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Retail Sales Associate

Company: American Freight
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Our company is seeking motivated, dedicated, and confident individuals who wish to pursue a successful and gratifying career in the retail furniture industry. American Freight Furniture and Mattress has over 170 stores throughout the United States and we are growing. We have 30-40 new stores opening each year! Our employees earn an income well above the industry average and are offered Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, and more.We will provide you with a 90 day training period in sales, followed by 60 days as an assistant manager, where you will learn all the essentials for success. After training is completed, there are excellent earning opportunities available as well as career advancement. The best candidates can fast track into Store and Regional Manager roles.Job Type: Entry level; Full timeSales Manager Requirements:

  • An Associate's degree, recent college graduate, and/or military experience is welcome, but not necessary for consideration.
  • Sales experience a plus, but not required.
  • Excels in a competitive environment.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and focus on customer satisfaction in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent relationship building, communication, and presentation skills.General Description of Duties:
    • 90 days of training in sales, followed by 60 days training as an assistant manager to prepare for a managerial role.
    • Boost company sales through exceptional customer service, selling skills, and team building.
    • Lead your sales associates to meet sales and service goals set by the company.
    • Increase your knowledge of our products, competitor's products, current advertising, and marketing initiatives.
    • Ensure the store is properly staffed and up to company standards.
    • Properly manage inventory, customer orders, and employee's schedules.
    • Organize and lead in daily activities, including store meetings and training sessions.
    • Gauge store performance by monitoring weekly, monthly and quarterly performance and financial reports.Benefits:
      • Competitive pay
      • Paid vacation
      • Health, life, dental, and vision insurance
      • 401K plan
      • Employee discounts
      • Opportunity for advancement to management position after 5 month training periodAbout American FreightSince 1994, American Freight has been helping customers save money on quality furniture and mattresses. In February 2020, American Freight combined with Sears Outlet, a leading national discount retailer of home appliances, to create American Freight Furniture Mattress Appliance. The enhanced American Freight launched in June 2020, leverages the strong legacies of the founding organizations to deliver consumers a one-stop-shop for quality furniture, mattresses and appliances at everyday low prices! With over 4 million satisfied customers, American Freight will continue to grow while its mission remains the same: sell the best for less every day while delivering exceptional customer service. American Freight will continue to deliver on its commitment of take it home today with same day delivery available for all in-stock items, including appliances, with payment plan options for every customer, including no credit required and other credit options with low, easy payments. American Freight operates over 300 stores in 40 states across the United States and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.americanfreight.com.Job Type: Full-timePay: $11.00 - $34.00 per hourBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee discount
        • Health insurance
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 10 hour shift
          • 12 hour shift
          • 8 hour shift
          • Holidays
          • Monday to Friday
          • WeekendsSupplemental Pay:
            • Commission payEducation:
              • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                • Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:
                  • One locationWork Remotely:
                    • No

Keywords: American Freight, Houston , Retail Sales Associate, Sales , Houston, Texas

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