Nettlebed, Oxfordshire 01491 641115
King's Road, London 0207 610 9597
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Job Opportunities within Brights Of Nettlebed

 

ASSISTANT TO THE MANAGER

NETTLEBED SHOWROOM, OXFORDSHIRE

Applications to Judy Chong at jchong@brights-interiors.com or by post to the Nettlebed showroom

 

JOB SPECIFICATION

NATURE OF CONTRACT:
Permanent / Full Time

HOURS:
Tuesday to Saturday 9am – 5.30pm + additional hours to fulfil the duties required.

KEY TASKS:
• Assist and support the Manager in the running of the branch. Maximise sales, assist and influence customer service to satisfactory conclusions.
• To develop the “New” Oriental Rug Department
• To assist in the presentation and administration of the branch. Ensuring tasks are carried out in line with our written procedures, efficiently and cost effectively.
• To ensure the building and its contents are properly maintained, secured and conforms to legislation safety checks.
• To ensure the showroom is tidy and safe at all times.
• Deliveries of furniture are correctly and efficiently unloaded.

DUTIES:
To develop an understanding of all aspects of the retail functions and assist the Manager with any reasonable tasks.
√ To study the historical background of the oriental rugs and “Useful Selling Points” of each style and be able to communicate such information to potential customers and create a customer data base for promotional purposes. Advise customers of the products , preparing presentations with photograph using CAD IT technology
√ To assist with maintenance and safety schedules when required to satisfy our insurance requirements. You will be required to move furniture.
√ To provide cover at our Kings Road, London showroom in times of holiday, sickness or emergency.
√ To facilitate home approval visits, and assist in loading vehicles, driving company vans etc.
√ To assist with quarterly stock checks.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Instruct and supervise maintenance staff to maintain the cleanliness of showrooms, washrooms, lighting, windows, gardens, transport and any other area instructed by the Manager

OTHER DUTIES: To undertake additional duties within your role as “Assistant to Manager” as and when required to ensure the smooth running of the branch

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

IInternal: Brights of Nettlebed staff – all branches
External Brights of Nettlebed customers & suppliers

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications & Training Essential Desirable
Management experience  
Management level qualification  
Proficient in information technology  
Evidence of continual professional development  

 

Experience - 3 years experience in a post that allowed autonomy and decision making in: Essential Desirable
Managing and leading people  
Managing change  
Quality assurance and quality initiatives  

 

Skills / Attributes Essential Desirable
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills (oral and written) of a high level  
Be able to produce well written communication  
Good negotiating skills in order to negotiate with outside agencies and influence decisions  
Prioritisation and time management skills  
A consultative management style  
Computer literate – experience of Microsoft Office, CAD & Photoshop
 
Second language  
Full clean driving licence  

 

Other Essential Desirable
Smart appearance  
Willing to work anti-social hours on occasions  
Good health/attendance record  
Good sense of humour  

 

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