Seasonal Retail Associate
Company: Columbia Sportswear
Posted on: September 20, 2023
* $15.50 per hour
* Hiring 16 + years old
* Flexible work schedules with opportunities for advancement
* Wellness time off to support your health and wellness journey
* Employee Discounts from all our brands including Columbia, prAna,
Sorel, and Mountain Hardwear.
* Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) provide access to free mental
health services, financial services, discounts on fitness programs,
* Fun, engaging, energetic team focused on helping you grow!
OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.
At Columbia, we're as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And
while our gear is available worldwide, we're proud to be based in
the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our
Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by
the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: "It's perfect. Now make
it better." As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our
planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the
outdoors to the fullest.
And we believe in you.
ABOUT THE POSITION
With over 430 retail stores worldwide, our associates are essential
to our business. From ensuring product availability on the sales
floor to creating eye-catching visual displays to addressing
customer inquiries to running an efficient check out process, our
associates create memorable customer experiences while
simultaneously assisting the Store Leadership team support Columbia
Sportswear Company's mission of "Connecting Active People with
As a Retail Associate you'll serve as a brand ambassador and ensure
exceptional in-store experiences through positive customer
interaction. Within this role you will employ your natural problem
solving and sales abilities to answer customer questions and make
compelling product recommendations while supporting Columbia
Sportswear Companies values to enhance customer service and
teamwork.HOWYOU'LLMAKE A DIFFERENCE
- Provide exceptional customer service by responding to consumer
questions or issues regarding product features, benefits and
availability; engage with consumers to understand their needs and
preferences (e.g., demonstrate and explain merchandise, make
suggestions on suitable options for consumers etc.).
- Maintain store standards for visual merchandising, cleanliness,
safety; retrieves merchandise from sales floor, stock room, or
other inventory locations.
- Perform all required cash register transactions (e.g., sales,
returns, exchanges, connecting consumer to loyalty program)
efficiently and accurately.
- Contribute to store profitability by receiving, handling,
replenishing and processing incoming and outgoing product flow in
the stores accurately and efficientlyYOUHAVE
- No specific education required (High School Diploma or GED
- 2 (or less) years of experience in position or
- Skill operating a Point of Sales (POS) system, other in-store
computerized systems, and telephoneJOB CONDITIONS
- Frequently in a more active environment (i.e., requires ability
to constantly move about) that can be physical or strenuous in
nature (frequently adjusting/moving items weighing up to 40 lbs.),
may frequently use specialized equipment, may have exposure to dust
- Occasionally requires the ability to work in place
- Ability to clearly communicate with others
- Availability to work a flexible, often changing retail schedule
to support needs of the business which may change seasonally and in
response to business trends or forecastsAt the time of hire, the
minimum age requirement is 16 years of age.Columbia Sportswear
Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL,
Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures.
After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art
of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee
who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a
company that strives to do the right thing.This job description is
not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and
responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the
position's scope and function in the company. Columbia Sportswear
is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and
other legally protected characteristics. The Know Your Rights
poster is available here: https://www.eeoc.gov/poster The pay
transparency policy is available here:
Columbia Sportswear is committed to working with and providing
reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you
need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any
part of the employment process, please notify your recruiter.
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