Job Title: Sunday Shopkeeper
Job Description: We are seeking a friendly and customer-oriented Sunday Shopkeeper to join our team at Home Ec. As a Sales Associate, you will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service, offering educated product recommendations, ensuring store cleanliness and organization, and handling various point-of-sale (POS) and cash register operations. Your primary focus will be on assisting customers and maintaining a positive shopping experience.
- Greet customers warmly and assist them with their shopping needs.
- Provide knowledgeable and personalized product recommendations based on customer preferences and needs.
- Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the store, including shelving, displays, and backstock areas.
- Operate the POS system and cash register accurately for seamless transactions.
- Stay up to date with product knowledge, including features, benefits, and usage tips. (We do a lot of education and provide samples whenever possible.)
- Handle customer inquiries, requests, and returns in a professional and courteous manner, both in-store and through our digital channels, including Google Voice texting and Instagram DMs.
- Collaborate with team members to ensure a smooth workflow and efficient store operations.
- Assist with inventory management, including receiving, restocking, and conducting regular stock checks.
- Contribute to creating an inviting and joyful store environment for customers and fellow team members.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage and assist customers effectively.
- A friendly and approachable demeanor that promotes a positive shopping experience.
- Strong interest in food, cooking, and the products we carry at Home Ec.
- Timeliness and reliability to ensure punctuality and consistent availability for scheduled shifts.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
- Previous retail experience is not required, as we believe this is a completely teachable skill to someone who is interested in learning.
- Social media experience would be appreciated, but not required.
- Candidates should be available regularly on Sundays for a 10-5 shift.
- Flexibility to occasionally cover shifts on other days with advanced notice is also strongly desired.
- The offered compensation for this position is between $18-20 per hour, depending on experience and responsibilities.
- Employee discount at Home Ec
- Opportunities for growth and advancement within the company.
- A supportive and joyful work environment that values your wellbeing, fostering a positive and inclusive atmosphere.
Starting Training Date: The selected candidate will begin training by September 10 or earlier, to ensure ample time for a smooth transition into the role.
First Solo Shift: The hired employee's first solo shift will be on Sunday, September 24, where they will have the opportunity to apply their training and showcase their skills independently.
Application Process: We are not requiring traditional resumes for this position. To be considered for the job, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a note about yourself, your interest in the position, your availability, and any relevant work or life experience you'd like us to know about. We’ll chat more from there and may request references down the line.
We appreciate your interest in joining our Home Ec team and look forward to reviewing your application.