Retail Store Sales Assistant

  • Bristol
  • St Peters Hospice
Sales Assistant roles help you to develop a wide range of skills which you can take with you throughout your career! We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the team as a Retail Sales Assistant at of one of our flag ship stores, Horfield! You will receive full training and will be supported by experienced, knowledgeable and friendly managers and team members. If you have a passion for second hand, recycling, upcycling and enjoy being in a role that builds strong relationships, a role in which you can feel valued in, and knowing you are contributing to the care of patients and their families, then we want to hear from you! The details: - Salary: Aged 21 and over £11,144, Under 21 £8,012 per annum - Working 22.5 hours per week, 3 days in in 7 - Permanent position - May be required to Key Hold occasionally - full training will be provided What we are looking for: - Excellent communication and organisational skills with a proactive approach - Able to work in a fast-paced environment - A genuine interest in home wear, furniture, second hand and charity retail - Ability to carry out manual handling tasks - Open and adaptable to change and able to support others through it - Effective verbal and written communication skills - Strong numeracy skills - Previous retail experience would be useful but not essential Key responsibilities: - In the absence of any other management to open and close the store and to be responsible for ensuring that the store trades safely and legally - To assist the management team in achieving profit targets by reducing costs and maximising sales - To operate as part of the overall shop team, willingly carrying out any tasks necessary to ensure the success and smooth running of the shop - To support delivering a high standard of presentation throughout, windows and shop floor - To assist the management team in implementing any changes as required to ensure optimum sales - To assist the management team in generating and encouraging all stock donations from the public - Actively supporting and demonstrating our values through your role