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Richards - Oil Rigger - Swansea, Wales, UK

Mark Richards

Swansea, Wales, UK


Oil Rigger

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


no experience i really want to get on i will do anything at all please can you help me

Work History

Sales Adviser

Barratt Homes

From September 2006

● Working for a major house builder, tasked with selling new build homes and part exchange properties
● Building up excellent relationships with estate agents, solicitors, financial advisors
● Demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills
● Successfully providing a quality customer journey through the sales process - able to ● Completing market research to increase prospective business
● Ensuring customers are provided with various information I.e. price lists, specifications, local area knowledge
● Responsible for ensuring the accurate completion of associated paperwork from reservation paperwork to legal completion and handover
● Commercially aware of the need for cost effectiveness, efficiency, customer care and a knowledge of the housing market place
● Proactive in seeking knowledge of competitors and developments within the housing/financial market
● Used initiative to act on opportunities
● Recognised for achieving sales targets - Won sales adviser of the year award and won customer care award, working closely with the site manager to provide the highest quality product and service
● Develop new members, motivating them towards the achievement of optimum service delivery standards to facilitate customer satisfaction and sales targets

General Town Manager

November 2005 - September 2006

● Responsible for managing three stores over a wide area
● Excellent leadership skills
● Overseeing management of day to day operations of each store, maximising profits by minimizing costs
● Identification of development and training opportunities
● Ensuring all corporate and local regulations and procedures are met and complied with ● Managing and address shrinkage and stock loss
● Maintaining awareness of market trends and monitoring local competitors
● Made redundant as company ceased trading

General Store Manager


February 2005 - November 2005

● Responsible for the initial set up and managing of brand new store
● Staff Management - organizing work rota's for a combination of 30 full time and part time staff
● Customer Relationship - including using excellent customer facing skills, reacting to difficult situations and customer complaints.
● In store design - optimizing displays and merchandise to increase customer awareness and take up.
● Store room recovery - organizing stock preparation for the receipt of new delivery, managing stock file integrity.
● Proven to be commercially aware, using experience and knowledge gleaned during employment in the trade to optimize sales

General Store Manager

December 2004 - February 2005

General Store Manager

JD Sports

October 2003 - December 2004

General Store Manager

Brantano Footwear

June 2002 - October 2003

Deputy Store Manager

Comet Group Plc

July 1998 - June 2002

Store Manager

Edwards Sports Galleries

March 1997 - July 1998

Senior Sales Adviser

Comet Group Plc

December 1989 - March 1997

Department Supervisor

Treasure Dept Store

July 1988 - August 1989

Junior Sales Assistant

Laskys Electrical Store

August 1987 - July 1988

B & S Spares, Iceland and Laskys

May 1986 - August 1987

(YTS Courses)

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