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Sales Assistant



18d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must be ready to join our team and eager to sharpen your skills in 5.5 hours per week as a Sales Assistant at Ryman. Opportunity awaits!
  • You will be the face of the brand, providing excellent customer service, meeting sales targets, maintaining product knowledge, and ensuring store presentation and safety standards are upheld.


  • Are you looking to join our set?
  • If so we have an exciting opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a Sales Assistant working 5.5 hours per week.


  • Act as an ambassador for Ryman and the wider Theo Paphitis Retail Group by showing interest in learning everything about the business and your role and positively sharing this knowledge with our customers
  • Confidently and professionally handle customer complaints and difficulties, including returns, to ensure customer retention
  • Achieve and strive to exceed KPIs and objectives set by Store Management Team and the business
  • Engage with customers enthusiastically, establish customer needs and help them to purchase by matching products to those needs through the application of a high level of product knowledge whilst highlighting relevant promotions and upselling
  • Carry out stock replenishment and when required maintain accuracy of our stock systems
  • Promote high visual merchandising standards; ensuring that store housekeeping standards are high and continually achieved
  • Acquire a high level of product knowledge and continue to self-develop that knowledge
  • Recognise and act upon opportunities to increase the value of sales by offering appropriate additional items
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant Health and Safety policies


What are the working hours for this Sales Assistant position?

The Sales Assistant position requires 5.5 hours per week.

What kind of training opportunities are available for Sales Assistants?

Sales Assistants will receive fantastic training to help them excel in their role, with the option to continue their development into a more senior role if they choose to progress within the business.

What benefits are offered to Sales Assistants?

Sales Assistants have access to mental health first aiders, ongoing incentives to reward performance, a company pension scheme, an apprenticeship scheme for further development, and a generous discount at TPRG and the benefits hub.

What are some of the responsibilities of a Sales Assistant?

Sales Assistants are responsible for supporting the store management team, driving turnover and revenues, providing excellent customer service, handling customer complaints and difficulties, achieving KPIs and objectives, engaging with customers, maintaining stock levels, ensuring high visual merchandising standards, and promoting product knowledge.

How can Sales Assistants progress within the business?

Sales Assistants have the opportunity to progress and make a difference at all levels within the business, with the option to continue their development into more senior roles.

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Retail & Consumer Goods

Mission & Purpose

Since 1893 Ryman has been a leading name on the high street, providing our customers all over the UK with pens, pencils, calculators, notebooks, and more stationery essentials. What you might not know is that we also pride ourselves on our wide range of office supplies, technology, and garden furniture. Our experts hand-select every item from ballpoint pens to printers to hot tubs, and we have exclusive products from brands that you love and trust, like HP, Biro, Really Useful Boxes, and more. We also provide office essentials to businesses, enterprises, and education. Whether your company is office-based or home-based, our range has everything your employees need from home office desks, copy paper with bulk discount, and hot drinks. One of our specialist team members is on hand to help with your business ordering, offering you fast delivery and the option to pay by credit. So if you need school supplies for your little ones, craft activities to keep them busy in the school holidays, furniture for your home office, and canteen supplies for your company premises, you can rely on Ryman. We have everything you need for work, home, and learning.