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9/20/2019
Job Category:
Sales
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Seasonal Part-time Sales
The Container Store | Washington, District of Columbia
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Job Description

Overview

Founded in 1978, The Container Store is the nation's original and leading retailer of storage and organization products, offering innovative and multifunctional solutions designed to simplify customers' lives, save space and, ultimately, save time. The Container Store has locations from coast to coast and a thriving online business.

What We Stand For What you do matters. Experience The Container Store's employee-first culture where you are appreciated, valued, and empowered to work together for a higher purpose. We create exceptional customer service experiences while fulfilling our customer's storage and organization needs. Living out our 7 Foundation Principles has landed us on FORTUNE magazine's list of 'Best Companies to Work for' year after year.

What Will You Be Doing?Our seasonal part-time positions are involved in sales, merchandising and inventory.

* Schedules totaling less than 20 hours per week.
* This role will end in January of 2020.

Responsibilities

In sales, you are…

* On the salesfloor engaging in thoughtful conversations with customers while maintaining the visual appearance of the store.
* Designing custom spaces.
* Engaging with customers at the register, offering product information and sharing promotions as a brand ambassador.
* Keeping pace with customers, balancing multiple priorities and using good judgment to manage time.

In merchandising, you are…

* Organizing and ensuring we have a well-merchandised store.
* Presenting products, unloading trucks, lifting boxes, climbing ladders and cleaning the store.
* Working with a great team, surrounded by lively music, resulting in a huge sense of accomplishment.

In inventory, you are…

* Pulling customer product orders utilizing technology.
* Ensuring inventory accuracy through attention to detail and communication.

The Benefits of Working Here

Our benefits exemplify our commitment to an employee-first culture, ensuring employees and their families are well taken care of, safe and secure. Some of our benefits include:

* Competitive Pay
* Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
* Discount: 50% on Elfa, 40% on Merchandise, 30% on Installation
* Ongoing training
* 401(k) plan and discretionary match
* Employee First Fund: providing grants to employees experiencing unforeseen emergencies

Qualifications

What You Bring To Us

* You love to engage with people. You're the person who strikes up a conversation and makes a connection.
* You are passionate about connecting with customers and your team to provide clear, concise, compassionate communication.
* People say you have a heart for service. You love to sell. For you, it's about learning what a customer truly needs and offering suggestions.
* You are always learning! You are eager to learn how technology and selling work together to provide an exceptional customer experience.
* You take pride in your work. It's your store!
* You love checklists. You like to stay busy, balance priorities and utilize your organizational skills.
* You understand retail is an ever-changing industry and remain flexible with your schedule.
* You want to delight the people around you and can't wait to share that at The Container Store!

The Container Store promotes a smoke-free, drug-free environment.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and comply with the

Americans with Disabilities Act

Stores Physical Requirements

State Specific Notices

About The Container Store

The Container Store currently has 33 locations including: Dallas, Plano, Fort Worth, Southlake, Houston, Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Atlanta; Denver; Chicago, Northbrook, Oakbrook, and Schaumburg, Ill.; Rockville, Md.; Arlington and the Tysons Corner area of Northern Virginia; Washington, D.C.; White Plains and New York City, N.Y.; Paramus, N.J.; Columbus, Ohio, Miami, Fla., Chestnut Hill, Ma. and in San Francisco, Walnut Creek, Corte Madera, Costa Mesa, Pasadena, San Jose and San Diego, Calif. Three additional stores will open in 2005 - Natick, Ma. (April 9), Portland, Ore. (Aug.) and Seattle (Nov.). Additionally, the retailer's Customer Solutions Department (800-786-7315) offers expert product solutions and free space planning for customers' storage and organization challenges via the phone, Web site (www.containerstore.com), fax and mail. The Container Store was selected #15 on FORTUNE magazine's list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For in America" in 2005 and #3 in 2004, #2 in 2003 and 2002. The company held the #1 spot on the list in 2000 and 2001. Sales for 2005 are projected at $425 million. The Container Store is privately held.

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