Branch Assistant

23000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual + bonuses and benefits
29 Apr 2022
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Ref: JR1419

Vacancy - Branch Assistant

Location - Bedford, Bedfordshire

Salary - ranging from GBP23,000 - GBP26,000 + bonuses depending on experience

Working hours - Monday to Friday with Saturday mornings on a rota

Our client is looking for a good all round Branch Assistant for their busy branch.

You will be working on the trade counter, responding to telephone enquiries, following up on sales, providing quotations, working in stores.


Telephone sales - reactive and proactive telephone sales

Assisting customers at the trade counter providing an efficient and knowledgeable service

Ensuring that the needs of the customers are dealt with as well as adhering to company Health and Safety requirements

Handling incoming phone calls and Trade Counter enquiries
Processing orders and quotes using the company systems
Sourcing products and placing the relevant orders
Building, developing and managing relationships with customers
Ensuring all records, systems and paperwork are kept up-to-date
You will also help ensure that the stock and stores area are well organised

Skills & Experience needed?

Good general sales knowledge and experience
Manage, meet and exceed customer expectations
The ability to build relationships with a variety of customers
Good telephone manner
Enjoys sales and organising the warehouse
Friendly, articulate, customer focused
Have worked on the trade counter or in telephone sales
Experience within a trade sales environment would be a distinct advantage eg plumbers merchant, builders merchant or similar.

The Company

They have an excellent reputation within their industry and are very well established with several branches in the UK.

If you have the required trade sales experience, please forward your CV and you will be contacted shortly.

All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
Rhodium Consulting Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy specialising in wholesalers, merchants and distributors within the building products sector. We strive to be the industry leader in delivering the highest calibre of candidates to our client companies, whilst enhancing the careers of our candidates. For further information and contact details, please visit our website

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