Are you a foodie at heart? Do you enjoy being the host or hostess of the party? Do you love making people smile? If so, Harry & David may be the right company for you!
Here at Harry & David, our passion is making people smile by delivering the nation's best gourmet fruit and food gifts with first-class customer engagement. Our Retail Stores are on the front-line of making that happen by living our Retail Vision Statement: "To inspire passion for our brand through our authentic engagement and best in class service that will delight and deliver the ultimate Harry & David experience."
Harry & David is looking for Sales Associates to join our retail team. The Sales Associate promotes sales through suggestive selling, sharing product knowledge, and providing exceptional customer service. This position also helps maintain inventory stock levels, performs housekeeping duties, and assists in the execution of all merchandising strategies.
Responsibilities: Drive sales in the store by following sales guidelines and procedures including sampling and selling products with passion and enthusiasm, and providing exceptional customer service. Maintain product knowledge and stay abreast of changes in product assortment. Assist in executing floor sets, pricing, signage, promotional activities and other merchandising strategies according to company directives. Participate in the management of store's inventory and expense items, including minimizing product waste. Follow established policies, practices, and procedures including quality, sanitation, and safety guidelines. This includes compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and maintaining a safe work environment. Foster the brand image and reputation through impeccable personal presentation and attitude. Ring customer transactions using the POS system, actively sell add-ons at the cash wrap, and execute the Preferred Customer Program. Follow proper cash handling procedures. Pursue Business to Business sales opportunities in the community according to established procedures. Other duties as assigned. Education - High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Experience - Top candidates for this position will have retail experience providing exceptional customer services and performing multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Special Requirements: Frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, sitting, crawling and lifting. Ability to stand 8-10 hours per day. Flexible work schedule, including weekends if needed. Ability to lift, push or pull up to 30 pounds on a frequent basis. May work in a cooler/freezer environment.