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Retail Sales Associate (Seasonal)

Halton Hills, Ontario

Job ID R19716
New Balance was founded on one simple maxim: we were born to move. For over a century, that idea has inspired us to support athletes of all kinds in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means winning a medal or just leading a more active lifestyle.

But as proud as we are of our history, we’re even more excited about our future. We innovate fearlessly, guided by our core values and driven by the belief that conventions were meant to be challenged. We seek leaders and pioneers – those kindred spirits who follow only their passions — because tomorrow belongs to the courageous of today.

Join us in upholding a culture of integrity, teamwork, and community. Join New Balance and declare your independence.

MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide customer service using proper selling techniques, product knowledge, and the GUEST service model:
    • Greet and make customer contact
    • Understand the customer's needs
    • Educate the customer on product features and benefits
    • Solve any customer problems/answer any questions
    • Transact the sale through suggestive selling, multiple selling, and effective closing
  • Correctly measure and fit customers with appropriate NB product
  • Inform customers about any promotions we have running
  • Keep the floor always looking its best – neat, organized, and well stocked
  • Make sure items are labeled and price marked properly
  • Protect our products by greeting customers, attaching/detaching security tags, monitoring floor merchandise, reporting shrinkage and security violations, etc.
  • Follow safety regulations, including proper lifting procedures and timely reporting of all accidents and near misses

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Should be a people person!
  • Past retail experience preferred, but not necessary  
  • Strong customer service and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to flourish in a team environment
  • Familiarity with cash register functions
  • Ability to quickly perform basic math
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays
  • Ability to: lift 4 lbs. frequently; lift maximum 8 lbs. occasionally; kneel or squat frequently; push or pull 50 lbs. over 200 ft. occasionally; stand for extended periods of time; climb ladders occasionally; climb and descend stairs frequently (depending on location)

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