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Sales Associates (part-time)

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Vans

14d ago

  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry Level
  • Hospitality & Retail
  • Edinburgh
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AI generated summary

  • You love interacting with customers, have a positive attitude, and are passionate about our brand. Excellent communication skills and flexibility with working hours are a must.
  • You will provide top-notch customer service, learn about and showcase products, maintain store standards, stay updated on trends, and follow operational procedures.

Requirements

  • You love interacting with customers. You set a great example for the rest of the team with your hands-on mentality, enthusiasm, and passion for delivering a fantastic customer experience.
  • You have a positive can-do attitude, facing all situations in the store
  • You are passionate about our brand, fashion, and retail in general
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication in English (another language is a plus but not necessary)
  • You are flexible when it comes to working weekends, evenings and holidays as necessary

Responsibilities

  • Providing the highest level of customer service, ensuring that all customers are treated with respect
  • Developing a thorough knowledge of products in store
  • Maintaining merchandising standards in accordance with brand guidelines
  • Keeping up to date with current trends and the brand’s place within the market
  • Following all operational procedures in the store and in the stock room.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a Sales Associate in this role?

The main responsibilities of a Sales Associate include providing excellent customer service, developing product knowledge, maintaining merchandising standards, staying up to date with current trends, and following operational procedures.

What qualities make a Sales Associate successful in this position?

Successful Sales Associates possess excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, a passion for the brand and retail, strong communication skills, and flexibility with working hours.

Is speaking another language a requirement for this role?

Speaking another language is a plus but not necessary for this role as long as you have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Will I be expected to work weekends, evenings, and holidays?

Yes, Sales Associates should be flexible with their availability and be willing to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary to meet the needs of the store.

Retail & Consumer Goods
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1966
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Vans® is the original action sports footwear company rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through Vans’ four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business. Do you want to know more about the incredible story behind Vans? Have a look at vans.com Vans® is part of VF Corporation one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish most through a family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Dickies®, Eastpak®, Kipling®, icebreaker®, Napapijri® and many more. Our purpose is to power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We believe that when you discover the difference between a career and a calling, you get so much more out of life. When those lines begin to blur, you start to limit yourself much less and start aiming for more. That’s what we want for everyone who joins us at VF. And frankly, that’s what it takes to thrive here too.