Seasonal Retail Sales Associate
Want to work with a product you love? Yankee Candle is seeking individuals who are passionate about home décor and fragrance. We are an energetic, innovative and engaged team, who values their people and their development. Not to mention, we offer a generous 50% off employee discount on most products.
We characterize our team as a band of avid retail and brand enthusiasts who care deeply about their work and work hard to get the best possible results. This position is perfect for someone who enjoys an organization that moves swiftly, is open to change, and for someone who really cares about providing and demonstrating exceptional guest service—and can correlate that behavior with driving sales. This position is a temporary position with the possibility to turn in to permanent after the Christmas season.
As a Retail Store Sales Associate, you will be responsible for performing non-negotiable sales standards to drive merchandise sales and provide exemplary guest assistance. You will also assist with daily merchandise restocking and store maintenance. Following store safety, store security and related operational procedures will also be required.
Six months to a year experience in a retail sales environment or similar fast paced, customer service environment, preferred.
Flexibility in work schedule is required including the ability to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays as operational need may require.
We are an e-Verify employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status
About Yankee Candle
Yankee Candle is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, based on sales. Yankee Candle participates in the $25 billion global candle and home fragrance market. Yankee Candle has a 50-year history of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. Yankee Candle sells its products through a North American wholesale guest network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of Yankee Candle owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com). Outside of North America, Yankee Candle sells its products primarily through an international wholesale guest network of over 6,000 store locations and distributors covering over 50 countries on a combined basis.
Yankee Candle is subsidiary of Newell Brands
Yankee Candle is part of Newell Brands, a global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary
- sales: 1 year (preferred)
- customer service: 1 year (preferred)