Sales Assistant

Posted 8 August by PPG Architectural Coatings

Johnstone’s Paint is searching to recruit a Sales Assistant to jump on board the team in Plymouth. This is a full time, permanent position working 39 hours per week, with no evening work.

PPG Architectural Coatings UK & Ireland are one of the premier manufacturers and suppliers of decorative products, including paint and wood care finishes, wall coverings and a range of decorative sundries.

Who are we?

‘Do you have great customer service skills and sales experience? Want to take on an exciting new role within a marketing leading business?’ Part of the PPG Industries portfolio of brands, Johnstone’s is one of the nation’s most favourite and trusted professional trade paint brands and has been a success in the market since 1890.

What we will offer you as our Sales Assistant

At Johnstone’s PPG, the culture we have built strives on the continuous learning and investments into our employee growth and career advancement. Along with our Investors in People recognition we believe the nurturing of our employees is key therefore we offer a rewards package including;

- Potential to earn annual bonus

- Health Care

- Auto-enrolment and contributory pension scheme

- Access to our People Development Centre

- Up to 60% discount on paint products from our Johnstone’s Decorating Centre

- Full uniform provided

- 25 days holidays per year

- Recognition Schemes

What to expect from the Sales Assistantrole?

As a Sales Assistant, you will drive sales whilst collectively supported by other sales assistant(s) and your store manager. This allows you to strive towards providing customers with the highest quality service, complementing the overall ‘can do’ team attitude. Flexibility is essential in addition with the ability to use your own initiative as on occasion you could be working alone within the store. This enthusiastic and motivated ethos not only creates a positive working environment but is the foundation to ensuring deliverance of store targets whilst maximising sales performance, innovation and building strong communication lines to understand customer’s decorative paint and sundry needs.

The Plymouth branch is one of our national wide stores, contributing to the Johnstone’s decorating centre success. Customer’s within our stores range from occasional DIYers to frequent professional trade account holders. This makes it your responsibility to identify any new or potential customers, develop and maintain relationships with these customer accounts.

Who are we looking for?

We pride ourselves on ‘1st Choice delivered by 1st Class People’ and follow a set of strong company values which we believe enable us to deliver the Customer ‘WOW’:

1.            Pride

2.            Passion

3.            Accountability

4.            Respect

5.            Teamwork

6.            Honesty

7.            Creativity

In addition to contributing and actively engaging in our company values, we are looking for candidates who have sales experience gained within a customer- facing environment, computer literate and with a full valid driving license.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to join us as our new Sales Assistant then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note - We also offer zero hour positions!

Reference: 35826784

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