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Sales and Retail Assistants

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About this career

£12,439

Median salary

New workers start around £4,682.67. Normal pay is £12,439 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £24,717.97.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Handles returns and deals with customer complaints.
  • Arranges and replenishes goods on display stands, undertakes stock checks and assists with the receipt of deliveries from suppliers into the stock room.
  • Receives full or partial payment, checks validity of form of payment, writes or prints bill, receipt or docket and packages merchandise for customer.
  • Advises customer making major purchase on credit terms and arranges finance as appropriate.
  • Advises customer on selection, purchase, use and care of merchandise and quotes prices, discounts and delivery times.
  • Discusses customer requirements, including type and price range of goods/services desired.

Skills

Job postings

Speaking
53
Writing
53
Critical Thinking
51
Reading Comprehension
49
Active Listening
48
Mathematics
41
Learning Strategies
33
Active Learning
31
Monitoring
26
Science
4