Sales and Operations Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00002936-1
  • Date Posted: 7 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Unlocking Potential
  • Location: Penryn, Cornwall
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: 32 hours / £18,000 Pro rata
  • Sector: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Manufacturing Operations, Retail & Consumer Products, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

As Skinflint continues its planned period of expansion an exciting new position is to be created within the Sales and Operations team.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic learner, retaining the confidence and desire to develop their own learning and the approach and ethos of the business as a whole.

As part of the induction to the company the successful candidate will be required to undertake an extensive journey of learning through all areas of the business in order to fully understand the niche position of the company, the diverse range of lighting products it retails and the team it works with.

The company prides itself on its level of customer service and unique nature of the items it retails and the successful candidate will reflect all of these qualities.

Academic & trades qualifications


  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Fluent in all Office programmes. Word, XL, email, web etc.


  • Foreign Language

Work experience & skills


  • Previous experience within sales and customer service roles
  • Project Management skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Bringer of Ideas


  • Employment within an Art / Design environment



  • Ability to think creatively
  • Self-motivated
  • Organised & Ordered
  • Keen eye for detail 
  • Clear & Confident with communication
  • Team Player
  • Visually and Design literate


Daily assistance, guidance, support and training will be available from the in house team in order to achieve a competent level of understanding as to the requirements and procedures for the allocated tasks 

Company Description

At skinflint, we don’t make lights; we salvage them.

An abandoned glassworks outside Budapest. Shipbreakers’ yards in India. The old Dunlop aerospace factory in Coventry. Every light we handle has a history – and a future, too.

Other Application Details

Please note:

  • Salary £18K pro rata
  • Currently a 4 day a week roll with the intention to switch to 5 day as we exit COVID during the late summer.
  • Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday April 23rd.

To make an application, please click  Apply now where you will be redirected to an external website to complete your application