Sales Assistant

Location: Chingford, North East London
Contract Type: Full – Time
Salary: Up to 17,930 basic, Up to 21,030 OTE
Hours: 40 hours per week, 5 out of 7 days, including weekends
Brand: Topps Tiles
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Think you know Topps Tiles? Think again. Theres plenty about Topps Tiles that might surprise you. Like the fact that you dont need DIY or tiling experience to join us. If youre enthusiastic and brilliant with people, we have a great job in store for you.
What were looking for
You dont need to have worked in retail sales before. And you certainly dont need to know all about tiles or DIY. If youre the sort of person wholl go above and beyond to deliver outstanding customer service, youre a quick learner (we have the training you need to soon become a product specialist).and are a team player, wed love to hear from you. Just so you know, internally at Topps Tiles, our Sales Assistants are known as Service Specialists.
Part of a small store team, and by using leading edge technology in store, we enable you to help our customers visualise their projects and really bring them to life. Youll inspire customers and help them to find just what theyre looking for and do everything you can to make their tiling project happen. Youll be quick to get to the heart of every customers needs whether its flooring for a first home or a trade tile purchase and find solutions that fit their requirements brilliantly.
No two days are the same, one minute you could be getting creative, the next helping with our traders. Lifting tiles is part of the job as is putting away deliveries!
Who you are
Great team player? Real people person? Someone who loves helping others? Check, check and check. As well as being passionate about customer service, youll need:
The ability to communicate well with colleagues and customers
A confident and professional manner in dealing with a variety of different customer situations
Ability to work co-operatively with others
Enthusiasm and a positive can-do attitude
Ability to engage and inspire customers through questioning and listening skills
Previous experience as a Sales Assistant or working in retail sales would be a bonus but isnt essential
A creative flair or interest in the latest trends is perfect as you will get to influence customers in their style choices
Flexibility to cover store opening hours including weekends, and work in alternative locations if required. We only expect you to work daytime hours no evenings and no Christmas Eve or Boxing Day either.
What well do for you
Theres a generous staff discount for our Sales Assistants, a Share Save scheme, pension and life assurance, a holiday allowance that increases with length of service and a wide range of other benefits. Were committed to promoting talent from within too, which means youll be well-supported to build a rewarding career with an individual development plan and lots of training on offer.
In a culture where hard work is recognised and great results are rewarded, you can look forward to uncapped personal commission and company bonus schemes that will give you a share of our success and substantially increase your base wage.
Who we are
Big things are happening at Topps Tiles. As the UKs leading tile specialist selling only the very best quality on-trend products, 1 of every 3 spent in the UK domestic tile market is spent with us. We have grown to incorporate over 1,500 specialist experts and over 350 stores nationwide. This is an exciting time to join the Topps Tiles family. Were as big on career opportunities as we are on outstanding service and great value. After all, its the brilliant, friendly, knowledgeable people that make us special.