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PT Retail Sales Associate - Gearhead (18.00/hr)

Chicago Retail Store, 1574 N. Kingsbury Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America Req #171
Thursday, February 9, 2023

POSITION TITLE: PT Retail Sales Associate - Gearhead
LOCATION: Onsite in our Chicago Retail Store

Retail Sales Associate - Gearhead (18.00/hour)

  • Place sales orders, process returns, and set up exchanges
  • Support customers by helping them select relevant products or answer gear questions
  • Cycle count regularly to maintain the highest level of inventory accuracy.
  • Maintain and manage cash flow to ensure a high level of accuracy.
  • Operate within multiple software systems to ensure the completion of all tasks.
  • Assist in maintaining engaging and creative displays to increase sales.
  • Help to keep retail store organized, clean, and presentable at all times
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Six-months retail sales experience or customer service
  • Strong Communication skills (Verbal and Written).
  • Strong ability to multitask.
  • Proactive mindset and creative problem solving skills.
  • Strong time management ability.
  • Ability to type 30+ WPM.


  • Stand, walk, sit for extended periods.
  • Speak and listen to others in person and over the phone.
  • Use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports.
  • Lift up to 15lbs. Team lift up to 70
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
Our mission is to connect people to their passions. Our four online stores—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport and SteepandCheap—aim to supply our customers with the gear, knowledge, and inspiration necessary to get out there and chase down life’s greatest moments. We do this by providing the biggest and best assortment of premium outdoor products, superior shopping experience, personalized Gearhead expertise, lightning-fast and accurate fulfillment, and inspirational, informative, and community-centered content.

We take this concept seriously, both personally and professionally, which for employees translates to careers with growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. Perks such as an excellent gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office make for a fun work environment. Backcountry employees will have the benefit of working with colleagues who are passionate about their careers as well as the outdoors.
PLEASE NOTE: If you do apply, please add to your address book. Many of our communications will come from that email address and we'd hate for them to be lost in your spam folder. 

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Chicago Retail Store, 1574 N. Kingsbury Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America