Sales Assistant

Posted 17 January by Talentspa
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Sales Assistant

Location: Tunbridge Wells

Salary: £17-21K including bonus per annum + training + career progression + benefits

 * Immediate start available * 

Our client is currently looking to recruit a full-time Sales Assistant for their Tunbridge Wells store.

Established in 1951, our client is privately owned and is a global business and is a leading supplier of electrical products and services for professional buyers and installers. They operate across the UK via a national network of stores and online.

They are a leading electrical wholesaler with 390 stores in the UK, their culture wherever possible is to promote from within, therefore career progression opportunities are available to everyone who joins the company.

About theSales Assistant role:

The Sales Assistant’s role includes generating and increasing sales through serving customers on the trade counter, as well as over the telephone, preparing customer quotations, purchase ordering, supplier negotiation and warehouse duties including, picking customer orders, plus goods in /out responsibilities and deliveries to customers.

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

Sales Assistant Role & Responsibilities:

  • Serving customers on the trade counter
  • Internal sales / answering the telephone
  • Preparing customer quotations
  • Purchase ordering and supplier negotiation
  • Customer order picking
  • Goods in / out responsibilities  
  • Customer deliveries

Requirements of theSales Assistant:

  • Successful applicants will need to have a full UK driving licence    
  • Wholesale experience is preferable but not essential 
  • Strong work ethic and initiative   
  • Ability to work under pressure 

Benefits of becoming the Sales Assistant:

  • A competitive industry salary  
  • An uncapped bonus scheme, which allows you to benefit from the success of the Company
  • 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days 
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Staff discount

If you feel you meet the above criteria of thisSales Assistant role then please apply now!

Reference: 37061179

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