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Retail Sales Associate

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Retail Sales Associate Job Description

As Retail Sales Associate you will be responsible for all sales activities and sales associate job duties, from greeting customers, answering questions, offering assistance, suggesting items, lending opinions and providing product information. Individual responsibilities as a Retail Sales Associate may include demonstrating outstanding customer service and selling skills, keeping the selling floor stocked with merchandise, assisting in display of merchandise or organizing the selling floor and stock areas.

A Retail Sale Associate must process payments by totaling purchases; processing checks, cash and store or other credit cards. Must also be able to deal with customer refunds courteously and professionally. Maintains a professional attitude with sincerity and enthusiasm reflecting store’s commitment to our customer and their companion animals. Develops product knowledge by reading current vendor tags and pamphlets and attending training classes in order to communicate it to the customer. Stays current with promotional events and sales.


  • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer service practices

  • Proficient in verbal and written English language

  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to read, write and effectively communicate with customers, peers and management

  • Telephone etiquette

  • Ability to multi-task, while being attentive to customers and remaining flexible to the needs of the business

  • Ability to work as part of a team and take initiative independent of direct supervision

  • Physical demands: This position involves constant moving, talking, hearing, reaching and standing for at least two consecutive hours. May occasionally involve stooping, kneeling, crouching and climbing ladders

  • Customer service focus

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and energetic with a genuine desire to provide outstanding service

  • Available to work a variety of hours, which may include early mornings, evenings and weekends

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Retail Sales Associate top skills & proficiencies:

  • Customer Service

  • Organization

  • Sales

  • Merchandising

  • Product Knowledge

  • Basic Math

  • Dependability

  • Attention to Detail

  • Time Management

  • Team Player

  • Written and Verbal Communication

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Problem Solving


Why Work Here?

For Other Living Things is a critter, people and earth friendly company with great clientele and a casual, friendly work environment.

We are looking for a pet loving individual who is willing to explore, embrace and recommend positive reinforcement, force free and enhanced environment lifestyle and techniques to our guests. The job includes aspects of all small business tasks including receiving, stocking and sales. The perfect candidate will love animals, be proactive and able to lift 40 pounds to chest level.


1261 S Mary Ave Sunnyvale CA 94087
Sunnyvale, CA