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Job Description

Wild Birds Unlimited of Syosset NY is looking for a part-time Retail Sales Associate. The Sales Associate, would have ongoing training to be a sales leader and potential Store Manager on the floor.

Wild Birds Unlimited® is the first and largest franchise system of retailing stores catering to the backyard nature enthusiast throughout North America. "We Bring People and Nature Together" is our mission and the very heart of our retail concept. From the day we opened the door of our first Wild Birds Unlimited store in 1981, our goal was to provide quality products, service, expertise and a pleasant shopping experience. You too could work at a Wild Birds Unlimited store and help customers bring nature into their own backyard and lives!
The difference between what we offer and what other retailers offer goes far beyond what we sell. It's who we are. Wild Birds Unlimited Sales Associates give our stores a competitive advantage that cannot be surpassed. Enthusiasm, professionalism, informed advice and superior customer service combine to help you in your role as a Sales Associate who can make a difference. Come join our team!

Sales Associate Benefits:
• Employee Discount
• Flexible Hours
• Recognition And Appreciation

Sales Associate Qualifications and Training:
• Complete Backyard Bird Feeding Certified Training
• Complete Retail and Sales Training
• Reads and Understands the Employee Handbook, Including the Ten Touch Points Training
• Ability to lift and carry 20lbs and climb a 6ft ladder
• Hobby or interest in outdoor/ nature/ birdfeeding a plus but not necessary

Sales Associate Responsibilities:
• Delivering a high energy customer experience
• Being the local expert to give proper customer satisfaction
• Understands and communicates the stores merchandise to customers
• Changing of displays, signage and restocking merchandise
• Successful selling to satisfy customer and complete the ringing of sales through the point of sale system
• Assisting in opening and closing the store and accurate accounting of all cash and charges receipts
• Maintain good housekeeping standards
• Keeping the store and back room clean and organized
• Demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic and professional demeanor

Manager In Training Responsibilities:
• Report directly to store owner
• Profitably manage day to day operations by following best practices
• Maintaining adequate inventory levels
• Ordering and receiving inventory and maintaining pricing updates
• Implement the monthly marketing planner
• Prepare displays for upcoming promotions and events
• Responsible for accurate and timely accounting and daily bookkeeping
• Running of monthly reports

Job Location: 625 Jericho Tpke Syosset