Sales Assistant

Sales Assistant

  • Post Date:1st May 2024
  • Apply Before: 1st June 2024
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About the job

Retail Sales Assistant

Join the colourful world of Crown Paints as a Sales Assistant – It’s not just paint, it’s personal.

At Crown Paints, we’re not just selling paint; we’re crafting dreams and colouring lives. We’re seeking a Sales Advisor who can blend creativity with customer service, making every interaction a masterpiece. If you have a palette for success and a flair for vibrant customer interactions, we want you on our team.

Our Crown Decorating Centre’s are a busy place to work, we don’t sugar soap it! You will have the opportunity each day to craft what you do, and how you work, so that you can help customers and your colleagues with their painting and decorating goals. Our Sales Assistants will also be out delivering products to customers, so a drivers licence is essential in this role.

For over two centuries, Crown Paints has been a beacon of quality and trust in the painting and decorating industry. Our vibrant culture is steeped in tradition yet embraces innovation, refusing to settle for anything less than excellence. Join a team that values brilliance, diversity, and the power of a well-painted room.

What we offer:

  • Colour your world: Turn your home into a masterpiece, paint at only £1 per litre for employees
  • A brush with benefits: Generous pension, 28 days leave (plus bank holidays, taking it to 36 days leave), and health & well-being perks
  • Financial rewards: £11.44/hr, plus potential for a bonus each quarter – now that’s a pretty picture.
  • When will you create your masterpiece: You will be working full-time, 37.5 hours Monday to Friday, with Saturdays on a rota basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service: Serving customers in store, advising on products and providing recommendations. Customers will include trade (painting contractors) and also end consumers.
  • Sales: Upselling to customers in store, using inquisitive questioning to understand upcoming customer projects, daily proactive calling to lapsed and new customers.
  • Deliveries: Daily vehicle checks, loading the 3.5T van with orders for the day, following the mapped route to customer sites, offloading goods.
  • Stock Control: Undertaking weekly cycle counts of stock, replenishing shelves and merchandising stock.
  • Store Manager delegation: At times delegating for the store manager, opening and closing the store

What should you bring to be successful in this role?

  • A Splash of Retail Sales Experience: Retail background with the skills for sales
  • Customer Service with a Shine: Make every customer interaction glow
  • Adaptability: Like mixing colours, adjust to various roles with ease
  • Collaboration: Blend well with others to build a harmonious workplace
  • Drive Success: Literally! – A driver’s licence is your ticket to delivering happiness.

More About Crown Paints

Crown Paints have been manufacturing paint for longer than most, over 200 years in fact, with over 60 years proudly holding the Royal Warrant. It’s fair to say that we know our craft; however, what really sets Crown apart is the support we provide for cultural, humanitarian and scientific causes across the world.

Alongside our owners, The Hempel Foundation, we place a special focus on education for children in need, and are proud to support the education of over 55,000 children across 22 projects worldwide. You can therefore guarantee here at Crown – It’s not just paint. It’s personal!

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