Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant / Trade Counter Assistant for our Isle of Wight Branch

We are currently looking to recruit a full-time Sales Assistant for our Isle of Wight Branch.

Established in 1951, CEF is privately owned and is a global business which operates in the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Spain and Australia. We are the expert supplier of electrical products and services for professional buyers and installers and we operate across the UK via a national network of 390 branches and online via

We offer our customers an extensive range of high-quality products, including leading brands, own label brands and great value alternatives. Our dedicated staff and branch teams have thousands of years of knowledge and experience and provide our customers with friendly advice and service that’s the best in the industry.

One of our core values is to promote our own people through the business wherever possible, therefore people development and career progression are high on our agenda. Our current senior management team all joined the business at branch level and have progressed through the business in this way, with hard work and dedication the very same opportunity is available to you.


  • Serving customers on the trade counter
  • Telephone sales
  • Customer quotations
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Stock Control
  • Customer returns
  • Supplier debit notes
  • Goods in / out responsibilities in the stores

Experience and Attributes

  • Wholesale experience is preferable but not essential
  • Strong work ethic and initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure


  • A competitive industry salary
  • An uncapped bonus scheme, which allows you to benefit from the success of the Company

Successful applicants will need to have a full UK driving licence.

If you are looking for a fulfilling career and an opportunity to progress into a sales role or further management positions then please apply now!

Application question

Do you have wholesaling experience?

Reference: 34636240

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