Navy Exchange Services (NEX) SALES ASSOCIATE- Center Core in GROTON, Connecticut
Title: SALES ASSOCIATE- Center Core Location: United States-Connecticut-Groton Job Number: 2100000E Job Summary: Sells general merchandise to customers exercising professional selling techniques. Works as part of a sales team to provide service which anticipates and exceeds customer expectations. Duties and Responsibilities: Greets and engages customers in conversation for purposes of providing sales related assistance. Assists in the selection of merchandise and suggests additional items to complement the customers selections. Where applicable offers customers the opportunity to purchase extended product warrantees. Explains coverage benefits and price. Interacts with customers and coworkers in a friendly and professional manner which includes adhering to NEX dress codeuniform standards and assistingsupporting sales team members to the maximum extent possible. Becomes knowledgeable regarding merchandise selected including proper setup use care characteristics of various product price points warrantee coverage etc. Communicates productrelated information to customers knowledgeably and legibly. Ensures assigned areas are fully stocked and merchandise is neatly arranged. Communicates with supervisor store manager etc. regarding stock additions deletions fast and slow selling merchandise customer preferences needs problems etc. Participates in department meetings and actively seeks to exchange ideas regarding improvements in customer service job performance achievement of storedepartment sales goals etc. Completes sales transactions efficiently. Thanks customers for their patronage. As required performs cash register transactions. Performs all types of cash register transactions cash charge check gift certificates layaway etc. in an accurate and procedurally correct manner. Advises customers of upcoming sales events and services available throughout the Navy Exchange such as gift wrapping engraving delivery gift certificates etc. Offers customers the opportunity to open a NEXCARD account and informs customers of NEXCARD account benefits. Becomes knowledgeable in NEX store policies including Richter Merchandising System functions and operation merchandise returns price matching check cashing rain checks etc. Handles customer returns and problems tactfully and efficiently. Applies store policies consistently and intelligently ensuring customer satisfaction as the end result. Maintains a high level of awareness in assigned areas and offers excellent customer service to all patrons internal and external in order to deter theft. Unpacks stages and moves merchandise as assigned. Assists in creating store displays and in performing periodic inventories. Completes paperwork associated with merchandiseinventory movement price adjustments customer returns cash register operation etc. accurately and completely. Eligible for and participates in applicable commission and gainsharing sales incentive programs. Is required to lift up to 25 lbs as it relates to job duties including but not limited to assisting customers lifting merchandise assisting with stocking sales area as necessary etc.. Performs other related duties as assigned Qualifications: No experience required. High school graduate or equivalent preferred.