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Senior Sales Assistant (Part Time)

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  • Job
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • £0 - £12
  • Manchester


  • Proven experience in sales assistance, ideally in a fast-paced retail setting.
  • Bonus for having key-holder experience.
  • A dynamic personality, grounded in honesty and organisation.
  • A robust work ethic with a tendency to thrive in lively atmospheres.


  • As our Senior Sales Assistant, you’ll be the linchpin ensuring our store operates flawlessly:
  • Steer our team towards excellence.
  • Deliver unparalleled customer service and handle any concerns adeptly.
  • Oversee the store's pristine presentation and visual appeal.
  • Achieve sales objectives and boost team morale.
  • Juggle between the store's front and back, from tills to restocking.

Application Process

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  • 1. Visit the Heron Foods website.
  • 2. Click on the Careers section.
  • 3. Search for the Senior Sales Assistant (Part Time) role in Northenden, M22 4HE.
  • 4. Click on the job posting and read through the description and requirements.
  • 5. Click on the "Apply Now" button.
  • 6. Fill out the online application form with your personal details, work experience, and qualifications.
  • 7. Upload your resume and cover letter.
  • 8. Submit your application before the deadline.


What is the main responsibility of a Senior Sales Assistant at Heron Foods?

The main responsibility of a Senior Sales Assistant at Heron Foods is to provide excellent customer service, assist customers with their purchases, and help maintain a neat and organized store environment.

How many stores does Heron Foods currently have and what are their future expansion plans?

Heron Foods currently has over 320 stores and aims to open a further 20 stores in 2024, as well as carry out a busy refit programme to continue their progression.

How fast is Heron Foods growing as a food retailer?

Heron Foods is one of the UK's fastest growing food retailers, with plans for continued expansion and growth in the future.

What qualities are Heron Foods looking for in potential candidates for the role of Senior Sales Assistant?

Heron Foods is looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, customer-focused, and have a strong work ethic. Candidates should also possess good communication skills and a proactive attitude.

What opportunities for career progression are available for Senior Sales Assistants at Heron Foods?

Senior Sales Assistants at Heron Foods have the opportunity for career progression within the company, with the potential for advancement to management roles as the company continues to expand.

We are committed to providing top quality food products at the lowest possible prices every day in every store.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Heron Foods is a discount retailer in the UK, offering a wide range of quality food and household products at low prices. They operate over 250 stores, primarily in the North of England and the Midlands, providing customers with great value and exceptional service. Their aim is to help families save money on their everyday shopping needs while maintaining high standards of freshness and quality. Heron Foods is committed to affordability, convenience, and supporting local communities by making essential goods accessible to everyone.

Culture & Values

  • Honest

    We are honest in all our dealings. We don’t over complicate. We are transparent and always do the right thing.

  • Energetic

    We complete all tasks with energy and drive. We relish a challenge and give 100%.

  • Responsive

    We are responsive to change. We adapt and take action as required. We make recommendations and assist our colleagues.

  • Organised

    We always plan ahead, taking into account business needs. We communicate with the wider business to prevent confusion. We aim to be organised in all we do.

  • Knowledgeable

    We are knowledgeable and relish learning new skills. We question things we don’t understand and we endeavour to be subject experts in our field.