Sales Associate Job Description Sample

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Sales Associate:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: Sales Associate

Location of the Job: Westland, MI 48185

Job Description:

This is a temporary, full-time hourly position. Candidates should be fully-available to work a variety of shifts, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.

Position Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Some travel for training may be required
  • Flexibility with work schedule and locations
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency within a Windows environment
  • Willingness to approach clientele
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to achieve performance goals; accountable to achieve and deliver against sales goals
  • Strong Guest Service skills
  • Confident self-starter with experience in sales

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.​
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading about new products.​
  • Maintains safe and secure environment by following safety and security standards and procedures; complying with codes.​
  • Receives returned items by inspecting items; returning payment; issuing credit; re-packing and re-shelving items; returning damaged items to supplier.​
  • Maintains parts inventory by verifying supplies; placing orders when order-points are reached.​
  • Takes customer orders by listening to and clarifying requests; identifying parts; offering and explaining alternative solutions.​
  • Completes sales by entering purchased items into sales/​inventory system; obtaining payment; adding purchase to credit account; issuing sales receipts.​

Salary: $12,000.00 – $14,000.00 /year

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________