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Sales Assistant - M&S Simply Food - M&S Simply Food - Wythenshawe



28d ago

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  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Manchester


  • Strong communication and listening skills.
  • Great organisation skills plus strong attention to detail.
  • A passion for providing great customer service.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, supporting your colleagues and helping to deliver the daily activities.


  • Delivering exceptional customer service experience on the shop floor and at service points putting the customer before task every time.
  • Delivering ‘best in town’ standards through presentation, availability and keeping the store clean and tidy.
  • Having great product knowledge to sell and recommend our products and services to customers.
  • Proactively engaging with customers to understand their needs and make recommendations.
  • Working as part of a winning Team: pulling together, you can adapt to what can be a changing fast-paced environment.
  • This role will predominantly be as a morning storeperson - bringing in the deliveries, maneuvering the cages into the correct area or fridge and then restacking the shelves using the FIFO method.


What are the working hours for this Sales Assistant position at M&S Simply Food in Wythenshawe?

The working hours for this position are 0530-1030, four shifts per week, including weekends.

What are the main responsibilities of a Sales Assistant in this role?

The main responsibilities include providing exceptional customer service, maintaining store standards, having great product knowledge, recommending products to customers, and working as part of a team.

Is training provided for this Sales Assistant position at M&S Simply Food?

Yes, full training is provided for this role.

What are some of the skills required for this Sales Assistant position?

Strong communication and listening skills, organization skills, attention to detail, passion for providing great customer service, and ability to work well as part of a team are important skills for this position.

What rewards and benefits are offered to Sales Assistants at M&S Simply Food?

In addition to salary, pension scheme, and paid annual leave, employees receive employee discounts, deals from retail partners, and access to an Employee Assistance Programme for wellbeing support.

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WHSmith is a leading, global travel retailer with a smaller business located on UK high streets. Since 1792, we’ve grown and evolved into a globally recognised brand, and we’re proud to be that air of familiarity people love and trust on their journey, both in life and through life. Today, we have more than 1700 stores in over 30 countries across the globe, serving millions of customers every year, and you’ll find us at airports, railway stations, hospitals and on the high street. Each of our stores and formats is tailored to meet the needs of our customers journeys; we’re the trusted home of travel essentials for the world’s travelling customer. We already operate in over 100 airports around the globe and we’re continuing to expand with a growing presence of WHSmith at international airports, and the expansion of our US businesses – Marshall Retail Group for speciality retail and InMotion, our world-leading digital and tech accessories business in travel locations - into new markets. On the high street, we’ve supported generations of customers on their journeys through life with everything from learning to read, going to school, accessing essential Post Office services to finding a great book. And our fast-growing online brands offer our customers another convenient way to shop, with personalised gifts and cards from FunkyPigeon.com and bestselling books and stationery from WHSmith.co.uk. At the heart of our business are our people and our customers. As a diverse group of over 14,000 colleagues, we are all on the same journey to a better business. Whether our colleagues are based in our stores, our distribution centres or our support centres, we’re committed to providing the opportunity for each and every member of the WHSmith team to be themselves, build their skillset, and progress on their journey with us. That’s why, as we continue our journey, our aim is simple: to make every one of life’s journeys better.