Retail Furniture Sales Associate, Part-Time

Retail St. Jacobs, Ontario

Our corporate Home Hardware Furniture Store located in downtown St. Jacobs, has an exciting opportunity for a term Part-Time Retail Furniture Sales Associate. Reporting to the Retail Store Manager, you will be responsible for providing courteous and efficient customer service, while selling furniture, appliances, and accessories.

If you’re a critical thinker with strong interpersonal skills and are looking to make an impact with your work, then this is the role for you.

HOURS: 32 hours per week
*Must be available for any of the store hours.
   Monday to Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm / 9:30am - 6:00pm)
   Saturday (9:00am - 5:00pm)
   Sunday (12:00pm – 5:00pm)

*Please note this is a term position until November 2023.

What you’ll do:

  • Greet and assist customers with all aspects of their Home furnishing, appliance, and accessories requirements.
  • Process customers’ transactions in P.O.S. system. As well as customer invoice tracking of special orders.
  • Order merchandise from the DSC and Vendors, providing invoice tracking and follow-up calls to both Vendors and customers throughout the process.
  • Assist with inventory counting/cycling counting.
  • Assist with merchandise displays, moving furniture and accessories, as well as tidying the sales floor regularly; general housekeeping is required.

What we’re looking for:

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, be service oriented and able to multi-task.
  • Previous retail sales experience preferably with furniture, mattresses and/or appliances.
  • Excellent computer skills: experience with Outlook, Excel Word, and POS would be a strong asset.
  • Written and oral communications skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be willing to work weekends and extended hours.
  • Fluency in both English and French would be an asset, but not required.

Home Hardware recognizes the value of a diverse team. We believe that different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences make us stronger as an organization. Applicants representing the full diversity of communities in Canada are encouraged to apply with confidence. Please let us know if you require accommodation during the recruitment process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.