It Must Be So Awesome To Work Here

We have a new role opening for a casual employee to assist with warehouse duties (primarily order packing and receipt of stock), and who is able to assist in a retail environment at events and in our showroom.

The position is listed as casual and the hours may vary a lot during event season, but it is expected to be at least one (1) day per week and very rarely more than 3 days a week. Shifts available will most likely include Mondays, and some Fridays or weekends.

 

This is a new position adding to a team of four regular warehouse/showroom staff + additional event staff.


Your core duties in this role would be:

  • Picking and packing customer orders
  • Updating customer orders in the system
  • Booking orders with couriers
  • Keeping the warehouse and showroom orderly whilst on shift
  • Updating website stock levels
  • Stock take
  • Assisting with in store retail sales as needed (e.g. when we are busy and during coworkers lunch breaks)
  • Taking inbound phone calls and making follow up customer phone calls where required
  • Packing a van for trade events
  • Setting up / packing up at trade events
  • Retail sales at trade events
  • Driving of the van to/from trade events, driving of the van for irregular errands

 

Requirements:

  • A full manual drivers license and the ability to drive a manual van
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment and packing orders
  • Ability to lift heavy and bulky items in a safe manner
  • Quick to learn and adaptive to changing work tasks and environments
  • Active and current knowledge of the LARP communities in Australia and general awareness of gaming/fantasy references.

 

Preferred but not required:

  • Sales experience
  • LARP armour and prop maintenance and repairs experience
  • Familiarity with Shopware5 software

 

 

Location: Oakleigh (Victoria), very close to Huntingdale railway station and a short walk from the Huntingdale shops

 

Before applying, please note:

  • This is a casual position with variable hours and whilst a part-time or full-time position may eventually become available, this role is likely to remain casual. It is not suitable for someone looking for full-time or almost full-time employment.
  • Our usual operating hours are weekdays 11am-6pm, however event hours are very variable and will likely include some evenings or weekends.
  • Previous resumes and expressions of interest have not been considered – please apply for this role specifically if you believe you are suited to the role and meet the above criteria, even if you have submitted a resume to us previously.
  • Previous workplace references required.
  • Given the casual and varied nature of the role, we understand if you are not available every shift you are offered. Please be upfront about what your availability is – we can be flexible for the right person for the job.

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to info at ofscienceandswords.com.au

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