Retail Sales Associate

Oku Den

  • Date Listed: 2019-02-25
  • Location: 260A High St, Northcote VIC, Australia melbourne 3070
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Sales Assistant
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

Oku Den is an independent retail specialist store located in Northcote and Hurstbridge. We focus on Japanese stylised Melbourne-made clothing, along with lifestyle and home wares products, gifts and jewellery. We are seeking a mature person with extensive experience in Clothing sales in an independent store.

 We stock a diverse product range and have a bright, therapeutic atmosphere with a reputation for service. The role is for a Sales/service associate, 3 to 4 days a week including a weekend day. We focus on Melbourne-made clothing, along with lifestyle and home wares products, all of which highlight Japanese design. We are seeking a mature person with high level display and store management skills. Must be honest, reliable, have a strong retail back ground, and be great with people.

 

  • Greet and determine the needs of every customer that walks through the door.
  • Know every product inside and out and be able to tell the story behind our diverse range.
  • Be an integral part of the conversation between our company and our customers. Give
    feedback and alerts if there are any problems with our products.
  • Merchandising maintenance: keep the floor fully stocked at all times. Make sure particularly that our clothing is folded or hung and merchandised properly. Basically, you'll need high level display and store management skills.
  • Continue to think of new ways to merchandise our collections in-shop and keep the
    appearance of the store fresh. In particular, maintain the store front, updating stock regularly.
  • Maintain a clean, well-organised stock area out back
  • Handle Eftpos and banking
  • Understand retail protocols
  • Advising and fitting clothing customers in a sympathetic, professional way

About the position:  

We're looking for a key person who's able to work in our Northcote store and weekend work would be necessary. The Oku Den store has a diverse product range and has a bright, therapeutic atmosphere with a reputation for service. We have a philosophy around service that encapsulates the concepts of both gratitude and presence. You'll have an ability to read a customer's needs and extend your service beyond the immediate sale. Be an excellent salesperson, able to deliver exceptional customer service

  • Retail experience to management level  (not hospitality) 
  • Experience in clothing sales.
  • Experience in the fields of jewellery/clothing/gifts.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills - the ability to read a customer's required level of service
  • An appreciation of our business and its ethics
  • Able to communicate with other staff
  • Computer literacy – you'll be across Shopify, daily email communication, and have strong social network skills. Familiarity with Photoshop a bonus 
  • Self starter - motivated, independent, responsible and, most importantly, reliable
  • Gift wrapping excellence

How to Apply:

Tell us why you are the person we need to hire. Share something that shows us you want to be part of our business. We hate to call it a cover letter because we think that sounds a bit corporate and that's hardly us. But write and tell us something about yourself. Upload a resume too while you're at it.  Best address:  oku@okuden.com.au 

We're excited to meet you!

Oku Den – Finders and Makers of Beautiful Things 

For now the role is  3–4 days a week, including a weekend day. There is scope to beocme a full time team member.

Salary (plus superannuation) will be calculated based on the statutory hourly casual rate.

PS   Sorry – we are only able to respond to your application if we are offering you an interview.

Thanks.

Oku Den 

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  • Date Listed: 25.02.2019
  • Location: 260A High St, Northcote VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Retail
  • Position: Sales Assistant
  • Work Type: Part Time Work

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