Sales Associate – Goodwill Industries

Job title: Sales Associate

Company: Goodwill Industries

Job description: Goodwill Industries of Akron, OH is looking to hire an entry-level Sales Associate / Cashier. Are you goal-oriented and looking for an opportunity to prove yourself? Are you a “people person” who is interested in the career development resources that Goodwill has to offer? Do you want to serve your community while building your career? If so, please read on!ABOUT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF AKRONFounded in Boston, MA in 1902 by Reverend Edgar J Helms, Goodwill has been providing opportunities for men and women across America and around the world ever since. Goodwill Industries of Akron was established in 1927 in a one-room salon at the corner of Howard and Furnace Streets as a branch of Goodwill Industries of Cleveland. Today, we continue to flourish as we serve Summit, Portage, Medina, Ashland, and Richland counties. Our mission is to help individuals prepare for, find, and retain employment.In order to hire and retain employees who share our core values of commitment, teamwork, honesty, and customer service to carry forward this mission, we offer good benefits and opportunities for career development.A DAY IN THE LIFE AS AN ENTRY-LEVEL SALES ASSOCIATE / CASHIERAs an entry-level Sales Associate / Cashier at Goodwill Industries of Akron, you are the face of our agency! You play a vital role in supporting our mission of providing services to the community. While people love our organized stores and affordable merchandise, they wouldn’t keep coming in if it weren’t for the exceptional customer service that they experience every single time!There is always something to do. But, customer service is always your number one priority–whether serving shoppers or donors!You greet every single person that approaches with your warm smile, no matter how busy you are.You ensure that all customers are made aware of the Elizabeth Clark Fund and ask them to participate as well as sign up or use their Goodwill Club membership. Your enthusiasm is contagious!As a cashier, you assist with purchases, operating the cash register and point of sale system accurately and efficiently. With attention to detail, you complete reports such as donation counts, readings, daily business statements, deposits, and cash drawer balances. When the phone rings, you answer with the same friendliness and commitment to customer service, making sure to listen carefully.You also get to select and price donated goods and textiles, ensuring that Goodwill quality control standards are met. And, you take great pride in keeping all areas super neat and clean. You like to stay busy. And you love that you get to meet lots of new people every day, as well as regular customers that come back because of the great customer service you provide.QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ENTRY-LEVEL SALES ASSOCIATE / CASHIER

  • Ability to operate a cash register including basic math, computer, and typing skills
  • Ability to operate a cash register and count back change
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
  • Customer service skills

Are you friendly? Do you have excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills? Are you reliable and trustworthy? Are you able to work independently while at the same time fostering a strong team atmosphere and promoting our agency in a positive manner? If so, then you might just be perfect for this entry-level position!WORK SCHEDULEThis position requires a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holidays as required.READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level Sales Associate / Cashier position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.Goodwill Industries of Akron is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disability/Protected Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Location: Ontario, OH

Job date: Sun, 19 May 2024 07:27:34 GMT

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