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Seasonal Retail Associate

King Arthur Flour
Norwich, VT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Temporary
Job Description

Meet Us: King Arthur Baking Company is an award-winning, audience-leading baking company with a strategic vision to be the resource for baking education and inspiration. Through traditional and new media, in-person and virtual education, we strive to be a leader in helping novice and expert bakers alike. We're not going anywhere - we've been part of the family since 1790. We work to build stronger communities and increase access and the connection to real foods. We take pride in our responsible sourcing and our "never bleached" guarantee. And we work closely with farmers, millers, and suppliers in a continued commitment toward sustainability. Our wheat flour is grown and milled right here in the United States. Flour this good uses only the purest ingredients, free from GMOs. As a founding B Corporation, we are committed to using the power of business as a force for social and environmental good. We believe every employee's contributions make our company what it is: vibrant, successful, and committed to spreading the joy of baking. We are a welcoming and inclusive 100% employee-owned company.

The Position: This is a seasonal position (approximately 20 weeks) working in our Retail store. This is a fun position where stay busy and keep active! Sound good? Read on...

As a seasonal Retail Associate are responsible for providing a complete shopping experience and enthusiastically delivering great service to our customers while engaging with and educating and inspiring them in support of our brand and mission. You will join a customer-focused team.

The Benefits: As a seasonal associate, you will receive a generous discount in our retail store and free bread and flour each month.

Here's The Technical Stuff:

Temporary Part-Time, 24 hours per week with the ability to work weekends and varying shifts.

General Summary
The Retail Sales Associate position is responsible for providing a complete shopping experience and enthusiastically delivering great service to our customers while, engaging with, educating, and inspiring them in support of our brand and mission. As a retail associate you are under direct supervision and will join a customer focused team.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Greet and acknowledge all customers as they enter the store
  • Provide a positive experience for each customer specific to their needs
  • Assist customers with locating merchandise
  • Support the team in meeting monthly sales goals via cross and up-selling
  • Processing sales transactions accurately at the registers
  • Maintain the store’s appearance by straightening, cleaning, replacing signage
  • Restock product using proper inventory rotation
  • Assist with retail projects as assigned
  • Support all areas within the store
  • Adhere to all safely, food and workplace regulations, procedures and policies
  • Communicate consistently and clearly with your retail team, shift leads, and managers
  • Communicate with other departments identified issues as necessary
  • Report to work on time or notify the lead in charge by email and phone in advance if absent or late
  • Perform additional tasks and responsibilities as necessary

Minimum job requirements

  • 1-2 years of experience in a retail related field, beneficial
  • Strong verbal skills
  • Ability to respond to all customer requests with exemplary service
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment
  • Ability to function independently
  • Flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Engages positively with both internal and external customers

Success factors/competencies for this role

  • Open to change, recommends actions for continuous improvement
  • Thinks and acts strategically, understands how role contributes to larger outcome
  • Provides exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Sets high standards for oneself, meets deadlines
  • Learns from mistakes, receptive to feedback
  • Effective communicator, listens and respects others’ points of view
  • Participates in team problem solving and decision making
  • Maintains a positive attitude
  • Community minded – gets involved, volunteers

Physical requirements/work environment

  • Physical requirements
    • Ability to remain standing for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Work environment
    • Fast paced retail work environment


  • Understand that safety is the responsibility of everyone at the organization
  • Responsible for providing a safe and ergonomically sound work environment, identifying unsafe conditions and correcting these conditions immediately
  • Engage in safety and compliance training programs and encourage 100% team participation in same


  • Adhere to company-wide green norms, look for ways to reduce, reuse, recycle
  • Educate oneself on King Arthur Baking environmental campaigns
  • Strive to continually improve and implement new processes to reduce our environmental impact


  • Name Tag (provided)
  • Clean Apron (provided)

It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

There's room at our table for you. Apply today!

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors protected by law. King Arthur Flour provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to participate in both the application process and during employment. Such individuals are encouraged to seek accommodations to allow them to apply for a position, participate in the application process, and meet the essential functions and requirements of the position.

King Arthur Flour


Norwich, VT
05055 USA



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