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Part-time sales associate

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dependable part-time sales associate to join our small team. Your day-to-day duties will including greeting shoppers, answering questions about our products, processing sales transactions, stocking and merchandising of the sales floor, potting plants, and generally making our store a delightful place to shop. Top-notch customer service skills are a must, as is the ability to learn the product quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Huge bonus if you’re a green thumb and can answer questions about caring for a variety of different houseplants.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Welcome and greet customers as they enter the store
  • Answer customer questions about houseplants, including what plants thrive where, which are toxic to pets, and basic care instructions
  • Provide in-depth product knowledge on our handmade home decor, including maker information and overall value of buying handmade/local
  • Help people pick the right plant + pot combo
  • Pot plants for customers as part of our free potting service
  • Process purchases, returns, and exchanges
  • Help organize back stock and perform inventory counts
  • Process newly received shipments
  • Organize and replenish front stock and help merchandize store
  • Open and close the store, often working alone
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work and retail space
  • Help create a positive environment in which to shop and work

Qualifications

  • Previous retail, sales and/or hospitality experience
  • Computer literate; familiarity using POS systems
  • Demonstrable track record of dependability
  • Fantastic customer service skills
  • Comfortable standing for long periods of time; can lift up to 20 pounds
  • Ok working weekends and some holidays
  • Familiarity with and a love of houseplants is a huge plus

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Employee discount
  • Paid sick leave

To apply

Send an email with your work history and qualifications and a brief intro explaining your background and interest in the position to hello@thefernseed.com.