Summer seasonal sales rep

  • Fairbanks Alaska
  • Listing Opening Date: April 19, 2022
  • Listing Closing Date: September 15, 2022

Website Alaska Geographic

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Job Excerpt:

Selling educational merchandise, gifts and consigned artwork and jewelry.  We are the official nonprofit partner to the National Park Service, US Forest Service, US Fish & Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management in Alaska.

Qualifications

Proactively problem solve quickly and implement solutions

Working knowledge of computers including Word, Excel, and an iPad-based POS system

Ability to communicate clearly, both verbal/written

Retain and accurately pass on information to employees and customers

High School Degree or equivalent required

If degree not completed, a minimum 3.0 GPA is required
Responsibilities

Hours: up to 40 hrs/week depending on visitation

Duties include; providing exceptional customer service to visitors, achieve sales and membership goals, proactively stock store shelves, use POS system, practice responsible/approved cash handling techniques, reconcile cash drawers daily, prepare products for sale, and be a positive representative of Alaska Geographic and its Partners

The Sales Rep reports to the Retail Operations Manager and will work closely with NPS Staff

Achieve or surpass branch gross sales and membership recruitment goals as specified by Alaska Geographic by actively engaging with customers with every sale

Build and maintain a positive working relationship with key Alaska Geographic Partners (National Park Service, Forest Service, Fish and Wildlife Service, and Bureau of Land Management)

Partners are considered our customers and should be treated with the utmost professionalism

Provide exceptional customer service both internally (other AK Geo staff) and externally (Partners and Visitor Center customers)

Monitor product inventory including sales product, membership premiums and all marketing collateral including signage, stays within acceptable levels, inventory received/transferred paperwork is documented, low-profit products are marked for discount as appropriate, sales are processed correctly in POS systems, membership registrations are properly uploaded and products/membership materials are merchandised to make the most out of the sales floor space available

Follow cash handling and processing procedures including daily deposits and proper change fund management

Maintain professional, customer-oriented, and communication with Partner staff; answering questions or escalating concerns to the Retail Operations Manager as appropriate

Participate in inventory counting, following accounting best practices at the end of the season

Alaska Geographic employees must follow HR policies, guidelines, and procedures as stated in the Employee Manual and Retail Training Manual

Other duties as assigned

Multitask and prioritize multiple initiatives

Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 15 pounds to a shelf height of 5 feet

You may be asked by Corporate Managers to perform other instructions and duties
Benefits

Pay Starting $14/hour

Job Submission Instructions: Call for further instructions
Job Description PDF: Sales Rep
Job Contact Name: Debbie DeGrado
Job Contact Phone: (907) 459-3711

To apply for this job email your details to Fbksmanager@akgeo.org

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