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Part-time Retail Sales Assistant

Maine Street Bee, LLC
Full Time
Freeport, ME 04032
Posted Today
Job description

The Position

We are seeking a part-time Retail Sales Assistant at our soon-to-open retail store in Freeport. Monday through Sunday shifts are available and weekend hours are a must but are flexible and fairly divided.

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, recommend solutions, provide excellent customer service and meet sales quotas for our business.

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 contribute to the store’s profitability. This candidate must be a self-starter, diligent, tidy, and reliable.

Experience or interest in bees, beekeeping, nature and the environment would be helpful but is not required. This position has the potential for job growth within the company. Appropriate attire is required.

Responsibilities

  • Greet and assist retail customers
  • Provide accurate information (e.g. product features, pricing and after-sales services)
  • Answer customers’ questions about specific products/services
  • Conduct price and feature comparisons to facilitate purchasing
  • Cross-sell products
  • Ensure displays are fully stocked
  • Ring in and manage returns of merchandise on Square POS
  • Coordinate with the Retail Sales team to provide excellent customer service
  • Provide customer feedback to the Store Manager
  • Maintain a clean, organized and well stocked retail area
  • Cleaning retail space - dusting, sweeping and vacuuming
  • Checking in merchandise shipments
  • Pricing merchandise
  • Assisting with store merchandising

Skills

  • 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
  • Track record of achieving sales quotas
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of building trusting relationships
  • Ability to perform in fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work various shifts
  • High school degree
  • BSc in Marketing or related field is a plus
  • Willingness to leave personal “baggage” outside the door
  • Be fully present during shift – no cell phone use during working hours
  • Lifting and moving boxes and shipments (with assistance)
  • Ability to climb step stool to display merchandise, etc.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
For the protection and kind consideration of the health of our employees, customers, and yourself, employees are REQUIRED to be vaccinated with at least 3 Covid shots and must be able to supply proof of such. Masks may be required based on CDC guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Freeport, ME 04032: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Experience:

  • Retail: 3 years (Required)
  • Retail & Cashier: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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