Sales Associate ( Richmond, Ottawa)

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Retail & sales - Sales

Adecco is recruiting for a Sales Associate for a Full-Time permanent role for our client based in Richmond, ON.  

The Sales Associate will have the Following Responsibilities:

  • Determine customer's needs by asking open-ended questions;
  • Communicate product knowledge to the customer as appropriate;
  • Assist customers in locating and comparing merchandises;
  • Assist customers with finding all items needed to complete their project, including all departments;
  • Record repeat customer requested for product and follow-up when product arrives at the store;
  • Assist customer with carrying out of large or heavy items;
  • Follow procedures and maintain standards according to store policy in the following areas; loss preventions, receiving and pricing goods, merchandise handling and presentation, housekeeping, reordering merchandise, restocking shelves and handling cash;
  • Change prices on merchandise, bins, displays etc. as necessary.
  • Build special displays and signage for sales, promotions and other special events;
  • Remove sales and promotional displays, prices etc. and rearrange stock following promotional events;
  • Keep stock in storage are neat, clean and orderly;
  • Participate in regular cycle counting and assist in taking annual inventory counts;
  • Attend store meetings, training sessions etc. as required;
  • Work on special projects/additional duties as assigned by the Store Manager and/or Store Owner;
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance to provincial and federal safety legislations, as well as use of good common sense. Report any potential hazards and unsafe behavior to Store Manager and lor Store Owner to have the situation corrected;
  • Move heavy and bulky merchandise for customers and for sales personnel;
  • Check incoming merchandise against invoices or orders to spot shortages, damaged goods, backorders, etc.
  • Maintain maximum security in warehouse and check-in areas;
  • Provide storage area for laneways, repair items, etc.
  • Check invoices;
  • Cut pipe, glass, make keys, etc.
  • Move merchandise from receiving/warehouse to sales-floor;
  • Follow company procedures regarding required signatures, forms, receipts, etc.
  • Follow all safety precautions when loading and unloading freight;
  • The Sales Associate Must Meet the Following Mandatory Requirements:

  • Ability to work co-operatively in team atmosphere;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Excellent customer service;
  • Willingness to continually develop professional skills and knowledge base;
  • Creative abilities for making attractive in-store displays;
  • 3- 5 years prior retail experience beneficial.
  • If you are interested in applying to the Sales Associate role, please submit your resume as soon as possible, by clicking on “Apply with Adecco”.


    • Apply with Adecco

    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1895346

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