Sales Assistant

Recruiter
The Best E Cigarette
Location
Alfreton
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

18 YEARS+ ONLY

We are looking for an enthusiastic Sales Assistant who can work flexible hours in 2 different shops* and is able to work both alone and in a team. They must have great conversational skills and be comfortable with communicating with customers in a polite manner.

The Sales Assistant MUST be flexible as they will be required to work between the times of 7am - 10pm on any day of the week (weekends included).

*both shops are located on the same street.

We are looking for:

  • An excellent communicator who is willing to go above & beyond to provide sound & informed advice to new & existing customers.
  • Retail advisor experience enabling the successful candidate to communicate product features & benefits.
  • A commercial awareness of product brands, the competitive market & product promotion.
  • An IT literate candidate with the ability to adapt to bespoke systems & utilise their functions confidently & accurately.
  • A confident approach to selling & advising as well as an open approach to further product research, to offer informed product & industry knowledge to our customers.
  • A candidate to follow the Company values & expectations when carrying out all tasks in the day to day work load.
  • Effective reporting skills demonstrated when communicating with the Store Supervisor.
  • Previous retail experience and knowledge to guide the customer through their vaping journey from new starters to advanced users.
  • The flexibility to travel and assist in additional retail stores to provide cover when required.
  • A real team player who works well with others to support the store and colleagues at all times to drive success.
  • A candidate who is confident in lone working at the store, supporting the Supervisor and general store operations.
  • A candidate who is incredibly flexible and can work any time between 7am - 10pm on any day of the week (weekends included).

The candidate will be required to work both in our shop (The Best E Cigarette) and our other shop (Shop Often Convenience Store).

Job Duties for The Best E Cigarette include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serving and helping customers
  • Opening and closing the Shop
  • Cashing Up
  • Stock take
  • Stock rotation
  • Stock room organisation
  • Cleaning
  • Providing product info, promotion, and pricing information for customers
  • Friendly, polite and helpful customer service.
  • Responding to customer enquiries through telephone, email and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest & Instagram).
  • Processing and packing online orders.
  • Compiling lists for product orders.
  • Offering ideas for new products and other business opportunities.

Job Duties for Shop Often include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serving and helping customers
  • Opening and closing the Shop
  • Cashing Up
  • Stock take
  • Stock rotation
  • Stock room organisation
  • Cleaning
  • Providing product info, promotion, and pricing information for customers
  • Friendly, polite and helpful customer service.

While in Shop Often the Sales Assistant must be able to work alone and be self-motivated.

Hours:

  • Working hours will be part time 16-30 hours per week with additional hours required to be worked for holiday and sick cover.
  • We are open 7 days a week and you will be required to work flexible hours between the times of 7:00am – 10:00pm.

Experience:

Knowledge of Paypoint and Epos till systems is advantageous but not essential as training will be provided. You do not have to use E-Cigarettes to apply for this role, nor will you be asked to use E-Cigarettes if you do not want to. It does however help a great deal if you are a vaper as you can relate to customers. The applicant must be a minimum of 18 years old.

Pay:

The pay is minimum wage.

Education:

GCSE results (A* - E) desired.

If this opportunity suits your skills and experience, we will look forward to hearing from you!

We are unfortunately unable to respond to all job applications, so if you have not heard back from us within 28 days unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

* You must be 18 years of age or older to apply for this position due to handling and selling alcohol and products containing nicotine*

Job Type: Part-time

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