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Christmas help needed

We are looking for a member of staff to help in the run-up to Christmas at our busy award-winning shop in North London.

The successful applicant should be physically fit (must be able to lift and carry 20kg and generally run about), with a good deal of common sense, excellent people skills and ideally with experience of retail. They should have a good knowledge of wine (preferably backed up by a WSET qualification) and the ability to give food matching advice and/or know their claret from their Bordeaux.

They will point customers in the right direction round the shop giving wine advice as necessary as well as keeping the shelves stocked, carrying boxes to cars and putting deliveries away. Pay is £13 per hour and we need someone to work 35 hours per week in the month leading up to Christmas including all Saturdays in December. They must be able to work up to and including Christmas Eve. More hours may be available during the week by agreement.

Applicants must be able to work legally in the UK so either be an EU national or have an appropriate work permit. Enquiries can be made to or on 020 8444 4804. Applicants should send a CV to with any other relevant information given in a covering letter.

About us

Prohibition Wines is a wine shop in Muswell Hill, North London with a strong ethos of customer service. We stock around 600 wines (as well as beers and spirits) from around the world with a strong focus on Spain. Decanter Magazine recently named us their Small Retailer of the Year and their Spanish Retailer of the Year. The Observer Food Monthly recently named us as a runner-up for Best Independent Retailer in the UK. Further details about us can be found on this website.