Girl Scouts of Western Washington

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Sales Assistant (Bellevue)

$10.25/hour, part-time (15-19 hours per week)

At Girl Scouts we know that given the opportunity, every girl can become a leader with the courage to act on her values, develop the ability to make clear decisions, and acquire the self-confidence to make a difference in the world around her.

Girl Scouts helps girls grow courageous and strong through girl-driven programs, reflecting the ever-changing needs and interests of girls.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington (www.GirlScoutsWW.org) is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual with a knack for providing a wonderful customer experience in a retail environment to work part-time in our Bellevue retail store.

As the Sales Assistant you will become a knowledgeable ambassador of the Girl Scout brand and programs helping our girls, parents and volunteers navigate the world of uniforms, badges and fun!

Applicants should have an availability of 15-19 hours per week. A typical week would involve three shifts between the hours of 1:30pm-6:30pm (Tuesdays thru Thursdays) and 11am-4pm (Fridays) with some Saturdays.)

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to hr@girlscoutsww.org. Please indicate this position title, your last name and where you saw this posting in the subject line of your e-mail.

Girl Scouts of Western Washington values diversity. Girl Scouts is a welcoming, inclusive organization. Girl Scouts is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Essential Functions:

Primary

Provide courteous customer service by handling phone and mail orders (accepting, filling, ringing and packaging) in a timely manner.

Assist customers with in-store sales including pulling items and providing information about merchandise and the Girl Scout programs.

Keep inventory stocked, check-in merchandise deliveries and keep the store and stock room organized.

Efficiently operate Point of Sales system to process store sales.

Open and/or close the store including computer functions and reports.

Provide sales assistance for some weekend store hours and Girl Scouts events.

Secondary

Provide support to special retail store operations at remote locations as needed to provide good customer service to volunteers and parents which would include merchandising, sales, cash handling, and close out.

Perform computer work; assist in handling interdepartmental sales.

Assist in proofreading forms/documents related to department.

Travel to other satellite store in the region (Marysville) once or twice a month during the school year and periodic pop-up stores at GS events. Mileage is reimbursed.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

· High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate of Arts degree preferred.

· Two years customer service including cash handling.

· Knowledge of Girl Scout program preferred.

· Demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize deadlines, work independently, take initiative and maintain confidentiality.

· Skilled in Outlook, Word and Access or similar program.

· Strong interpersonal skills to ensure effective interactions with individuals at all levels and backgrounds.

· Availability to work varied hours including nights and weekends as necessary.

· Ability to work with culturally and racially diverse groups preferred.

· Valid Washington State driver’s license and the ability to fulfill timely and travel requirements within the greater Seattle area.

· Satisfactory results from criminal background search.

· Ability to lift and move 50 pounds on a daily basis.

· Experience with Girl Scout camping and/or programs preferred.

· Maintain membership in Girl Scouts of the United States of America

· Satisfactory results from criminal background search

About Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Girl Scouts is for every girl and we are committed to serving girls who face sometimes overwhelming obstacles through programs such as Girl Scouts Beyond Bars, serving the daughters of women in prison, Girl Scouts Fostering A Future, serving girls who are in foster care, Girl Scouting in the School Day meeting with girls in area elementary and middle schools and Skills For Life, serving girls in low income housing communities, many of whom are new to this country. We currently serve over 26,000 girls in partnership with nearly 13,000 volunteers throughout seventeen counties in western Washington. In addition to our headquarters, we operate field offices located in Bellevue, Bremerton, DuPont, Marysville, as well as six camp properties: Camp Lyle Mcleod and Camp St. Albans near Belfair, Camp Robbinswold on the Hood Canal, Camp Evergreen near Longview, Camp Klahanee near Hoquiam and Camp River Ranch, near Carnation.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Doug Kimura, SPHR

Vice President, Human Resources

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

601 Valley Street

Seattle, WA 98109

www.girlscoutsww.org

Phone: 206.826.2176

Fax: 206.633.5099

dougik@girlscoutsww.org

 

 

 

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