Join the AQOF Team!


Casual Retail Assistant: 2-3day p/week including weekends

A Quirk of Fate is a busy boutique in the heart of Northcote with a strong focus on providing outstanding customer service and unique products. If you're a passionate and driven self-starter with strong retail experience, and have a passion for small business A Quirk of Fate is a perfect company for you.

We are searching for an experienced, highly motivated and reliable Sales Assistant to join our team of customer service superstars 2-3 days per week including weekends. 

To be considered for this position, you must; 

  • Have previous retail experience
  • Be a team player
  • Have strong time management and prioritisation skills 
  • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to engage with customers and provide a genuine sales approach
  • Be highly determined, with an ambitious drive to achieve targets
  • Be able to work independently, displaying initiative and a strong ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Proficient in stock management and data entry
  • Be well presented 
  • Display strong communications skills
  • Be punctual and reliable

We’re seeking someone who has a particular passion for supporting local designers, makers and small business and who understands what our business is about. Knowledge of the brands that we stock is a bonus.

Experience with the following is advantageous;

  • Vend (Lightspeed) point of sale
  • Shopify
  • Social Media management 
  • Visual Merchandising 

Working weekends and availability over the Christmas period (Nov-Jan) is essential.

If you think that you’re the right candidate for the position please e-mail a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and outlining your availability and a copy of your CV to Kylie at

Applications close November 25, 2023