Sales Associate

Sacks Thrift

Part Time

Position: PART-TIME Sales Associate. Hourly position with a six-month probationary period. Background check required as prerequisite to hiring. Reports to Program Manager. Up to 10 hours a week as of Sept 8th 2022 Benefits: Prorated sick leave from date of hire, vacation retroactive after six-month probation, and prorated contribution toward health insurance after one month for those who work over 20 hours a week. 50% off all store merchandise. Pay Scale: Starting at 14.00 per hour, opportunity of a raise after probationary period (6 months) Position Overview: A Sacks Thrift Sales Associate (SA) participates in the operation of Sacks Thrift Store, which is the revenue generator for Help Center, Inc. The SA participates directly in customer service, volunteer task-delegation, donation processing, stocking sales areas, operating the cash register, answering phones, and other duties relevant to smooth thrift store operations. Sacks Thrift is a nonprofit local thrift store, operating with public donations of merchandise to support Help Center, Inc. programs, including a 24-Hour Crisis, Suicide & Resource line, Sexual Assault Counseling Center, Child Advocacy Center and Hearts & Homes Family Resource Center. Voted #1 Thrift Store in Bozeman, Sacks carries a wide variety of clothing, housewares, books, domestics, furniture, jewelry, collectibles, and antiques. All proceeds stay local. Required Knowledge and Skills: Maintain a professional demeanor towards customers, coworkers, volunteers, and supervisors Ability to reach repeatedly above and below chest level, and to perform manual labor, including but not limited to lifting 25+ pounds and maintaining balance carrying items up and down the stairs on a regular basis, and working outdoors in all weather conditions Courteous, efficient phone and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting Work effectively under stressful conditions, and the ability to respond quickly to change Commitment to the values and activities of Help Center, Inc. Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years of experience in a non-profit and/or people oriented position. Retail experience helpful, bonus points for Thrift Store specific history! Cash register knowledge as well as basic cash/credit card handling Ability to organize, prioritize multiple projects at once Essential Job Functions: Maintain regular and timely attendance, adhering to the posted schedule or notifying the store manager ASAP if an emergency prevents this Assisting customers and volunteers with many different needs courteously When assigned, operating cash register, pricing/tagging/cleaning when possible When assigned, sorting usable donations and rejecting /recycling unusable donations Utilizing price guides and the internet to price consistently and appropriately Participate in store cleanliness, safety, and merchandise presentation Ability to work efficiently alone, as well as in a team while performing all duties Keep up with and participate in store-related communications, such as: bulletin board notes, emails, texts, and staff meetings Maintain confidentiality of donor, customer, and staff records and any other in-store business Reports to Sacks Program Manager
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