Job Opportunity November 2020 - Sales Assistant
With lockdown coming to an end, we are looking to recruit a passionate and proactive person to join the team at our store in Norwich. Working as a part-time sales assistant, you will be involved in the continual growth of the store and our various communities. The job will require the successful applicant to be flexible and able to work at evenings and throughout the week. Initially, the contract will be for 15 hours a week with more becoming available depending on performance and business need.
If you are interested, then please email in a CV and covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role before end of Wednesday 2nd December to Mitch at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We select candidates for interview based on what they tell us in their letter. This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for. Applicants should have an equivalent of a GCSE in English & Maths.
The tasks to be performed as part of the job include:
- Greeting customers who enter the shop.
- Be involved in stock control and management.
- Assisting shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for.
- Being responsible for processing cash and card payments.
- Stocking shelves with merchandise.
- Answering queries from customers.
- Reporting discrepancies and problems to the supervisor.
- Giving advice and guidance on product selection to customers.
- Keeping the store tidy and clean. This includes hoovering, clearing tables and cleaning bathrooms.
- Working within established guidelines, particularly with brands.
- Attaching price tags to merchandise on the shop floor.
- Responsible for security within the store and being on the lookout for shoplifters, fraudulent credit cards etc.
- Receiving and storing the delivery of stock
- Keeping up to date with special promotions and putting up displays.
- Answering the telephone and dealing with any customer queries.
- Help with the organising and smooth running of shop tournaments.
The personal skills that are required for the job:
- Having a friendly and engaging personality.
- Comfortable working with members of the public.
- Should have a confident and proactive manner.
- Must be helpful and polite.
- Assistants should be physically fit as they will be on their feet for most of the day and may be required to lift large amounts of stock.
- You should have a comprehensive understanding of our product range.
- Able to work as part of a sales team.
- Should be of a smart appearance and articulate.