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ITC Administrator


Are you passionate about ICT? If you are hard working and adaptable with a pro-active approach to problem solving, then Real Foods could have the right job for you.

As an established Edinburgh retail company, we have extensive IT systems including some bespoke software created in-house. Over the last 40 years we have sought to be innovative and forward thinking in our use of ITC to increase efficiency in all aspects of our business, including stock management, selling online and frontend EPOS systems. We are looking for a reliable, flexible person who is able to respond well to any problems small or large and who can work on their own initiative as well as take direction from the ITC Director.

Key Skills/Knowledge Base Within a Windows Environment:

  • Network Management and Security.
  • System Administration.
  • Familiarity with hardware and the ability to disassemble and assemble as required.


Not essential, but advantageous, would be some familiarity with:

  • MS SQL Server Administration.
  • IIS.
  • Telephone Systems based on PBX.
  • Exchange Server Administration.
  • CCTV Systems.
  • MS Virtualisation (Hyper-V).


About the role:


Primary duty will be to administer the company’s network & security, Windows based servers and systems to include:

  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization.
  • Administer and maintain security of the network
  • Install and upgrade computer components and software; manage virtual servers.
  • Troubleshoot hardware.
  • Security
  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection. Disaster recovery, and failover procedures.
  • Resolving ICT support issues and supporting and training users.
  • Providing support to a variety of networked systems including PCs, EPOS tills, Scales, CCTV, printers, telephony systems (including VOIP) and Microsoft Exchange Server.
  • Support the ICT Director in evaluating user and business needs and ensuring that ICT facilities meet these needs.
  • Assisting the ICT Director in all ITC matters including further project development.


Previous Experience:


Real Foods is looking for applications from either new graduates or those who have had upwards of 1 years’ experience in a commercial environment.


This is a fulltime position based at our Edinburgh City Centre Shop and Offices. Working hours are flexible, but some must fall out with normal office hours to allow access to systems when they are not in use.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Staff discount of 35% is available and enrolment in the NEST pension scheme.


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Shelf filler


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

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. Various 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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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.



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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