Overview

RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE – DAINESE STORE NYC

Dainese is an Italian action sports brand that specializes in the research and development in protective gear and apparel for the motorcycling, the mountain biking, and the winter sports communities. In 2007, Dainese acquired AGV, which a leading manufacturer of motorcycle helmets in Europe. Now the two brands together are the only company to offer full head-to-toe protective gear for motorcyclists, and full Mountain Bike and Winter sports protection and functional apparel lines.

Dainese USA Inc. is looking for a sales associate for its NYC Store. The candidate MUST be a sales driven individual with some previous experience possibly in structured sport/fashion/jewelry retail environments. Outgoing and with good communication skills. A love of motorcycle gear and motorbikes is a plus in order to better understand customers’ needs. Bi-lingual a plus. Salaries are DOE, and include health and vacation benefits as well as commission and bonus incentives. For more detailed job descriptions, please go to http://www.dainese.com/us_en/careers/

Job Title: Retail Sales Associate
Reports To: Retail Store Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Retail
Hrs per Week: Full or Part Time – applicants MUST have flexible availability
Location: Dainese Store NYC

Summary: To provide excellent customer-focused shopping experience and sales through efficient and timely assistance by performing the following duties:

·         Provide quality customer service, assistance with purchases, suggestive selling and detailed product information.

·         Build and maintains an understanding of the store’s products and price information

·         Adhere to all Company policies regarding sales, operations, branding, and marketing.

·         Handle merchandise returns and/or exchanges in accordance with store policy.

·         Attend store meetings and training sessions as requested.

·         Maintain a neat and orderly store at all times to include re-stocking and organizing of products on the sales floor and back storage, as well as dusting and vacuuming all areas.

·         Assist with loss prevention, reports any theft or suspected theft by customers or employees to management.

·         Answer retail phones and emails.

·         Unload deliveries to include lifting and carrying boxes and stocking in appropriate areas when needed.

·         Perform other related duties as assigned by Store Manager, Retail Coordinators, or VP of Operations.

Occasional overtime may be required for special events, and can include working at off-site events.

Other duties may be assigned. We support individual talents and foster professional growth.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; two years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and is typically indoors.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Dainese USA, Inc. is the American subsidiary of Dainese S.p.A., based in Orange County, CA

About Dainese USA, Inc

Founded in 1972 by Lino Dainese, the company designs advanced protective wear for motorcycling, mountain biking, winter sports and equestrian use, for both competition activity and leisure. The DAINESE trademark is highly esteemed on the market due to the high quality of the products bearing the trademark and the number of successes achieved over the years at competitive level. In 2007 the company acquired premium race- and sport-helmet manufacturer AGV. Dainese and AGV protective products showcase some of the most innovative technologies in action sports and are used by the world’s top athletes.