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Trade Counter Assistant Job No: BS EP Trade
Salary: £20,000.00 - £30,000.00 Location: Maidstone Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/03/2020

Trade Counter Assistant


£20-30k DOE + bens

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a switched on and hard-working Trade Counter assistant to join my client, a busy merchant based on the outskirts of Maidstone.

Due to location I can only consider drivers with their own transport for this role.

Hours for this role are 7am - 5pm Monday to Friday but there is some flexibility on this.

This is a career role, with progression opportunities available for the right person, so would suit someone ambitious looking for the chance to prove themselves.

Duties include:

  • Being the first point of contact for all trade counter enquiries
  • Delivering good customer service and building effective relationships
  • Upselling and spotting opportunities for growth
  • Carrying out basic calculations
  • Stock management and liaison with the warehouse
  • Accurate record management
  • Juggling a busy workload

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Ideally some experience working in a trade counter environment
  • Good customer service experience ideally from a construction background
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • A good level of numeracy
  • Flexible and reliable
  • A great attitude to work!

This is a rare opportunity to work within a forward thinking, fast paced and successful business offering training, fantastic benefits and a supportive working environment as well as the possibility of progression for good performance in the long term.

If you feel you meet the above criteria then please do not hesitate to apply online for immediate consideration!

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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