Sales Associate

CONTRACT: Temporary / Part-Time

CLOSING DATE:

Title: Sales Associate

Hours: 20hr contracts

To Apply: Drop a CV into store

Closing Date: 27th November

Description of the role

Reports to: Store Manager

Objective:

The main objective of this role is to support store management team in achieving a store environment that fosters creativity, employee development and the VIBE philosophy. To uphold the Urban Outfitters “Peers Training Peers” philosophy.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

People:

  • Deliver a positive, friendly experience by engaging the customer through conversation and service
  • Enhance the VIBE by focusing on customers and not on projects during prime time selling hours
  • Provide a store experience that reflects the Company’s mystery shop standards
  • Contribute to the overall VIBE in the store by being positive, respectful and helpful to others
  • Uphold Company standards and act as a positive role model to peers

 

Teamwork & Communication:

  • Work productively within the team and take initiative to work with others toward a common, collaborative goal
  • Assist in the training and development of peers
  • Communicate positively and effectively with peers
  • Actively participate in daily and department meetings

 

Operations:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in job knowledge (i.e. tills, shipment tasks, and fitting room guidelines)
  • Participate in the processing of new shipment and help the team to keep receiving and back stock areas clean and organised
  • Assist in the timely and accurate completion of weekly tasks (i.e. markdowns, re-tickets, transfers and RTVs)
  • Exhibit awareness of loss prevention guidelines and comply with all inventory control measures
  • Always adhere to company health & safety regulations

 

Merchandising & Display:

  • Uphold store merchandising and cleanliness standards
  • Ensure that merchandise is ticketed and the sales floor is well stocked
  • Support sales by assisting in merchandising and display projects
  • Exhibit a familiarity with current product and trend awareness

 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience

 

  • Previous experience in a retail environment – not a must.
  • An awareness of the Urban Outfitters brand and its appeal to the local market.
  • Strong communication skills.

 

We receive such a high volume of applications, unfortunately we can’t reply to everybody. If you haven’t heard back from us after 2 weeks, you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, don’t let this put you off applying in future, please keep an eye on our career pages.

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