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Sales Assistant / Driver

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Cambridge
  • 4d left

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong sales experience in retail, excellent customer service skills, ability to meet sales targets, current driving license, and commitment to our core values.
  • You will support store targets by driving sales growth, engaging with customers, identifying new business opportunities, and delivering exceptional service at Crown Paints.


  • 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 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 Peterborough store targets, driving innovative yet effective sales with our range of decorative paints and sundry items.
  • The Peterborough 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 are the working hours for this Sales Assistant/Driver role in Peterborough?

The working hours for this position are part-time, totaling 30 hours per week. The schedule includes weekdays and weekends on a rota basis.

What is the salary for this Sales Assistant/Driver role?

The salary for this role is £11.64 per hour, plus bonus and an excellent benefits package.

What kind of experience is required for this position?

Strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, is required for this role. Additionally, a current driving licence and the ability to drive are essential.

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

Key responsibilities include supporting the store team in delivering sustainable sales growth, driving innovative sales, identifying potential new customers, establishing positive relationships, opening customer accounts, and coordinating daily deliveries for customers.

What benefits does Crown Paints offer to employees in this role?

Crown Paints offers an attractive reward package, including the opportunity to earn up to a 25% performance bonus, 28 days basic annual leave per year, discounts/vouchers on products, a generous pension plan, and additional benefits related to health and wellbeing.

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.