Full Time Sales at The Container Store


Full-time Sales at the Container Store

Overview of Position

The full-time Sales position is a strong leader and role model who displays excellent selling skills while maintaining a focus on exceptional customer service. This position understands sales goals and is accountable for partnering with the store team to reach these goals. This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position.

We are specifically encouraging ReBoot members to apply and are eager to talk with you. If you have any questions about this position before applying, feel free to contact Kathy Lee at kathy@doublespaces.coach.

Position Reports To

Sales Manager

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Establishes effective connections with a variety of customers while maintaining an awareness of the salesfloor to help multiple customers

  • Understands importance of and how to successfully implement our Man in the Desert Selling approach which includes an approach, a connection and a sale

  •  Possesses strong selling skills, anticipating the needs of customers and then implementing the appropriate action or solution

  •  Actively works to improve product knowledge and shares information with customers and the store team

  •  Provides regular feedback to the General Manager and Store Managers specifically related to training, follow up and coaching opportunities during the daily touch base meeting

  •  Provides support to the Visual Sales efforts in the store by actively participating in the maintenance of the store and communicating the importance of Visual Sales

  •  Demonstrates a strong understanding of and actively supports inventory accuracy

  • Checks voicemail and email at least two times per shift and ensures staff is also committed to timely communication

  • Drives initiatives, motivates and inspires enthusiastic and productive behavior, with the goal of providing exceptional service to our customers and meeting or exceeding company goals and objectives

  •  Supports and implements all company initiatives and directives, campaigns and special events in a timely manner

  •  Leads projects through to completion

Job Description

  •  Identifies, recruits and develops strong leaders that will contribute to the future growth of the company

  •  Actively engages with customers to solve their organizational challenges

  •  Is accountable for achieving sales goals in partnership with the store team

  • Handles cash and other valuables appropriately and securely

  • Maintains a safe working and shopping environment, utilizing all available resources, ensuring safety and security of the employees, customers and property

  •  Assists customers with personal confidential information related to the Company credit card and application process

  •  Consistently arrives promptly to work the assigned schedule

  • Responsible for maintaining discretion related to all confidential/sensitive company and customer information

  •  Performs other requested tasks and duties

    Experience and Skills Required

    • College degree preferred

    • 2-5 years selling experience preferred

    • Retail sales experience a plus

    • Ability to travel 5% a year, based on the business needs

    • Strong computer skills

    •  Proven communication and coaching skills

    •  Is able to speak confidently and comfortably before groups of varying sizes and can adapt delivery according to the needs of the audience

    •  Is committed to working scheduled hours and has the flexibility to work additional hours based on changing business needs

    • Knowledge of industry business and passion for following trends in the industry

    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, at all levels within and outside the organization

    • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and a safe manner

    •  Ability to quickly separate the mission-critical tasks from the lower priority tasks; focuses on the most value-added projects of the day or week

    •  Flexible, with a positive attitude and passion for knowledge

    •  Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once

Job Description

  •  Possesses focused attention to detail and solid organizational and prioritization skills while working quickly and accurately under pressure

  •  Professional manner and strong communication skills internally and with outside vendor partners

  •  Makes strategic and effective decisions in the best interest of our customers and our company, taking care to objectively process information

  • Ability to work within and exemplify The Container Store brand which we describe as matchless, fun, authentic, team, sustainable, life-changing, unique, trust and partnership

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