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Whether your're looking for an exciting new career or want to develop and grow with your respected field we have a wide range of opportunities across our business.

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Job Title
Double Glazing Installations Coordinator
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
£16,965 per annum

An enthusiastic, experienced Installation Coordinator to join our Conservatories, Windows & Doors Department at our Leekes, Melksham store.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced administrator to join our Conservatories, Doors and Windows department. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the department to deliver a high standard of customer care to our customers. As part of the customer service and administration team you will work alongside our experienced Installation Managers, Surveyors and Fitting Teams. Duties will be varied and will include: * Communicating with customers throughout their build process to coordinate, update and answer any queries * Assisting the CWD team in coordinating the installation by updating and completing daily administrative tasks * Liaising with suppliers to order, arrange, monitor and chase deliveries * Supporting the Installation Manager by assisting with the collection of stage payments * Providing a high level of customer service.

The ideal candidate will be computer literate and fully competent in Microsoft Office. Working 37.5 hours per week you will have experience of working within an administrative role. In return we can offer an excellent benefits package, including: * Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays * Staff discount of up to 20% * contributory pension scheme

Interested? To apply please send your CV along with a covering letter to [email protected] Closing date 29th December 2019

Job Title
Buyer's Assistant
Location
Head Office
Salary
£16,965

Leekes Retail have an opportunity for an Assistant Buyer - working as part of the Commercial Team for Home Textiles and Design Studio products.

Opportunities like this are rare and the chance to join the team of a successful and high profile independent retailer is not one to be missed.

Leekes Retail have the opportunity for an Buyer's Assistant - working as part of the Commercial Team you will be providing support to Buyer's and Category Managers with a can-do approach to all work. This position will enable you to develop your expertise in strategic planning, range direction and own branch product selection/ development in a fast paced retail environment.

As one of the UK's leading independent retailers Leekes was founded on the twin principles of selling quality goods and delivering excellent customer service and those successful principles have seen the business grow from humble beginning in the South Wales Valleys to the present day where Leekes have six department store across the West Midlands, South Wales and Wiltshire.

These stores, along with a growing online business through leekes.co.uk, mean that more people than ever are able to shop with Leekes and enjoy the unique experience of a store with everything for the home under one roof.

By offering customers and unbeatable choice of furniture for every room in the house, and being home to the biggest kitchen and bathroom studios you'll find anywhere, we've hundreds of thousands of customers who have enjoyed a breadth of homewares and home improvement products that can only be found in a Leekes home store and we believe we've earned the right to call ourselves 'the home experts'.

Want to be a part of that success? If you have the right qualities and experience, please apply now sending your CV and a covering letter detailing your salary expectations to [email protected]

Job Title
Kitchen Lead Taker
Location
Melksham
Salary
£19,500 OTE

We are currently recruiting for Lead Taker to work in our kitchen showroom which features a over 30 fantastic kitchen displays from Rot Punkt, Omega and Symphony.

Your role will be varied and the successful applicant will be required to: * Be the primary point of contact for customers visiting the showroom, engaging with the customer to promote the range of kitchens to create a lead. * Liaise with the customer to arrange an in store or at home appointment with a sales consultant to design the kitchen * Selling the “Take Away” product such as kitchen tables and electrical appliances * Contacting customers following marketing campaigns The ideal candidate will be: * Sales driven and able to work as part of a team * Passionate about delivering a high standard of service * Previous selling skills are desirable. 

Interested? If you feel you have the skills and ambition needed to succeed send, please forward a current CV along with a covering letter to Linda Jones at [email protected]

Job Title
Bedroom Sales Consultant
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
£23,000 -£25,000 OTE

We are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Bedroom Sales Consultant to join our team at the Leekes Crosshands Store.

If you enjoy working in a sales focused environment where customer service is a top priority and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced, you will want to join our team of enthusiastic sales consultants.


