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Sales Associate
Freehand Gallery

Los Angeles, CA

Position: Salesperson, Independent Retail Store - Los Angeles, CA 90048

Hours: part time, up to 21 hours per week

We are looking for an energetic individual who is detail-oriented and comfortable wearing many hats throughout the work day. Excellent customer service skills are a must. Our store has a reputation for unique merchandise and care for the customer.

Duties and Skills Required:

  • Sales for a gallery/shop selling American crafts: textiles, jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood, and works on paper
  • Assist customers as well as vendors and artists
  • Use PC computer for accurate data entry of new products and inventory database maintenance
  • Sales of merchandise both in the store and on the web
  • Outreach to customers regarding new merchandise and follow up on special orders
  • Manage daily email communications as well as those for special events and openings
  • Receive new inventory, store merchandising, and maintenance of store appearance
  • Co-manage and maintain website with the rest of the staff (site is used for sales and must be kept updated with images and item descriptions) No HTML knowledge is necessary
  • Retail experience desirable

Salary:  $12/hr

Contact:Ruth or Terry

Deadline: 08-01-2015

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