The intern will gain practical experience in lifting heavy rugs, washing rugs, selling rugs to the public/managing day to day operations of a shop including sales, stock control, orders, computer tasks. Part of the role includes having coffee with our clients and providing them with relaxed and fun retail experience. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following: how to wash large heavy rugs, correct lifting of heavy rugs, sales techniques, inventory control, policies and procedures. Training in meeting and greeting customers and offering assistance in sales. Placing orders with suppliers and operating a computerised system. On completion the intern will have attained skills: how to wash rugs, correct lifting techniques of heavy rugs, customer service, presentation skills, communication skills and sales experience.

An actual description of a JobBridge internship in that rug shop in the woollen mills in Douglas. I only read it because I thought it said drugs.

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