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Job Title : Retail Sales Associate
Job Description :

We are looking for a creative part-time sales associate to join our family.  Ideal candidates would be self-motivated, goal-oriented, and ready to sell high quality sewing machines, software, accessories, fabric, notions, patterns and more.  This position is a perfect fit for an existing quilter, sewist, seamstress or dressmaker who has a passion for the art and can use it to make positive impacts on our community.  

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure great customer experience by greeting customers with a positive attitude, answering questions on projects/products/benefits/price/use and providing solutions to meet their every need.
    • Including but not limited to:
      • Finding the right customer match for books, patterns, notions, accessories, fabric, etc that gets their creative juices flowing then calculates and cuts fabric, backing, etc to complete project(s).
      • Finding the perfect sewing machine/software/cabinet based on customer need and provides sales demonstrations.
      • Teaches machine lessons (basic, computerized, embroidery, software, etc…) and recommends/teaches creative and fun sewing classes for our community.
  • Assist with the setup of promotions, advertising displays or arrangements of merchandise on counters, tables, walls, windows, etc… Stamps/marks or price tags merchandise.
  • Participates in training of company products in order to ensure a good working knowledge.
  • Performs general housekeeping activities throughout the store to ensure a clean and presentable environment at all times.
  • Provides store leadership team with customer feedback on sales, products, displays, and advertisements.
  • Supports inventory management activities, including but not limited to stocking shelfs and returning bolts of fabric to designated locations. 
  • Sews off sewing machines upon service completion as an independent verification that service requested has been provided.
  • Contributes to a positive team environment and performs other duties as requested.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Sewing experience with demonstrated interpersonal and customer service skills is a must.
  • Must be organized and able to adhere to operational processes, including reading on paper/computer screens and writing/typing on paper/computer. 
  • Basic math proficiency with ability to total prices and tax on sales contracts and point of sale system to document accurate offering/price.  Accepts payment and makes appropriate change. 
  • Be on feet for hours at a time. Bend down and reach above head. Push/pull merchandise on equipment
  • Lift, place and arrange items on shelves, racks or carts.  Individually be able to lift up to 25 lbs and group lift up to 75 lbs (under 2 lbs on a constant basis, 25 lbs on a frequent basis, 25-49 lbs on an occasional basis, and 50-75 lbs on an infrequent basis).
  • A high school diploma with 1+ years retail experience & demonstrated success in closing sales is a plus.
  • Be willing to work at least two Saturdays per month.  
Salary : Commensurate with Experience
Contact Info : info@robertssewingcenter.com


815-729-1600      2011 WEBER RD. CREST HILL, IL. 60403       
MON, TUES, THUR, FRI, SAT: 10-4