Showroom Assistant

Posted a week ago by IDS

Woodford Green, London
A week ago

Looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees, where virtually no day is the same? Then we have the perfect role for you here at IDS, the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials, specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing.

Working within our Woodford showroom, your role as a Showroom Assistant will be pivotal in maximising sales and margins and providing a high quality service to customers. You will need to build long term relationships with customers, both face to face and via the telephone, to help achieve sales growth for your showroom and impact the bottom line.

As a Showroom Assistant with IDS, you will;

  • Provide every customer with an exceptional shopping experience enhanced with great after sales service.
  • Provide the fast and friendly service our customers expect
  • Complete inventory-taking and reconciling cash receipts
  • Consistently maintain high levels of general housekeeping in the showroom area
  • Clean and organise shelves/displays, ordering samples and brochures
  • Examine products purchased for resale or received for storage to assess the condition of each product or item, organise cleanse of damage or unsellable goods
  • Monitor sales, collections and delivery activities ensuring customers receive satisfactory service

Am I who you are looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we're agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we're supportive of and close to our customers.

To be suitable for the Showroom Assistant role you will have:

  • Some product knowledge or come from a related industry however full training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A personable, presentable and articulate approach
  • High attention to detail and ability to solve problems using your own initiative
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • The ability to handle difficult and complicated sales

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can't guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

SAINT-GOBAIN ENCOURAGE AND WELCOME DIVERSE APPLICATIONS AND ARE COMMITED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We're committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV's/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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