Apprentice Merchant Sales Assistant

Recruitment Genius
10 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
Apprentice Merchant Sales Assistant
Ross on Wye

The role
Working as part of the branch team within a busy merchants, this role is a great opportunity to start your career with them. This company is a well-known and respected builders' merchant and they offer a friendly, helpful and professional service to both trade and retail customers.

What you will be doing
Through involvement in all aspects of their sales activities, you will learn how to provide excellent service to their customers as well as growing your product knowledge. Throughout your apprenticeship, they will provide training, support and development to ensure you get the best possible start to your career.

What they are looking for
You will have good communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to demonstrate an aptitude for selling. Self-motivated and confident with a positive attitude towards providing excellent customer service, you must also be able to multi-task and meet deadlines. Good PC skills, including Microsoft Office, are desirable.

What they can offer
In return for your commitment and contribution, they can offer you a great development opportunity with a company that has a strong reputation in the industry. You will receive a good basic salary starting well above the national apprenticeship rate with regular pay and progress reviews. In addition, they offer 30 days holiday a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) increasing to 33 days in your second year, a contributory stakeholder pension scheme and life cover. Most importantly, when you have successfully completed your apprenticeship, you are guaranteed a permanent job offer from them.

They respond to all initial applications and they will continue to let you know how your application is progressing. Sometimes, this process can take several weeks, so please be patient if you have not heard from them.

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