CAREERS

Open positions:

2 positions available

________________

Assistant Floor Manager

35 - 40 Hours per week

Please email info@madeherepdx.com to apply

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

 

General Position Summary

Provide sales management/merchandising assistance within store, with a focus on service related to customers/guests. Assist in the execution of tasks related to marketing, design, buying and operational functions as needed. Assist in maintaining a high level of store-related standards. Serve as store supervisor when store manager, operations director or ownership is not present.

 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities           

Ensure the following occurs during all shifts:

  • Customers are greeted upon entering store
  • Self and staff is prepared to answer any questions customers may have related to store’s product assortment
  • Administration of store opening and closing duties, per schedule
  • Fixtures are well-stocked with product
  • All product is displayed on selling floor
  • Product displays are neat, clean and organized
  • Overall store is clean and presentable
  • Self and staff arrive on-time and prepared for all scheduled shifts
  • Check-in with management for any pertinent information
  • Management of lunches and breaks as per schedule/policy
  • Back stockroom area is well-maintained

Demonstrate ability to act as a leader among team members, departments and the organization as a whole.

 

Secondary Functions:

Assist store management with various tasks as needed, including:

  • Social media posts
  • Event planning/execution
  • Scheduling
  • Selection and acquisition of products/merchandise for store
  • Idea sharing
  • Store performance feedback and analysis
  • Graphic design
  • Coordination of any of the above, as needed

 

Participation in management meetings as needed.

Regular participation in staff meetings.

Present business-related ideas and concepts that fall within MadeHere PDX’s opportunity base.

Participation (input) in the development of sales and marketing strategies. 

Maintain positive open lines of communication with all MadeHere PDX management, staff, vendors, subcontractors and others in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information, ongoing development of business relationships and efficient operation of the organization.

Work with team to investigate and uncover new products, potentially outside the normal scope, that present the opportunity to be appropriately marketed within MadeHere PDX.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

Job Scope:

Job consists of recurring work situations with occasional variations. Job involves a moderate level of complexity. Position demands a moderate to high level of creativity. Candidate is an individual and team contributor, responsible for following established practices and procedures. Duties are sometimes performed independently with moderate supervision and in those cases work is checked or verified sometimes visually and/or by results. Decisions are made within established departmental guidelines. Position has high visibility due to directly impacting customer service. Errors in judgment or work performance could result in negative customer experiences. Consequently, errors in judgment directly affect sales, profitability and relationships with the general public. 

 

Supervisory Responsibility:

Position involves the supervision of sales staff when store manager and operations director are not present. 

 

Interpersonal Contacts:

Contacts are normally made with others both inside and outside the organization.  Internal contacts are unlimited and may include general management, ownership, co-assistant management and sales staff. External contacts may include customers, vendor partners, sales representatives and subcontractors. Interactions tend to focus on service, information exchange, problem solving, explanation, discussion and interpretations. Contacts and communication can contain confidential/sensitive information. Candidate initiates contacts on his/her own with the majority occurring via face-to-face interaction.

 

Specific Job Skills:

Possess basic knowledge of the following: Retail sales, product design, fashion, merchandising, buying and marketing. Understanding of sales representative responsibilities and retail sales reporting is helpful. Ability to perform detailed tasks, which reflect a high degree of accuracy. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to deal effectively with work and time pressure in the efficient and effective accomplishment of job requirements. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required. Mental ability to conduct interpersonal interactions with customers, vendors and other company personnel. Physical ability to use telephone, computer hardware/software including keyboard, type, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

 

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent. College Degree preferred specializing in buying, product/business marketing, fashion, design or sales and 3-5 years experience in the retail or wholesale mfg. industry, preferably in sales, marketing, design or buying/merchandising roles. Involvement with, and passion for, the local Maker Movement is highly desired for this role.

 

Job Conditions:

Typical number of hours per week is 35-40. However, job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week during peak season or rush projects. Position does not involve travel at this time.   Job pressure exists in the balancing of a wide variety of projects with conflicting deadlines and managing personal time to ensure timely completion of projects.

