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Sales Assistant / Driver

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Manchester

AI generated summary

  • You must have strong sales experience, excellent customer service skills, ability to meet sales targets, current driving license, and align with Crown Paints' values of connecting to customers, challenging, socially committed, and inspiring confidence.
  • You will support the Store Manager in driving sales growth by assisting customers, delivering orders, and establishing relationships with new clients.


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

Application Process

  • There is no step-by-step application process provided in the job posting.


What are the working hours for this Sales Assistant / Driver position in Manchester?

The working hours for this role are 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday with weekends on a rota basis.

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

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

What experience is required for this Sales Assistant / Driver role?

Strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, and a current driving licence is essential for this role.

What are some of the benefits of working for Crown Paints?

Benefits include the opportunity to earn up to a 25% performance bonus each quarter, 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, discounts/vouchers on products, a generous pension plan, and other health and wellbeing benefits.

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.