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Sales Assistant / Driver

  • Job
    Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • London
  • 19d left

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong sales experience in retail, excellent customer service skills, ability to meet sales targets, possess a UK manual driving licence, and uphold our company values.
  • You will support the store team, drive sales growth, and build relationships with customers at our busy paint store. Regularly identify and open new customer accounts.


  • We are looking for individuals who possess strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, evidencing excellent customer service and competence in the delivery of sales targets. A current UK manual driving licence and the ability to drive is essential, as the store coordinates a daily delivery service for customers.
  • At Crown Paints, as part of our journey to excellence we always recruit based on four values that unite us all; Connecting to customers, Constantly challenging, Socially committed, Inspiring confidence. To a large extent our values describe the way we already are, but there is also an element of aspiration… expressing the way we want to be.


  • As a Sales Assistant/Driver you will work alongside the store team, collaboratively supporting our Store Manager, in delivering a sustainable and profitable sales growth for Crown Paints. A positive and motivated approach will be key when contributing to the New Cross store targets, driving innovative yet effective sales with our range of decorative paints and sundry items.
  • The New Cross Crown Decorating Centre (CDC) is a busy store and plays a pivotal role within our national network, currently made up of 147 CDCs. Our customer base varies from passing one-off retail customers through to builders and trades people who hold accounts and maintain repeat business. A key part of your role will be to identify potential new customers, establish positive relationships and open customer accounts regularly.


What is the work schedule for this position as a Sales Assistant/Driver at Crown Paints?

The position is part-time, working 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday and weekends on a rota basis.

What is the salary for the Sales Assistant/Driver role at Crown Paints?

The salary for this position is £11.64 per hour + £1,497 London Weighting per annum, plus bonus and an excellent benefits package.

What are the key responsibilities of a Sales Assistant/Driver at Crown Paints?

Key responsibilities include collaborating with the store team to support the Store Manager, driving sales growth, providing exceptional customer service, identifying potential new customers, maintaining relationships, and managing the daily delivery service.

What qualifications are required for this role at Crown Paints?

Applicants should have strong sales experience, ideally in a retail setting, possess a current UK manual driving license, and have the ability to drive.

Darwen, Lancashire

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Mission & Purpose

Crown Paints is a British paint manufacturer. It has been making paint for more than 200 years and is Holder of the Royal Warrant by Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen.The company is owned by Danish decorative and protective coatings company Hempel.More than 1,250 employees work for Crown Paints, which has its headquarters in Darwen in Lancashire. Its manufacturing sites in Darwen and Hull operate to ISO 9001 quality management system and ISO 14001 environmental management system.