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Retail Sales Advisor

Job details
Posting date: 21 June 2024
Salary: £15,153.00 to £15,153.00 per year
Additional salary information: 15153 - 15153
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 05 July 2024
Location: Newport, PO30 5UX
Company: Vacancy Filler
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: JUN20248003


Retail Sales Advisor
Newport, Isle of Wight
24 hours per week
Work Pattern - WK 1 Weds, Thurs, Fri ( 8hrs)WK 2 Weds 1/2 day 8am -12pm, Thurs (8hrs), Fri (8hrs), Sat am 9am - 1pm ( 4hrs )
Salary – £12.10 per hour / £15,153.00 per annum plus pension and company benefits.
We have an exciting opportunity for a friendly and reliable Retail Sales Advisor to join the team at our busy and thriving branch in Newport to provide exceptional service to our customers in store. You will play a vital part in keeping the branch running smoothly and efficiently - experience with our products isn't strictly necessary, if you bring great customer service, sales experience and team working skills to the table, we'll give you everything you need to succeed.
Our Newport store, which has been serving the local community for over 160 years, joined the Brewers family in 2009 and is well known for being the first choice for decorating materials in the area. The store stocks an extensive range of trade and designer paints and has the largest selection of wallcovering pattern books around, making us the go to place for all things decorating. Internet terminals in the store also allow our customers to order products directly to the branch.
Our team is extremely experienced in our industry and are always happy to give product advice to seasoned tradespeople and novice DIYers alike and if you are looking to expand your knowledge in the decorating business, you will be in the best place to do it. Normal branch opening hours are Monday to Friday 7am – 5pm and Saturday 8am – 5pm.
A family run business for almost 120 years; we are proud of our long history in our industry and have grown our branch network to over 200 stores nationwide in the Brewers Group. We know that our people make our business unique, and place great emphasis on the development and growth of our colleagues.
We understand that Neurodiverse candidates or candidates with a disability may need adjustments or extra support in the application or interview process – we are committed to providing every candidate the opportunity and environment
As a Retail Sales Advisor with Brewers, some of your responsibilities will include:
• Provide exceptional service to customers in branch, to deliver upon our reputation for quality Brewers service• Use product knowledge to provide recommendations and help customers find the best product for their needs• Mix paint for Customers, process specialist orders, and request special stock within the Branch network• Developing sales of the Company product range including wallpaper, paint and fabric• Build relationships with customers to fully identify their needs and allow us to provide a comprehensive service• Promote seasonal and special items, including merchandising goods in-store to increase visibility and sales• Assisting with stock maintenance in the branch• Unload deliveries and ensure stock is distributed throughout the store• Keep our Warehouse organised and safe, in line with company standards
Who we are looking for to join our team:
• Exceptional customer service and communication skills, to understand and translate customer requirements into product recommendations• Approachable, possessing an open and friendly personality - happy to help both customers and colleagues• Enjoys working and supporting a team, but can always be relied upon to work as an individual • Willing to attend training to become a Fire Marshall and/or First Aider if required• Keen to learn, develop skills, and progress within our industry• Previous retail experience or product knowledge would be advantageous but not essential, as full training will be given to the right candidate
In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:
• Competitive rates of pay• 31 days holiday including bank holidays increasing with service• Free life assurance• 5% of your salary employer contribution to the pension plan (subject to employee contributions)• We offer Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it• Brewers Colleague discounts giving you huge savings on your home improvements • Employee Assistance Programme - accessible to colleagues, partner/spouse and dependants • Access to Medicash, an optional contributory scheme where you can claim money back for the most common routine healthcare treatments • Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc• Additional financial assistance such as Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loans and Helping Hand Loan Scheme for times of crisis, • Staff uniform and uniform cleaning tax relief• Comprehensive Induction Programme• After a qualifying period, you will also be eligible for additional benefits such as profit related pay, enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay and a chance to use one of our two Company Holiday Homes in Cornwall or the Lake District
To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click the Apply Now button on this page to complete the mandatory application form.
Please note –this role may be removed from listings before the closing date if we are successful in finding an appointment.
Please ensure you fully complete the application process if you wish to be considered for this position. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to any applicants that do not complete the process.
Other job titles associated with this role include Sales Assistant, Sales Advisor, Store Assistant, Retail Assistant, Retail Team Leader, Retail Advisor, Retail Associate