Assistant Manager furniture shop

Posted 15 October by Bond Recruitment

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02065 - FURNITURE SALES /ASSISTANT MANAGEREALING - LONDON - NW10 - £25,000 - £30,000 PA OTE £40,000 PA
Bond Recruitment is currently recruiting for a FURNITURE SALES / ASSISTANT MANAGER to join an energetic boutique furniture company in NW10 area of London this is a career advancing opportunity with great earning potential as you get 10% commission on all you sell
The company: has been selling contemporary furniture for over 30 years receiving awards in excellence.
The role and responsibilities:

  • Managing, training and assisting the sales team
  • Meeting clients in showroom, online and on site
  • Learning our product range of sofas, bedrooms, dining, lighting, accessories (and kitchens for those with previous kitchen sales experience)
  • Meeting monthly sales targets.
  • Learning about and promoting our interior design services
  • Contributing to the selection of new products for the showroom and showroom upkeep.
  • Attending various training courses in the UK, Italy & Germany.
  • Offering clients an exceptional experience through superior product knowledge and customer service, before, during and after the sale.

Being a positive, co-operative and proactive member of the team and contributing ideas and experiences towards the continuous growth and improvement of our brand and values

Additional Information
£25,000 - £30,000 pa plus benefits that include commission a generous holiday entitlement, training and pension.
Personal specification:
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Essential:

  • Management experience
  • Numerate and literate with experience of Microsoft Office or similar and comfortable working with computers.

Desirable:

  • Experience with CAD drawing packages.
  • AUTOCAD preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Essential:

  • 2 years Prior full time, furniture/ interiors sales experience.
  • Experience working weekends.
  • Experience working in a target based environment.
  • Experience working with high quality products

Desirable:

  • Selling European brands like Calligaris, Cattelan Italia, Porada, Rolf Benz, Hulsta, Poliform, Nicoletti, Natuzzi.
  • Experience selling wardrobes, kitchens & bathrooms
  • Experience designing complete residential interiors

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Effective communication & negotiation skills (verbal and written)
  • Good telephone manner

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Lead on initiatives, being committed to the role and delivering on objectives/deadlines
  • Positive attitude and friendly outlook
  • Able to work under pressure, prioritising to meet deadlines, juggling busy workload and multi-tasking
  • High attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, managing own time and working alone where necessary as well as part of a team not requiring constant direction.
  • Forward thinking, proactive and creative
  • Able to quickly pick up new processes and run with them.

Required skills

  • Assistant Manager (furniture shop)

Application questions

Do you have furniture sales experience?
Do you have people management experience?

Reference: 36366530

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