Retail Sales Associate

GNC Canada - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

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PART TIME SALES ASSOCIATE

Being a part of GNC’s team goes beyond selling products...It means you are the face of our business and as a result, we are looking for the best of the best! If you are a self-starter who is persistently aiming to achieve sales goals set forth and eager to learn, GNC is right for you!

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to demonstrate, explain and present complex products to customers, including vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet, and energy products.
  • Ability to achieve sales goals in accordance to the daily sales targets.
  • Ability to sell in a commissioned sales environment.
  • Understand and respond appropriately to basic customer inquiries.
  • Receive, check, and shelve merchandise orders; confirm purchase orders and manage the store’s inventory.
  • Read all merchandising bulletins in order to understand product assortment and answer product questions based on Company approved information.
  • Ability to operate store point of sale register; complete store daily open/close functions and bank deposits according to GNC policies and procedures
  • Responsible for keeping store clean and uncluttered
  • Passionate team player dedicated to continually bringing a fresh perspective to the team
  • Must be able to work alone and be a self-starter
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor

Required Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED Certificate
  • Requires a minimum of 1 year of specialty retail selling and merchandising experience, preferably with an emphasis on specialty retail
  • Proven selling skills and proven ability to communicate with customers with a sense of urgency and understanding of their immediate goals

Skills and Abilities

  • Must speak French and English. Excellent language skills required to speak, read, and understand customers and GNC communications
  • Basic math skills to count, add, and subtract
  • Strong interpersonal and ethical behavior to manage the company’s assets and engage with customers
  • Excellent customer service skills to develop a relationship-selling culture

Work Schedule

  • Requires morning, afternoon and evening availability
  • Schedule may be changed by store management based on the needs of the business

Work Environment / Travel / Physical Demands

  • Normal retail store environment where there is no physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise, etc.
  • Must be able to work independently with remote supervision
  • Bending, lifting, reaching for and moving merchandise. Lifting up to 45 lbs. Climbing ladders
  • Moving small display fixtures.
  • Standing for long periods of time

GNC Canada is an equal opportunity employer, accommodations are available upon request

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • retail sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Vernon, BC (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)