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Sales Assistant / Driver

  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry & Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You need strong sales experience, great customer service skills, and the ability to meet sales targets. A current driving licence is essential for daily deliveries. Embody our values of Connecting, Challenging, Committed, and Inspiring.
  • You will support store targets, drive sales growth, and build relationships with customers at a busy paint store, while also delivering products as needed.

Requirements

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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 Croydon store targets, driving innovative yet effective sales with our range of decorative paints and sundry items.
  • The Croydon 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.

FAQs

Do I need sales experience to apply for this position as a Sales Assistant/Driver at Crown Paints?

Yes, we are looking for individuals who possess strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, demonstrating excellent customer service and competence in the delivery of sales targets.

Is having a current driving licence and the ability to drive essential for this role?

Yes, a current driving licence and the ability to drive is essential, as the store coordinates a daily delivery service for customers.

What kind of customer base can I expect to interact with in this role?

The customer base at the Croydon Crown Decorating Centre varies from passing one-off retail customers through to builders and trades people who hold accounts and maintain repeat business.

Are there any specific values that Crown Paints looks for in potential employees?

At Crown Paints, we recruit based on four values that unite us all: Connecting to customers, Constantly challenging, Socially committed, and Inspiring confidence. These values describe the way we already are, but also express the way we aspire to be.

What kind of reward package does Crown Paints offer to employees?

Crown Paints offers an attractive reward package that includes the opportunity to earn up to a 25% performance bonus each quarter, 28 days basic annual leave each year (plus 8 bank holidays), discounts/vouchers on products, a generous pension plan, and other benefits relating to health and wellbeing.

Darwen, Lancashire

Fashion & Arts
Industry
1001-5000
Employees

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.