Reference : 573635

Senior Sales Assistant

  • Sales
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 11/05/2019

Additional description

Senior Sales Assistant - Graham: The Plumbers' Merchant

Competitive Salary – Based in Reading, Berkshire

Graham are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' four years running! (2016-2019)

Here at Graham, we put our people, colleagues and customers at the heart of everything we do. From personable and approachable customer care to only the best commercial offerings, we take pride in maintaining a family feel present since the day the business began. So if you’re looking to be part of our family and help maintain Graham’s reputation as the Best Local Plumbers’ Merchant around, then we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Sales Assistant to join the team here at our Graham Reading site. Reporting to the Branch Sales Manager, you’ll help realise sales targets for the branch, developing opportunities over the phone and on the counter to maximise profitability whilst always providing top notch service.

As a Senior Sales Assistant with Graham, you will:

  • Build and develop successful customer relationships to drive sales opportunities for your branch and ensure every Graham customer receives top quality customer service.
  • Support the Branch Sales Manager in proactively identifying new opportunities and developing our customer base.
  • Assist in the delivery of new promotional initiatives and product lines by staying up to date on our commercial offerings.
  • Carry out all cash transactions, refunds and till processes accurately and in accordance with branch procedures
  • Support the warehouse by helping to unload deliveries, picking goods for customers and organising deliveries from suppliers.

At Graham, we pride ourselves on giving our customers the best possible service, but that can only happen if we have people with the right attitude working for us.

So if you…

  • Have previous customer service experience – essential.
  • Have experience of consultative selling and the ability to develop positive, profitable customer relationships.
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills alongside a good level of numeracy and literacy.
  • Have excellent organisational, planning and time management skills, with the ability to problem solve and provide solutions before escalation.
  • Are IT literate and digitally aware to support our continuing digital commitment.

…we may just be the right fit for each other! Does this sound like you?

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Staff discounts on high street and leisure activities and various other benefits.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • As a Graham employee, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.

So if this sounds like you and you’re up for a new challenge, get in touch today to find out more!

Apply online via this advert or directly on our Careers website (

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

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