Trainee Jewellery Sales Assistant

Recruiter
Easy Web Recruitment
Location
York
Salary
11000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Trainee Jewellery Sales Assistant 

Our client has been established in its current premises in the heart of fashionable York for over 14 years and has traded in the city for over 25 years. This National Association of Jewellers member has enjoyed substantial growth and success in every year of its existence. 

The owners travel internationally to source glorious merchandise to showcase. As a consequence, they have one of the largest and most unique selections of antique and second-hand jewellery in the region, which in addition to ranges of new jewellery enable them to attract a growing list of clients both locally and nationally. They also have a well-established online sales department. 

Position: Trainee Jewellery Sales Assistant 
Location: York City Centre 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Salary: £11,000-£14,500 basic plus circa 15% OTE bonus (£1500-£2500) 

About the role: 

They now wish to invest in a full time Trainee Jewellery Sales Assistant to join their successful team of 14 to work in this very busy, friendly, family owned and run business. They are looking for a hard working team player who is passionate, enthusiastic and has a keen interest in jewellery retailing. 

This role will provide an opportunity to gain experience in a very broad range of product and services due to their vast inventory of precious items, each with its inherent value and story, demanding appreciation and awareness from all their sales personnel. 

The main responsibilities will be serving customers on the shop floor, carrying out merchandising and housekeeping duties, assisting the back office / web site department in listing and photographing jewellery items, promoting the business on social media, answering email and telephone enquiries, processing sales and liaising with the onsite repairs workshop. 

In addition to intensive in house training you will be given the opportunity to further your career via company funding of your studies towards the Retail Jewellers Diploma, a well-respected and recognised professional qualification 

In short, this placement offers excitement, longevity, and a steep but rewarding learning curve that would be difficult to match elsewhere in the industry. 

About you: 

- Outgoing cheerful personality with good sense of humour. 
- Friendly and approachable. Confident with excellent communication skills. 
- Good organisational skills. 
- Articulate, literate and numerate – possessing at least GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English & Maths. 
- Previous experience of working with the public especially in a sales capacity. 
- Ability to work well individually and within a team. Hard drive and determination to succeed. 
- Computer literate. 

An interest and experience in posting on the various social media platforms would also be desirable. 

You may have experience of the following: Trainee Sales Assistant, Jewellery, Fashion, Retail, Junior Sales Assistant, Customer Service Assistant, Trainee Sales Consultant, Retail Sales, Merchandising, Junior Sales Consultant etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.