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Sales Associate

Company: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

About the Role

As a Sales Associate you provide customers with a unique shopping experience by offering excellent customer service. Utilize effective selling techniques and provide in-depth product knowledge in a fast-paced, specialty retail environment.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Provide sincere, friendly and energetic customer service by exemplifying World-Class service standards

  • Achieve established sales and contest goals Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions

  • Utilize effective selling techniques to build multiple sales and increase productivity

  • Demonstrate comprehensive product knowledge, including features and benefits

  • Efficiently and accurately perform register transactions i.e. sales, returns, and exchanges

  • Assist in implementation and maintenance of visual merchandise presentation, signage and lighting

  • Uphold store maintenance and cleanliness standards straighten, clean and help maintain stockroom as needed

  • Process, ticket, and restock merchandise as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

  • We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

  • Competitive salaries

  • We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

  • We get to be creative daily

  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas

  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

  • We have fun!

We're excited about you because...

  • Love to sell, can articulate a proven ability to exceed selling goals & most importantly can close a sale

  • Succeed in a team environment, while able to work independently & manage your own time

  • Are constantly looking for ways to think outside-the-box

  • Know what questions to ask your customers in order to understand their personal cooking style & needs

  • Enjoy discovering the customer's style, lifestyle & story to connect them to the right products

  • Most successful when provided with clearly defined daily sales goals & metrics

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Customer service experience and retail sales experience preferred, but not required

  • Proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time, operate POS system and lift and mobilize medium to large items, (up to 75 lbs.) while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques

  • Casual associates must be available to work a minimum of two regularly scheduled shifts on the weekend (Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday) and one during the week (Monday to Thursday). Associates must be available for annual inventory and entire holiday season (November and December)

  • Example: Weekend availability cannot fall on the same day; an associate must be available on two separate days (Friday and Saturday, Friday and Sunday or Saturday and Sunday) If preferred, an associate can also choose to have all three shifts of availability on the weekend (Friday to Sunday) and none during the week (Monday to Thursday)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to operate POS system.

  • Ability to lift and mobilize medium to large items, up to 75 pounds, while utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Keywords: Williams-Sonoma, Inc., New Haven , Sales Associate, Other , Riverhead, Connecticut

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