Retail Sales Associate (Part Time — Weekends)

We are currently hiring for this position as of April 2024 in anticipation of the opening of our second retail location, LEIF Home & Woman, at 319 Graham Avenue in East Williamsburg.

Location: 319 Graham Avenue, East Williamsburg Brooklyn (may also occasionally work out of our other location @ 99 Grand Street, Brooklyn).

Schedule: 1 day (7 to 8 hours) per week Saturdays and/or Sundays

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Responsibilities include:
+ Being an all-star salesperson by offering suggestions/guidance and making sales while conveying a natural ease and authenticity with customers.
+ Monitoring and pulling as needed for e-comm orders.
+ Checking out customers and collecting payment.
+ Customer service through excellent written and verbal communication
+ Maintaining the storefront (organizing, cleaning, dusting, vacuuming, etc).

If the following resonates with you, you might be the perfect fit:
+ You're passionate about aesthetics, particularly home decor and/or clothing.
+ You are outgoing and have a warm, genuine and friendly personality.
+ You're visually inclined with an eye for style and detail.
+ You enjoy being busy and aren't stressed out by a little bit of occasional chaos.
+ You are good at multitasking while maintaining an extreme attention to detail.
+ You prefer working both on your own and/or with a small, tight-knit team where your work matters.
+ You know how to have fun while also taking your work seriously.

Requirements:
+ Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal) and attention to detail
+ Prior retail experience (applications with no prior retail experience will not be considered).
+ Extremely reliable and high accountability
+ An outgoing, warm, vibrant and friendly personality with an authentic, natural ease with people
+ Self starter who takes initiative
+ Ability to multitask and perform well under pressure
+ Organized, efficient and aesthetically/visually inclined (gift wrapping, merchandising).

Please note weekends can be VERY busy and intense, so the ideal candidate has a lot of energy, enjoys the fast pace and hustle of New York City, and can stay focused amidst many things happening at once. 

To apply: send an email to stacy@leifshop.com with the subject "LEIF - Weekend Sales". Please include your resume and a cover letter to give us a feel for your personality and why you think you'd be a good fit for LEIF. Links to your Pinterest and/or Instagram account are a plus for us and give us a great idea of who you are and if you're a good fit.

Cheers!