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Become A Store Associate

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Working As A Store Associate

  • Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
  • Selling or Influencing Others
  • Getting Information
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • $21,780

    Average Salary

What Does A Store Associate Do At Highmark Health

* Contribute to store sales in a specific store by serving as a sales representative on the store's weekly schedule: Including sales of all Highmark core products, HMIG products, Highmark Senior products and any additional ancillary products being offered (Dental, Travel, Pet, SNPs, etc.).
* Come up with new methods/ideas to improve sales and customer experience.
* Report all such ideas to Store Lead.
* Execute any necessary store operations in a specific store as assigned by management: Including Ops Manual adherence, SOP adherence, opening and closing responsibilities.
* Handle any appropriate customer service inquiries.
* Maintain a high quality store appearance.
* Must ensure the store is optimally stocked and cleaned.
* Other duties as assigned

What Does A Store Associate Do At Batteries Plus Bulbs

* Repair cell phones, tablets, cut & program car keys and other devices as needed
* Receive, pack and ship these devices
* Develop written procedures and technical videos for common device repair activities
* Maintain proper inventory
* Participate in formal training of store associates to include tearing down devices, taking photos, assisting with video training production.
* Provide live camera-based remote support (i.e., Skype) for in-store device repairs
* Follow all safety rules and regulations; wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE

What Does A Store Associate Do At Bass Pro Shops

* Supports a strong commitment to world class customer service and ensures a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers
* Insure a pleasant and productive shopping experience for all customers
* Demonstrate product to customers
* Replenish product on shelves as required per Merchandising guidelines
* Remains Product “expert” through ongoing product knowledge training
* Knowledgeable of advertised sales; maintain pricing and signing
* Assist with "Seasonal" floor merchandise moves
* Restock merchandise as required
* Keeps work area clean, neat and well stocked with supplies
* Follows all Company Policies and Procedures

What Does A Store Associate Do At Randstad

* Provide excellent/courteous customer service
* Maintain personal sales and achieve sales goals
* Help customers select and purchase merchandise
* Demonstrate products on customers where applicable
* Inform Supervisor quickly about problems related to customer issues and/or requests
* Track retail sales against goal using the system provided
* Utilize and maintain customer database for phone calls, product launches, events and appointments in conjunction with the Company's customer program
* Identify and communicate merchandise assortment opportunities and issues to senior management
* Operations:
* Help maintain clean, safe sales and stock areas and resolve maintenance issues on a timely basis
* Communicate shortage problems and incidents to the Associate and/or Store Manager
* Assist in the execution of a complete and accurate physical inventory as required
* Assist in the flow of merchandise from stock areas to the selling floor in a timely and organized manner
* Working hours: Monday
* Friday 8:15
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What Does A Store Associate Do At LFP, Inc.

* Aware of customer activity and responds with a sense of urgency, prioritizing assisting customers over other tasks
* Greets and acknowledges customers while providing the appropriate level of service
* Exercises sound judgment in effectively addressing customer concerns
* Demonstrates exceptional selling skills
* Maintains appropriate stock levels and ensures that all sizes and styles are represented
* Follows Company standards of merchandise presentation, signage and display
* Embraces responsibility of assigned tasks
* Supports maintaining a clean, organized and efficient stockroom while adhering to Company standards and safety requirements
* Performs daily housekeeping duties to Company standard
* Guarantees Company assets by ensuring adherence to all Loss Prevention procedures
* Proactively contributes to creating a team atmosphere that is flexible and enjoyable
* Constructively shares suggestions, ideas and concerns with appropriate Store Leadership
* Exhibits flexibility by working as member of stock team, if necessary

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How To Become A Store Associate

Typically, there are no formal education requirements for retail sales workers. Most receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months.

Education

Although retail or parts sales positions usually have no formal education requirements, some employers prefer applicants who have a high school diploma or equivalent, especially employers who sell technical products or “big-ticket” items, such as electronics or cars.

Training

Most retail sales workers receive on-the-job training, which usually lasts a few days to a few months. In small stores, an experienced employee often trains newly hired workers. In large stores, training programs are more formal and usually conducted over several days.

During training sessions, topics often include customer service, security, the store’s policies and procedures, and how to operate the cash register.

Depending on the type of product they are selling, employees may be given additional specialized training. For example, salespersons working in cosmetics get instruction on the types of products the store offers and for whom the cosmetics would be most beneficial. Likewise, those who sell computers may be instructed on the technical differences between computer products.

Because providing exceptional service to customers is a priority for many employers, employees often get periodic training to update and refine their skills.

