Store Associate
Virginia Beach VA 220 Franchise - Virginia Beach, VA

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DESCRIPTION

Batteries Plus now hiring inside sales associates willing to work multiple locations and shifts. Locations are in Suffolk, Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake. Some weekends are required.

Come join our fast-paced, exciting work environment with real opportunity for growth! Sell batteries and accessory items to retail and commercial customers. Provide customers with solutions, perform battery tests and installations, and contribute to the overall success of the store. Must be able to lift 50 + lbs. and possess a valid driver's license (required). We provide flexible hours to accommodate a multitude of schedules.

We are currently growing our sales team and looking for individuals who wish to develop a strong career path and move into store management. Assist customers in a courteous, professional and helpful manner in this growing industry. This is a great opportunity to grow within our leading edge business!!

Batteries Plus is on the cutting edge of the portable power segment of the energy industry. Even in this down economy our company is continuing to grow. The U.S. demand for batteries is growing an estimated 2.5% annually and projected to be a $33.6 billion industry by 2012 and analysts predict even more growth for this powerful segment in years to come. Break into this enormous and developing industry by joining with a proven leader!

Batteries Plus was the first organization to respond to the evolving needs of the replacement battery market. Since opening our first store in 1988, we have grown to be the largest most comprehensive retail and business-to-business chain focused on the battery category. Batteries Plus currently has over 420+ stores open or in development from coast to coast. We pride ourselves in being known as

"America's Battery Experts."

If you're seeking a new career opportunity, Batteries Plus offers a terrific start, a wide variety of experiences, the chance to build knowledge and skills, and the opportunity to take your career where you want it to go. If you're coming to us mid-career you will find terrific opportunities for growth.

DUTIES

Customer Service / Sales
Greet customers, determine needs and answer questions
Suggest sell add-on items, participate in retail store and commercial sales activities to achieve sales goals
Ask questions to identify potential commercial customers
Operate computer/cash register to complete sales transactions
Answer phones, ensuring messages are relayed
Function as a team player
Demonstrate a customer first mentality

Merchandising / Inventory
Rotate and stock inventory
Install batteries, perform tests and tech work
Load, unload, and deliver or arrange delivery of products
Organize daily recovery of displays to achieve full store appearance
Maintain retail shelf label pricing
Build displays; setting up & taking down shelves and fixtures
Prepare store for daily opening and closing

QUALIFICATIONS

H.S. diploma/equivalent and 6 months prior work experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior retail experience desired but not required
Ability to gain quick and solid understanding of company's electronic retail and cross reference system
Good listening and verbal communication skills with a customer focus
Must possess and use organizational and analytical problem solving skills
Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks to effectively prioritize, follow up, and meet deadlines with multiple tasks and projects
Ability to calculate simple math, percents, ratios and algebraic expressions and read gauges
Demonstrated technical aptitude and or technical experience desired
Valid driver's license and clean driving record preferred. Required for driving positions

At Batteries plus, you will not only experience a fun-filled work environment, but will be rewarded with outstanding pay and benefits!

Our benefits vary by position, but include the following:
Simple IRA Retirement Plan
Health Insurance
Vacation
Training and Development

Employee Discount Customer Service / Sales
Greet customers, determine needs and answer questions
Suggest sell add-on items, participate in retail store and commercial sales activities to achieve sales goals
Ask questions to identify potential commercial customers
Operate computer/cash register to complete sales transactions
Answer phones, ensuring messages are relayed
Function as a team player
Demonstrate a customer first mentality

Merchandising / Inventory
Rotate and stock inventory
Install batteries, perform tests and tech work
Load, unload, and deliver or arrange delivery of products
Organize daily recovery of displays to achieve full store appearance
Maintain retail shelf label pricing
Build displays; setting up & taking down shelves and fixtures
Prepare store for daily opening and closing

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