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Sales Associate - Part Time - Paramus, NJ
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Soft Surroundings | Paramus, NJ
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Job Description

You are the great compassionate one:

You love taking care of others, finding them what they want or need, making them happy and seeing them smile. When the other people in your life feel good, you feel even better.

If this sounds like you...YOU could be a good fit for the Soft Surroundings team.

A little bit about our customers:

They mean the world to us. Every woman who walks through the doors of a Soft Surroundings store, or calls us to order something beautiful from our catalogs or shops with us online is very familiar with taking care of others. Most of the time, she puts herself at the bottom of the To Do List. That's why every interaction is our chance to take care of her and we put her at the top of our list every time!

Are you one of us?

If you think you are, and you end up joining our team, here's how we will take care of you. We provide benefits including 401(K) with company match, competitive pay, profit sharing potential and up to 50% discount on the fabulous clothes, jewelry, shoes, accessories, home furnishings and world-class beauty products we sell. Plus, you'll have a fantastic opportunity to work with a growing, successful company'which means you can grow too.

Here are the details:

Soft Surroundings, at Paramus Park in Paramus, NJ is seeking a Part Time Sales Associate with experience in selling apparel, cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, accessories and/or home decor. We provide competitive pay, generous employee discount, profit sharing potential and an opportunity to work with a successful and growing company.


* Ensures that customers receive the best possible service, including suggestive selling and assistance as needed
* Contributes to achievement of sales plan
* Efficient and accurate cash register and computer operations, etc.
* Maintains and demonstrates strong sales skills by maintaining high UPT and ADS statistics
* Must be available for a flexible schedule including days, evenings and weekends


* High School Diploma or equivalent
* 1+ year of retail experience in sales, cosmetology or esthetics
* Strong computer skills
* Team player with initiative
* Excellent customer service, sales and communication skills
* Time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills
* Proven ability to increase sales and store profitability
* An understanding of our customer, primarily women 35 and over

About Soft Surroundings

Soft Surroundings is dedicated to your comfort and relaxation. Our first catalog mailed July 19, 1999. We are based in St. Louis, Mo. We target busy women of all ages - especially those who need to take a moment for themselves to renew their bodies as well as their spirits. We offer a fine selection of "at home" clothing of the softest, easy care fabrics - from foundations to negligees. Our bedding is selected with maximum comfort and softness in mind. All fabrics which come in contact with your skin are rated for softness - we guarantee it! We've traveled the world, bringing home the best in skin care for face and body and a broad assortment of anti-stress products from sleep aids to aromatherapy wraps. We don't use the word "pamper" because wearing and sleeping in soft, comforting clothes and linens and doing soothing things for your body and mind should be an everyday occurrence, something you owe yourself - not just a treat. We hope you enjoy shopping with us. Please e-mail us or call 1-800-240-7076 - your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Visit us at our flagship store set to open November 4, 2005 - >click here to learn more. Join our e-mail list for exclusive product previews and offers: