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Retail Sales Assistant

Feather and Bone Butchery & Shop

We’re looking for someone who loves dealing with customers, enjoys cooking and eating and who wants to work with some of the best sustainably-produced meat, poultry and produce in Australia. You'll be serving customers in our retail shops, helping with online orders and working closely with our production team of butchers, packers and pickers.


Initially, this is a three to four day job at our Marrickville butchery - including Saturdays. There is the potential to move to full time within five months. Our Marrickville shop is open Tuesday to Saturday.


  • Serving walk in, retail customers – from greeting to check out.
  • Providing customers with product information and cooking advice
  • Liaising with production staff to fill orders
  • Keeping shop stocked, clean and tidy
  • Stock rotation
  • Inventory management
  • Assisting Retail Manager with online order fulfilment and management
  • Label ready-to-eat products
  • Assisting Retail Manager with managing classes and in-store merchandising
  • Collaborate with and support production staff
  • Work in accordance with Feather and Bone core principles of ethical business practice, minimising waste and promoting sustainability

Necessary skills

  • Some knowledge of meat and poultry (the more, the better)
  • Food sales experience (retail and/or restaurant)
  • Interest in nutrition, cooking and sustainability
  • The ability to work in a small team
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Good computer skills
  • Punctual, reliable and energetic
  • Good sense of humour
  • Presentable and professional
  • Capacity to take initiative

Desirable attributes

  • Butchery experience
  • Online sales experience
  • Experience or interest in sustainable food production or similar


Established in 2006, we're one of Australia’s few whole animal butcheries. We source directly from regeneratively-managed local farms and we have a reputation for sourcing and selling high quality, ethically-produced meat and poultry. Our small team is made up of a broad cross-section of open-minded, tolerant people.

Find out more online or read our book, ‘The Ethical Omnivore’, published in August 2020 by Murdoch Books.

This job is for applicants who are permanent residents of Australia and currently living in Sydney within reasonable travelling distance of Marrickville.

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