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Retail Sales Associate - Portland

  • Job
    Part-time
    Junior Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
    Sales & Business Development
  • Portland
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AI generated summary

  • You need 2 years of retail experience and the ability to operate a POS system. Must lift up to 40 lbs, work in a fast-paced environment, and have flexible availability.
  • You engage with customers, provide exceptional service, maintain store standards, handle cash transactions, and contribute to store profitability through inventory management.

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • ​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

FAQs

What are the responsibilities of a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland?

A Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland is responsible for ensuring product availability on the sales floor, creating eye-catching visual displays, addressing customer inquiries, running an efficient check out process, providing exceptional customer service, and supporting store standards for visual merchandising, cleanliness, and safety.

What skills are required for the Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland?

The Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland requires the ability to operate a Point of Sales (POS) system and other in-store computerized systems, as well as proficiency in handling cash register transactions. Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced retail environment are also important.

What is the minimum age requirement for the Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland?

At the time of hire, the minimum age requirement for the Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland is 16 years of age.

What are the physical demands of the Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland?

The Retail Sales Associate position at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland may require frequent movement, physical or strenuous activities, handling items weighing up to 40 lbs., and exposure to dust and noise. The ability to work in a more active environment and occasionally stand in place is also necessary.

What is the work schedule like for a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland?

The work schedule for a Retail Sales Associate at Columbia Sportswear Company in Portland is flexible and may change seasonally or in response to business trends. The availability to work a changing retail schedule to support the needs of the business is required for this position.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees

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.