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Customer Service
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The Role:

At PlaceMakers Kaiwharawhara, we pride ourselves on delivering the best. That is both building materials and customer service. If you want to take that next step in your interiors career and are driven and motivated, then we would really like to talk to you. 

We’re looking for someone with a passion for interior design as well as building product knowledge, You will be responsible for maintaining high levels of customer service within our showroom and inspiration centre by building important relationships and providing advice to both our Trade and Retail customers on all aspects of interiors.

Duties will include:
  • Working alongside our Account Managers to attend client visits to support with Heating, bathroom, Kitchen, and laundry advice
  • Drive sales both within the Décor department as well as the larger business. 
  • Take clear brief from clients and discuss all aspects of creating, remodelling, or updating the kitchen and/ or bathroom area of their home. 
  • You will discuss building materials, themes, colours, patterns, and room layout with a client and produce sketches and drawings based on their requirements.
  • Consulting with clients via phone and email
  • Seeking out value-add solutions for internal and external customers.
  • You will build effective relationships with our Trade and Retail customers by offering product support, technical information, and interior design solutions. 

Skills and Experience:
  • Proven experience in designing Kitchens, bathroom, laundry, flooring, and wardrobes.
  • Customer Service/ Sales experience, confident and be a clear and accurate communicator who can deal with challenging demands and time frames.
  • You must be polite, professional and will be accommodating when assisting our customers.
  • We are looking for someone with a high standard of personal presentation and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You will need to have excellent time management skills to meet tight deadlines and company targets. 
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Excel and other computer programs are desirable

About PlaceMakers and Our Benefits

PlaceMakers is New Zealand's leading and largest supplier of building materials to New Zealand’s residential and commercial construction markets. Part of New Zealand’s largest listed company, Fletcher Building.
We offer an Employee Education Fund (EEF), where funding can be obtained for employees and family members to study and/or extend their learning further.

This is a Permanent, 40-hour-per-week opportunity, hours between Monday to Friday.

How to Apply

Opportunities like this do not come along very often and these are limited. To express your genuine interest please submit your CV for review and one of our team will get back to you!

Please note: A pre-employment medical, including a drug test will be required as well as being fully eligible to work in NZ indefinitely.

We are proud of the incredible diversity of people who make up our business! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to create an inclusive environment for all our employees across our national network of branches throughout New Zealand.

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