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Retail Customer Experience Specialist (Full Time)

Milwaukee, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who We Are

Girl Scouts create the world they want to live in and strive to make it better every single day. They explore their strengths, take on new challenges, and can always be themselves, regardless of background or ability. Working for Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) is much more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to bring your talent, passion, and perspective to a girl-centric, mission driven organization. We are seeking individuals committed to making a difference and are enthusiastic team players who want to join an organization with a proud history and a growing future. Joining our staff means working to your full potential in a dynamic and diverse environment that strives for equity for all.

Position Summary

The Retail Customer Experience Specialist (RCES) is a full-time position that serves as the first point of contact to assist handling customer inquiries via phone, email, and in person. The RCES supports the daily operations of the Resource Center/shops filled with exciting merchandise and necessary Girl Scout apparel. If you are a motivated and responsible team player who is committed to providing the highest level of customer service to all internal and external members/customers, please apply!


The hourly range rate of pay is $15.00-16.50 commensurate with experience and skillset.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist customers in their selection and purchase of merchandise, including phone and e-mail orders while providing quality service to both internal and external customers.
  • Listen closely to understand needs or concerns while taking pride to provide clear, helpful information.
  • Empathizes with communities we serve and will put customers at ease, even when there are cultural or communication differences.
  • Coordinate aspects of membership and program registration.
  • Preserve a customer-centric environment in public areas of council facilities.
  • Maintain contact center database by entering information accurately and quickly.
  • Use of point-of-sale systems in processing cash register sales and monies to support council functions.
  • Track inventory and receipt of merchandise to ensure that appropriate stock levels are sustained.
  • Prepare reports that support the resource center functions and other council departments.
  • Engage in learning to build skills towards respectfully interacting with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.
  • Provide back-up administrative support across all departments as needed.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures, ranges of ability, genders, ethnicities, and races.
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to exercise discretion when handling potentially confidential or sensitive matters.
  • Excellent time management skills; ability to take initiative to solve problems and work with a minimum of supervision and function well as a member of a team.
  • Accurate, organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to work under pressure and shift priorities in response to changing needs.
  • Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout Program and enroll as a Girl Scout member which includes paying a nominal membership fee annually.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including daytime and/or some evening and occasional weekend hours.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is required to sit and/or stand for long periods and operate office equipment manually. The employee must be able to routinely lift 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Have daily access to dependable transportation, valid driver’s license, compliance with the council’s policy of automobile insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements for coverage of the council’s business auto insurance carrier.

These Skills are a Plus

  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • One to three years’ experience with computerized cash register operation (prior experience with retail point-of-sale software desired); math aptitude with proficiency in the use of a 10-key calculator.
  • Strong phone contact handling skills and active listening.
  • Bilingual ability to speak read and write fluently in both English and Spanish.

Full-Time Benefits Include

  • Work with a dynamic mission-focused team passionate about making a difference
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Free Short- and Long- Term Disability Insurance
  • Free Life Insurance 1x salary (additional coverage available)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO), Accrue 23 days in First Year
  • Plus over 15 Days Observed with Pay: Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day (and the Friday after), and all business days from December 24 through January 1
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Discount on qualified Girl Scout apparel and items

EEO & Anti-Racist Statement

The Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast (GSWISE) has a vision for a deeply inclusive membership, staff, and volunteers. To foster a culture of belonging while providing equitable service delivery above and beyond Equal Opportunity requirements, GSWISE candidates must be committed towards cultural competency growth and to work within diverse teams. Our Girl Scout Law demands we seek racial equity for everyone and do our part to dismantle systemic racism. GSWISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Milwaukee, WI