Retail Sales Associate, Part-Time
Product & Merchandising | Los Altos, CA | Part Time
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. Our core offering is a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids ages 0-16+, along with an online store and additional creative content. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider. Our offices are located in downtown Los Altos, CA.
The Retail Sales Associate role at KiwiCo introduces our brands to our local community through our new store and maker space for kids. In this role, you’ll be guiding customers as they shop for the perfect hands-on project for the young makers in their lives. By maintaining a creative and friendly retail space, you’ll be inspiring our community to visit, shop, and explore creativity with us!
Sell and introduce Kiwi Crate’s products and services to our customers
Manage visual merchandising, sales, and general store operations
Interact with our community, including kid product-testing sessions & in-store events
Provide thoughtful, constructive insight regarding customer needs
Who you are: You're a maker at heart and love to be creative and work with kids. In addition, you're out-going, friendly, positive, proactive, creative, thoughtful, enthusiastic, trustworthy, and entrepreneurial with excellent judgment.
As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude.
A minimum of 12 hours a week is desired, including Saturdays from 10am-5pm.
Experience. Retail or customer service experience a plus. Experience working with kids is also helpful.
Passionate about customers. You love developing relationships with customers, delighting them with your positive attitude and outstanding customer support skills.
Collaboration & communication skills. Strong organizational and project management skills. Partner and collaborate closely with marketing and inventory planning. Exceptional communication skills with customers and cross-functional team members.
- Always learning. Thrives with customer insights and data. Manages product testing and store events with great organization.