Showroom Assistant

Recruiter
Seekers Recruitment
Location
Northwood, Ellesmere
Salary
Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted
21 Aug 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1240075135
Contract Type
Full Time
INTRODUCTION

Working for a successful award-winning multi-disciplinary design company.

PROFILE

You should have some previous administration or office experience and will be reporting to the Group Directors. The ideal candidate, joining this busy team will have a positive, enthusiastic can-do approach with an upbeat personality, demonstrating the following:

Ability to work in a highly fast-paced environment

Great organisational and communication skills

Takes the initiative

ROLE

Full-time, immediate start

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•Maintaining the company image to the highest standards and ensuring the showroom and all display areas are neat and tidy at all times

•Assisting with stock management ensuring deliveries are put away timely

•Ensuring the gallery area is organised and samples are correctly stored away

•Organising textiles and fabric samples

•Work closely with the design team to provide support when and where required

•Processing cash and credit transactions accurately

•Maintaining a clean environment for all meeting spaces and rooms

•Client meeting setup including preparing area and refreshments

•Running short errands and other adhoc duties

•Administration support such as sorting post, invoices & ordering items

•Receiving goods in and liaising with warehouse and main showroom

•Confident in interfacing with clients, suppliers and the in-house team

•Opening up the office and setting up office for the day

•Basic housekeeping and upkeep and facilities management

•Clerical (typing, filing) support for the team

•Operating a switchboard in a warm, confident and friendly manner

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the successful candidate to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with successful candidate.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

The Showroom Assistant will have exceptional communication skills, proven office and administration experience as well as the ability to work in a high paced environment. The ability to multitask, IT literacy are essential. The Showroom Assistant should also be flexible and able to work using own initiative. The role will involve meeting clients in the showroom, presenting the textile and fabric collections, liaising with the design team, updating clients on orders and providing support to the wider team as required. Full UK driving license. Flexibility to work 1 Saturday a month if required.

WHAT WE OFFER

·A fast-paced, exciting and creative environment

·Salary: Up to £20K

·Opportunities to learn new skills on the job

·Regular social and company events

·Fantastic employee benefits such as staff discount scheme and company pension scheme

·4 weeks paid holiday, plus all public holidays

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