Advancement

Retail sales workers typically have opportunities to advance to supervisory or managerial positions. Some employers want candidates for managerial positions to have a college degree.

As sales workers gain experience and seniority, they often move into positions that have greater responsibility and may be given their choice of departments in which to work. This opportunity often means moving to positions with higher potential earnings and commissions. The highest earnings potential usually involves selling “big-ticket” items—such as cars, jewelry, furniture, and electronics. These positions often require workers with extensive knowledge of the product and an excellent talent for persuasion.

Important Qualities

Customer-service skills. Retail sales workers must be responsive to the wants and needs of customers. They should explain the product options available to customers and make appropriate recommendations.

Interpersonal skills. A friendly and outgoing personality is important for these workers because the job requires almost constant interaction with people. 

Math skills. Retail sales workers must have the ability to calculate price totals, discounts, and change owed to customers.

Persistence. A large number of attempted sales may not be successful, so sales workers should not be discouraged easily. They must start each new sales attempt with a positive attitude.

Selling skills. Retail sales workers must be persuasive when interacting with customers. They must clearly and effectively explain the benefits of the merchandise.

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43 Store Associate jobs

Aldi
Ashburn, VA
Store Associate, Shift Manager and Manager Trainee

$38,310 Estimated

CVS Caremark
Ashburn, VA
Store Manager in Training

$43,280 Estimated

CVS Health
Ashburn, VA
Store Team Member

$38,310 Estimated

7-Eleven
Ashburn, VA
Assistant Store Manager-(SUNOCO branded)

$43,280 Estimated

Walgreens
Ashburn, VA
DRUG STORE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN

$33,048 Estimated

Starbucks Coffee Company
Ashburn, VA
barista - Store# 29478, One Loudoun DT

$19,610 Estimated

Starbucks Coffee Company
Ashburn, VA
shift supervisor - Store# 07688, ASHBURN FARM SHOPPING CENTER

$55,576 Estimated

Schaefer-Friedman LLC
Washington, DC
Store Associate

$21,780 Estimated

Food Lion
Haymarket, VA
PT Center Store (Grocery) Associate - Food Lion

$21,780 Estimated

Food Lion
Marshall, VA
PT Center Store (Grocery) Associate - Food Lion

$21,780 Estimated

Erickson Living
Springfield, VA
Store Associate PT

$21,780 Estimated

Express
Clarksburg, MD
Store Associate - Clarksburg Premium

$21,780 Estimated

Adidas
McLean, VA
Seasonal Retail Store Associate - Tyson Corner 537 2018

$21,780 Estimated

Express
Leesburg, VA
Store Associate - Leesburg Corner

$21,780 Estimated

Tuesday Morning
Warrenton, VA
Part Time Store Associate (619 Frost Avenue)

$21,780 Estimated

Adidas
Leesburg, VA
Retail Store Associate - Leesburg 143

$21,780 Estimated

Adidas
Clarksburg, MD
Seasonal Retail Store Associate - Clarksburg Premium 263 2018

$21,780 Estimated

Express
Hyattsville, MD
Store Associate - Mall at Prince Georges

$21,780 Estimated

Express
Springfield, VA
Store Associate - Springfield T. C.

$21,780 Estimated

Express
Sterling, VA
Store Associate - Dulles Town Center

$21,780 Estimated

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Top Skills for A Store Associate

OutstandingCustomerServiceStoreMerchandiseStockShelvesSalesFloorPOSLossPreventionProceduresCustomerServiceSkillsPhoneCallsPalletJackProductKnowledgeCustomerComplaintsInventoryControlCompanyPoliciesGreetingCustomersSalesTransactionsCommunicationSkillsFrontEndSpecialOrdersStockRoomCustomerQuestions

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Top Store Associate Skills

  1. Outstanding Customer Service
  2. Store Merchandise
  3. Stock Shelves
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provide outstanding customer service by greeting and acknowledging every customer and assist them in locating merchandise.
  • Modeled store clothing, assisted customers in finding store merchandise, and handled customer purchases and returns
  • assist customers, accurate register transactions, maintain facilities, restock shelves & coolers
  • Lead cashier, maintain appearance of sales floor, and arrange merchandise to promote sales.
  • Provide assistance to the public in complying with federal regulations of Postal Service and other federal agencies.

Top Store Associate Employers

What Kind Of Companies Hire a Store Associate

  1. Wal-Mart
  2. Aldi
  3. Home Depot
  4. Big Lots
  5. Aafes
  6. Dollar General
  7. Rite Aid
  8. Officemax
  9. Walgreens
  10. Party City
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