Job Opportunities within Brights Of Nettlebed
ASSISTANT TO THE MANAGER
NETTLEBED SHOWROOM, OXFORDSHIRE
Applications to Judy Chong at email@example.com or by post to the Nettlebed showroom
NATURE OF CONTRACT:
Permanent / Full Time
Tuesday to Saturday 9am – 5.30pm + additional hours to fulfil the duties required.
• 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.
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.
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
IInternal: Brights of Nettlebed staff – all branches
External Brights of Nettlebed customers & suppliers
|Qualifications & Training||Essential||Desirable|
|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||√|
|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
|Full clean driving licence||√|
|Willing to work anti-social hours on occasions||√|
|Good health/attendance record||√|
|Good sense of humour||√|