Sales Consultant

Office Angels
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Sales Consultant

Location: Ely

Our client, a prestigious travel company has enlisted our expertise to recruit for a Sales Consultant to join their team in Ely. The ideal candidate will have previous sales experience, in a target focused environment. There will be training provided to ensure the candidates know the product, but the candidate will need to be driven, autonomous and pro-active. This is a part-time role, 30 hours per week in a 4 day week. The candidate should be flexible to work on a shift basis. The salary is between £14k - £15k Pro Rota, with a very generous commission and benefit package.


  • To be the external face of the company offering advice face to face and also on the phone
  • To communicate professionally with customers and provide exceptional service
  • To have a keen eye for keeping customer facing merchandise up to date and sales focused to encourage customer enquiries and sales
  • To promote your store through leafleting and other marketing activities to generate sales
  • To work as a supportive member of a small team to ensure targets are achieved
  • To learn our products and be able to describe features and benefits to customers depending on their needs
  • To maximise sales and the customers holiday experience by suggesting upgrades and additional products
  • Driven to meet and exceed personal sales targets
  • To always be looking for innovative ways to generate new business
  • To be flexible to cover other stores when needed

Key Skills

  • Experience in retail/ sales
  • Experience in target-focused environment
  • It is essential you have proven commission based sales experience (travel related would be an advantage)
  • Experience working in a customer facing sales role
  • Experience of pro active sales - leafleting/promotional work
  • Good numerical skills with ability to manually calculate holiday costs without error
  • An ability to take ownership and to work on your own with little or no supervision at times.
  • To have excellent communication skills
  • Confident, enthusiastic and persuasive sales person

Hours of Work

  • 30 hours per week on a shift basis including evenings and weekends


  • £14,500 - £15,000 per annum plus commission and benefits (pro-rata for part time hours) £11,200 for 30 hour week.


  • 5 Week training period
  • Contributory pension
  • Flight benefits - After passing their probation period of 6 months

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.