Part time Sales Assistant

Posted 13 November by Lloyd Recruitment Services Ltd
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Lloyd Recruitment Services has an exciting opportunity working for a leading organisation. Our client is looking for a Part time Sales Assistant for their Chelmsford Branch.


  • We require a part time (2-3 days per week) Showroom Salesperson to be principally based at our Chelmsford store
  • Reporting directly to the store manager, the role is to drive retail sales, deal with customer service opportunities, merchandise and demonstrate product
  • Our stores operate 7 days per week and the role will therefore include weekend work days and a commitment to work bank holidays is required
  • Our product range is mid to high end and that our average sales can approach £10,000. Consequently, the showroom salesperson needs to be comfortable at this end of the market and have the passion, knowledge and communication skills to give our customers the confidence to buy


  • Help achieve the sales and margin targets for the Chelmsford store
  • Work with the store manager to capture all sales opportunities and carry out other store functions as required
  • Drive retail sales, deal with customer service opportunities, merchandise and demonstrate the products and range
  • Responsible for opening and closing of the store when needed - self-motivation is essential as there will be days where you will be required to work alone and be comfortable with the responsibility to open and close the store
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the product features, advantages and benefits
  • Active participation in sales meetings - giving and receiving feedback
  • Previous experience retail sales professional from a premium product environment advantageous

Candidate profile:

  • Successful experience in a specialist / premium retail sales environment
  • Fully understands the customer journey towards a luxury purchase
  • Skilled salesperson with the ability to question, present benefits and close
  • A passionate individual with an engaging personality who forms excellent customer relationships quickly and naturally
  • Full driving licence and own transport essential

Hours of work:

09.00 - 17.30 and 10.00 - 16.00 on Sunday. Working 2-3 days a week with a requirement to work weekend days. The job holder would need to work spring / summer Bank Holiday days as these are core sales opportunities

Target Salary:

  • A basic salary of £20,000 - £22,000 pro rata dependant on experience plus annual bonus on sales targets that could add up to £3000 a year for a successful candidate.

Due to the high volume of applications, Lloyd Recruitment Services can only contact shortlisted candidates

Reference: 41187885

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