Showroom Sales Advisor - Islington

Posted: 06/12/17
Recruiter:Brewers Decorator Centres
Reference:314495867
Type:Permanent
Industry: Retail
Salary:Competitive
Location:London
Description:

Showroom Sales Advisor - Islington

Full Time - 40 hours per week, Monday - Saturday

We have an exciting opportunity for a Showroom Sales Advisor to join the team at our Islington Decorators Centre; which has a dedicated wallcoverings area with a full range of designer, trade and specialist paints to choose from.

We're keen to bring an ambitious, motivated team player into our business, who has an eye for interior design along with exemplary customer service skills. Consulting with our customers, you'll help transform ideas and themes into living spaces - recommending patterns, furniture and furnishings that can bring a home to life.

Our Decorator centre in Islington joined the Brewers family in 2001 and has continued to serve the local area by supplying decorating materials to both our trade and retail customers ever since. Our friendly team of five have over 25 years of industry experience so are in the best position to offer advice to both seasoned professionals and novice DIYers.

A family run business for over 110 years; we have a long history in our industry and have grown to over 158 branches nationwide. We know that our people make our business unique, and place great emphasis on the development and growth of our staff.

As our newest Showroom Sales Advisor, you will:

  • Provide exceptional service to customers in the branch and in our interior showroom
  • Use product knowledge to provide recommendations and help customers find the best product for their needs
  • Developing sales of the Company product range including wallpaper, paint and fabric
  • Build relationships with customers to fully identify their needs and allow us to provide a comprehensive service
  • Assisting in the display and merchandising of products, to capitalise on trends and make in-demand stock accessible
  • Providing quotations for bespoke requirements
  • Requesting specialist stock, and monitoring demand to ensure the full product range is available in store
  • Promote seasonal and special items, including merchandising goods in-store to increase visibility and sales

Who we're looking for:

  • Passionate about providing excellent customer service
  • Enthusiastic about interior design and decorating
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, to understand and translate customer requirements into product recommendations
  • Approachable, possessing an open and friendly personality - happy to help both customers and colleagues
  • Work focused, and committed to delivering product sales
  • Enjoys working and supporting a team, but can be relied upon to work as an individual at all times
  • Keen to learn, develop skills, and progress within our industry

Product knowledge, previous retail experience or experience in a decorator's merchant would be advantageous but not essential, as full training will be given to the right candidate, if you bring great customer service and team working skills to the table, we will give you everything you need to succeed.

In return we offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Free life assurance
  • 5% of your salary employer contribution to the pension plan (subject to employee contributions)
  • Profit share scheme after qualifying period
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff uniform
  • 29 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Discounts and rewards with selected partners - major high street brands, supermarkets etc.
  • Childcare Voucher scheme

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click the Apply Now button on this page to complete the mandatory application form.

Please note - we have a specified timescale within which to appoint and train. This role may be removed from listings before the closing date if we are successful in finding an appointment.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of the job expiry date, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion.

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