Sales Associate – Manager in Training

Furniture Row - Marion, IA (30+ days ago)3.2

Furnishing You With Opportunity.
Have you had success as a Retail Sales Associate or Sales Consultant? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Furniture Row offers successful Sales Associates an Entry Level Retail Management Training Program! We are seeking experienced Associates and Consultants to join our team of Trainees who have gone on to success in Store Management. Our program allows you to enjoy a high earning potential while working in a fun and energetic environment! We are a leading company in our industry. If you have the drive to grow, learn and succeed, Furniture Row is a place where you can get promoted quickly as long as you are willing to work hard and put learning into action! Our strong industry position creates a stable workplace where you can feel secure in your success.

Job Responsibilities
As a Retail Sales Associate, you will be selling our unique array of furniture and accessories. You will receive hands on training in sales, marketing and business development techniques. You will shadow a Store Manager, learning all of the aspects of retail and people management. Our program hinges on understanding, mastering and being able to lead your own team.

Other responsibilities of the Management Trainee position include:

Greeting and assisting customers ascertaining their furniture wants and needs
Answering customer questions and inquiries regarding products and services
Seeking out information and knowledge regarding new products
Setting and achieving personal goals
Presenting pricing, preparing contracts and processing transactions in POS
Placing orders and locating stock
Maintaining knowledge of current promotions and policies regarding payment, exchanges and store security
Participating in merchandising and product displays
As a Retail Sales Associate, you will have access to a world class management training program with the opportunity to gain valuable experience by partnering with dedicated and successful Store Managers! As an Entry Level Retail Sales Manager Trainee, we recognize your drive and ambition, and we want to help you advance on your desired career path. With us, you will have access to the training and resources you need to thrive at your new career. Furniture Row gives you the keys to succeed as a Retail Sales Manager!

We recognize that you dedicate time and effort to your job, and we want you to have the resources to keep achieving. Here are some of the benefits our Trainees enjoy!

Paid Training
Commissions pay plus bonus opportunities
Medical and Dental benefits
Paid Vacation
401(k) retirement savings plan
Additional cash rewards
Job Requirements
As a Retail Sales Associate you must have a strong desire to succeed, integrity, commitment and the drive to provide exceptional customer service. In addition to your persistence and ability to influence others, success at Furniture Row doesn't have any one background or experience. Successful Management Trainees have come from administration, marketing, customer service, hospitality, automotive, real estate, insurance, warehouse / industrial and food service positions, yet they all share a drive to succeed. This is an entry level management opportunity where we will provide experienced Sales Associates with the tools you need to succeed!

Other requirements of the Management Trainee role include:
Enthusiasm for a career as a Store Manager
Previous work experience in any field - Your diverse experience is what we are seeking!
Must be coachable and hard-working
Desire to set and exceed goals
Ability to grasp new concepts and learn new skills
Ability to perform well while being a team player
Comfortable working with clientele and ability to provide excellent customer service
Experience with POS systems and Merchandise Inventory Systems, preferred
Willing to work non-traditional business hours including nights, weekends and holidays