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Apprentice Customer Service Sales Assistant

Temporary  for Intec Business Colleges Ltd in Leeds

If you want to work in a passionate, friendly and close knit team and are dedicated to offering outstanding customer service & sales advice you may be who we are searching for!We are one of the UK’s leading independent fashion retailers this year celebrating our 30th year anniversary.  You need to be the type of person with an engaging personality, who is prepared to go that extra mile and deliver nothing but the best service to all our customers.  We are looking for someone with a genuine passion in fashion and our portfolio of brands. You need to be able to live it and love it and share this passion with everyone who walks through our door. Duties to include:Liaising with clients in all areas of sales - client interaction is vital and sales assistants working with higher priced goods will need to provide a highly personalised approach; Meeting set sales targets - this aspect of the work can be demanding, often carried out in a busy and pressured environment Stocking, replenishing and cleaning business areas; Processing payments of various kinds; Offering advice to customers; Dealing with customer complaints; Utilising specialist product knowledge; Monitoring and updating sales display areas. Store security. Maintain health & safety standards 

Training to be Provided

NVQ level 2 RetailFunctional SkillsTechnical CertificateEmployment Rights and Responsibilities

Learning Provider Intec Business Colleges

Learning Provider Description 

It’s time to start and build a career and an Apprenticeship will give you the skills and knowledge you need to develop, progress and achieve. Intec Business Colleges is a leading National Training Provider and we will work in partnership with your employer to provide you with a nationally recognised vocational qualification as well as the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. Apprenticeships are the UK’s flagship vocational qualifications for young people aged 16 and above. Apprenticeship programmes are specifically designed for particular occupational areas and meet nationally approved standards. These qualifications are designed by an industry sector for people wishing to follow a career in that industry. An Intec Apprenticeship means you are working with a training provider who:Ofsted grade as ‘good’, grade 2Has 80% of its Apprentices achieve all components of their frameworkHas vast experience in helping Apprentices start and develop their careerWill support the development of your knowledge and skills

Vacancy Type Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Apprenticeship Framework Retail (Skillsmart)

This Learning Provider has achieved a sector success rate of 80% for this type of apprenticeship training. 

Expected Duration 1 year

Skills Required

All roles require committed hard working candidates who can communicate clearly verbally and written with all levels of management and suppliers to ensure the efficient running of the relevant departments. The ideal candidates will be diligent, organised and have basic knowledge of computers and above all a passion for fashion.

Qualifications Required

GCSE Maths and English grade A-C or equivalent.

Personal Qualities

Ambitious, highly motivated, hardworking, attention to detail essential and friendly personality.

Important Other Information

5 days worked out of 7 with 30 minutes for lunch Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm Saturday 9am-6pm Sunday 11am-5pm From 1st October 2014 the National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate for Apprentices is £2.73 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged over 19 in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

Future Prospects

We are an expanding independent business with an excellent reputation and connections within the fashion industry. We are currently undergoing an extensive expansion plan which is an exciting time to join our dedicated team. 

Job added on 07-11-2014