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Retail Sales Managers


Would you relish working in a busy and dynamic shop? Are you enthusiastic, hard working and upbeat? Can you manage and motivate staff to achieve their best? Are you flexible and committed to providing top class service for the organisation?

Real Foods is looking for someone to manage one of our city centre shops and to assist the directors in managing ongoing development projects related to sales, as well as initiating new ones in cooperation with the rest of the management team.

We are looking for someone who understands the need to provide a first class customer service in our growing and developing retail business.

With over 70 enthusiastic and dedicated staff drawn from all over the world, Real Foods is an expanding and developing food business situated in the Scottish capital city. We are dedicated to creating an accepting, friendly environment for our staff and customers.

Job Summary:

Reporting to:     Sales Director

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Manage shop sales teams
  • Drive sales increase
  • Use KPI reports to motivate staff on a daily basis
  • Deliver awesome customer service on a day to day basis
  • Direct, report on and participate in ongoing sales development plans
  • Understand, contribute to and manage all the processes in the shop
  • Work with the directors to plan and initiate new developments
  • Undertake sales and administration duties as required by the company

Other Key Requirements:

  • Experience of retail management
  • Self-starter able to work independently when required to do so
  • Ability to understand and utilise sales KPIs to improve sales figures
  • Determination to never leave a quality issue unchecked
  • Strong staff management skills
  • Knowledge of the food industry an advantage
  • An interest in healthy lifestyles also an advantage

Benefits include a generous staff discount and enrolement in the company pension scheme.

Closing date for applications: 15th April 2018


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Customer Service Executive


Customer Service Executive

We are currently looking for a professional customer service assistant with a pleasant telephone manner and strong customer care motivation to join our busy team representing both our bricks and mortar shops and our international online shopping site.

Applicants should have experience in customer service, be passionate about helping customers with their orders and will need to be tenacious at following customer queries and requests through to a satisfactory conclusion. This role also involves meticulous record keeping, daily reporting and various data management an input tasks which require good computer skills.

We welcome all applications, but a knowledge or interest in good food, natural products or natural health would be an advantage.

Working hours may include weekend hours and/or late shift hours.

A generous staff discount system operates for all employees along with enrolment into the company pension scheme.

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Twilight Operative


If you are reliable, dynamic and physically fit while possessing an eye for detail and take pride in carrying out your work in a timely efficient manner then you will find Real Foods a rewarding environment. We are looking for staff to join our twilight team and work in the evenings. The job involves picking goods for our web customers, the stocking of shop floor shelves, pulling forward and facing up stock in both our Edinburgh shops to ensure our shop displays look their very best and maintaining our shelf edge labels.

We are looking for a member of staff to work various evening shifts. You will work any combination of days, including weekends up to a maximum of 30 hours per week. Flexibility is required to help cover holiday periods and sickness etc. As a member of staff you will be entitled to a very generous staff discount of 35%.



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Shelf filling and Logistics operative


Real Foods is looking for fit, energetic and hard working applicants to re-stock our central Edinburgh shops and assist with general logistics tasks in our busy goods in department. As an established and expanding city centre business Real Foods is looking to expand its logistics team and this role requires a focused approach in a fast paced environment.

This is a full time position with a fixed shift between 10am and 7pm and will involve working in our Broughton Street site during training and may also include working at our Tollcross branch. Other shift patterns may be required. To apply, download an application form at the foot of this page and send it in.

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Web Shop Packer


Do you have the ability to carry out repetitive tasks quickly and carefully? Are you energetic, practical and aware of health and safety issues? We are looking for a new packer to join our friendly team in our Broughton Street store.

You will need to be able to lift and manoeuvre boxes of product up to 30kg in weight. You will also need to be quick, efficient and thorough, ensuring that each item is carefully packed  and that when a customer receives their parcel they are delighted.

You will need to be able to perform under pressure.

This is a full or part time role and within the team there is scope for enthusiatic and talented people to develop and progress


Please apply in writing providing a full CV and details of experience by downloading the application form below.

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Stockroom/Logistics Person


Are you intelligent, fit and energetic? Have you considered a career in Logistics? As an established and expanding city centre business Real Foods is looking to expand its logistics operation. If you understand how products should flow through an organisation or would like to learn more about this concept, download an application form and send in your application.

This is a full time position and will involve working in our Broughton Street site during training and may also include working at our Tollcross branch. You will control and manage stock and provide logistical support to our sales team.

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Sales Advisors


Are you looking for an interesting and rewarding job in a friendly forward thinking retail environment? If you want to work, full or part-time, in one of our central Edinburgh stores apply online now.

Benefits include a company pension scheme and a generous staff discount.

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Please download and complete our application form:

Real Foods Application Form

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Once completed please send your application form to:

Rhona Leslie
Real Foods
37 Broughton Street