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Sales & Sustainability Assistant

Nottingham, United Kingdom Sales & Commercial Part time
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Job Description

Job ID: 244203

Date posted: 12/07/2024

We are looking to welcome a Sales & Sustainability Assistant to join our amazing Recovery Team in Nottingham where it is a Wonderful Workday.

Your remit will be to contribute to the product quality, safety and recovery processes in the store. Sustainability & a passion for re-selling IKEA products are key to what you want to achieve day to day.

Expected Starting Date: 10th August 2024

• £12 hourly rate
• 16 hours weekly, working 4 days over 7 and 3 out of 4 weekends.

• Working hours are between 7am - 9:30pm
• IKEA is a Living Wage Foundation Employer.

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• 15% Co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on High-street retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• Eat for free every day from our healthy meal options in our on-site Co-worker restaurant or enjoy even more options at a discounted rate
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• 28 days holiday for our full-time co-workers (part time co-workers have a pro-rata equivalent)
• Enjoy a Christmas present every year as well as an additional day holiday given during the festive period
• Family Friendly policies & benefits
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free on-site parking
.. as well so much more!

• Business-minded and result-driven with a customer focus.
• Experience of working in a customer- and commercial-oriented business.
• Open to change and a high level of flexibility. High ambition to work in a team.
• Ability to take personal initiatives.
• Ability to prioritise and organise personal work duties to make the most efficient use of time available.
• Creative with attention to detail.
• Good knowledge of the IKEA product range.
• Good ability to use power tools and craftmanship in product assembly.

• Take necessary action on products to give them a second chance, through As-Is Selling, Repackaging or spare parts management.
• Present and sell IKEA products in "Re-Shop & Re-Use" using a strong commercial expression, selling these products with pride, and setting relevant prices that are attractive to customers yet still generate the best results for the business.
• Always consider the sustainability impact when deciding when and how to recover products.
• Represent and be an ambassador for product recovery, quality, and safety awareness in the unit.
• Work closely with the different functions in the unit to ensure that common working routines and
• processes are followed related to product quality, safety and recovery.
• Support and execute the product quality and safety related tasks in the unit to constantly improve customers’ product quality perception of our IKEA products.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an up to date CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful applicants will be invited to the store for a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

We aim to get back to all candidates who have been interviewed within one week with an outcome.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

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