Sales Associate (Palo Alto)
REPORTS TO: Store Management
OVERVIEW The role of a Sales Associate at UO is to create an engaging shopping experience for our customers while working in a place where you can share your love for music, design and style and interact with people in a real and authentic way.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS * Deeply understands and loves the Urban Outfitters customer and brand * Builds relationships naturally, embraces individuality and diversity * Engages with social media across multiple platforms, connecting with others over shared passions * Knows what current trends and products inspire the UO customer * Eager to develop new skills and is responsive to feedback
ROLES + RESPONSIBILITIES
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE * Initiates conversation and interacts with the customer in an authentic, personalized way * Utilizes technology to enhance the customer’s experience * Shares advice, product knowledge and personal experiences to engage with the customer * Suggests alternate products, complementary pieces, outfitting tips, or styling ideas based on the customer’s personal style and interests
COMMUNICATION + COLLABORATION * Exhibits a willingness to learn and adapt, maintaining an ongoing connection with the customer * Collaborates with management and peers, sharing good ideas with the team and actively participating in daily meetings, store projects and brand focuses * Contributes to the team by being positive, respectful and helpful to others
MERCHANDISE + PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE * Knows what’s new and what’s selling well throughout the store and shares that knowledge with the customer * Well-informed on events and special offers in-store and online, providing customers with a seamless shopping experience * Maintains Urban Outfitters’ visual and display standards and ensures the selling floor is well-stocked
BUSINESS ACUMEN * Takes initiative in development of job skills and knowledge to drive store sales and achieve operational results * Assists in the completion of daily projects while keeping the focus on the customer experience * Demonstrates awareness and adheres to Loss Prevention, Inventory Control, safety standards, and all other Company policies and procedures
During the hiring process, you might be asked to complete a video introduction, an opinion survey, or asked to join us at a UO Hiring Event.
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Urban Outfitters, Inc. will make reasonable accommodations available for applicants with disabilities if required. Please notify us if an accommodation is needed.