Wellness Ambassador
Rite Aid - South Orange, NJ

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a source of information about products and services provided by Rite Aid. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and applicable laws.

The associate is responsible for the functions below, in addition to other duties as assigned:

  • Utilize specialized knowledge of product categories to provide excellent customer service and promote health and wellness.
  • Guide customers, with the support of the pharmacist, as they make purchasing decisions on products related to their wellbeing (vitamins, OTC, specialty foods etc).
  • Achieve or exceed sales targets through one on one sales.
  • Consult with the pharmacists to assist customers in the selection of products.
  • Support, embrace and implement new initiatives to support wellness and health trends.
  • Act as a liaison between Rite Aid and the community by performing community outreach activities including immunization outreach, senior citizen center visits, health care provider visits, and fitness center visits.
  • Organize, promote, and facilitate quarterly community health events in the Wellness Format stores.
  • Develop and maintain merchandising displays for the health and wellness categories in accordance with the plan-o-grams.
  • Promote pharmacy and wellness services and support script growth initiatives.
  • Engage customers to complete a vitamin profile to grow the category.


  • Experience / Requirements:

    • Minimum age of 18 years old for business travel.
    • Ability to pass drug test.
    • Committed to providing customer service that makes both internal and external customers feel welcome, important, and appreciated.
    • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information.
    • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
    • Ability to work weekends on a regular basis.
    • Ability to work extended days on an occasional basis.
    • Ability to work day or evening hours.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of tasks/projects.
    • Familiarity with industry/technical terms and processes.
    • Ability to work within strict time frames and resolute deadlines.
    • Typing speed of 40 WPM.
    • Proficiency with the Microsoft® Office Suite (Word and Internet Explorer).

    Education:

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus one (1) year experience in the retail or healthcare industry with experience in vitamin and/or OTC medicine; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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