Experienced Trade/Retail Sales Assistant for Busy DIY Outlet in London

Applying for the Experienced Trade/Retail Sales Assistant for Busy DIY Outlet role

Leyland SDM is the local DIY store of choice offering a one stop shop for tradesman and keen DIYers alike. We provide a comprehensive range of leading, and own brand, products from conveniently located premises on some of London"s most prestigious roads. We currently have 16 stores in Central London with ambitious expansion plans
Job Title: Experienced Trade/Retail Sales Assistant for Busy DIY Outlet
Location: United Kingdom / London
Salary: £20,000 - £23,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Retail
Sub Sector: Sales Assistant
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Job Description

We are looking for experienced retail operatives to join our busy business at one of our stores in Central London. After the initial orientation at Head Office all training will take place in store under the supervision of the branch management team.

Reporting to the Branch Manager and working as part of the store team, your responsibilities will include:

• Maintaining the highest standard of customer service at all times.
• EPOS & till operation.
• Stock handling & merchandising.
• Maintaining the highest standard of store presentation and cleanliness.
• Any other duties that are reasonably requested by the management team.


• An experienced retail background (this is not a role for someone who is looking for their first sales assistant appointment).
• A proven track record of delivering results whilst working in a high volume fast paced environment.
• The ability to work as part of a team with a passion to deliver results through great customer service.
• Personal skills that include accuracy & numeracy, as well as basic computer & electronic payment system literacy.
• A hands-on, fast paced approach with a ‘can do’ attitude.
• The attitude that the ‘customer is always right’.


• Hours – 48 per week working 5 days out of 7 days with weekend work involved.
• Opening hours are 7:00am – 7:30pm Monday – Saturday & 9am – 4pm on Sunday.
• Rotas will be decided by the store manager to suit each branch. Flexibility with regard to working hours will be required.
• Staff uniform provided.
• Successful applicant must provide a copy of their passport, proof of address and National Insurance Number together with last 5 years references with no gaps. They will also consent to a CRB Police check.

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