Current Vacancies

The Kilkenny Group is a dynamic and progressive Irish-owned retail organisation, synonymous with promoting Irish design and quality Irish craftsmanship, catering for both the domestic and tourist gifts and fashion sector, retailing nationwide under the brands, Kilkenny and Christys

Please be aware due to the large number of applications for each role we will only be contacting the successful candidates. Thank you for your consideration.

 


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Role: Kitchen Porter
Contract: Permanent, Flexi

Location: Nassau St, Dublin
Benefits: Day time hours, Holidays, EAP, Employee Discount, Training and Development,

About the Eatery:

The Kilkenny Café is situated over the Kilkenny Shop, the group’s flagship store on Nassau Street in Dublin’s city centre overlooking the greens of Trinity College. It has been synonymous in Dublin’s food scene since 1978 and is one of the city’s busiest eateries, welcoming an average of 1000 guests per day and employing a team of 45 people.

About the Role:

We are now recruiting for a Kitchen Porter to join our food and beverage team. The Kitchen Porter will maintain the hygiene and operational cleanliness of our kitchen and work closely with our team of chefs. We are a day-time operation, we believe that our team need flexibility and deserve their time off. We have very high standards, expect commitment and hard work and in turn, we offer an excellent package.


About the person:

The successful candidate will be efficient, organised and have a good work ethic, with the ability to use their own initiative. No previous experience is necessary as full training will be provided.

As part of the interview process you may be asked to come forward for a skills demonstration.

Please send your cv in the strictest of confidence to [email protected]


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Role: Experienced Sales Advisor
Location:  Dublin City
Contract: Permanent/Flexi

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Day time hours, Employee Discount, EAP, Holidays, Training and Development,

The Kilkenny Group are currently looking for a fully flexible sales advisor to join our teams in Cashel, Cork City, Dublin City, Ennis and Swords.  As a team member you will understand the importance of putting the Customer first and will go above and beyond to ensure each customer has a pleasurable shopping experience.

Responsibilities:

  • As a sales advisor you will assist the management and team in creating an outstanding buying experience for our customers. You will support and drive sales through link selling and upselling our products and services. Making yourself aware of store targets and KPI’s such as Sales, ATV, conversion and IPT
  • Learning and development is part of the Kilkenny culture therefore understanding of our products and its heritage is vital in the role.
  • Continuously communicate, support and provide feedback to your management team
  • Character and personal qualities

    • Flexible and adaptable to working practises and store demands.
    • Makes a positive contribution to the team to achieve a common goal.
    • Genuine person who is sincere, honest, truthful and open
    • Energetic person who is bubbly, enthusiastic, passionate and vibrant.
    • Expresses a genuine smile that is obliging and approachable.
    • Ability to converse and engage with customers in a natural, warm and polite manner.
    • Uses their own Initiative by taking the lead, assessing tasks at hand and being independent.
    • Modelling a positive attitude to their work.
    • Acknowledging, respecting and building rapport with other team members.
    • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • As part of the interview process you may be asked to partake in a skills demonstration. The date and location will be agreed upon after a successful face to face interview

    Due to the large number of applicants for this role we will only be contacting the successful candidates. Thank you.

    Please submit your CV to  [email protected]

 


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Role: Sales Advisor
Contract: Flexi Contract
Location: Trim, Co. Meath
Salary: Competitive

 Benefits: Employee Discount, EAP, Holidays, Training and Development, Pension

The Kilkenny Shop are currently seeking a Sales Advisor to join our team at our Trim store. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals that know the importance of putting the customer first and will go above and beyond to ensure each customer has a pleasurable shopping experience. 

Candidates will be flexible to work weekdays and weekends to meet the needs of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the management and team in creating an outstanding buying experience for our customers. Supporting and driving sales through link-selling and up-selling our products and services, aware of store targets and KPI’s such as Sales, ATV, conversion and IPT.
  • Learning and development is part of the Kilkenny culture therefore understanding of our products and its heritage is vital in the role.
  • Continuously communicating, supporting and providing feedback to your management team.

Character and personal qualities:

  • Energetic person who is bubbly, enthusiastic, passionate and vibrant.
  • Uses own Initiative by taking the lead, assessing tasks at hand and being independent.
  • Flexible and adaptable to working practises and store needs, being honest, and open.
  • Ability to converse and engage with customers in a natural, warm and polite manner, modelling a positive attitude to their work.
  • Acknowledging, respecting and building rapport with other team members, possessing strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates should forward an up to date CV and cover letter, in the strictest of confidence to [email protected]

Please note, due to the large number of applicants for this role we will only be contacting the successful candidates.

The Kilkenny Group is an equal opportunities employer.


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Role: Food and Beverage Assistants
Contract: Permanent
Location: Kilkenny Shop Nassau Street, Dublin
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Day time hours, Employee Discount, EAP, Holidays, Training and Development

About the Eatery:

The Kilkenny Restaurant Nassau Street are currently seeking a Food and Beverage Assistant to join our team in Dublin. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals that know the importance of putting the customer first and will go above and beyond to ensure each customer has a pleasurable shopping experience.

Responsibilities

  • To be courteous, friendly and helpful to our customers at all times which reflects in the highest standards expected in our restaurant.
  • Greet or make eye contact with customers, with the importance of interacting with them throughout the service.
  • You must respond to customers’ requests for cutlery, coffee water etc. in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Information to shared with our customers on the shop and restaurant.
  • Comply with current up to date health, safety, hygiene, fire HACCP and security regulations of the company.

Character and personal qualities:

  • Energetic person who is bubbly, enthusiastic, passionate and vibrant.
  • Uses own Initiative by taking the lead, assessing tasks at hand and being independent.
  • Flexible and adaptable to working practises and store needs, being honest, and open.
  • Ability to converse and engage with customers in a natural, warm and polite manner, modelling a positive attitude to their work.
  • Acknowledging, respecting and building rapport with other team members, possessing strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates should forward an up to date CV and cover letter, in the strictest of confidence to [email protected]

 

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Role: Supervisor
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Killarney, Co Kerry

Benefits: Holidays, EAP, Employee Discount, Bonus, Gift Card, Training & Development, Pension. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Supervisor to join our team at the Kilkenny Shop Trim. We are seeking an energetic and passionate individual who wants to work with a team that is dedicated to advancing the customer experience through its brand values.

You will be actively involved in motivating and developing a highly trained sales team to drive sales forward and to achieve store targets. You will play a key role in adapting and applying clear practices and procedures across the store from, logistics, administration, stock management, customer service and cash management.

Key Responsibilities in the role:

  • You will be expected to lead by example in creating an outstanding buying experience for all of our customers.
  • To driving sales through 5 star customer service.
  • To motivate, coach, mentor and encourage the sales team regarding core competencies set down and exceeding KPI targets.
  • To succeed in the role it is imperative that you showcase your initiative in the day to day running of the store.

Requirements:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence others.
  • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic.
  • Possess excellent attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Previous management experience an advantage.

Interested candidates should forward an up-to-date CV and cover letter, in the strictest of confidence to [email protected]

 

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Kilkenny is an equal opportunities employer.