Our Cross Hands Store is home to a fantastic bedroom department featuring a variety of bed ranges incluing Tempur, Hypnos and Sealy. The showroom is complimented with an extensive range of bedroom furniture including brands such as Kingstown, Nolte and Wellemobel, as well as our own Casa range and we are looking for experienced sales consultants to join our team.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Passionate about delivering a high standard of service
  • Able to demonstrate proven selling skills
  • Highly motivated and able to work as part of a team

In return for your skills we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Generous sales commission
  • Holiday commission
  • Up to 33 days holidays including bank holidays
  • Up to 20% staff discount across the group
  • Contributory pension scheme

Interested? Then we would love to hear from you. Please send a current CV, covering letter and your salary expectation to ;">[email protected]

Job Title
Bathroom Designer
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
OTE £22,000

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Bathroom Sales Consultants / Designers to join our sales team at Cross Hands.

What qualities and skills are we looking for?

You will already be an accomplished bathroom designer who is experienced working in a busy sales environment which includes working to sales targets, KPI’s. You will be committed to deliver a high standard of service to your customers, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers.

What will you be doing?

Working in the Bathroom showroom which showcases over 30 different bathroom designs you will be working as part of a team to ensure our customers buy thier perfect bathroom! Your role will be varied and include the following:

  • Promote the features and benefits of the products
  • Design the customers bathrooms using Virtual World CAD
  • Maximise sale opportunities and customer satisfaction

The successful candidate will be available to work 37.5 hours per week including evenings and weekends

In return we offer:

  • Generous uncapped sales commission
  • Holiday Commission
  • Up to 33 days holiday allowance
  • Staff discount across our Retail and Leisure group
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Business attire
  • Prospects to further your career to become one of our future leaders
  • Full ongoing training provided, including regular visits to or from suppliers to ensure you have all the knowledge you need in order to succeed

Interested? To apply click please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to Linda Jones at [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Lead Taker/Sales Generator - Kitchens
Location
Crosshands
Salary
£16,341 + Commission

We are currently looking for a Lead Taker/Sales Generator to join our team in our Cross Hands Store.

We are looking to add to our kitchen team with the recruitment of a full time and part time Kitchen Lead Taker. The role is crucial to the department as the successful applicant is responsible for the initiating customer contact as they start introduce the customer to our fantastic showroom which features over40 fantastic kitchen displays from Rot Punkt, Omega and Symphony.

The role will be varied and  include the following keyb tasks: 

* Being the primary point of contact for customers visiting the showroom

* Engaging with the customer to promote the range of kitchens to create a lead and arrange an in store or at home with the sales consultant.

* Selling the “Take Away” product such as kitchen tables and electrical appliances                              

* Contacting customers following marketing campaigns

 The ideal candidate will be:

* Sales driven and able to work as part of a team 

* Passionate about delivering a high standard of service

* Self motivated with the ability to build rapport with the customer

* Previous selling skills are desirable.

 The successful candidate will be available to work on a weekly rota including weekends and Bank Holidays

Interested? If you feel you have the skills and ambition needed to succeed send, please forward a current CV along with a covering letter to Linda Jones at [email protected]  

Job Title
Carpet Sales Consultant
Location
Crosshands
Salary
Basic £22,000-£25,000 OTE

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Carpet Sales Consultant who provides excellent customer service to customers purchasing carpets and flooring for the home.

What are we looking for?

  • You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a fast paced sales environment working to sales targets and KPI’s.
  • You will be well presented, confident with customers and passionate about delivering a high standard of customer service.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be eager to introduce your customers to our fantastic carpet & flooring displays which include brands such as Axminster,Britons and Adams as well as our own Casa range offering modern, traditional and contemporary styles.
  • You will be able to guide them through the features and benefits of the product to help them find their ideal flooring for any room in the home.
  • Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting warranty, delivery and finance options.
  • You will liaise with your colleagues to ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service. In return we offer uncapped commission and the fun of working in a bustling, engaging and supportive team environment.
  • You must be available to work 37.5 hours per week covering late nights, weekends and bank holidays.

As a Sales Consultant your typical day will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information
  • Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates

If this sounds like you and you can demonstate these qualities we would love to hear from you. Send your CV's and a covering letter to [email protected] or [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Warehouse Assistant
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
Up to £18,519.80

Warehouse Assistant

Working within the distribution centre you will have to be a team player with a flexible approach to work duties. Your duties will be varied and include the following:

  • Assisting with the safe loading and unloading of vehicles
  • Ensuring goods are received into the warehouse, with the correct documentation
  • Ensuring goods are neatly stored in the correct warehouse location and damage is minimise
  • Ensuring any damaged goods are logged onto the returns database
  • Ensuring that the correct goods are picked from storage in accordance with the store ‘picking list’ requirements
  • Support stocktaking procedures as required
  • Ensure working practices are in line with the companies Health & Safety Policy .

