Salesperson / Sales Advisor

Recruiter
The SmartList
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
26 Feb 2018
Category
Retail and Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
LOCATION: Maldon (near Chelmsford), Essex
JOB TITLE: Salesperson / Sales Advisor
SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive dependent on previous skills & experience
WORKING HOURS: Full Time - 9.00am to 5.30pm Five days per week including a Saturday

THE COMPANY: Our client a well-established family business retailing menswear, womenswear and schoolwear across East Anglia currently have a vacancy in their Maldon shop for a permanent full time salesperson.

Our client's aim is to give their customers the best service around and to do so require staff who are professional, knowledgeable and friendly, who can offer good quality reasonably priced products with excellent after care service. This is not a typical retail role or environment and our client specialises in offering its customers a personal shopping experience and advice.

THE ROLE: As a Salesperson / Sales Advisor your duties will be to welcome and prioritise customers over other tasks and to acknowledge, listen effectively, establish needs and serve appropriately. You will be able to sell associated products and have a thorough up to date knowledge of all products sold, current promotions and credit facilities and will ensure that problems encountered by customers are rectified satisfactorily and to work to the Company’s returns policy and procedures.

Other duties will include ensuring that stock on sales floor and in stock rooms is tidy and in logical order and merchandised well and will also be responsible in using an electronic point of sale system to process all transactions including sales, returns, inter-branch transfers and stock deliveries

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Salesperson / Sales Advisor's role in Maldon (near Chelmsford), Essex must be a confident, friendly and organised individual with experience of good customer service face to face and over the phone. You must have excellent listening and communications skills and should be able to effectively build and maintain good working relations with customer and colleagues alike. Candidates should be flexible with their duties and understand the importance of personalised customer service. Experience of retail menswear or a genuine interest in fashion would be welcome. Due to the store opening hours candidates applying must be prepared and able to work 9.00am to 5.30pm Five days per week including a Saturday and must be able to commute easily to Maldon, (near Chelmsford), Essex.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Salesperson / Sales Advisor role:-

- Active listening and verbal communication skills
- Good organisational skills
- Good colour matching skill
- 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.

Desirable Criteria -

- Retail experience in the menswear sector
- An interest in fashion
- Prepared to travel between other branches within Group

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