Chandlery Sales Assistant

Location Lymington
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales and Marketing
Reference J8651

Do you have a love of boats and are you looking for that first step in the Marine Industry?

This role provides a great opportunity to join a dynamic, passionate company through a time of growth. They are a fun, motivated team filled with knowledgeable staff who are excited for a new member to join us as soon as possible. Selling a large range of products for boats from paint to safety equipment, to a wide variety of leisure and trade customers.

Day to day tasks will include:

  • Be extremely customer service and sales focussed, maximising selling opportunities and ensuring quality customer care is provided

  • Greeting customers on the shop floor, helping them with product selection

  • Use a computerised till stock system

  • Helping with phone and email enquiries, order processing and general business admin

  • Deal with any customer enquiries and complaints, proving a good customer experience

  • Maintain product displays, keeping shelves well presented and topped up with stock

  • Assist with shop cleaning rota

  • Assist with stock-taking

  • To support the team in performing other duties as and when required

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A good amount of boat/marine knowledge

  • Strong communications skills

  • Highly motivated, with the ability to use your own initiative

  • Team player

  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Office

 Desirables:

  • Previous Marine industry experience

  • Previous sales or customer service experience

  • Previous retail experience

  • Prior experience of using an ERP or stock management system

Benefits:

  • An evolving role in an established but expanding company with progression opportunities.

  • Full training, to enable you to excel in your new role

  • Team social events

  • Free parking

  • Pension plan

  • 30 days holiday

  • Staff discount

The role is 38 hours per week worked on a rota and requires that you work alternate weekends and bank holidays. The position involves some lifting and you’ll be on your feet for large amounts of the day.

So if you are:

  • Passionate about the marine industry

  • A team player and good communicator

We would love to hear from you!
Get in touch today, via email Stephanie@marineresources.co.uk or call 02381 680 502

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