To the customer, you are the company! Will you go above and beyond to make every customer feel like you’ve given the best customer experience they have ever had? If the answer is YES, then what are you waiting for? Ryman is looking for fun and energetic colleagues to join their London stores. Whether you are a sales colleague, supervisor or manager, they want to talk to you.
WHO’S RIGHT FOR THE ROLE?
All the teams in Ryman, in our stores and in our Retail Support Centre, demonstrate how passionate about retail we are, by putting our customers first and sharing the vision to keep our customers at the heart of everything we do. We deliver results with energy, enthusiasm and passion. We are all resilient, innovative and adaptable team players.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Act as an ambassador for Ryman and the wider Theo Paphitis Retail Group by showing interest in learning everything about the business and your role and positively sharing this knowledge with our customers
- Contribute towards making Ryman the number one High Street Stationer by providing a consistently high level of customer service
- Confidently and professionally handle customer complaints and difficulties, including returns, to ensure customer retention
- Achieve and strive to exceed KPIs and objectives set by Store Management Team and the business
- Engage with customers enthusiastically, establish customer needs and help them to purchase by matching products to those needs through the application of a high level of product knowledge whilst highlighting relevant promotions and upselling
- Operate the till in an efficient manner, processing all transactions with high regard to customer care and loss prevention procedures
- Carry out stock replenishment and when required maintain the accuracy of our stock systems
- Promote high visual merchandising standards; ensuring that store housekeeping standards are high and continually achieved
- Acquire a high level of product knowledge and continue to self-develop that knowledge
- Recognise and act upon opportunities to increase the value of sales by offering appropriate additional items
- Ensure compliance with all relevant Health and Safety policies
WHAT WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE IN YOU
- Passion for the Ryman Brand and our associated companies
- Passion for exceeding customer expectations
- Enthusiastic, driven and focused on achieving results
- Self-motivated with an ability to work well independently and as part of a team
- Confident approach towards maximising sales opportunities
- Strong communication and team working skills
- A dedication to learning and developing your own skills
- Flexibility towards working hours and location
WHAT YOU WILL GET FROM US:
- Competitive Salary
- Opportunities to grow and develop
- Fantastic training to help you complete your role and be the best you can be, with the option to continue your development into a more senior role, if you choose to progress within the business.
- A great Team to work with where you can progress and make a difference at all levels.
- An opportunity to complete an apprenticeship in Retail.
- Fantastic weekly bonus (discretionary) should you and your Team hit your weekly targets.
- Ongoing incentives to reward your performance.
- Generous discount at Ryman and the other brands within the Theo Paphitis Retail Group.
WHO WE ARE AND WHY US:
Henry J Ryman, the founder of Ryman, opened his first store in London at Great Portland Street in 1893, and there is still a store there today.
Ryman is part of Theo Paphitis Retail Group, which comprises Ryman, Robert Dyas, Boux Avenue and the London Graphic Centre.
The Ryman brand values are quality, value, reliability and service. These have been developed and nurtured for over 100 years making Ryman the acknowledged leader in its field.
Over the years, we have grown, developed and extended our offering to provide the very best in stationery, office supplies, and technology and office furniture. With over 220 stores and our online shop, our business accounts and special discounts for students, our unrivalled product knowledge, range and service, and our commitment to giving you the very best products, we are still just as passionate about stationery as Henry was on that very first day.
We are a people-oriented company that thrives on supporting its colleagues by providing them with the knowledge, tools, policies and procedures they need to excel in their role. We are committed to providing our colleagues with development opportunities, job satisfaction and of course some fun whilst working!