Posted: May 3, 2021
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Sales Associate

Vans - Staten Island, NY
Part-time
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: N/A
Retail

Join the Vans Family
Vans® is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, we have thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art, and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to shape and transform the future of our business.

At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by our five values: We are Determined. We are connected to our consumers and to each other. We are Inclusive. We are Expressive and Fun. Most of all, we are a family.

Our purpose to enable creative expression and inspire youth culture is fostered through our inclusivity. We welcome anyone and everyone into our global family and proudly celebrate an environment where individuality is embraced, equal opportunities thrive, and everyone is empowered to reach their greatest potential.

By joining our family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work hard across a multitude of initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do.

Retail Sales Associate
As one of our passionate, fun, and dedicated Sales Associates, you will be the voice of our brand while elevating the consumer experience through genuine consumer connections and selling our original/innovative products. As an invaluable part of our team, you will thrive in an environment where individuality and authenticity are celebrated. If you aspire to a career in retail and are looking for a company dedicated to your personal growth to evolve into a leader of tomorrow, then Vans is for you.

How You Will Make a Difference
What you will do: You will build sales by maintaining a consumer-centric mindset and using selling behaviors through genuine interactions with consumers. Through teamwork and productive relationships within the team, you will ensure the store is consistently recovered and consumer-ready by meeting brand standards.

How you will do it: By using strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills, you will work with a team to exceed sales results. You will regularly interact with consumers within the store, providing a high level of customer service. You will adhere to policies, procedures, and practices that align with company directives.

What success looks like: You successfully meet and exceed sales results and business goals, while building strong team partnerships. You continually provide a great consumer experience in all situations. You work well as part of a team in an inclusive store environment.

As part of our application process, you will be invited to complete a HireVue video assessment via email. Please complete this as soon as possible, as this the first step in the process to be considered for an in-person interview and our opportunity to learn more about your passion, creativity, and individuality. All we ask is you be your authentic self.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity
As a purpose-led, performance-driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness, and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success
Years of Related Professional/Retail Experience: 0-1 year preferred but not required
Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in your total experience and professional achievements.

What we expect you already know: Good communication skills, being solution-oriented, and able to be flexible in a fast-paced environment.

What we will teach you: How to deliver a high level of customer service, how to meet and exceed sales goals, and how to work as a part of a team. We will also teach you the ins and outs of the retail business.

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.

What’s in it For You
We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy, and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical, and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.