Christmas Sales Associate (Trafford)
Are you passionate about all things Christmas? Do you want to do your part to spread the Christmas cheer this year, working in one of the most festive Christmas stores?
Want to share your enthusiasm for the most wonderful time of the year whilst delivering a truly extraordinary shopping experience? Then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!
We are recruiting for Christmas Team Members to join our Trafford Store team in Manchester and have full-time and part-time opportunities across all areas of the store.
As a Sales Associate, you are an essential part of a team that delivers the extraordinary service our customers expect from Selfridges. Maintaining the highest of retail standards, keeping up to date on product knowledge and replenishing stock, customer service is at the heart of what you do. An expert for all things Selfridges and the go-to person to help our customers, you are fully knowledgeable of everything about the store including the latest events and services that only Selfridges can offer.
As a Sales Associate you will:
Deliver exceptional service to our customers by building rapport, sharing product knowledge and catering to their needs
Conduct refunds and exchanges, helping the customer to find another suitable item/product if necessary or alternatively, offer our online services
Work as part of a team focused on creating a memorable customer experience. From selling and replenishing stock, cashing up and organising rails, to hosting, you understand there is more to the customer experience than just selling
Manage customer feedback, and use it constructively to continually raise the bar for service, sales and retail standards in your area
Be responsible for the stock in your department, from unpacking deliveries, (new and replenished lines), to completing audits and maintaining the stock room
Adapt to the challenges that vary from day to day. A flexible role, you may be required to work on different departments, taking your service excellence and collaborative spirit with you
Use your natural curiosity to stay ahead of the latest trends by taking every opportunity to expand your knowledge of products and competitors
Understand and follow health, safety and security procedures, and play an active role in preventing stock loss
The Ideal Candidate
A great communicator. You will be able to positively engage with all types of customers (domestic and international) with varying needs and requirements
Well Informed. You will develop excellent product knowledge by following trends and being aware of our competitor’s activity, along with taking part in supplier training
Known to be a sales and service expert. You’ll use these skills to deliver the extraordinary each and every time and take the initiative to provide additional services where appropriate
A proud shopkeeper. It will fall to you to replenish stock, maintain the Selfridges standards and inspire others to deliver the same
A problem solver. You’ll go above and beyond to resolve issues for our customers and be able to adapt your approach to each individual customer
Flexible. Responsive to business needs, you are happy and comfortable to take responsibility for tasks that may go beyond the role expectation
An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague
This guide represents a summary of the role, however all team members are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business