Job Opportunity Part-time or full time (includes weekends) retail assistant, $14 per hour + staff discount
Urban Matter's retail team is growing and we are looking to hire retail assistants to work between our two South Grand Locations. Besides the "responsibilities" we've listed below, if hired you will also have the important task of representing Urban Matter and sharing the shop's story, as well as acting as an ambassador for the makers whose products we offer. Lastly, we are a diverse group of humans working together to create a beautiful and fun environment for both our customers and staff and we are seeking, hopefully long-term employees who are willing to learn and grow with us.
Has recent retail or customer service experience (preferably 2+ years)
Can identify what is excellent customer service
Available to work most weekends
Has a sincere interest in local/independently made products and/or the arts
Has a great attitude: friendly and helpful to customers, co-workers, management and owners
Has an excellent work ethic - punctual, reliable, trustworthy and dedicated
Strong communication skills; asks questions to gain knowledge and clarity
Takes initiative, good at multitasking, pays attention to detail and wants to learn
Is flexible and happy to work in a team environment
Can lift up to 30 pounds and comfortably stand for long periods of time (this is not a sit down job)
Offer exceptional customer service, greet every customer that comes to the shop, assist them with product information, make recommendations and provide an easy and pleasant shopping and checkout experience
Learn in detail about our products, where and how they’re made and who they’re made by
Be responsible for opening and closing the store(s)
Confidently operate our POS system (Square) and maintain the cash register
Maintain shops appearance: clean and orderly with tasks like simple merchandising, rearranging out of place products, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, cleaning, dusting, removing trash/recycling, etc.
Maintain back of house, clean kitchen, bathroom, organize storage areas etc.
Be involved with all aspects of processing inventory
TO APPLY: Please do not call about this position. Email your résumé and a short note about why you want to work at Urban Matter to firstname.lastname@example.org and use subject “Retail Assistant”.