325 Canal Street, New York, 10013
16 - usd / hour
10 May 2024
Part time contract

MaXhosa Africa

MaXhosa Africa is seeking young, vibrant and energetic Sales Assistants join the dynamic team in our New York Pop-up store.  This is a 6 months part-time contract.


*Please note. This advertisement is specifically targeted at New York based (residents) applicants only.

Job Responsibilities not limited to:

Sales assistants perform various customer support, administrative, and clerical functions but not limited to:

  • Monitor stock levels to facilitate restocking and replenishment of emptying shelves
  • Provide customers with information on product pricing, features, and availability
  • Oversee the arrangement of window displays, shelves, and counters on a store floor
  • Maintain an up-to-date customer database by entering customer profile details
  • Develop presentation format and compile data for the preparation of sales presentations
  • Consolidate, analyse, and summarize expenses to maintain accurate record of sales expenditure
  • Receive and direct the storage of new shipments and large amounts of stock
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of product features and sales promotion
  • Ensure compliance with established store policies and guidelines
  • Establish appropriate security measures to reduce the risk of theft or shoplifting
  • Collect cash and handle credit card transactions to process payments for purchase
  • Provide solutions to address and resolve client issues or challenges
  • Conduct research on regular and special prices to address and resolve issues with promotional allowance and pricing discrepancies
  • Ensure work area including shelves and aisles are neat and tidy. 

Store Location: 325 Canal Street, New York, 10013. 

Minimum working hours: 30 hours a week.

Minimum rate per hour: $16,00

Desired Experience & Qualification: 

  • At least 1-3 year's experience in retail and customer service
  • Basic financial skills. They are able to process cash and credit card payments effectively to ensure balanced accounts.
  • Organizational Skills: Be able to arrange and organize window displays, shelves, and general store layout
  • Communication Skills: They are proficient in interacting with customers to provide useful product information and effectively conduct sales
  • Have the ability to display professionalism to clients at all cost

Job knowledge and skills required

  • Strong retail/FMCG background
  • Knowledge of stock taking
  • Knowledge of Customer service excellence
  • Results and target driven
  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Computer literacy
  • Problem-solving skills

If you are interested, please forward your application online by May, 10 2024.

Please note – only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.