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Retail Sales Associate - Baton Rouge

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    Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
    Sales & Business Development
  • Baton Rouge
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AI generated summary

  • You must have excellent customer service skills and be passionate about outdoor apparel to join our team as a Retail Sales Associate in Baton Rouge.
  • You will be assisting customers, processing transactions, maintaining store appearance, and providing product knowledge in a retail sales environment.


  • 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
  • At the time of hire, the minimum age requirement is 16 years of age.


  • How You'll Make A Difference:
  • ​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 responsibilities of a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company in Baton Rouge?

Retail Sales Associates are responsible for providing exceptional customer service, maintaining store standards, handling cash register transactions, and contributing to store profitability by managing inventory.

What qualifications are required to become a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company?

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

What are the physical requirements of the job?

The job may require constant movement, physical or strenuous activity such as adjusting or moving items weighing up to 40 lbs. Retail Sales Associates should also be able to communicate clearly with others and work a flexible schedule to support the needs of the business.

What is the minimum age requirement to be hired as a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company?

At the time of hire, the minimum age requirement is 16 years old.

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.