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Full Time Footwear Retail Associate

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
    Sales & Business Development
  • Portland
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AI generated summary

  • You must have 2 years retail experience, operate POS systems, lift up to 40 lbs, communicate clearly, work in a physical environment, & have flexible availability.
  • You will provide exceptional customer service, maintain store visual standards, handle cash register transactions, and contribute to store profitability through efficient product flow management.


  • You Have:
  • No specific education required (High School Diploma or GED preferred)
  • 2 (or less) years of experience in position or specialization
  • Skill operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store computerized systems, and telephone
  • Job Conditions:
  • Frequently in a more active environment (i.e., requires ability to constantly move about) that can be physical or strenuous in nature (frequently adjusting/moving items weighing up to 40 lbs.), may frequently use specialized equipment, may have exposure to dust and noise
  • Occasionally requires the ability to work in place
  • Ability to clearly communicate with others
  • Availability to work a flexible, often changing retail schedule to support needs of the business which may change seasonally and in response to business trends or forecasts


  • ​Provide exceptional customer service by responding to consumer questions or issues regarding product features, benefits and availability; engage with consumers to understand their needs and preferences (e.g., demonstrate and explain merchandise, make suggestions on suitable options for consumers etc.).
  • Maintain store standards for visual merchandising, cleanliness, safety; retrieves merchandise from sales floor, stock room, or other inventory locations.
  • Perform all required cash register transactions (e.g., sales, returns, exchanges, connecting consumer to loyalty program) efficiently and accurately.
  • Contribute to store profitability by receiving, handling, replenishing and processing incoming and outgoing product flow in the stores accurately and efficiently


What are the main responsibilities of a Full Time Footwear Retail Associate?

The main responsibilities of a Full Time Footwear Retail Associate include providing exceptional customer service, maintaining store standards for visual merchandising and cleanliness, performing cash register transactions, and contributing to store profitability by handling product flow accurately.

What qualifications are required for the position of Full Time Footwear Retail Associate?

No specific education is required for this position, although a High School Diploma or GED is preferred. Candidates should have 2 or less years of experience in a similar role, and should be skilled in operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store computerized systems, and telephone.

What are the physical requirements for this job?

The job may require frequent movement and physical activity, including lifting items weighing up to 40 lbs. The ability to work in a sometimes noisy and dusty environment is necessary. Additionally, the job may involve working in a flexible schedule to support the needs of the business.

Retail & Consumer Goods

Mission & Purpose

Based in Portland, Oregon, Columbia Sportswear Company (NASDAQ: COLM) is a global outdoor brand that crafts active lifestyle gear fortified with industry-leading technologies and tested in our backyard. Our apparel, footwear, and accessories reflect our Pacific Northwest heritage and indomitable spirit. Over the last 80 years, Columbia and our family of brands, Sorel, prAna, and Mountain Hardwear, have grown to over 10,000 employees and proudly sell products in over 100 countries. At Columbia, we're as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available around the world, we're proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest where the lush forests, snow-covered mountains, rugged coastline, and wide-open spaces serve as our playground. This is where we hike, fish, hunt, camp, climb, shred, paddle, golf, run, and just enjoy the fresh air with friends. We hope to see you out there.