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Furniture Sales Professional - Part Time - Seabrook NH

Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy

Furniture Sales Professional - Part Time - Seabrook NH

Lincoln, RI
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    BVP is an INTENTIONALLY DIVERSE network of tuition-free public charter schools. As a founding member of the National Coalition of Diverse Charter Schools, BVP offers a high-quality school choice to the families of Central Falls, Cumberland, Lincoln, and Pawtucket.

    We believe firmly that all scholars can achieve success in college and the world beyond, so we proactively work to foster a college­ prep culture. Apart from academics, we believe that preparing scholars for the world beyond also means experiencing the diversity of the world we live in today. Our network is designed to be diverse, accepting students from two traditionally higher-­income communities of Cumberland and Lincoln and two from predominantly lower-­income communities of Pawtucket and Central Falls. We seek to create a staff with a similarly diverse set of backgrounds and experiences that reflect the diversity of our students, families, and communities. Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP) Mayoral Academy is now hiring ROCKSTAR TEAM MEMBERS who are willing to do whatever it takes to put all scholars on a path to college. Successful candidates will should understand and advocate for the importance of diversity in classrooms, curricula, and throughout school systems.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT WHY BVP IS DIFFERENT.

    EXPECTATIONS OF A BVP TEAM MEMBER INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):

    • Acts on the belief that 100% of scholars can be successful in college and the world beyond
    • Embraces the diversity of the BVP community by fostering an environment of respect and inclusion while actively working to build an equitable school community
    • Cultivates positive identity formation for scholars and prepares them to live and work together in a diverse world
    • Is results driven, with excellent planning and organizing skills, and a “do whatever it takes” attitude and work ethic
    • Engages meaningfully in school and network professional growth opportunities and enhances professional growth by giving and seeking assistance from other team members
    • Acts ethically and with integrity while following all school, network, and state policies
    • Engages families as partners in scholar success while recognizing and respecting differences in family backgrounds, structures, and cultures

    OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS FOR A BVP TEAM MEMBER INCLUDE (BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):

    • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and comprehensive medical and dental plan
    • Internal hiring to capitalize on individual strengths and interests
    • Referral and return bonuses
    • Ongoing opportunities for professional development and tuition reimbursement
    • All staff members receive 7 personal days per year
    • Opportunities for curriculum development
    • 401(k) retirement plan that is 100% vested immediately with an employer match of 5%

    SPECIAL EDUCATORS are expected to:

    • Possess skills and experience in co-teaching, case management, behavior management, and intervention techniques
    • Be skilled in the use of Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans as well as writing Individualized Education Plans
    • Provide individual, group, and project-based learning instruction designed to meet individual needs and help scholars excel
    • Participate in departmental meetings, family engagement activities, and whole-school professional development opportunities

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A minimum of two years teaching experience in a diverse public school setting preferred, but not required
    • Bilingual candidates preferred, but not required
    • A bachelor’s degree is required
    • Successful applicants must hold an appropriate Rhode Island teacher certification by their date of hire. Rhode Island offers reciprocity with over 30 states across the country. Learn more here.

    TO APPLY:

    Please submit your resume and tailored cover letter highlighting your alignment with our mission online. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regretfully can only respond to those candidates who best meet the requirements of a specific position or whose backgrounds are generally applicable to our team. If you are selected to advance in the hiring process, you will be contacted by a BVP team member.

    Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or ancestry.

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    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability and/or physical demands required.

    TECHNICAL SKILLS

    • Proficiency in computer technology related to position (including the ability to use Internet, Microsoft Office Products, Digital Camera, etc). • Outstanding customer service skills and professional presentation. • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. • Attention to detail • Demonstrated room planning and design skills (manual and computerized). • Project management, time management and organizational skills. • Ability to follow leadership instructions and work effectively with others. • Maintain confidentiality in regard to customer and company information. • Must be able to distinguish and differentiate visible elements of design such as color, patterns, etc.

    CORE COMPETENCIES

    • Job Knowledge • Work Quality / Work Quantity • Customer Focus • Initiative / Decision Making / Judgement • Communication / Active Listening • Accountability / Integrity • Interpersonal Skills / Team Oriented / Collaboration • Emotional Stability / Adaptability • Emotional Intelligence • Organization / Time Management • Creativity

    SALES COMPETENCIES

    • Achievement Motivation • Monetary Motivation • Extraversion / Outgoing • General Cognitive Ability • Sales Skills

    o Product Knowledge o Rapport Building o Comfortable Talking About Money o Qualification Questioning o Objection Prevention o Objection Handling o Gaining Commitment o Closing Techniques o Post-Sale Relationship Management o Consistent, Effective Prospecting

    WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    Work performed in a store environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopies and fax machines. Use of personal cell phone for customer contact and follow up and personal computer tablet for room sketching.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to view, see, manipulate and handle product to demonstrate to customers. The employee continuously walks or stands on the store’s showroom floor. Stands for extended periods of time. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and required to lift and carry small items up to 30 pounds, such as lamps, etc.

    EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

    Flexible schedule (evenings, weekends, holidays and key days required).

    OTHER DUTIES

    Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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