Sales Associate
Party City - Syracuse, NY

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Company Profile: Party City is the leader in the party goods industry. We are America's largest specialty party goods chain and the country's premiere Halloween specialty retailer. Party City operates more than 600 company-owned and franchise stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Party City is a division of Amscan Holdings, Inc.

and has its headquarters in Rockaway, New Jersey. Amscan designs, manufactures and distributes party goods through its vertically aligned retailers as well as other retailer worldwide. Amscan's worldwide locations include their corporate headquarters in Elmsford, NY as well as locations throughout Asia, Europe, the Americas and Australia. Amscan operates seven state of the art distribution centers throughout the world and six manufacturing facilities domestically.

Product is manufactured both in the United States and overseas Job Description: Assists in performing store supervisory duties Authorizes register functions including post voids, returns and discounts Opens and closes the store as needed Delivers exceptional customer service through personal contact with customers Interacts with and assists customers Answers the telephone and rings on register Processes balloon orders Handles Personalization Studio orders Assists in receiving and stocking procedures Unloads merchandise from trucks Checks in shipments Stages merchandise for the sales floor Packs out merchandise Top and down stocks merchandise Assists in merchandising procedures Responsible for maintaining assigned sections in store as determined by the General Manager Sets and maintains merchandise presentation planner (MPP) Sets and maintains plan-o-grams Flexes and fills seasonal aisles Ensures proper labeling and signing Sets and maintains ad in-stock Executes corporate directed price changes and clearance markdowns Assists in ensuring data integrity Participates in the lows and outs process Assists with seasonal packaway Informs General Manager of any inventory discrepancies Performs other duties as needed Develops for advancement to next career path position Job Requirements: Knowledge, Skill and Ability Excellent verbal and written communication skills Good planning and organizational skills Ability to multi-task Creative thinking Ability to maintain composure under pressure Ability to lead, delegate and motivate staff Physical Requirements Lift, push, pull 25 lbs Frequent kneeling, bending and stooping Climb ladders Minimum qualifications High School Graduate or equivalent. Minimum 1 year of retail experience or minimum of 3 months experience in a Party City position.

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