Senior Sales Assistant

Recruiter
K2 Recruitment
Location
Oxford
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a Farm Shop, within a beautiful rural location, is currently recruiting for a Senior Sales Assistant to join their enthusiastic team. Situated in between Oxford and Thame, this opportunity is super exciting in that it is a new opening as a result of the popularity and fast growth of the business. Ideal for a candidate with a natural ability to provide an excellent level of service and a love of food, our client is passionate about offering fresh home grown and locally sourced produce.

Key Responsibilities:

* Running the farm shop on a daily basis;

* Reflect the company’s ethos and core values through a positive atmosphere that is friendly, professional and productive;

* Ensure a high level of customer service, through obtaining product knowledge and training;

* Contribute to maintaining presentation and hygiene standards of the store;

* Ensure all sales and operational policies and procedures are upheld;

* Accurately process all till transactions;

* Ensuring all stock is priced correctly;

* Build new and continue existing customer relationships;

* Accurately ordering stock and ensuring rotation / replenishment;

* Working alongside the on-site butcher and chef;

* Involvement in events and projects to further build brand growth and drive business;

* Opening / closing duties.

Core Skills and profile required:

* Smiley, energetic, positive person, with an enthusiasm for business growth;

* Logical, forward thinking and efficient throughout all tasks;

* Driven, self – motivated, using initiative with a productive, “can do” attitude;

* Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to adapt to all customer demographics;

* The ability to read customers and the understanding to tailor your service accordingly;

* Passionate about the brand and working within a food environment, buying into the ethos and being an ambassador at all times;

* Pragmatic, keeping calm and under control in busy situations;

* Previous retail experience preferred, however a customer facing service background considered;

* Food hygiene training beneficial, but not essential, will be provided if required;

* Due to the location you must be able to drive and have your own transport.

This is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking for a position with responsibility, longevity and to be part of a small family feel environment, within a business with scope for further growth and development.

Should you be successful you will be required to work 5 days per week 9.30am – 5.30pm Tuesday to Friday and Saturday or Sunday, for a salary of £18,000 per annum. For your dedication and hard work our client offers fantastic benefits, such as a two week break from Christmas Eve, over the New Year period, food hygiene training, pension scheme, holiday allowance and in-house store training.

If you are interested in this role and feel you possess the skills necessary we would love to hear from you!

K2 Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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