Branch Assistant Southampton

  • Location
    Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £8.91/Hourly
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-193849

Branch Assistant


Hedge End, Southampton


Temporary to Permanent Opportunity


Salary £8.91 per hour


Monday - Friday, hours from 08:00am to 16:30pm, must be flexible


Our client is the largest trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products. We are looking a friendly and customer focused candidate.


Your key responsibilities will be:



  • To help identify our customer's needs and requirements and assist customers by using a proactive face to face approach.

  • Utilise display and merchandising skills to drive incremental and add-on sales, and provide advice and recommendations for products and services.

  • Carry out product search queries and identify stock numbers from our supplier part numbers by using our catalogue, website and other technical data sources.

  • To pro-actively acquire new customers along with maintaining strong relationships that are already established.

  • Investigate, record and resolve customer issues from general and technical questions whilst advising on delivery options and dispatches.

  • To process customer transactions efficiently and accurately together with undertaking associated warehouse and stock management activities within agreed service levels.

  • To assist in the warehouse when required.


What we are looking for:



  • Previous experience in local inbound and/or outbound sales within a customer support environment

  • You will need to be able to work under pressure in a customer facing environment to give a high standard of customer service, resolving any issues with customer's demands.

  • Computer literacy is required - MS Office

  • Full clean driving licence - desirable

  • Excellent communication skills


We are looking for proactive, dynamic people who are willing to work hard, willing to provide the flexibility that working in small/medium sized teams demand. People who are looking for the challenges that working in a competitive business environment will provide.

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