Retail Sales Assistant - Wine Trade

Posted 2 weeks ago by Tate

Guildford, Surrey
£24,000 - £26,000/annum

** Retail Sales Assistant - Wine Trade **


£24k-£26k on exp

Full time permanent role

Guildford based - free parking onsite

Working hours: 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday (flexibility to occasionally weekend working a few times a year for trade shows etc)

Our client is looking for a hardworking and dynamic individual to join a Guildford-based team in the role of Sales Assistant. The successful candidate will be capable of adapting to a variety of responsibilities, from handling emails and managing stocks to preparing and delivering customer orders. Applicants need to be computer literate, friendly, trustworthy and have a full, clean UK driving licence. An interest in wine and a willingness to learn and progress would be an asset.

This position would be particularly well suited to someone keen to enjoy a role that combines administrative duties with the more physical/hands on elements involved in warehousing and delivery.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the shop manager with the processing and dispatch of customer orders received via phone, email and online
  • Replying to customer enquiries by email
  • Taking and handling customer phone calls
  • Processing orders on our bespoke software
  • Preparing customer orders and arranging their dispatch
  • Assisting with maintenance of warehouse and other household duties
  • Delivering customer orders

Required skills and attributes:

  • A good level of computer literacy (Microsoft)
  • A full clean UK driving licence and willingness to drive a van for the purpose of making customer deliveries
  • A friendly and helpful customer service manner
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Good attention to detail

The following skills are not essential but would be considered an advantage:

  • Retail experience
  • Van driving experience
  • A working knowledge of social media platforms
  • Any WSET qualification

Above all, we are seeking someone who is capable and hardworking, who will enjoy working as a member of a small and dedicated team, and who thrives when juggling a variety of tasks.

For further details, please contact the Guildford, Tate office.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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