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Sales Assistant

Portsmouth, Hampshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022

Sales Assistant

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

Location: Portsmouth

Working Hours: 5 working days Mon to Sun 20 hours per week

Salary: Up to £9,880 DOE + Quarterly Commission


We value every member of our team and believe in rewarding hard work. We provide a friendly and family-like environment for you to excel in, as well as many incentives to make your career with us enjoyable and valuable.

  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive and ongoing training
  • Great staff discount on N&C products
  • Perkbox discounts
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Free onsite parking
  • 31 days holidays, inc. Bank Holidays
  • A genuine work-life balance
  • Immediate start available

Offering a friendly working environment, a competitive rate of pay, and a secure position within an established company, we are looking for a positive and approachable Retail/Trade Sales Assistant to provide brilliant customer service and drive sales at our Portsmouth branch.

N&C Tiles and Bathrooms are part of the Nicholls and Clarke Group of Companies, a business founded in 1875. Our nationwide team of 400 people are involved in manufacturing and distributing retailing building materials to the trade and retail public.

Role responsibilities - Retail/Trade Sales Assistant:

  • Providing exceptional customer service and experiences, ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction through your enthusiasm, excellent sales service and product knowledge
  • Confidently engaging with customers and team members
  • Driving sales performance through our training
  • Understanding customer's needs and giving advice and inspiration for customer's requirements
  • Building relationships with both trade and DIY customers
  • Generating new trade leads
  • Working as part of a team to maintain showroom stock levels and store appearance
  • Resolving customer queries in a professional manner
  • You will need to have a smart appearance as this is a customer facing role
  • Manual lifting will be involved
  • You must be able to work as part of a team and be flexible to cover store open hours and weekends and bank holidays

Requirements for the Retail/Trade Sales Assistant

  • Previous experience in a retail sales role or environment is preferable but not essential as training will be provided
  • Friendly, helpful and confident with an engaging personality
  • You will be comfortable with dealing with a variety of customer situations in a professional manner
  • Ability to demonstrate energy, drive and a positive can-do attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
  • Able to easily build rapport
  • Able to ensure a complete customer experience
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  • Job Reference: 705430243-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Nicholls & Clarke
    Nicholls & Clarke
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Salary: £9,880
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent