City Sports - Sales Associates Needed!!!

Posting ID : A1068527042
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Retail Wholesale

City Sports is looking for...

...runners, athletes, footwear "sneaker" specialists, and those with a passion for visual merchandising! Full-time & Part-Time positions available at our Rockville MD location!

About City Sports
Headquartered in Boston, MA, City Sports is an award-winning, specialty sports retailer. The company was founded in 1983 and now operates 27 retail stores in metropolitan locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, and Vermont as well as online at City Sports caters to the athletic adult who lives, works or studies in the city. Its product assortment stresses a selection of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, geared towards running, triathlon, fitness, swim, outdoor, and racquet sports. City Sports offers a friendly, upbeat, and casual work environment with other great employee benefits such as a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package, and a great discount on merchandise. City Sports is an equal opportunity employer.

Contribute to the ability of the store to achieve sales goals by engaging customer, knowing promotional initiatives, knowledge of latest products and keeping current with industry trends.
Develop product knowledge by learning merchandise features, advantages and benefits using available resources including one on one training, clinics, informational material and corporate communications.
Deliver the best possible customer experience by greeting, engaging and helping customers in order to determine their needs and providing guidance and counsel.
Maintain a service first environment in which the customer is the primary focus and all non-selling task are secondary.
Partner with store management team to ensure store operational task are addressed and completed including replenishments, transfers, signage placement, floor moves and markdowns.
Support merchandising and visual standards by monitoring presentation of merchandise, stock levels and the overall appearance of the store.
Accurately review inventory and process customer transactions using the POS system.
Perform general housekeeping and maintenance duties to ensure the retail store is maintained in an efficient, clean and safe manner at all times.
Maintain accurate store inventory by completing periodic inventory and cycle counts.
Assist in the loading and unloading of merchandise and supplies during shipment by moving merchandise and supplies to/from the delivery vehicle or drop off point in/out of the retail store.
Adhere to all company policies, procedures and standards including employee conduct, performance, dress policy, attendance and customer relations.
Provide internal and external loss prevention awareness to protect the store assets and ensure a safe and secure work environment.

At least one year of experience in a retail store is preferred.
College degree or interest in merchandising, business, marketing or related field is a plus.
High energy and an enthusiasm for providing customer service.
A passion for the products and services the brand provides.
Excellent communication skills -- verbal and written.
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities in a fast paced retail environment.
Works well in a team environment as well as independently with the ability to execute directions.
Past experience using retail POS systems is a plus.

Special Considerations:
The position requires constant standing, walking, lifting, sitting and use of a computer.
Occasionally the employee is required to move objects more than 25 pounds.
May require travel to and from various retail store locations.
Requires working during nights, weekends, and holidays

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. The statements are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the Sales Associate. This job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


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