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Customer Advisor - 16 Hours - Reading

💼 Graduate Job

Reading

AI generated summary

  • You need previous retail and customer service experience, strong IT skills, product knowledge, sales ability, teamwork, flexibility, attention to detail, and a commitment to our values.
  • You will assist customers with varied needs, handle Omni-Channel orders, continuously develop retail skills, embrace new product knowledge, listen to customer needs, and maintain store appearance.

Graduate Job

Hospitality & RetailReading

Description

  • Each JoJo store is unique whether that’s trading over two floors, having a quirky layout or being situated in an interesting place. They have a life of their own. Our Unique Selling Point (USP) in this ever-changing retail world is the relationship we build with our customers, many of them loyal to our brand and to their local store team. This is where you come in - you’ll be the face of JoJo providing a fantastic level of customer care and service that we are renowned for and one we pride ourselves in upholding always. You’ll be guiding, informing, and assisting our customers in the correct purchase of our huge range of clothing and products. This could be an expectant parent, an excited grandparent or other friends or family
  • Our B Corp principles are so important, and every member of our teams will always uphold them. As we move into a digital retail world, offering an Omni-Channel customer service is expected as this builds on customer loyalty. As such most of our stores offer Ship from Store or Click and Collect options, you will take ownership of preparing and shipping all such orders daily.

Requirements

  • Previous retail, customer service and sales experience
  • Competent IT skills and excellent systems ability, with an aptitude to pick up new systems quickly.
  • The ability to learn and retain a high level of product information and be able to communicate this effectively to our customers.
  • You’ll need a self-developing mentality and a curiosity to learn new products independently.
  • We don’t like hard sales techniques, but you’ll need to demonstrate a level of sales ability, which includes active listening skills, empathy, and an understanding of our customers’ needs.
  • You’ll be working within a small team; therefore, the ability to work harmoniously and respectfully is important.
  • Working in a retail environment requires a level of flexibility, most of our stores are open 7 days a week.
  • We like to keep our stores looking tip-top, so you’ll have a keen eye for detail and play a key role in maintaining our standard.
  • Just to give you a taste of our culture, we’ll be looking for you to:
  • Be a brand ambassador, safeguarding our values and ethos.
  • Demonstrate honesty and respect in every interaction.
  • Foster collaboration and open, active listening
  • Take ownership of all aspects of the role.

Area of Responsibilities

Hospitality & Retail

Responsibilities

  • Assisting our customers in many different and sometimes diverse situations, from bra measuring or discussing our maternity wear, to demonstrating a baby carrier to an intrigued parent.
  • Preparing Omni-Channel orders.
  • Liaising with customers in store or via the phone on Omni-Channel orders.
  • Using our digital or virtual learning platforms to continuously develop your knowledge and retail skills.
  • Embracing new product knowledge or learning to increase sales opportunities.
  • Actively listening to our customers’ needs and working out what the best solution is for them.
  • Taking pride in keeping your store looking immaculate.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Location

Reading

Benefits

  • Extra day of annual leave for each year you’re with us, up to 38 days.
  • Is it your birthday? Take it off and celebrate!
  • Let’s celebrate JoJo doing well – non-contractual bonus scheme.
  • Helping plan for the future - enhanced pension scheme.
  • Get on the move - cycle to work scheme.
  • Financial wellbeing app - pay yourself 40% of your earned wages whenever you want.
  • Saving scheme with Smart Money Cymru – You do not need to live in Wales!
  • Flexible work options.
  • Enjoy fabulous social events.
  • Saying thank you – employee recognition programme (Huggg)
  • Give back with volunteer days to support our communities.
  • Prioritise your well-being with our Health and Wellbeing hub.
  • Specsavers voucher – Get a free sight test and contribution towards glasses (T & C’s) apply.
  • We love our products! Get 40% off JoJo branded lines.
  • Embrace an “It’s up to you” learning environment with ongoing training and development opportunities.