Crown Paints are seeking to recruit a permanent Sales Assistant / Driver to join the team based in Maidstone.
The role is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday and weekends on a rota basis). In return, we are offering you a salary of £17,411 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package.
Are you passionate about providing an exceptional customer centric service, tailored to each individual’s needs? Providing our customers with a trusted brand as well as the highest quality paint and sundry products is just the start. We are looking for individuals that not only have a passion for our brand, but for the socially responsible activities and initiatives that Crown Paints actively engage in.
What you can expect from this role
As a Sales Assistant/Driver you will work alongside the store team, collaboratively supporting our Store Manager, in delivering a sustainable and profitable sales growth for Crown Paints. A positive and motivated approach will be key when contributing to the Maidstone store targets, driving innovative yet effective sales with our range of decorative paints and sundry items.
The Maidstone Crown Decorating Centre (CDC) is a busy store and plays a pivotal role within our national network, currently made up of 136 CDCs. Our customer base varies from passing one-off retail customers through to builders and trades people who hold accounts and maintain repeat business. A key part of your role will be to identify potential new customers, establish positive relationships and open customer accounts regularly.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for individuals who possess strong sales experience, ideally within a retail background, evidencing excellent customer service and competence in the delivery of sales targets. A current driving licence and the ability to drive is essential, as the store coordinates a daily delivery service for customers.
At Crown Paints, as part of our journey to excellence we always recruit based on four values that unite us all; Connecting to customers, Constantly challenging, Socially committed, Inspiring confidence. To a large extent our values describe the way we already are, but there is also an element of aspiration… expressing the way we want to be.
With great work comes great reward
Crown Paints takes pride in their excellent working conditions and in addition, offer an attractive reward package that includes:
- The opportunity to earn up to a 25% performance bonus each quarter
- 28 days basic annual leave each year (plus 8 bank holidays)
- A variety of discounts / vouchers on products that Crown supply
- A generous pension plan where the Company will match, and even double your contribution
- Multiple other benefits relating to your health and wellbeing
A little more about us
Crown Paints have been manufacturing paint for longer than most, over 200 years in fact, with over 60 years proudly holding the Royal Warrant. It’s fair to say that we know our craft; however, what really sets Crown apart is the support we provide for cultural, humanitarian and scientific causes across the world.
Alongside our owners, The Hempel Foundation, we place a special focus on education for children in need, and are proud to support the education of over 55,000 children across 22 projects worldwide. You can therefore guarantee here at Crown – It’s not just paint. It’s personal!