Sorry for the lack of Peteness this weekend, working til 9 Friday then I had the girlfriend round on Saturday and at work today on Sunday (ON A SUNDAY?! WTF?!). But I need to tell everyone how awesome this job still is.
I’m starting to pick up various systems and processes now, still very new but hey it’s my first week still right?
Got into work today, there’s only like a “ghost” team working, just the three of us were in with me manning the phones and taking orders while my manager was updating the website with one of the directors.
Manager had a word with me today saying that I won’t be dealing so much with customer service as he’s going to be training me up to be… Assistant Sales Manager! On my fourth day with the company I’m in a management role! I thought he was taking the piss at first, that’s the kind of guy he is. But he said he was serious. Even though the sales team isn’t that vast at the moment once business picks up in the summer he’ll obviously be wanting someone to help him with the sales side of things.
After all he has about 5 different job titles, Customer Service Manager, Sales Manager, Networking Manager, a few others hah. He has his Customer Service Assistant Manager who is like his left hand man, I’m now his right hand man.
I’ve never had a real management role before, being Night Manager and Duty Manager at hotels and a Assistant Supervisor position at the electronics factory. So this is really big news, he said it was why he put me on a big starting wage.
So tomorrow I get to start training for all things sales which is awesome because I really can’t be doing with customer service. Although so far it’s mainly been just people asking about tents and what’s happening with their orders.
Though today has been spent updating stock levels and updating the products on the web site while listening to Dr. Dre.
So far; life is good.