Full Time / Part Time Photographic retail Sales Assistant

RG1 1EX, Reading
22 Apr 2017
14 Nov 2017
Retail & FMCG
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you confident, charismatic, energetic and like to meet and greet new people every day?
We are seeking an exceptional Sales Assistant with a drive to achieve targets, a positive can-do attitude and outstanding customer service skills. Working in a busy shop in Friar Street (Reading), we are looking for a bubbly outgoing Sales Assistant with personality and a flair for sales and excellent customer service for a busy photo shop.

Working as part of a small team, at least 12 months experience of sales and customer service is essential.

Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and a keen interest/background in photography is also essential.

The successful candidate will be energetic, motivated, team-player and must be retail-minded; someone who enjoys selling and communicating with members of the public. You will be responsible for ensuring all customer needs are met whilst working towards achieving the daily and weekly sales targets. The ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, in a team as well as independently are essential.

You must be presentable as you will be the face of the brand on the shop floor. Encouraging sales of photo merchandise, as well as offering a high quality and fast service in taking and printing passport photos, photo processing, portrait/studio photography etc.

Daily work will include, for example, taking passport photos, taking customers orders, printing photos, posters, photo-gifts, canvasses, doing portrait photography in our studio, stock-take and ordering, pricing stock, machines maintenance, cleaning and marketing.

As part of a small team, you MUST be flexible (with regards to hours/days/rota arrangements) and be willing to work on weekends. The applicant would ideally live local.

A well-groomed appearance
Retail Experience
Background/interest in Photography and experienced in the use of Adobe Photoshop
Bucket loads of initiative and problem solving abilities
Availability to work weekends, public holidays and during half-terms
Be able to work additional overtime hours as required and have a flexible approach
A fearless approach to sales and customer service on the shop floor
Prior knowledge of working in a photographic lab will be an added advantage.

This is a permanent position with excellent opportunities to gain experience in digital photography and printing. If you are friendly, reliable and looking for a new challenge and are interested in becoming part of our small team, please apply by emailing your CV.