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Every now and then a job comes up at Bartrums here in Hay-on-Wye.  If you are passionate about Stationery and/or Pens, read on.

At the moment we are looking for a RETAIL & E-COMMERCE ASSISTANT to work here at the shop. 
The position is for Maternity Cover and is for 9 months in the first instance, with the possibility of extension thereafter. The end date of the job is currently 1st May 2018, however this is subject to change. At least 6 weeks notice will be given if the end date for employment is to be changed. 

he job will involve 19 set hours per week, with the possibility of more hours during busy periods. They will be as follows: Wednesday 9am-5:30pm, Friday 10am-4pm and Sunday 10:30am-4:30pm.

Roughly speaking it is a sales job with an ability to advise customers about our extensive stationery range and fine pens. Knowledge of stationery both domestic and office is useful and some experience of fountain pens would be an advantage.  The role requires good communication, flexibility, manners, an ability to listen and an enthusiasm to help build our reputation for customer service. Other duties will include re-stocking items, using our product database, helping maintain the webshop and generally complementing the team in any way needed.

Next step is to contact us for an application pack. which we will email you.  This will have the job description and an application form. Please email us here at  We will be pleased to hear from you.