Retail Sales Associate (PT) 10/12/2017
New Balance Athletics, Inc.
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY OVERVIEW
New Balance has a history of 100 years of enduring performance and is still running strong today. Part of what makes New Balance so unique is our commitment to making products that not only provide performance, but also superior fit and comfort. The same attention that is placed on our athletic shoes and apparel is also placed on our associates. New Balance thrives because of the passion and dedication of the people we hire. We rely on our associates to match our enthusiasm for the business and to help drive consumers to move further, faster and more frequently. We seek associates who are always on the move. Associates who push themselves forward and are motivated to move New Balance forward. Ask yourself: Are you ready to move the world*
As a Sales Associate, you will be responsible for providing superior customer service and utilizing product knowledge and service techniques to meet the needs of customers. You will correctly measure and fit customers to appropriate products while educating them on the features and benefits of the products. In this role, you will perform stock and inventory functions, such as labeling and price marking items. You will handle payment transactions informing customers of exchange and return policies. As an integral member of the team, you will assist in protecting company assets by reporting shrinkage and security violations, monitoring floor merchandise, and ensuring that security tags are attached and detached as necessary.
* Ability to perform basic math. Must have PC and/or cash register skills. Past retail experience a plus.
* Must demonstrate strong customer service skills.
* Strong communication skills are essential.
* Required to lift 15-40 pounds.
* Must have flexibility with work schedules, including weekends and holidays.
Our Benefit Offerings:
We're happy to provide traditional benefits, but to us, the greatest benefit of working at New Balance is taking advantage of additional programs that will enhance your life at work and at home as you grow with our business. Our benefits, at a glance, include:
* 401k plan with employer match
* Generous vacation package and paid holidays
* Paid time off to volunteer in the community
* Fitness Reimbursement Program
* Discounted Health Club Memberships
* Corporate Gift Matching
* 40% associate discount
Your Career Development:
While the company looks to achieve strategic goals, each associate is encouraged to take ownership and mold their development process as they conquer their personal aspirations. To guide you in the process we offer traditional and nontraditional development opportunities, including mentor programs, to help you move your body or career, in which our executives participate as mentors. We also offer customized team sessions, on and off-site seminars and tuition reimbursement.
New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.