Retail Sales Assistant / Driver

360 Resourcing
29 Mar 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking to recruit a Sales Assistant / Driver to join the team based in Poole. The role is a full time, permanent position working 35 hours per week (Monday-Friday and Saturdays on a rota basis). They are offering the ideal Sales Assistant / Driver a salary of £15,456 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package.

They are recruiting Sales Assistants! Are you passionate about providing an exceptional customer centric service, tailored to each individual’s needs? Providing their customers with a trusted brand as well as the highest quality paint and sundry products is just the start. They are looking for individuals that not only have a passion for their brand, but for the socially responsible activities and initiatives that the company actively engage in.

What you can expect from this role as their Sales Assistant / Driver

As a Sales Assistant you will work alongside the store team, collaboratively supporting their Store Manager, in delivering a sustainable and profitable sales growth for the company. A positive and motivated approach will be key when contributing to the Poole store targets, driving innovative yet effective sales with their range of decorative paints and sundry items.

The Poole Decorating Centre (DC) is a busy store and plays a pivotal role within their national network, currently made up of 122 DCs. Their customer base varies from passing one-off customers through to builders and trades people who hold accounts and maintain repeat business. A key part of your role as the Sales Assistant / Driver will be to identify potential new customers, establish positive relationships and open customer accounts regularly.

Who they are looking for

As part of their journey to excellence they always recruit based on four values that unite them all; Connecting to customers, Constantly challenging, Socially committed, Inspiring confidence. To a large extent their values describe the way they already are, but there is also an element of aspiration, expressing the way they want to be.

They are looking for individuals who possess strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, evidencing excellent customer service and competence in the delivery of sales targets. A current driving licence and the ability to drive is essential, as the store coordinates a daily delivery service for customers.

With great work comes great reward

As an Investors in People accredited organisation, they recognise that they are nothing without their employees and as such continually look to nurture career progression. They also take pride in their excellent working conditions and in addition, offer an attractive reward package that includes:

- The opportunity to earn up to a 25% performance bonus each quarter

- 28 days basic annual leave each year (plus 8 bank holidays)

- A variety of discounts / vouchers on products that they supply

- A generous pension plan where the Group will match, and even double your contribution

- Multiple other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing

A little more about them

They have been manufacturing paint for longer than most, over 200 years in fact, with over 60 years proudly holding the Royal Warrant. It’s fair to say that they know their craft; however, what really sets them apart is the support they provide for cultural, humanitarian and scientific causes across the world.

Alongside their owners, they place a special focus on education for children in need, and are proud to support the education of over 55,000 children across 22 projects worldwide. You can therefore guarantee there at the company – It’s not just paint. It’s personal!

If you think you have the skills, experience and personal qualities they are looking for in their Sales Assistant / Driver, they would love to hear from you.

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