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Holiday Selling Specialist - Chicago, IL in Chicago, IL at Winston Retail

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/3/2018

Job Description

Winston Retail is the leading service agency that provides retail merchandising support, environmental design and project management.  Our passionate, talented and hard-working team is responsible for retail presentations for top fashion, image and lifestyle brands.  We specialize in apparel, footwear and accessories and work with clients such as The North Face, Puma, Columbia and many others. For additional company information, please visit our website: www.winstonretail.com.

Job Summary:

‘Tis the season to Sell, Sell, Sell! Winston Retail is looking for Selling Specialists to support a variety of projects this holiday season. Projects may require up to 25hrs of support per week and may require evening and weekend selling visits. Selling support may be required on Black Friday. As a Selling Specialists you will represent a brand by educating the consumer of product features & benefits to drive sales at retail locations. This role also ensures the best visual presentation is being upheld. Sales goals are often presented to drive multiple sales and productivity.  You will provide photos and reports of each visit which is communicated via Winston’s proprietary store visit reporting Mobile App. 

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience within a department, specialty or retail store
  • Previous work as a sales associate with an apparel, accessory or footwear company
  • Ability to convert customers into sales with a passion and spark

Required Skills & Tools:

  • Goal driven, with an ability to multi-task
  • Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals
  • Exemplary customer service
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to train sales associates on product attributes and brand principles
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills (Excel, Word, and email and digital photography)
  • Proficient in capturing crisp, clear mirror image photography (before and after photos to showcase completed work)
  • Available to work a flexible retail schedule, which may include mornings, evenings, weekends, extended hours, and holidays (as necessary)
  • Strong work ethic; reliable and committed for the full duration of the project
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds 
  • Smartphone device for reporting purposes -- Android OS 6.0 or higher/Apple iOS 8.0 or higher