Retail Sales Associate

Company Overview

Recchiuti Confections

Recchiuti Confections Website
After years in the test kitchen, Michael Recchiuti was ready to introduce Americans to real chocolate in 1997. With his wife, Jacky, he founded Recchiuti Confections. Their idea: when you introduce people to truly exquisite truffles and confections they will be won over instantly. Everyday, we strive to create the best chocolate experience possible, from handcrafting smooth ganaches infused with fresh herbs from California, to blending single-origin chocolates for one-of-a-kind tasting experiences. And just like our start 20 years ago, we never add preservatives.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Food and Beverage
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  • Position is Entry-level
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Job Duties

The Sales Associate is an integral part of the customer experience and success of the retail sales channel at Recchiuti Confections. This position contributes to all retail store activities including, but not limited to: customer service, sales, merchandising, inventory, order processing, and general maintenance. The Sales Associate reports to the Retail Manager and works shifts at both retail locations, the Ferry Building Marketplace and theLab.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain a breadth of knowledge regarding Recchiuti Confections’ history, company standards, products and services.
Deliver the highest levels of customer service, building relationships, ensuring customer follow-up, and promoting retention.
Achieve sales goals.
Manage multiple store tasks and high-volume foot traffic with ease.
Work effectively and cohesively with Recchiuti team members.
Ensure store is clean and tidy at all times.
Receive shipments and process product orders.
Implement shop merchandising, layout and customer traffic flow.
Host tours.

Job Requirements

Job Qualifications and Competencies
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Retail experience, including cash handling and balancing cash drawer
Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Team player and able to work well with others.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Fluent in English.
Enjoy interaction with the public – must be a true “people person.”
Self-motivated, and able to work quickly and efficiently to meet deadlines.
Flexible schedule with full-time availability during holidays.
Able to lift heavy objects, be on one’s feet all day, and move quickly.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Interest in the fine food industry and the desire to learn more.
Ability to speak other languages.
Physical Demands

The essential functions of this position require consistent standing and the ability to lift 40lbs unassisted.

Skills/Experience Preferred

Compensation

DOE

Benefits

Hours

Part-Time

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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