________________

 

 

Sales Associate

30 - 40 Hours per week

Please email info@madeherepdx.com to apply

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.


General Position Summary

Provide sales assistance for customers/guests within store. Execute tasks related to sales, merchandising, marketing, design, buying and operational functions as needed. Assist in maintaining a high-level of store standards.


Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities  

Ensure the following during all shifts:

Customers are greeted upon entering store

Ask and be prepared to answer any questions customers may have related to store’s product assortment

Participation in store opening and closing duties, per schedule

Fixtures are well-stocked with product

All product is displayed on selling floor

Product displays are neat, clean and organized

Overall store is clean and presentable

Arrive on-time for all scheduled shifts

Check-in with management for any pertinent information

Limit breaks as per schedule/policy

Back stockroom area is well-maintained

 

Secondary Functions:

Assist store management with various tasks as needed, including:

Merchandising

 

Product assortment feedback for buying purposes

Reporting of theft or any activity related to dangerous conditions within the store, or issues that may prevent sales

Idea sharing

Store/product performance feedback

Regular participation in staff meetings.

Present ideas and concepts that fall within the MadeHere PDX “opportunity base”- either actual or unrealized.

Maintain positive open lines of communication with all MadeHere PDX management, staff, vendors, subcontractors and others in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information, ongoing development of business relationships and efficient operation of the organization.

Work with team to investigate and uncover new products, potentially outside the normal scope, that present the opportunity to be appropriately marketed within MadeHere PDX.

Perform other related duties as assigned.


Job Scope:

Job consists of recurring work situations with occasional variations. Job involves a minimal level of complexity. Position demands a minimal level of creativity. Candidate is an individual and team contributor, responsible for following established practices and procedures. Duties are sometimes performed independently with moderate supervision and in those cases work is checked or verified sometimes visually and/or by results. Decisions are made within established departmental guidelines. Position has high visibility due to directly impacting customer service. Errors in judgment or work performance could result in negative customer experiences. Consequently, errors in judgment directly affect sales, profitability and relationships with the general public.

 

 Supervisory Responsibility:

Position involves no supervisory responsibility at this time. Keyholder, shift lead or assistant manager experience is a plus. There is room to grow in this position into one of these roles.

 

 Interpersonal Contacts:

Contacts are normally made with others both inside and outside the organization.  Internal contacts are unlimited and include general management, ownership, co-management and sales staff. External contacts may include customers, vendor partners, sales representatives and subcontractors. Interactions tend to focus on service, information exchange, problem solving, explanation, discussion and interpretations. Contacts and communication can contain confidential/sensitive information. Contacts generally occur via face-to-face interaction.

 

 

 Specific Job Skills:

Possess basic knowledge of the following: Retail sales, fashion and merchandising. Ability to perform detailed tasks, which reflect a high degree of accuracy. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Ability to deal effectively with work and time pressure in the efficient and effective accomplishment of job requirements. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail required. Mental ability to conduct interpersonal interactions with customers, vendors and other company personnel. Physical ability to use telephone, computer hardware/software including keyboard, type, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds. Keyholder, shift lead or assistant manager experience is a plus. There is room to grow in this position into one of these roles.

 

 Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent (College Degree preferred) specializing in marketing, sales, fashion, design. 3-5 years experience in the retail or wholesale mfg. industry, preferably in sales, marketing, and/or merchandising roles required.

 

 Job Conditions:

Job may require hours that exceed 8 hours per day and/or 40 hours per week during peak season or rush projects. Position does not involve travel.

 

Note: Please check back often. In the meantime, we are always interested in meeting people who share our passion for local businesses and makers, and that may be a good fit for future roles at MadeHere PDX. So, feel free to send your resume/CV and contact info to info@madeherepdx, and we'll get back with you should a position become open that aligns with your background and our needs. Thank you!

 

 

Search

0 items in cart

No items in shopping bag