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Working at our purpose built offices within North Kilworth Marina, we are looking for a Sales Assistant to complement the team.

Sales Assistant

Part-time position

The successful applicant will be a self-motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual, working generally two weekends a month (with some week-day holiday cover). A knowledge of canal boats and boating would be helpful.

The role will involve part time working in a busy open plan office environment, assisting with general office duties including computer based data entry, email management, filing, telephone enquiries and dealing with visitors in person (sometimes all at once)! Experience working within this environment is essential.

Excellent organisation and use of a variety of computer software systems is important.

The role may involve on occasions, visiting local marina's and so it is essential that the successful candidate holds a full UK driving licence and has access to their own vehicle.

The Role:

  • Processing information on customer database and cloud-based systems.
  • Dealing with confidential information.
  • Communicating with customers by telephone, email and face-to-face.
  • General filing (paper and digital), printing and managing office supplies.
  • Scheduling and undertaking boat viewings, and assisting with boat presentation and maintenance.
  • Office based, working as part of a very small team.
  • Will involve outside working when conducting viewings, moving boats etc.
  • May include travelling to visit boats locally, and conducting viewings locally.

Skills Required:

  • Must have excellent organisational and presentation skills.
  • To be proactive and motivated with the ability to prioritise.
  • Ability to multi-task is a must.
  • Must be responsible and reliable.
  • Good customer service is paramount.
  • Good at building positive relationships and working within a small team.
  • An interest in canal boating is preferable.

Knowledge:

  • Must be competent in the use of computers. MAC experience preferable.
  • Full training will be given on our CRM software systems.
  • You must possess good IT/numeracy/literacy skills.
  • Knowledge about narrowboats would be an advantage to this role.

We have a great team who work closely with each other.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic person looking for a working environment with a difference!

Job type: Part-time, permanent - following probationary period.

  • Saturday 9.30am – 5.00pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm. Some weekday cover required.
  • Free parking on site.
  • Company uniform.

Beneficial Experience

Generally
• You will be asked to keep detailed records and notes, and must be able to operate effectively under pressure whilst dealing with frequent interruptions.
• Be able to work as part of a team. In a 7 days a week business we need to seamlessly pass the baton between team members, so that our customers receive a "joined-up" service - this requires excellent communication skills.
• Have the ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive information or situations.
• Experience in a customer facing role is paramount.

Think you'd fit-in? Read about the current ABNB team

What we'd like you to do

To apply for the above position please email your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Tell us about yourself, including relevant experience, and why you would like to work for ABNB.

Please do not apply by post, telephone the ABNB office or use any other email address.  We look forward to hearing from you.

After application

If suitable, you will be asked to complete a simple questionnaire, which will be taken into consideration in the selection process. Following this, suitable applicants will be then called for an interview.

Finally, we like to think of ourselves as a friendly, energetic & self-motivated bunch, and if you think this position would suit we'd like to hear from you.

Business Hours

7 days a week:

10.00am to 4.00pm

EMAIL ABNB

Our Offices

  • ABNB Ltd

    North Kilworth Marina, Station Road, North Kilworth LE17 6HY

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