Showroom Assistant Preston
Location: Preston, UK
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Full Time & Part Time : 5 days per week, including weekends
As part of our exciting development, the opportunity has arisen for a Showroom Assistant to join our retail team at our HQ here in Preston. The role will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Preston Showroom, as well as deputising for the Manager in their absence. The role will be focused around sales and customer service; with the ideal candidate possessing an entrepreneurial flair to assist the Manager in driving our B2B sales and pursuing local opportunities to grow the brand’s presence and establish the showroom as a prominent local bike destination.
Our Showroom format is a brand-led capacity, displaying our current range with a consultation area to guide customers through the purchasing process; this also serves as a flexible event space, allowing us to host events, training and screenings as appropriate, which the Showroom Assistant will be instrumental in planning and executing.
Working closely with the central Customer Service team, your role will be focused on Sales, as well as offering expert support and advice pre and post-purchase. The ability to provide industry-leading sales and customer support is essential to the role.
We are seeking a cycling obsessed team player, with experience of working in retail, ideally within the cycling industry. Mechanical knowledge of bicycles is essential, as is an awareness of current trends and developments within the industry. Having previous experience of product merchandising and POS would be a distinct advantage as you will be responsible for the retail standards in the store.
Salary is dependent on experience
- Retail or Customer Service experience.
- Exceptional customer service skills, with a proven track-record.
- A strong team player and self-starter, used to working collaboratively to problem-solve and provide exceptional service to our customers.
- Strong technical knowledge of bicycles, ideally across multiple disciplines.
- Exemplary written and verbal communication skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Prior experience of working within the cycle industry
- Working with sales-based targets, with a focus on results.
- New business development experience.
- Experience of deputising for a Manager.
Ribble Cycles is an established global online retailer of cycles, cycle parts and accessories. Cycling has been bringing people together at Ribble Cycles for over 100 years. For the last century we have inspired thousands of people to take to the open roads on our custom-built bikes and our team of expert, dedicated and committed staff continue to make this happen. Our award-winning range of Ribble bikes are all hand assembled at our premises in the beautiful Ribble Valley and sold all over the world.
Ribble Cycles is going from strength to strength and is in the process of implementing an exciting long term growth strategy that will further position the Ribble brand and business as a market leader in the premium bicycle market.
Interested? Please send your CV and a covering letter to Jobs At Ribble