SALES ASSOCIATE, FRONT LINE, PART TIME, STUDENT STORE
NEXCOM Enterprise
 Great Lakes, IL

Job Summary:

As a sales associate, you will be the face of our company! You get to highlight our brand and image while contributing to building our reputation as a company that values its customers and their opinions. You will be directly responsible for assisting customers and helping them recognize the need for our products and services. Must be capable of learning about what we sell and are able to articulate our purpose in a manner that is educational, insightful, and professional. Have a positive and outgoing nature that enjoys serving others and making a positive impact to the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

CUSTOMER SERVICE

- Proactively engage and make a connection with customers.

- Asking questions and listening to customer's needs.

- Directing customers to merchandise; informing them about upcoming events, promotions, mobile offers, STAR card

- Provide premier customer service.

- Cooperate and build positive, inclusive and respectful relationships; take accountability for your own actions and outcomes.

ORGANIZATION

- Maintaining store appearance.

SALES

- Cross-selling products and knowing layout of the store.

- Make suggestions to customer on latest trends and current promotions based on customer's individual needs.

- Upselling products.

- Learning product features; keeping up with the latest trends; leveraging company tools and technology to confidently provide the customer with product knowledge/specs.

- Using a Point-of-Sales system, processing cash exchanges, discounts, gift cards, credit cards, debit cards (cash handling) including counting money and returning accurate amounts to customer.

- Completing various forms of paperwork, reports, and reconciliation

INVENTORY

- Be the keeper of merchandise, complete all inventory processes and make sure merchandise is properly checked in and accurately ticketed. (May participate in periodic inventories)

DEPENDABILITY

- Adherence to assigned work schedule. Accurate and complete follow through on work assignments

- Other Duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE

- Basic knowledge of products/merchandise

EXPERIENCE

- Retail experience, preferred but not required

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to read, write, and interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively communicate with customers, peers, and management. Ability to communicate on the telephone with proper etiquette.

MATHETMATICAL SKILLS

- Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

REASONING ABILITY

- Ability to multi-task, while being attentive to customers and remaining flexible to the needs of the business. Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position involves constant moving, talking, hearing, reaching, grabbing and standing for at least two consecutive hours. May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders. Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Involves lifting at least 25 lbs. and up to 50lbs in some departments. Work typically performed indoors but may be assigned outdoors depending upon location.

OTHER SKILLS:

Enthusiastic, friendly, and energetic with a desire to provide outstanding service.

WORK HOURS:

Available to work a variety of hours, which may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

U.S citizen or, if not U.S citizen, must have lived in the United States for a minimum of 3 years. Excellent customer Service Skills, good work ethic, team player, ability to work with little supervision, self-motivated, excellent communication skills, outgoing personality, dependable.

Our teams are working tirelessly to provide a clean and safe environment for our Associates and customers. We continue to enhance and modify our protocols, as appropriate. This includes:

• Plexiglass guards at cash registers.

• Managers conducting in-store health screenings of each associate prior to shift.

• Cleaning protocols that include hand sanitizer and supplies to clean throughout the day.

• Social Distancing by maintaining at least six feet between yourself and shoppers.

• Face masks and gloves for Associates to wear during their shifts.

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