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.

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Closing date: 25 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,832.00

    Salary will be between £13,832 - £15,808 (between £7 - £8 depending on age and experience)

  • 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

    29 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000240993

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • 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 and Twitter 

The training you will be getting

  • Retailer Level 2 Standard
  • End Point Assessment

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time position upon completion of the 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, Can go that extra mile, Some sports playing experience, Positive attitude, Professional & helpful, Exceed customer expectations, Punctual & reliable, Good relationship builder, Supportive to other colleagues, Take ownership of your work

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 with a day off in the week

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

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Contact

Tracey Chaplin

tracey.chaplin@intecbusinesscolleges.co.uk

07580 997408

Apprenticeship standard

Retailer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


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