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Sales Advisor – Kilkenny Group (187 views)

Cork City
5th December 2019

Role: Sales Advisors

Contract: Fixed Term Seasonal Contract

Location: Cork City

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Employee Discount, EAP, Holidays, Training and Development.

The Kilkenny Shop is currently looking for both full and part-time sales advisors. These are fixed term seasonal positions from October to December. Working hours are 2 – 5 days a week rostered over a 7 day period and will include weekend work and also later opening times in December. Full training and an induction programme will be provided. Retail and Customer Service experience is an advantage.


  • As a team member you will understand the importance of putting the customer first and will go above and beyond to ensure each customer has a pleasurable shopping experience.
  • As a sales advisor you will assist the management and team in creating an outstanding buying experience for our customers. You will support and drive sales through link selling and upselling our products and services. Making yourself aware of store targets and KPI’s such as Sales, ATV, conversion and IPT
  • Learning and development is part of the Kilkenny culture therefore understanding of our products and its heritage is vital in the role.
  • Continuously communicate, support and provide feedback to your management team

Character and personal qualities

  • Flexible and adaptable to working practices and store demands.
  • Makes a positive contribution to the team to achieve a common goal.
  • Genuine person who is sincere, honest, truthful and open
  • Energetic person who is bubbly, enthusiastic, passionate and vibrant.
  • Expresses a genuine smile that is obliging and approachable.
  • Ability to converse and engage with customers in a natural, warm and polite manner.
  • Uses their own Initiative by taking the lead, assessing tasks at hand and being independent.
  • Modelling a positive attitude to their work.
  • Acknowledging, respecting and building rapport with other team members.
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • As part of the interview process you may be asked to partake in a skills demonstration. The date and location will be agreed upon after a successful face to face interview.

Please note due to the large number of applicants for this role we will only be able to contact the successful candidates. Thank you

Job Type: Contract

Job Type: Full-time


  • Retail: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Sales: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)