Fareham sales assistant is in the finals of a national award

PRIZE Marie Knight
PRIZE Marie Knight

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A SHOP assistant from Fareham is through to the final of a national competition to crown the Sales Assistant of the Year.

Marie Knight, who is a trainee manager at The Southern Co-operative, in Fareham, is in the final of the competition run by Convenience Store magazine.

Marie has won £500 already, and could win a further £500 if she wins overall.

Convenience Store editor David Rees said: ‘Marie has wowed the judges with her tremendous commitment to charity work and her dedication to mentoring her coworkers.’

Marie, 27, said: ‘I’m really excited, I can’t wait!’

The Sales Assistant of the Year Awards take place in London on Tuesday, November 12.