Careers: Full-time Sales Associate, Islington

JOB TITLE: Full-time Sales Associate 
HOURS: 40 hours/week 
LOCATION: Islington, N1
Start Date: Immediate

Borough Kitchen is looking to hire a Sales Associate (Full-time, including weekends) for our Islington Square shop. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, friendly and passionate about food, while also being able to deliver second-to-none advice and customer service to our customers.

Key Job Components 

  • Providing a customer experience in-store that is second-to-none
  • Greeting all customers, assessing their needs and relaying relevant product knowledge to them with confidence
  • Helping to build a loyal base of return customers, with a focus on long-term relationships rather than one-off transactional selling
  • Discussing and sharing recipes and product information with customers
  • Replenishing inventory and helping management identify selling trends, low stock or stock-outs
  • Care for store standards, including displays and merchandising
  • Ringing through purchases, arranging deliveries and providing after-sales service to customers
  • Cross-selling to customers using available tools, including special orders and our online shop 


Key Skills and Characteristics 

  • A genuine passion for cooking and entertaining
  • Experience in a retail environment would be an asset
  • Confidence, excellent communication skills
  • Keen to learn, with the support of in-store training on products and selling skills



  • Our busiest days of the week are Saturdays and Sundays, so we expect our team to be scheduled on both days
  • You will work on Boxing Day


Equal Opportunity Employer

Borough Kitchen is an equal opportunities employer and we treat all our employees fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, pregnancy and maternity, or the fact that they are a part-time worker or a fixed-term employee.

How to Apply:

If you’re an organised individual, who is hard-working, reliable and loves to work as part of a team, we would love to hear from you. Please email and include in the subject line the position you are applying for. Please send the following documents in "pdf" (Adobe Acrobat) file format:

  • Your CV
  • Covering Letter introducing yourself and why you would be a great fit with our team
  • Your Favourite Recipe: a dish you love to make for friends/family. Explain why you love this recipe and if this is a personal recipe or one from family or friends. Describe how to prepare it and what else you would serve alongside your dish.