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Retail Sales Advisor

Location Dungannon, County Tyrone
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £18000 per annum + permanent with prospects
Published 5 months ago
Start Date 19/02/2019
Contact Lisa McCord
Job Ref POR000746P_1550609990

Job Description

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join its dynamic and expanding Outside Rooms retail sales team. The successful candidate will be expected to take pride and a keen interest in inspiring our customers to create their own unique and individual Outside Rooms using our market leading landscaping products.

While helpful, no retail or landscaping experience is necessary for this role. A comprehensive induction and training programme will be given to the successful candidate so that they have all of the tools necessary to be a first-class showroom-based sales advisor.

As an entry level role, the successful candidate will be given ongoing support and training to assist them along our career progression paths over time.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Embody the company culture of superior quality and customer service in your everyday performance, providing a professional yet personal customer experience.
  • Endorse our market leading landscaping products by showing how they will enhance the customer's outside living lifestyle, and maximise sales for the Outside Rooms division.
  • Ensure the Outside Rooms Centre is maintained to a high standard, by merchandising and replenishing literature and samples.
  • Assist with the day to day running of the Outside Rooms including opening and closing of premises.
  • Have the ability to initiate contact with customers and colleagues in the wider company.
  • Work closely with colleagues in the Outside Rooms team including Landscape Designers and the Marketing department to identify projects of interest and marketing opportunities.
  • Liaise with the Outside Room Specifications Manager to identify and develop relationships between AG and local paving installers.
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and be part of the development of our product range by identifying new products suitable for the market.
  • Take responsibility for personal development and actively seek opportunities to better yourself as part of a dynamic team.
  • Any other duties as required by Senior Management and the Directors of the Company, commensurate with the role and within capabilities.


Employee Specification:

Outside Rooms Retail Sales Advisor

Criteria:

Essential:

Desirable:

Physical Attributes:

e.g. Appearance, Health

  • Pride in personal appearance
  • Smart casual (no denims)

Attainments:

e.g. Qualifications, experience, training

  • Third level qualification in a business-related field.
  • Very competent and proficient in Microsoft Office and other software packages in addition to using bespoke company systems
  • Full driving license with the ability to travel to and from work areas as and when required.

· Previous experience in a retail or showroom environment.

· Knowledge of design.

· Experience in the construction industry and/or building products knowledge

Aptitudes:

e.g. Communication skills,

Negotiation skills, Influencing skills

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Hungry and ambitious to succeed and progress in the business
  • Enthusiasm, aptitude and proven desire to learn
  • Confidence in your own ability

Personality:

e.g. Attitude, Reliability,

Co-operation

  • Passionate about the concept of outside living
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Friendly and Approachable
  • Professional at all times
  • Positive attitude

Circumstances:

e.g. Flexibility in hours, Mobility, Time keeping

  • Flexibility to work longer summer hours as and when required.
  • Flexibility to work on Saturdays during the summer months.

Hours of Work: 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and Saturday 9.00am - 12.30pm (March to September Inclusive- with 2 Saturdays off each month)

8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (October to February)

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