Sales Advisor - Omagh

Job Ref: 177
Job Category: Customer Support
Salary: nmw
Hours 10-20
Closing Date: 05 July 2013
Job Requirements:

ARGENTO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITES EMPLOYER

Argento is one of the UK and Irelands leading fashion jewellers. The first Argento store opened in Belfast in 1997 and has since expanded throughout the UK and Ireland currently with 38 branches including Belfast, Lisburn, Dublin, Glasgow, Cork and Leicester, including a number of Pandora Concept Stores.

At Argento we employ motivated individuals and reward them with a competitive salary and staff discount.
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Sales Advisor (10-20 hour contract) to join our Argento Store, Omagh.

The successful candidate will be required to be flexible to work day, evening and weekend shifts in line with a monthly rota set out by management.

The successful candidates will ensure that they provide excellent customer service, being at all times helpful, cheerful, and knowledgeable about products.

Main duties include: cash handling, sales, customer care, merchandising and cleaning.

How to apply:
Please email for an application pack or download and send to Head Office, 84 - 94 Great Patrick Street, Belfast BT1 2LU 02890 644606 

Candidates who are offered employment will be required to produce proof of identification and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. 

Argento uses the Criminal Records Bureau service to assess applicants’ suitability to work in positions of trust; candidates therefore may be asked to obtain a basic disclosure from the CRB.

Please note: CVs are not accepted in lieu or in conjunction with your application form.

Closing date:05th June 2013

Job Duties:


Sales and Customer Service

• Participate in the day-to-day running of the store
• Optimise sales through effective customer service and selling techniques
• Process till transactions effectively, accurately and efficiently; manage queues, as necessary
• Be aware of store sales performance

Product Knowledge

• Be a brand ambassador
• Continually develop an understanding of the company’s culture, products and other areas of business
• Be aware of commercial activity in the store/ business and retail industry
• Maintain an up to date awareness of new stock, best sellers, out of stock lines and layouts

Store Operations

• Keep the store and displays clean and tidy at all times
• Merchandise, re-stock and replenish sales displays and areas
• To unpack deliveries and check dispatch notes in accordance with company procedures
• Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures
• Support the management team with preparation, launch of sales and stock takes

Teamwork

• Display a high standard of conduct, performance and behaviour at all times, in line with company guidelines, policy and procedure
• Flexibility in changing working days with notice, to meet operational or other seasonal needs
• Offer support and assistance to colleagues where appropriate whilst ensuring own responsibilities are fulfilled

Security and Health & Safety

• Adhere to company security and health and safety policy
• Ensure all fire exits and escape routes are kept free from obstruction
• Be vigilant at all times and to help minimise stock loss
• Report observed hazards/maintenance issues to management

Essential Criteria:
Criteria:
Minimum of 5 GCSE's (or equivalent) including English and Maths
Previous retail experience in a similar environment
Excellent communication skills
Enthusiastic and friendly disposition
Exceptional customer service and sales skills
High levels of accuracy and use of grammar
Experience in the use of Microsoft Office packages
Analytical and problem solving skills
Approachable and flexible attitude to work
Motivated and pro-active
How to Apply:

To apply, please fill in the application and return to recruitment@argento.com

or

Monitoring Officer
Argento Head Office
4a Connsbrook Avenue
Belfast 
BT4 1JT