The Salvation Army Southwest Division Sales Associate - Part-time in Great Falls, Montana
JOB TITLE: SALES ASSOCIATE
STATUS: Hourly Part-Time
REPORTS TO: STORE MANAGER
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of Processing Associate to join our growing team. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
We are looking for a Retail Sales Representative to provide excellent customer service and meet sale requirements for our thrift stores. Candidates with strong communication skills who can make customers feel welcome in our store will stand out. You will help identify client needs, present and answer questions about our products and services and recommend solutions. A positive attitude and a desire to promptly resolve potential customer issues or complaints will make you successful in this role. Ultimately, you will ensure that customers leave our store satisfied and you will be contributing to The Salvation Army mission.
THE SALVATION ARMY MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Greet and direct customers
Provide accurate information (e.g. product features, pricing and after-sales services)
Answer customers' questions about specific products/services
Assists in the maintenance of the store to keep it in order as to maintain clientele and attract new customers.
Maintains assigned department within the store.
Ensure racks are fully stocked
Manage returns of merchandise
Coordinate with the Retail Sales Representatives team to provide excellent customer service (especially during peak times)
Assures that safety measures are established and maintained consistent with ARC policy and governmental regulations and that hazards are reported to the Administrator.
Provide customer feedback to the Store Manager
Stay up to date with new products/services
Other written or verbal duties as may be assigned by your supervisor, Administrator or his designate
Proven work experience as a Retail Sales Representative, Sales Associate or similar role
Understanding of the retail sales process
Familiarity with consumer behavior principles
Knowledge of inventory stocking procedures
Basic math skills
Excellent communication skills, capable of building trusting relationships
Ability to perform in fast-paced environments
Flexibility to work various shifts
"The Salvation Army will comply with all governmental orders and any contractual obligations relative to COVID-19 safety measures, including mandatory vaccination of staff, if required. The Salvation Army will consider requests for exemptions from any such requirements on either religious or medical grounds."
Once a conditional offer has been made and then accepted by the applicant, The Salvation Army may then ask specific questions about vaccination status, if applicable. If the applicant requests an exemption, then processes described in this summary should be followed.
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