You might hire a retail sales associate to:

  • Deliver exceptional service to shoppers, resulting in repeat visits and long-term brand loyalty

  • Collaborate with coworkers to achieve store sales goals through suggestive selling and special promotions

  • Inform patrons about product features and benefits, offering opinions and recommendations as appropriate

  • Maintain a tidy shopping environment and welcoming atmosphere

  • Represent the company with professionalism and enthusiasm

  • Treat customers with respect and courtesy
Required skills and qualifications  Preferred skills and qualifications  
Excellent verbal communication skills
Experience in retail sales or customer service
Competent math skills, including an ability to make change accurately
Familiarity with point-of-sale (POS) systems
Friendly, professional demeanor
Experience working in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods