Retail Sales Assistant

Recruiter
Crunchposter Limited
Location
Lichfield
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Sep 2017
Sector
Hair & Beauty
Contract Type
Full Time

Retail Sales Assistant
Lichfield WS13 6EU
National Minimum Wage

Our client is the retail Company of a group operating 37 stores across the country.

This is a great opportunity for you to join them in this full time permanent sales assistant role.

The Role
As their Retail Sales Assistant, you will be expected to provide a high standard of customer service to create a pleasant shopping experience for customers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Delivering excellent customer service and engaging customers to support a culture of customer service and selling
  • Possessing good product knowledge or being enthusiastic to learn to enable you to effectively communicate with customers to be able to sell and up sell
  • Engaging in training and developing opportunities in accordance with retail operational guidelines and requirements
  • Working flexible hours across the trading week in accordance with the needs of the store
  • Processing customer sales and orders through the till, following procedures laid down in the Company Operations Manual

Working Hours: 43 hours per week. The Store is open seven days a week, alternate working at weekends may be required.

The Candidate
As their Retail Sales Assistant, the ideal candidate would have experience and knowledge of working in a retail environment, be motivated, enthusiastic with experience of delivering high levels of customer service in a retail environment.

They would ideally understand their product ranges but training will be given.

Skills Required

  • An enthusiastic, friendly & professional manner
  • Excellent telephone/ interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • IT literacy skills
  • Must be able to work on initiative and as part of a team

The following will be an advantage:

  • UK driving licence
  • Competitor & product knowledge
  • Pricing & margin understanding

Retail Sales Assistant Benefits:

  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Discounted company products

If you feel you are the right person for the Retail Sales Assistant position, please apply now!