Position: Retail Assistant 

PT/FT: Part-time 

Description: The retail assistant will contribute to a positive customer experience through sales and excellent service. We are looking for a candidate who is self-motivated, a problem-solver, engaging and has a passion for design or marketing. The ideal candidate is available to work part-time, including some holidays and weekends. 

Tasks include, but are not limited to: 

  • Oversee the sales floor and sales activities during scheduled shifts 
  • Provide a warm and welcoming customer experience 
  • Share product knowledge, recommendations and relevant design advice 
  • Ensure sales floor is tidy, stocked and displays are refreshed as needed  
  • Understand and know pertinent operational procedures to properly perform daily operations
  • Familiarize yourself with product knowledge and services offered by Summer Made
  • Perform opening and closing duties, including cash management, inventory and cleaning 
  • Execute POS duties in an efficient and timely manner
  • Assist in receipt of shipments, as well as processing, organizing backstock and merchandising 
  • Contribute to various areas of Summer Made as assigned, such as e-commerce fulfillment, marketing initiatives and community outreach 

A bit more about what we’re looking for: 

  • Experience in a creative retail environment or relevant sales experience in home decor and interiors
  • Experience in marketing, inventory management, merchandising, design or with e-commerce is a plus 
  • Proven ability to deliver excellent customer service and demonstrate leadership and problem solving skills 
  • Basic knowledge of a POS system 
  • Proven ability to sell utilizing product knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; eagerness to engage with customers 
  • Proactive, able to multitask, creative thinker, go-getter attitude, organized, and attention to detail 
  • Availability to start immediately and able to work Saturday or Sunday + one weekday shift per week 
  • Ability to move or handle merchandise weighing up to 20 pounds 

If this year-round, key-holding position sounds like a great fit for you, we’d love to hear from you. Please send an email introduction to info@shopsummermade.com (ATTN: Retail Assistant Application), along with your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!