Retail Assistant

13 Jul 2019
17 Jul 2019
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Full Time
Retail Assistant - Menswear - We are advertising on behalf of our Client who is a well-established retail company. Their store sells an impressive range of menswear and womenswear, providing high levels of service and customer care. Currently looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Retail Assistant, within the Menswear Department based in Newmarket.

As a Retail Assistant you will be expected to be an active listener with excellent attention to detail, making sure the customer is always your top priority.

Other key responsibilities within this role
  • Maintain a thorough, up to date knowledge of all products sold, current promotions and credit facilities
  • Upsell products where applicable
  • Ensure problems encountered by customers are rectified satisfactorily, working under the Company's returns policy and procedures
  • Ensure sales floor and stock rooms are tidy
  • Carry out stock control
  • Assist manager in checking deliveries, pricing and putting out stock and processing of invoices.
  • Cash handling and till operation
  • Answering the phone to customer enquiries

The successful candidate will possess the following skills:
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Interest in fashion
  • Enthusiasm and interest in products
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Able to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Experience of good customer service face to face and over the phone
  • Well-presented smart appearance
  • Prepared to work extra hours when required.

On offer is a competitive salary. This is a full-time position, hours include 9:00- 5:30 with one day off midweek. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a friendly, family run retailer with over 150 years' experience within the retail industry who also offer great benefits packages.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to join this incredibly successful company, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV and a covering letter (essential) as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 28th July 2019

Interview date: Friday 2nd August 2019 to take place in Newmarket

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter, who provide recruitment services in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Sales Assistant, Retail, Store Assistant, Shop Assistant, Customer Service

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