Counter Sales Assistant

Location UK / Newtownabbey Area

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1438373

 Job Description

An exciting opportunity for a dedicated Counter Sales Assistant to join our Bassetts Mallusk team, award-winning plumbers' merchants for Northern Ireland - read on for more details!

Counter Sales Assistant – Bassetts – Mallusk, County Antrim

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

Looking to join an innovative and service-driven company in Northern Ireland that’s also a key part of a wider global organisation? Then come join us at Bassetts!

Here at Bassetts, award-winning plumbers’ merchants for Northern Ireland, we supply quality plumbing, heating, bathroom and renewable energy solutions to both the trade and public. We’re proud to say that our employees are long-serving and can really work and develop themselves in a supportive environment.

Our Bassetts Mallusk team are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Counter Sales Assistant who prides themselves on delivering first class service and who can really make difference. In this exciting role, you will be responsible for contributing to and exceeding customer expectations whilst supporting the achievement of sales and profit targets through upselling and cross-selling products.

As a Counter Sales Assistant with Bassetts, you will:

  • Proactively develop new sales opportunities, ensuring all quotations are followed up and maximising sales opportunities.
  • Plan, organise and coordinate sales and deliveries from the trade counter/warehouse.
  • Work as part of a dedicated team to promote excellent customer service at all times.
  • Ensure stock is maintained at a satisfactory level and that proper ordering procedures are followed.
  • Perform any other reasonable duties commensurate with the post to ensure business objectives are met.

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

For the Counter Sales Assistant role, you will need to have:

  • Evidence of success in a previous sales based role.
  • A confident, outgoing personality.
  • Competencies in the use of IT and Microsoft Office packages.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to be a real team player.

If this sounds like you, then we may just be the right fit for each other!

We also offer some fantastic benefits, including:

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

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

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.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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