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RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE - WASHINGTON DC

DC Retail Store, 2108 14th St. NW, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #270
Thursday, February 29, 2024

POSITION TITLE: PART TIME RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE – GEARHEAD
LOCATION: on-site at our Washington, DC store location
PAY GRADE: Hourly 
COMPENSATION: $18.50/hr

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • 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 lbs.

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. 

ABOUT BACKCOUNTRY:
Seek it. Find it. Send it. We help customers seek the perfect gear for their backcountry, find their awe, and send it their way. Through our four brands—Backcountry, Competitive Cyclist, MotoSport, and Steep&Cheap—we give our customers the gear, knowledge, and inspiration they need to chase life’s greatest moments. We foster local outdoor communities around the locations of our expanding number of retail stores, and we’re actively creating a more inclusive and equitable outdoors for all through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives.

We’re a company of Gearheads and we offer personalized expertise at every level of the organization. This means we curate the best assortment of premium gear and apparel, a premium shopping experience, personalized Gearhead advice, super-fast and accurate fulfillment, and aspirational and informative content.

We take growth and personal fulfillment seriously. For our employees—aka, our Herd—this means career growth potential and the ability to take ownership and make an impact daily. We offer perks like an exceptional gear discount, an annual summer Adventure Contest, summer barbecues, and a pet-friendly office. 

When you join the Backcountry Herd, you join a crew that is passionate about their jobs and equally stoked on the outdoors. Pre-dawn skintrack laps are the norm, MTB rides are our lunch break, and you’ll regularly find coworkers hitting the trail together post-work.  

#BLP

ABOUT BACKCOUNTRY:
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 notify@dayforce.com 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. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Max Hiring Rate $18.50
  • Travel Required No
  • Travel % 0
  • Telecommute % 0
Location on Google Maps
  • DC Retail Store, 2108 14th St. NW, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America