Sales Assistant

  • Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Weymouth

Shoe Zone

Shoe Zone has an opportunity for a Sales Assistant to join our team based in Weymouth. You will join us on a part time (8 hours), permanent basis.

This position is required to work Saturday and Sunday, however flexibility for the rest of the week is also required and the core rota is subject to change based on the needs of the business.

In return you will receive a competitive salary, pro-rated between £3,448.50 to £3,971.00 per annum (Full Time Equivalent £16,164 to £18,614) depending on your age.   After being with the Company for 3 years you will be on the national minimum wage for 23+ year olds regardless of your age. You will also receive career development opportunities and great benefits.

About us:

We are a town centre, retail park and digital footwear retailer, offering low price and high quality footwear for the whole family. We operate from 360 stores and have approximately 2,650 employees across the UK.

Our store portfolio consists of 271 high street stores, which stocks the core Shoe Zone product range and 44 hybrid high street stores and 45 larger retail park stores which also stock additional brands such as Skechers, Hush Puppies and Kickers.

shoezone.com, which stocks online exclusive footwear, combined with our store network and marketplaces, ensures a full multi-channel offering for great customer service.

During an average year we sell 14.5 million pairs of shoes per annum at an average retail price of £12.50.

The Sales Assistant role:

Naturally, we don’t expect you to know Shoe Zone inside and out, which is why we train and develop all of our Sales Assistant’s to give the knowledge, confidence and skills needed to be the best they can. However you will need a genuine enthusiasm and passion for helping people, along with a motivation to learn and develop.

Key duties and responsibilities of our Sales Assistant:

– Working in a busy and fast paced environment
– You may be asked to undertake key-holding duties

What we’re looking for in our Sales Assistant:

– Hands on with the ability to hit the ground running
– An all-around team player with a can do attitude
– Flexible and be able to support the store (your availability will be discussed at interview stage)

Benefits you’ll receive as our Sales Assistant:

– Holidays starting at 28 days which will increase to 33 days after 5 years service
– Profit Share Scheme
– 25% Discount on all Shoe Zone products
– Birthday Holiday
– Opportunities for Progression and Development
– Workplace pension including life cover
– Access to services of the Retail Trust for emotional support, grants, legal and financial advise

Due to the number of applications we receive, if you haven’t heard from us 4 weeks after submitting your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to become our Sales Assistant, please click ‘apply’ today or go directly into the store to register your interest. We would love to hear from you!

To apply for this job please visit jobs.shoezone.com.

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