Sales Advisor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1380696302-2
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: The Big Yellow Self Storage Company
  • Location: London
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Retail & Consumer Products, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Role: Full Time Sales Advisor / Location: Kings Cross / Salary: £26,030 per annum (OTE £28,922) plus benefits / Hours of work: 40 hours per week - any 5 out of 7 days, working a mixture of early and late shifts covering the stores opening and closing times.

At Big Yellow we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. We welcome applications from people from all walks of life regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical / mental disability or offending background. If you require us to make any adjustments to our interview process then please let us know.

What s more if you re excited about this role but your past experience doesn t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles we may have.

Looking for a career as individual as you are? Where your personality is more important than your CV? Look no further, we re on the hunt for our next Sales Advisor, to join our Big Yellow family.

Who we are

Big Yellow is the UK s favourite self storage company.

We don t sell space here, we re here to help with life changing situations - whether that s moving home or welcoming a new family member, we're here to make that transition as easy and stress free as possible.

So, if helping people is your thing, then this is THE job for you.

We don t want to blow our own trumpet, but we ve got some great credentials - we ve been leaders in UK self storage since 1999 and are all over the country with more than 100 stores. We don t just have scale and credibility, we re the type of company that is constantly evolving and changing for the better. We re on a mission to become an even greener business and we re already seeing some progressive results from solar power to paperless transactions.

What you ll be doing

When a customer visits our stores, their experience starts with you. As a Sales Advisor, you re not just sitting at a till and you re definitely not moving boxes - you re helping people through the biggest moments of their lives.

So think of this as a hybrid role: part customer service, part sales and part facilities management. This is a truly unique job and no day is exactly the same.

Here are some of the things you ll get up to day-to-day:

  • With a good understanding of our customers needs you ll help them decide what the best solution is for them
  • You ll maximise sales at every opportunity through promoting our products and services
  • You ll offer the highest quality of customer service in person, via email or phone (you d be surprised how a cuppa can make a huge difference to someone s day!)
  • Completing daily health and safety walkarounds you ll help to maintain the general cleanliness of the site
  • You ll carry out general administrative tasks on our database

Who we re looking for

We re ripping up the recruitment rulebook and proudly putting personality over CV credentials.
Are you:

  • Friendly, warm and do you enjoy meeting people from different walks of life?
  • A great listener with a genuine interest in helping people?
  • Able to work well both on your own and as part of a close-knit team?
  • Hungry to learn and wanting to expand your skill set?
  • Good at managing your time?

What we can give to you

At Big Yellow, we re big about our people and we make sure we look after them.

Here is just a flavour of some of the perks we offer:

  • Quarterly bonuses averaging around 10-12% a year of salary
  • 28 days holidays (that includes taking bank holidays into account)
  • Plus an additional day off for your birthday
  • Great pension and sharesave schemes
  • Travel benefits - cycle to work scheme/ free onsite parking and season ticket loans
  • Family-friendly policies such as extended maternity pay, shared parental leave and adoption leave
  • Nurturing career support such as comprehensive induction training, development programmes, on-line resources, apprenticeships, workshops and days off for volunteering

So if this feels like your cup of tea, click on the shiny button below and give us a try.