Store Associate
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Job Title: Store Asso­ciate

Reports to: Mar­ket Man­ag­er

Job Duties:

The Store Asso­ciate serves as an inte­gral part of a team deliv­er­ing a top-notch cus­tomer expe­ri­ence at an inti­mate, dynam­ic food mar­ket. You are a key part of the store cul­ture, a leader in prod­uct knowl­edge and high­ly influ­en­tial in how you engage with cus­tomers. You are the first to learn, share, and inspire your team mem­bers through approach­a­bil­i­ty and action. You also know how to turn mild cus­tomer curios­i­ty into intense inter­est.
High­ly motived, self-start­ing Store Asso­ciates will soon be lead­ing depart­ments of their own, as ample oppor­tu­ni­ty exists to earn greater respon­si­bil­i­ty.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Deliv­er best-in-class ser­vice
  • Assist cus­tomers with prod­uct ques­tions, offer­ing sug­ges­tions for pur­chas­es and ways to pre­pare prod­ucts.
  • Main­tain clean curat­ed dis­plays, in which all prod­ucts are priced accord­ing­ly, labeled prop­er­ly, and have appro­pri­ate edu­ca­tion­al sig­nage
  • Assist depart­ment man­agers with order­ing and receiv­ing prod­ucts that meets cus­tomer needs and Local Foods stan­dards.
  • Assist with Stock shelves and dis­plays across mul­ti­ple depart­ments.
  • Check out cus­tomers at reg­is­ter

Requirements:

  • Excel­lent com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and will­ing­ness to work as part of a team
  • Retial expere­ince strong­ly pre­ferred
  • Abil­i­ty to com­mu­ni­cate effec­tive­ly with cus­tomers
  • Expe­ri­ence in cus­tomer ser­vice ori­ent­ed jobs retail, food ser­vice etc.
  • Work­ing knowl­edge of POS, buy­ing, pric­ing sys­tems
  • Famil­iar­i­ty with nat­ur­al and organ­ic foods; pas­sion for good food
  • Expe­ri­ence with Microsoft Excel; expe­ri­ence with ERP soft­ware a plus
  • Able to exer­cise good judg­ment in deter­min­ing work­flow, pri­or­i­ties, and dead­lines.
  • Abil­i­ty to lift 50 lbs.

This posi­tion is open imme­di­ate­ly. To apply, please sub­mit a cov­er let­ter and resume to Ethan at jobs@localfoods.com before May 1.