Jewellery Advisor / Sales Assistant

Location
London
Salary
£18000 per annum
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
00067203
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Retail
Function
Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
- Hatton Garden, London
- Part Time
- Starting salary of £9,000 per annum (FTE £18,000 pa) working 18.75 hours per week, Mon - Fri 13.00 - 16.45.

This company is the largest supplier to the UK's jewellery industry, offering customers over 17,000 products in various precious metals including silver, gold, palladium and platinum.

This is an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic Customer Service / Sales Advisors to join their London Trade Counter Department to take responsibility for the daily sales activities.

The Role

This is a key position as you will be the customer's first point of contact with their business. You will be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction by offering a quick reliable and friendly service coupled with advice and guidance on products from their range. In addition you will be expected to complete daily administration tasks to ensure the counter runs effectively.

Essential Skills / Experience

The ideal candidate should have:

- Keen interest in the jewellery trade
- Excellent communication skills are essential as your ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers is key to delivering first class customer service
- Have a friendly and approachable manner
- A relevant jewellery making qualification would be a distinct advantage
- GCSE qualifications in English and Maths
- Previous experience in a customer facing role is desirable
- Proficient in the use of computers

Hours of work:
Part time - Total 18.75 hours per week, working a pattern of Monday - Friday 13.00 - 16.45.

Benefits:
Start with 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 26 days with service), Company Pension Scheme with employer contributions matched up to 8%, Life Assurance, Childcare voucher scheme, discounts on Company products.

A DBS check will be carried out and must come clear to be successful in this position.

You must have a solid work history and be able to provide references.