Camping World and Good Sam Gander Outdoors - Sales Associate (Seasonal) in Rockford, Illinois
One of the best things about spending time outdoors are the stories waiting to be told. Gander Outdoors, part of the Camping World family, is the leading outdoor retailer that operates in local communities and online to serve all our customers, no matter where they live. We are outdoor enthusiasts who provide regionally, and seasonally relevant products priced competitively to fit your family's outdoor needs.
With local stores across the nation and a website that helps you get the gear you need when you need it, we invite you to go write your story. Who knows? Maybe a new career is the perfect next chapter.
Share your passion and expertise for outdoor lifestyle products while ensuring the customer's needs are met by connecting with them, asking questions, recommending solutions and encouraging the sale (C.A.R.E. model).
Deliver key metrics including sales, credit, warranties, etc. to drive the success of the business and enhance the customer's experience.
Restock merchandise to ensure the department and merchandise displays are clean, organized, and fully stocked.
Demonstrate safe practices and procedures in store by adhering to company standards.
Ensuring Federal, state, and local compliance to protect the store's FFL and adhere to company policy on the safe handling and accurate inventory of firearms.
Education/Years of Experience:
High school diploma as appropriate for age, or working towards a high school diploma, GED or equivalent is required.
1+ years of experience preferred.
Must be at least 17 years of age.
Must have a passion for the outdoors with personal experience and proven knowledge in one or more of the following areas: hunting, fishing, camping, outdoor technical apparel and footwear.
Proven ability to engage customers and deliver unparalleled customer service every day; possess a positive, can-do attitude and enjoy connecting and interacting with customers.
Demonstrated excellent selling skills with the ability to meet or exceed sales goals.
Ability to communicate, both verbally and written, clearly and concisely in English is required.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule based on business needs, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
Able to freely access all areas of the store including sales floor, stock area and register area by standing, walking, stooping, crawling, crouching, kneeling and climbing a ladder; ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
Strong computer skills with the ability to effectively maneuver in a Windows environment and through Microsoft Office products.
*Gander Outdoors is a responsible licensed federal firearms seller.*
We don't just accept diversity - we support it, celebrate it and thrive on it for the benefit of our associates, our customers and our company. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace where we strive to think outside - and not simply check - the box.
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