Retail Assistant at The Toy Barn

Full Time Position on Temporary Contract.

We are recruiting a Retail Assistant to join our friendly team at The Toy Barn in Sherborne during our busy summer period.

As a Retail Assistant you will provide and efficient and friendly service to all our customers. You will be able to build good relationships with the aim of gaining repeat business. You will have a willingness to roll up your sleeves and merchandise the shop to keep the environment looking great for customers.

You’ll be the sort of person who thrives on meeting different people and getting involved in all sorts of areas of the business. You will have a flexible attitude and will have a confident and enthusiastic manner. If you have experience working in a customer service and/or retails role, so much the better.

Full training on our products and sales operation system will be given.

This is a full time role working from Wednesdays to Sundays on a temporary contract from 16th July to 9th September.

Please e-mail your CV and covering letter to Mimi at [email protected]. Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd July.

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Maize Maze Customer Service Assistants

The Toy Barn, Sherborne’s independent toy shop located on the outskirts of the town at Blackmarsh Farm, is running a Maize Maze this summer.

We are looking for individuals to join our team to help run this family attraction. The Maze will operate 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm and different shifts will be available. Main duties will include assisting customers, answering queries, handling money and tickets, manning the Go Kart track and helping with the smooth running of the Maze. You must be a team player and have a “can do” attitude.

If you are enthusiastic, reliable, customer-service orientated with a sense of fun and adventure, e-mail your CV and covering letter to Mimi at [email protected]. Interviews will be held week commencing 2nd July.

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Waitrose Sherborne – Recruiting Now

Everyone who works here is a co-owner of the business, driving forward- and sharing in- our success. To find out more and to apply, please ask inside the store, or got to (link below).

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Sales executive, Trinity Mirror, Somerset

Trinity Mirror, which owns the Western Gazette and, is a business that publishes more than 150 newspaper titles across the UK & Ireland, including the Daily Mirror.

Our network of more than 100 websites provide 24/7 coverage of the news, sport and showbiz stories that matter to more than 120m unique browsers every month. Commercially we provide creative response driven marketing solutions to both national and local clients that not only utilise our own publications and websites but also some of the world’s best marketing platforms. Through a consultative and creative sales approach you will be tasked with driving new business into the BGSD (Bristol I Gloucestershire I Somerset I Dorset) region of Trinity Mirror PLC. Through truly understanding our potential customer’s needs you will utilise both offline and online marketing tools to deliver a creative response driven solution that positively starts BGSD’s working relationship with that customer.

You will:

 Have exceptional time management, organisational and interpersonal skills to support the overall customer sales journey.

 Take a methodical approach to pre-sales preparation and customer research in-order to maximise the impact provided at each stage of the sales process.

 Use existing CRM and marketing data to form a comprehensive sales pipeline from our former, lapsed and prospect customer data base..

 Research and identify new business leads through a variety of means.

 Use existing and learned sales skills to convert cold calls into fixed meaningful appointments.

 On appointments take a consultative approach to needs analysis, finding the core business needs and opportunities in order to build effective marketing solutions that deliver on the customers’ needs.

 Utilise relevant sales-tools to support all customer appointments.

 Take on-board customers’ needs and comments in-order to create multi-media marketing solutions that demonstrate a return on investment at all times.

 Create solution presentations that demonstrate our knowledge of the customer, their industry and of their sales cycle. Whilst pin-pointing how our products will fix the customers problems / create opportunities.

 Use provided technology and products to enhance the experience the customer receives through a presentation.

For more information email [email protected]

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