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Lawsons are the largest independent timber, building & fencing merchants in London and the South East of England. Established in 1921 Lawsons now have a number of branches offering the complete range of building materials.

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Edgware Sales Counter person

Lawsons Edgware branch, is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Counter person.

This is a full time, permanent position.

As a Sales Counter Person, you will contribute to the sales and margin targets of the branch and will provide a high standard of customer service.

Key Task Requirements:

  • Contribute to the sales and margin targets of the branch.
  • Continually projecting and promoting the Company image of service and quality.
  • Making profitable sales. Exploit opportunities to link sell.
  • Agreeing the best possible margins when negotiating with customers.
  • Organising delivery of building materials.
  • Stock management.
  • Dealing with queries and complaints effectively and pleasantly.
  • Provide or arrange technical advice when requested. 
  • Ensure that all payment procedures are followed correctly and consistently.
  • Take specific responsibilities for administrative paperwork.

Key Skills Requirement:

  • Awareness of the retail environment in the building industry is desirable
  • Good Product knowledge and previous sales experience.
  • Excellent communication and 'people skills'.
  • Ensure that customer requests are carried out promptly and accurately.
  • Setting a positive example in customer service principles and practice.
  • Relates to co-workers in a supportive manner.
  • Good planning and organisational skills. 
  • The ability to work under pressure. 
  • Good IT, literacy and administration skills. 

The Job Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • 22 Days Annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death In service Benefit
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Staff Discount Card (qualifying period - 3 Months)
  • Staff Uniform
  • Additional Staff Benefits and Training

Additional training will be provided

If you feel that you are suitably qualified and have the skills and attributes necessary to fulfil this role, then please apply in writing to  enclosing your C.V. Please mark application with the Reference – Edgware 19/06


Closing Date for applications Friday 7th July 2017