Optical Assistant

Recruiter
Zest Optical
Location
London, City of London
Salary
£18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
28 May 2019
Closes
25 Jun 2019
Ref
ZOP2728
Contact
Rebecca Wood
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An expanding group of independent Opticians based in London (Zone 1) are looking for a full time Optical Assistant to join the close knit team.

The company currently have several stores in London and have ambitious plans for the future. They combine traditional frame craft with modern methods.

Optical Assistant - Role

  • Manage sales, deal with enquiries, book and assist eye tests, and offer impeccable customer service to everyone who enters the store
  • To dispense our products to consistently high standards, excelling at fitting frames, demonstrating exceptional product knowledge and giving expert style advice
  • Ensure the retail environment is flawlessly run, including taking responsibility for visual merchandising and the in-store experience
  • To act as a representative for our brand to help educate and excite others about their mission and company story
  • To comfortably explain eye health, eyewear and prescription terminology to patients
  • Support your colleagues and in turn further your development

Optical Assistant Requirements

  • Previous Optical experience
  • You're comfortable in a busy environment and take pride in what you do
  • You show great initiative, positivity and patience
  • Possess meticulous attention to detail, with a keen interest in aesthetics
  • Able to project a professional, fashion-forward image
  • Have a genuine passion for spectacles, including their design and history
  • Great at communicating clearly and effectively in person, over the phone and online
  • Dedicated to making people happy - you exceed expectations, even under pressure, with an upbeat and mature attitude

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary between £18,000 to £22,000
  • Significant responsibility and progression opportunities
  • Free spectacles and family and friends discount

The role is to work 5 days a week which include weekend work and late nights on a rota basis.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV or call 0114 238 1726 for more information.

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