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Kitchen Sales Designer

  1. Permanent - Full time
Competitive Salary + Uncapped Commission + Excellent Benefits
  1. Benchmarx Kitchens & Joinery
  2. Southampton, Hampshire

hrs/pw

7.30am-5pm Monday to Friday + every other Saturday 8am-12noon

Southampton

46603

Do you have an eye for detail and a creative flair? Do you enjoy a sales environment? Do you love meeting a diverse range of people and are a team player? Ever thought of being a Kitchen Sales Designer? If so, then Benchmarx Kitchen and Joinery would love to hear from you! You don't need to come from our sector, or have product knowledge, we will provide you with all the training and development you need. Benchmarx may have only been established in 2006, but we're already a major supplier to the UK's building and construction market.


Where will you be working? 

This Kitchen Sales Designer opportunity is based at our Southampton, Park Gate branch on  Duncan Road, in Southampton, SO31 1BX.  Based within our busy Travis Perkins branch, this Benchmarx branch has a team of 2 colleagues providing exceptional advice and service to our customers. Also within this busy TP branch they operate 4 vehicles,  there is a full tool hire time team too and obviously our Benchmarx kitchen team! Customer footfall is strong, the workplace is a busy one!  


Your working hours will be Monday - Friday 7.30am - 5.00pm and Saturday’s 8am-12 midday  (working 2 in 4 Saturdays). 


What’s in it for you?

We will provide you with Computer Aided Design (CAD) training, all the product knowledge, support and development you need to become a successful Kitchen Sales Designer

  • Starting salary from £26.5k, depending on experience. Plus uncapped commission, in your first year you could be earning an OTE of £32-35k 
  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays, that’s 6 weeks annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Save-as-you-earn scheme / Buy-as-you-earn scheme / Contributory pension scheme
  • Colleague discounts across a variety of our Group businesses including 20% off at Toolstation, we also have a number of online discounts at leading retailers from theme parks to eating out and cinemas


What will you be doing?

Our most successful Kitchen Sales Designers come from a variety of different sectors and backgrounds, but they all have one thing in common, they deliver an exceptional ‘Customer Experience’. Our customers are traders and homeowners, so with your new learned knowledge of our products and newly trained design skills - here’s a snapshot of branch life at Benchmarx:

  • Working with homeowners and trades professionals, you will produce accurate designs and quotes in a professional and timely manner to really understand their project and create their dream kitchen
  • Building a strong network of customers around you to ensure you meet sales targets, you will also work closely with the external and internal stakeholders regarding customer requirements
  • Not all customers come into the branch, so you will regularly visit our customers’ homes or building sites, where you will draw up inspirational designs on CAD and present them to the customers 
  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, so your aim will be to ensure that our colleagues and customers leave the Showroom safely, by adhering to all stay safe policies and procedures
  • You must have a full clean drivers license for this position, as you will be making visits to clients to discuss their requirements. 


Does this sound like you?

You don't need previous industry experience as a Kitchen Sales Designer, we are looking for transferable skills, a passion to go above and beyond for our customers, a thirst for chasing a sale and providing a first class service.

  • You’ll be methodical and tenacious in your approach, being meticulous in terms of design to convert sales
  • You’ll have great communication skills and be able to talk to a diverse set of individuals establishing great, long lasting relationships
  • You’ll have a friendly and outgoing personality, with the drive and energy to succeed, being a strong self starter you will also enjoy working collaboratively with your colleagues.
  • You’ll have the desire and motivation to exceed sales targets to maximise earning potentials

Interested? Please apply NOW!

Benchmarx have many showrooms nationwide displaying our high quality, on-trend kitchen ranges and leading brands in appliances, worktops and joinery to installers and their customers, and offer 3D design and planning services to help homeowners' kitchen dreams become a reality.


We’re driving to become a truly inclusive employer. We want everyone to be at their best and it’s our ambition that everyone within our Group feels safe, welcome and confident to be their authentic selves.  

You be you, it makes us, us.

To keep our business and customers safe, if you are successful in the role you will be made a conditional offer subject to additional background checks including criminal record (basic DBS), adverse financial, media search, directors search, occupational history, professional membership/qualification.


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