Customer Assistant-travel Money

  • Brighton
  • Marks E Spencer

Customer Assistant - Travel Money

This is a permanent vacancy which requires you to be over 18, due to the nature of the role.

Week 1 Sunday 10-6 Tuesday 11-7 Wednesday 9-5 Friday 12-8

Week 2 Tuesday 10-6 Wednesday 11-7 Friday 12-8 Saturday 10-6


  • To deliver a great experience for your customers across Travel Money and other services, putting customers before task every time
  • Champion new ways of working within stores through an open mindset and positive attitude
  • Complete tasks and processes that deliver ‘best in town’ standards
  • Serve and sell across all Travel Money and other service channels brilliantly well
  • Be the voice of our customer to help us continually improve

Key Accountabilities

  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in your customers and build good relationships
  • Serve our customers efficiently and brilliantly well
  • Deliver ‘best in town’ standards through presentation standards, availability and keeping the store clean and tidy
  • Skilled to utilise all digital tools and communication channels to do the job
  • Share customer and colleague feedback to help us do things better
  • Share Travel Money knowledge and experience with colleagues to support others in building skill and confidence
  • Own your own learning & development and proactively access digital learning solutions
  • Know the daily sales targets, priorities, promotions & selling opportunities
  • Have great product knowledge to sell and recommend our products and services help our customers
  • Proactively engage with customers to understand their needs and make recommendations
  • Understand the store priorities and the part you play
  • Complete all Travel Money tasks with pace, accuracy and in line with procedures
  • Follow safe, legal and financial crime working practices

Key Capabilities

  • Understands how M&S operates, it’s strategy, future and the role they play
  • Committed to delivering excellent work fast with great attention to detail
  • Open to and acts on feedback, asking for this regularly
  • Sets performance objectives for self in conjunction with line manager and in line with business plans
  • Takes accountability for planning and managing own work efficiently to ensure objectives are met
  • Is curious and asks questions to challenge the status quo - ask why the company does things the way it does things and suggests improvements
  • Effective at communicating; ensures communication is clear and simple
  • In control of their own reactions and considers how to share their perspective to create better reaction for team
  • Copes well with change and work challenges, recovering quickly from its impact
  • Builds positive relationships by being a good listener and getting to know people by establishing a connection

Technical Skills/ Experience

  • Contributing to store profitability
  • Work to get things done right first time within timescales
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Travel Money channels
  • Good level of product knowledge and other services
  • Up to date knowledge of the commercial operation and brilliant basics
  • Understand customer needs and spot selling opportunities to delight
  • Adapting to change
  • Flexible and able to learn quickly

Key Relationships and Stakeholders

  • Customers
  • Colleagues
  • Store Leadership
  • M&S Bank Travel Money support team
  • BIG

M&S is ready to push boundaries to lead the retail industry into a greener, speedier, more inspiring digital era. That’s why we’re revolutionising how we work and offering our most exciting opportunities yet. There’s never been a better time to be part of our team. Marks & Spencer aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers and suppliers. Join us and make an immediate impact.

We are committed to an active Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunities Policy, which starts with our recruitment and selection process, and we are happy to talk flexible working.

Brighton, EAST SUSSEX, ENGLAND; Brighton