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9 Jan 2018

Full-TimeShowroom Assistant – Bristol

Mainline Employment – Posted by Mainline Employment Patchway, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

Showroom Assistant – Bristol

We are currently recruiting for a furniture retailer and manufacturer, who are looking to recruit four Salespersons in their Cribbs Causeway and Longwell Green branches. The successful candidates will form part of the sales team, whose objective is to drive sales and build brand advocacy within our clients stores. This is done through actively engaging with their customers to ensure they receive an outstanding service.

The successful candidates role will also be to increase sales, and provide outstanding customer service exploring customers needs and requirements in order to match to appropriate products and services.

Main Duties / Responsibilities

Proactively approaching customers in store and demonstrating our clients product range according to the customer’s needs and requirements
Offering other ancillary products and services
Ensuring the store is kept tidy and nothing can cause obstruction for customers
Actively building relationships with the team
Demonstrate professionalism at all times
Checking that all display models are in good condition and any electrical items are working fully when switched on. You will be demonstrating these models and will want to know if there are any problems in advance of showing a customer
Accuracy and compliant when completing customer orders
Achieving sales targets for yourself and your store
Achieving the highest level of customer service for the store
Learn about all products and services
Assisting with merchandising of new products in store
Fulfil other duties as required
Person Specification / Core Competencies


Customer focused – Previous experience in a customer facing role
Excellent verbal communication skills
Strong influencing skills/building relationships
A high level of drive to achieve and exceed results
Honest, open and compliant approach to all activities
Attention to detail, taking pride in what you do
Resilience and ability to deal with objections
A high degree of self-motivation and ambition
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
The capability to flourish in a competitive environment

Previous sales experience
Experience of working in a retail environment
Experience of achieving targets (company or personal)

Minimum of £18,000 with potential to earn bonus. The average salesperson earns £30,000 per annum, this is reflective of individual performance and size of store.

Access to the company share save scheme
Lifestyle Benefits (thousands of discounts for stores, holidays, & more)
Cycle2Work scheme
22 days annual leave
Lieu days for bank holidays
Employee discount

As most of our clients customers visit them at weekends and key days (Bank Holidays), you will need be able to commit to working weekends and bank holidays. Opening hours can vary geographically, however most stores are open till 8pm, therefore there is a requirement to work evenings albeit on a shift pattern.


All of our clients new sales people receive a mixture of in store, online and head office training. Once in store will be assigned an experienced mentor to ensure you learn the essential on the job skills and techniques. During your first four weeks you will attend a welcome course followed by a sales induction at our clients head office. After sufficient development you will return to head office to complete your advanced selling skills course. Development never stops at this organisation and their experienced sales trainers and managers are always on hand to provide coaching and support.

Mainline Employment Limited have been trading since 1990 and have many years of experience in matching candidates to suitable jobs.

We are a well-established & successful independent recruitment agency with over 22 years of experience in dealing within the Commercial, Industrial and Driving sectors.

Mainline also offer a full 24 Hour Service, enabling clients and candidates to contact us at more convenient times for them. We have highly experience and skilled staff with over 15 years of experience in recruiting and all specialising across divisions, so have a good understanding of the vacancies they are filling.


Job Categories: Retail & Wholesale. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: bristol, furniture, jobs in bristol, retail, showroom assistant, and store. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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