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Sales Associate II - Christkindlmarket Chicago

Company: Wild Cherry Spoon Co.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Wild Cherry Spoon Co is an artisan line of handcarved, Made in Illinois, goods operating a booth at the Wrigley Christkindlmarket this year. We are seeking part-time, seasonal, staff to operate and sell from our booth.

Retail Sales Associate Job Responsibilities:

* Serves customers by helping them select products.
* Drives sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.
* Greets and receives customers in a welcoming manner.
* Responds to customers' questions.
* Provides outstanding customer service.
* Documents sales by inputting information into the Point of Sale System.
* Processes payments by totaling purchases, processing checks, cash, and store or other credit and debit cards.
* Alerts management of potential security issues.
* Assists with inventory, including receiving and stocking merchandise.
* Keeps clientele informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and future merchandise of potential interest.
* Closing/Opening Booth as required.

Work Hours & Benefits

This position is temporary for our booth at the Wrigley-Chicago Christkindlmarket which runs from November 18th-December 31st. This market is open 7 days a week, including Thanksgiving & Christmas Eve with limited hours (working those days is not required and will be put up for bid upon hiring). The total weekly hour expectation for this position is 37 hours with a base pay of $17.50 and when sales performance metrics are achieved ($1,000 in sales/hour) hourly wage increases 2x to $35.00/hour. Days on which there is a 12 hour shift also have an additional 30 minute meal break and a shift premium of $1/hour extra.

This position will require weekend work as the schedule is either Mon/Tues/Fri/Sat/Sun OR Wed-Sun. Planned hourly schedule is:

Shift I - Monday - 5:30-9:30PM, Tuesday 5:30-9:30PM, Friday-2:30PM-10:30PM, Saturday-10:30AM-10:30PM, Sunday 10:30AM-7:30PM

Shift II -Wednesday-5:30PM-9:30PM, Thursday-5:30PM-9:30PM, Friday-2:30PM-10:30PM, Saturday-10:30AM-10:30PM, Sunday-10:30AM-7:30PM

You will be in a constructed hut with a heating element however may be subjected to the elements in severe weather. Dressing and preparing for cold weather is critical.

Retail Sales Associate Skills and Qualifications:

* Listening
* Excellent customer service
* Meeting sales goals
* Selling to customer needs
* Product knowledge
* People skills
* High Energy level
* Dependability
* General math skills
* Verbal communication
* Job knowledge

Education and Experience Requirements:

* High school diploma or GED
* 0-1 years of retail experience desired

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Pay: $17.50 - $35.00 per hour

* Employee discount
* Evening shift
Weekly day range:
* Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Must adhere to all State & German American Events regulations re: COVID-19.

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Wild Cherry Spoon Co., Chicago , Sales Associate II - Christkindlmarket Chicago, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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