well organised
  • 100% RELIABLE with absolute integrity, honesty and trust
  • Hardworking, conscientious
  • Must have own transport, as you will need to drive directly to the shows
  • Must be fit and strong as this job entails hard physical work, including lifting heavy boxes 

PERIOD OF WORK – show season (August – 4 December 2016) ONLY

Full training will be given as necessary.

At the end of the season, you have a full set of transferable skills to add to your CV and a reference to show for it. Ideal for those seeking a future career in sales.

To apply please send your CV to

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