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Retail Sales Assistant Apprentice MESSRS SIMON,PHILLIP & JAMIE ELPHICK

We are looking to recruit a full-time Sales Assistant who will support our business to always deliver exceptional service whilst sharing a passion and knowledge about our amazing products and services. The successful candidate will also support the store with uniform fitting appointments for many of the private schools in the Bedford area.

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Closing date: 17 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,832.00

  • Working week

    Shifts between the hours of 9.00am - 6.00pm - Monday - Saturday with a day off in the week - 30 minutes for lunch

    Total hours per week: 38.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068096

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Provide exceptional service to all customers
  • Advise and recommend products to meet customers needs including gait analysis              
  • Support business growth by maximising sales
  • Always keep stock on display clean and presentable
  • Maintain all shop displays and stock to maximise selling potential
  • Update shop Window displays to link with core sports seasons
  • Monitor stock gaps and place top-up stock order
  • Complete regular stock takes and update on EPOS system
  • Support multi-channel advertising using Facebook, Instagram & Twitter 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Retailer Level 2 Standard
  • End Point Assessment
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English if required

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

 Full-time position upon completion of successful apprenticeship programme


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Initiative, Friendly, Calm & Efficient, Flexible & Supportive, Passionate about sport

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A - C / 4 - 9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A - C / 4 - 9) Essential

Things to consider

Passionate about sport and the latest innovations within sports retail preferably some playing experience (would be advantageous but not essential). Previous Retail experience (desirable but not essential). The role is based at No Limitz Retail shop in Bedford. You will be required to work on Saturdays.

About the employer

No Limitz, based centrally in Bedford, are your local independent specialist in Sports Equipment, Teamwear, Schoolwear, Printing, Embroidery and Engraving. Established in 2001, the family business has grown steadily and to this day continues to look for new opportunities to widen the range and quality of services we offer to our customers. From running gait analysis to choosing an appropriate trophy, from helping create a professional looking uniform to advising on some cost effective printed stag shirts, our staff are only too happy to help. We pride ourself on our friendly helpful customer service and expert advice from our staff, many of who are ex-professional sportsmen. Our large Shop is located in Bedford and serves the surrounding areas of Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire, and is within easy reach of Milton Keynes, Cambridge, London and the West Midlands. We are here to help!

Employer

MESSRS SIMON,PHILLIP & JAMIE ELPHICK

Address

25 SHUTTLEWORTH ROAD

ELMS FARM INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

BEDFORD

MK41 0HS

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Training

Training provider

INTEC BUSINESS COLLEGES LIMITED

Contact

Tracey Chaplin

tracey.chaplin@intecbusinesscolleges.co.uk

07580 997408

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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