In return for your skills we offer the following

  • A competitive basic salary

  • Up to 33 days annual holiday inlcuding bank holidays

  • Up to 20% staff discount across the Leekes retail and leisure group

  • Contributory pension

  • Free car parking

Interested: Apply in writing with a covering letter and CV to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Customer Service Team Leader
Location
Pontyclun
Salary
£18,135

A great opportunity for an experienced Team Leader to join our Distribution Team at Head Office

Our Distribution Customer Service Team play an important role in ensuring our customers receive excellent service from us. The key function of the department is to ensure customers receive the right order at the right time on the right day.

To ensure this part of the customer journey runs smoothly and efficiently we are recruiting for a Customer Service Team Leader to join our team on a full time, permanent basis.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Management of the eCommerce and Web Sale administration process
  • Liaising with suppliers on overdue deliveries and updating the stock management system

  • Ensuring the planing of  delivery  routes to maximise the efficiency of the delivery vehicles

  • Management of the customer payments and refunds process

  • Ensuring distribution levels are maximised by adjusting the available delivery slots in line with demand

  • Ensuring that all communication to customers is administered correctly, and in the most efficient manner via  Phone calls, Letters, Texts or Email

  • Advising customers of any requests that cannot be accommodated

  • Monitor departmental attendance levels,complete weekly time sheets and update staff holiday log

  • Staff management & development

We are looking for the following skills:

  • Previous supervisory or management experience
  • Experienced and confident in analysing data, producing reports,  problem solving.

  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Outlook and the ability to adapt to  internal software

  • Previous experience dealing with high volumes of customer calls

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

 

 

To apply please submit a full CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Furniture Sales Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
OTE £25,000 - £30,000

We have an opportunity for a Furniture Sales Consultant to join the team based in Llantirsant

As a Sales Consultant your role will be based in the furniture showroom, where you will be the first point of contact for customers and eager to introduce them to our fantastic range of comtempory, modern and traditional displays guiding them through the features and benefits of the products and advising on design, colour and patterns to help them find their new furniture.

In return as our Sales Consultant we offer;

  • Generous uncapped commission and holiday commission
  • Up to 33+ days holiday allowance
  • 20% staff discount across our retail and leisure group
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Business attire provided
  • Great career progression opportunities
  • Full ongoing training provided, including regular visits to or from suppliers to ensure you have all the knowledge you need in order to succeed

What will you be doing as our Sales Consultant?

Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting our finance, warranty and delivery options.

You will ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service and you will have the ability to up sell and cross sell across a wide range of product areas.

This will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information
  • Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates
  • Driving sales and supporting the stores overall success

What we’re looking for in our Sales Consultant:

  • We’re looking for a brand ambassador for colleagues and customers alike who is tenacious in their ability to achieve goals
  • You will be an accomplished sales person who has worked in a sales environment and worked to targets
  • You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service
    You will be well presented and confident in speaking to customers
  • Knowledge and experience of selling furniture is preferred but not essential

If this sounds like the ideal role please submit a current CV and covering letter careers.llantris[email protected]

Job Title
Kitchen Sales Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
OTE £30,000 to £35,000

Experienced Kitchen Sales Consultant wanted!

If you enjoy working in a fast paced sales driven environment where customer service is the top priority, the product range is outstanding and competitively priced and you are experienced in kitchen sales, you will be a perfect fit to join our team of sales consultants on our Kitchen Department. Selling from a recently refurbished department which has over 30 kitchen displays of the highest specification, and offers a full installation service you will be responsible for driving sales in addition too:

  • Promoting the features and benefits of the kitchens on display
  • Planning and designing the kitchens layout using a computer based design package.
  • Maximising sales opportunities
  • Ensuring customers receive the highest standards of service.

