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Retail Sales Assistant

  • Job
    Part-time
    Junior & Mid Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Leicester

AI generated summary

  • You must have exceptional time-management, customer service, and problem-solving skills, be self-motivated, adaptable, and passionate about wine. Hold a full UK/EU/EEA driving licence with less than 6 penalty points.
  • You will drive sales, deliver excellent customer service, maintain store appearance, handle operational tasks, improve processes, stay compliant, support team members, and manage store opening/closing procedures.

Requirements

  • Excellent time-management, delegation and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to demonstrate your ability to deliver exceptional customer experience & service to every single customer
  • Self-motivated, able to thrive when working alone and as part of a team
  • A can-do attitude with a passion for seeing problems through to solutions
  • Adaptable and resilient to meet the ever-changing demands of our business
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Wine knowledge is beneficial but passion to learn more is essential to pass level 2 WSET wine qualifications
  • Hold a full UK/EU/EEA driving licence for at least 12 months with no more than 6 penalty points

Responsibilities

  • Drive store performance by maximising sales opportunities. Support your team on meeting and exceeding targets through focusing on KPI delivery
  • Deliver exceptional market leading customer service to drive business growth through customer loyalty & repeat purchases
  • Demonstrate that you make your own luck by offering your customers a VIP concierge service, actively contacting them with updates on products and tastings.
  • Sell the story not the Discount. Demonstrate and share your passion for product with customers through an in-depth knowledge of our range.
  • Take ownership for your wine knowledge, constantly learning about our products to support your WSET qualification and confidence in selling.
  • Take accountability and pride for the physical appearance and maintenance of your store both internally & externally
  • Involvement in all operational tasks required for the day-day operational running a Majestic Wine store - from delivering wine to our customers, merchandising stock deliveries and calling our valued customers to drive sales opportunities.
  • Continuously identify opportunities to make improvements which will optimise the operational running of the store, feeding ideas back to your wider team so you can implement solutions together
  • Ensure you remain fully compliant, safe & legal by following internal policies, processes and completing mandatory training.
  • Be an example of Majestic’s Ways of Working and source of support for more junior team members, feeding back to your Store Manager as appropriate.
  • As a key holder you understand the opening and closing compliance and are confident to operate the store without your management team.

Application Process

  • Please send your CV and a covering letter to [email address] explaining why you want to join the Majestic Wine team.

FAQs

What is Majestic Wine looking for in a Sales Assistant?

Majestic Wine is looking for a dynamic, ambitious, and driven individual who is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and driving sales performance.

The UK's largest drinks retailer, helping you discover the wines, beers and spirits you'll love.

Manufacturing & Electronics
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1980
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Majestic is the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer. We began in London more than 40 years ago and today have more than 200 stores nationwide. Our focus is to help our customers discover wines, beers and spirits they'll love. So we always go one step further to ensure they have a fantastic personalised experience in store – whether that's through our in-store tasting counters, expert recommendations, a no-quibble refund guarantee, free glass hire, a carry-to-car service and much more. As the UK's specialist, it's our responsibility to have a market-leading, innovative range. That's why our multi-award-winning buying team is always on the hunt for products that combine real quality with value. And each of our 1,400 wines, beers and spirits has something truly special to offer. We pride ourselves on our friendly, expert colleagues both in the Support Centre and in our stores – our key strength is over 1,000 WSET trained colleagues offering knowledgeable service across all channels. In fact, we’re one of Europe’s biggest wine educators.