Retail Sales Associate - seasonal - #440232

The Orvis Company

Date: 09/15/2021 13:30 PM

City: The Woodlands, Texas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

About Orvis:

We are a family-owned, international multichannel retailer, and we are proud of our culture, in which associates deliver world-class customer service, and exceptional products & learning opportunities

As an Orvis Retail Sales Associate, you deliver world-class customer service that inspires customers to love the adventure and wonder in nature. You greet, engage, and share your expertise with customers to ensure their needs are met, and you find ways to exceed their expectations. You are part of a dynamic team that is welcoming, inclusive, and an educational resource for the surrounding community. Your values align with Orvis’ mission and core values, and you demonstrate these in your interactions with customers and team members

We are passionate, curious, and approachable

Our store teams are teachers, mentors, and problem solvers. We live to develop and share our equipment, apparel, and expertise to outfit deeper connections and authentic experiences in the outdoors for a more inspired life

We are the most-trusted lifestyle brand rooted in the innovation of fly-fishing and wingshooting

Everything we make, offer, or share flows from generations of curiosity on the water, in the field, and around the fire

The natural world is at the core of our passions and our business

Cold mountain streams, high-country grasslands, and saltwater flats—these are the places we feel most alive. We know the power of the experiences they provide and live for the anticipation it brings. And we must preserve these places for future generations. This is why we commit 5% of pre-tax profits to protecting what we love

Your Role:

  • You deliver world-class customer service through empathy, critical thinking, and customer centricity;
  • You are an ambassador of the brand, aligned with the Orvis Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Culture;
  • You develop in-depth knowledge of our products and services;
  • You are a sales professional, engaging customers in all departments throughout the store;
  • You are entrepreneurial and able to leverage assets across Orvis’ omnichannel retail platform;
  • You support the team and strive to achieve store goals;
  • You utilize time between customers to enhance store presentation through merchandising, maintaining standards, and restocking.

Who you’ll work with:

The Retail Sales Associate reports directly to the Store Manager and will interact daily with other store associates

We are looking for:

  • Outdoor enthusiasts who can learn on the fly, demonstrate integrity and mutual respect, and create a fun and energetic store vibe;
  • Open availability, including weekends and holidays;
  • Ability to handle ambiguity, use sound judgement, and solve problems for customers;
  • Up-to-date computer skills with the aptitude to learn and demonstrate accuracy on point of sale systems;
  • Physical strength to reach, move, and handle merchandise in high and low areas, lift up to 30 pounds, and the stamina to execute floor sets;
  • Physical ability to be on feet (standing/walking) for extended periods of time.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Specialty retail experience;
  • Merchandising experience.

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