Whilst training will be offered on internal systems a strong knowledge of the kitchen industry, the ability plan high specification kitchens and use a design planning system are essential Above all, you must be able to demonstrate;

  • A genuine flair and enthusiasm for working within retail and have an interest in the product
  • Be committed to providing excellent customer service
  • The ability build customer rapport and close sales

The successful candidate must be willing to work a minimum of 37.5 hours a week including Saturdays/SundayBank Holidays on a rota basis. Late night working - until 7.00pm -  is required.

In return we offer an excellent salary and benefits package including 

  • Up to 33 days holiday per annum, 
  • A generous commission scheme,
  • Up to 20% staff discount
  • Holiday commission
  • Contributory pension
  • Free car parking

Interested? Send a covering letter along with a copy of your CV to Linda Jones at [email protected] or [email protected] llantrisant.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Title
Bedroom Sales Consultant
Location
Llantrisant
Salary
£15,000

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Bedroom Sales Consultants to join our sales team at the Leekes Llantrisant store

We are looking to add to our team of experienced Bedroom Sales Consultants to join our sales team at the Leekes Llantrisant store.

What are we looking for?

  • You will already be an accomplished sales person who is familiar with working in a sales environment including working to targets, KPI’s and have up-selling skills.
  • You will be passionate about delivering a high standard of service, be well presented and confident in speaking to customers and making a lasting impression Knowledge and experience of selling furniture is preferred but not essential
  • If you can demonstrate these qualities we’d love to hear from you.

For the right person this a flourishing career in one of the UK's leading retailers. Customer satisfaction is a priority, and the product range is outstanding and competitively priced

What will you be doing?

  • Working in the showroom you will be the first point of contact for customers and therefore confident in approaching people.
  • You will be eager to introduce them to our fantastic furniture displays and guide them through the products features and benefits to help them find their ideal item for any room in the home.
  • Using your product knowledge and excellent communication skills you will maximise sales opportunities, including promoting our finance, warranty and delivery options.
  • You will liaise with your fellow team to ensure the customer receives an excellent, timely service all whilst earning uncapped commission and working in a bustling, engaging environment.
  • You will also be available to work 37.5 hours per week on a mixed weekday/evening/weekend rota to maximise the departments

This will involve:

  • Providing customers with detailed and accurate product information Identifying the customers needs and requirements and explaining the features and benefits of the product
  • Providing price quotations and estimates
  • Driving sales and supporting the stores overall success

 

In return we offer:

  • Basic salary paid monthly
  • Generous uncapped commission and holiday commission
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays
  • 20% staff discount
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Business attire provided
  • Great career progression opportunities Full training provided

Interested? To apply directly to the recruiter submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Job Title
Carpet Fitters - Sub Contracted
Location
Bilston
Salary
excellent rates

Due to high business levels we are looking for experienced Carpet Fitters to join our Llantrisant team.

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential,
as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

For more Information email: [email protected] or pop into the Carpet Department in store

Job Title
Window Fitters - self employed
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

We are currently looking for Window Fitters to work in the Cross Hands & Swansea area

Due to continued expansion, we are looking for highly motivated, window installers to join our network of self employed teams in the Cross Hands, Swansea, Ammanford and surronding areas.
Prev ious installation experience is essential, as is a smart approach and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

Applicants must have pride in their work to install to the highest standards.

Work is provided on a sub-contracted basis and we offer consistent levels of work and prompt weekly payments with excellent rates

If you would like to join a fantastic team, earn good money and receive constant work flow get in touch. email [email protected]  or call John on 07970 234 478

Job Title
Carpet Fitter - Sub Contracted
Location
Cross Hands
Salary
Excellent rates of pay & prompt payment

Due to high business levels we are looking for carpet fitters in the Cross Hands area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential, as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

To enquire conact the Carpet team at [email protected] or call the store on 01792  544115

Job Title
Carpet Fitters - sub contracted
Location
Melksham
Salary
self employed - excellent rates of pay

Due to high business levels we are looking for experienced Carpet Fitters in the Melksham area

Work is provided on a sub-contract basis and previous fitting experience is essential,as is a smart approach, with the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

This is a self employed role and we offer consistent levels of work with prompt payment.

For more information contact [email protected]co.uk

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