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Sales Assistant - Chandlery

Are you a friendly individual with a strong customer focus? Want to increase your marine expertise working in a beautiful location on the South West’s coastline? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Who am I working for?

Darthaven Marina is located in the stunning South Hams countryside, surrounded by rolling hills and in a truly tranquil setting. Our impressive 270 berth marina has grown over the past 30 years and we continue to pride ourselves in the first-class service we provide to our berth holders, visitors and customers. At Darthaven, we are proud of our large onsite Chandlery. Set over two floors, it’s stocked with everything imaginable to cover every adventurer’s boating need. Now, we’re looking for a Sales Assistant to join our Chandlery on a full-time basis and deliver a high-quality service to our customers. We are looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.


What are the benefits?

- Salary of £22,000 to £24,000 per annum

- Generous holiday entitlement

- Pension

- Branded company clothing

- Stunning work location based a stone’s throw from the Marina

- On-site parking

- Comprehensive training

- Increase your specialist knowledge and understanding of the marine sector

- Support the success of one of the South West’s gems


What will I be doing?

As a Sales Assistant, you’ll support the smooth running of our Chandlery and provide a high-quality service to customers. Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you will:

- Greet customers and answer any questions they may have

- Take payments and use the till

- Maintain an organised and attractive retail space

- Assist with stock replenishment

- Carry out stock takes on a rolling basis


What do I need?

To join us as a Sales Assistant, you’ll need:

- A friendly and positive attitude

- Good IT skills

- A keen eye for detail

- To be a strong communicator


Previous retail experience or marine knowledge would be beneficial to your application. We’re eager to hear from you if you’ve worked as a Retail Assistant, Chandlery Assistant, Retail Advisor, Sales Advisor, Shop Assistant, Store Assistant, Shop Advisor, Customer Service Assistant, Customer Service Executive, or Customer Service Advisor.

Our Chandlery is open seven days a week during the busy season. This role is based on a 40 hour week, working 8:30am - 5pm, including one day at the weekend. Some bank holiday working will be required.

Webrecruit and Darthaven Marina are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

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