Senior Sales Assistant job in E5 Upper Clapton Greater London

Senior Sales Assistant | Home Build Supplies

Senior Sales Assistant

Senior Sales Assistant Builders Merchants

About Us:

Established for over 20 years our company is a successful independent Builders Merchant, ever growing within its industry.

The opportunity has arisen for a committed, enthusiastic Senior Sales Assistant with proven experience to join and lead our team.

Job Purpose:

  • Serves customers by training staff; leading by example; Maintains a safe, tidy clean & organised environment; purchasing and displaying products.
  • Attracts customers by originating display ideas
  • Following display suggestions or schedules
  • Constructing or assembling prefabricated display properties
  • Producing merchandise displays in windows and showcases, and on sales floor.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing strict organisation standards.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Reviewing professional publications
  • Establishing personal networks
  • Benchmarking state-of-the-art practices
  • Participating in professional societies.

Skills & Experience:

  • Buildings trade sales and service experience
  • Hands-on knowledge of building products and relevant uses and terminology
  • Experience of providing excellent face to face customer service
  • Hands-on servicing of customers
  • Excellent face to face communication skills
  • Highly motivated, ability to sell and work to targets
  • Proven skills in people management
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • High integrity and trustworthy individual
  • Computer skills
  • Transport Experience

You will manage existing staff as well as helping train and develop a team of sales & operational staff, ensuring the highest standard customer service at all times.

  • Leading, training and developing your team while troubleshooting any problems that occur,
  • You will be closely involved in everything from monitoring performance to coordinating promotional activity,
  • Analysing competitor activity and compiling reports for use in operational forecasting.
  • That is why you must be commercially minded with a good knowledge of warehouse, logistics, administrative, HR and health & safety procedures.

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Must have previous Builders Merchants experience
  • Have previous sales experience & possess excellent communication skills...


  • Location: E5, Upper Clapton, Greater London
  • Job Title: Senior Sales Assistant
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