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Retail Sales Specialist

Downies Coins is a family owned company with an enviable reputation in the numismatics industry both in Australia and around the world. Established in 1932 we have grown to become Australia's largest and most respected coin and collectables dealer.

Are you a retail sales superstar with a passion of coins and collectables?

Downies Southgate are looking for a highly motivated Retail Sales Assistant to join our team to help continue our tradition of providing excellent service to our customers. The position will be focused on providing outstanding front-of-house customer service, as well as general (light) house-keeping.

To be considered, you will have:

  • Previous retail sales & service experience
  • Experience in processing customer transactions, including cash handling and balancing cash registers
  • A solutions-focused attitude to helping customers
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Availability to work a rotating roster, including Saturdays and some public holidays

Previous experience or interest in numismatics, philately or antiques will be highly regarded. A personal interest in Coins, Collectables or antiques would be highly desirable or further studies in history or archaeology would also be an advantage.

Our modern Southgate store is close to public transport, providing a pleasant and easy-to-get-to work environment. By joining our Melbourne retail team, you will have the opportunity to further grow your retail career with a family owned business, while working with interesting products and a wonderful cross-section of our loyal and new customers.

If you think you have the above attributes please apply with your resume via Email to skirkham@downies.com. Applications will be treated with confidentiality.

Contact Simone Kirkham, HR Advisor for a confidential discussion about this opportunity on 03 8456 8427.


All employment at Downies is subject to the satisfactory completion of a National Criminal Record Check.

No agency callers, please


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