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Retail Sales Assistant - Bensons for Beds

Bury St Edmunds

Job Details


Bury St Edmunds, Bensons for Beds

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£17,076.80 + commission OTE £26,000

Closing Date

12/03/2020 12:00

Our Company

Now is an exciting time to join Bensons for beds as part of Steinhoff International with over 270 stores. We are one of Britain’s leading Furniture Stores and having recently won ‘Bed Retailer of the year 2017 – 2018’, we are always on the lookout for fantastic new talent to join our successful and growing brand.

We have an exciting Retail Sales Assistant opportunity

The Role

You will be working the shop floor interacting with customers and advising on the sales process. Taking the customers through the diverse products in our stores and suggesting what would be the best buy for them. 

You will also talk the customers through the process of what happens after they have placed orders and when to expect their deliveries.

Why Join Bensons for Beds as a Retail Sales Assistant!

  • We are a business with a flexible approach to working which means we can offer full time, part time and flexi working with hours to suit most requirements these include evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
  • 28 days annual leave, increasing to 31 days after 2 years service
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Employee Discount
  • Excellent bonus schemes
  • Retail Trust scheme
  • Road show awards
  • Family Friendly Policies
  • In return, you will be rewarded with a basic salary of £17,076.80 and the chance to earn individual sales commission based on your personal performance with typical earnings of OTE £26,000 (dependent on store performance)
  • Our Un-capped sales commission, will give you the opportunity to earn based on your ability to upsell and close Sales.  

Other Responsibilities:

  • You will play a significant role as one of our key team members, selling good quality, excellent value products to our customers
  • Your time will be spent working closely with your colleagues ensuring we offer every customer a special in-store experience, helping them find products to suit their needs
  • We offer full onsite and in store training, and we will provide coaching and support throughout your career
  • You will be based in your chosen store and will be given all the skills, knowledge and product tools you need to help you achieve your own personal and collective store sales and KPI targets.
  • You will confidently approach customers in a friendly manner and use your outgoing personality to build rapport instantly
  • Using our innovative and exclusive comfort station adaptive technology you will then be able to offer a truly unique approach and identify exactly what your customers are looking for and which products are right for them
  • From here you will be using your negotiating skills to close sale opportunities and earn personal sales commission along with store team bonus’s for target achievements



What we are looking for

We are  looking for experience in a customer facing environment. You will have come from a background in hospitality, retail, customer services etc. 

We are looking for ambitious characters that are either just setting out on your Career ladder of you are looking for a change of direction into retail.

If this role sounds like you, we would love to have a chat...

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Your place in our world

Store Manager
Retail Sales Assistant - Bensons for Beds