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Sales Associate

If you are looking for a non-corporate atmosphere, a company you can be proud of, where you would provide personalized service to your customers, we’d like to speak to you.

Urban Indigo, award winning independent home décor,
jewelry and gift store is seeking
sales associates. Your ability to build a clientele,
present merchandise suggestions and your desire
for involvement in retail will be a plus. We offer
training, part-time hours, PTO, competitive pay, a bonus program and incentives for our career-minded team.
We’re looking for a strong team player, with a friendly, outgoing personality who enjoys working with people.

We observe all Covid safety requirements for our staff.

This is a part time position.
Work hours available:
4 days per week: 3 weekdays and one day on the weekend, Wednesday through Saturday

Hours: 10:45am – 5:45pm on weekdays, 10:15 – 6:15 on Saturday

Salary: $20 - $24 per hour, DOE, negotiable

Free Parking

Please email a resume and cover letter to cynthia@urbanindigo.com
Do not send attachments, attachments will not be opened.
Please put your resume in the body of your email.

Urban Indigo has been charming customers with personalized service and delightful merchandise for 18 years.
Located at: 20405 Santa Maria Avenue, Castro Valley, California

 

Urban Indigo Retail Store Manager

If you’re ready for a hands-on management role with a growing independent retail store in non-corporate atmosphere you can be proud of, we’d like to speak with you.

Urban Indigo is a home decor, jewelry, and gift retail store located in Castro Valley. We’ve been charming customers with personalized service and delightful merchandise for 18 years and we’re growing steadily.

We’re currently looking for a store manager with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our team and take responsibility for day-to-day operations. We offer a dynamic retail atmosphere where everyone’s contribution makes a big impact.

Days/Hours required: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, for a total of 4 days per week, 30 – 35 hours, 10:15 – 5:45: W – F,  10:15 – 6:15 on Saturday

Hourly: $26 - $28 per hour

As our Manager, you will:

Manage shifting priorities with your extraordinary flexibility.

Problem solve

Keep the store Owner informed of critical issues.

Follow through on all projects until completion

Communicate updates across different teams

Maintain an overview of employee responsibilities

Suggest new products based on sales reports.

Analyze sales reports and assist buyer

Have a track record of improving customer service and sales.

Be an oracle of product information.

Keep up to date with Retail news and changes

Ensure seamless sales floor coverage by managing complex part time employee work schedules.

Train new employees.

Keep store technology up to date by working with IT

Assist Product Managers with merchandise receiving and processing.

Stay super organized and face paperwork fearlessly.

Always be on top of your to-do list

Constantly be improving our operations systems

Have the ability to lift up to 20lbs

 Qualifications

  • Capability to build strong relationships with internal staff as well as external vendors
  • Capacity to read and understand documents such as general correspondence, department reports, and office procedures/memos
  • Ability to communicate effectively with store owner, vendors, sales associates, and marketing personnel in order to gather and convey relevant information on a timely basis
  • Competency in basic mathematical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of programs, including MS Excel skills for the Mac
  • Adept at learning new computer systems with minimal supervision or guidance
  • Ability to lift 20lbs

Education and Work Experience

BA or BS or commensurate work experience.

At least 2 years retail experience

To apply:

Please email a resume and cover letter to cynthia@urbanindigo.com

This is a 30 - 35 hour per week, hourly position with paid sick and vacation days and a generous employee discount. Compensation includes bonus for achieving financial targets and successful staff development. The store Manager works on site at our Castro Valley location and reports directly to the store Owner.

About Urban Indigo

Urban Indigo, award winning independent home décor, jewelry, and gift store, is celebrating 18 years of successfully charming customers with personalized service and delightful merchandise. Our growth and success are based on a philosophy of continuous improvement: the never-ending pursuit of efficient operations and effectively satisfying customer needs.