Sales Associate (Part Time, Gunwharf Quays - Portsmouth)
Sales Associates (Part Time)
Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth
We’re looking for enthusiastic and reliable part-time sales associates to join our The North Face team in Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth.
The North Face is the premier exploration company in the world. We spark curiosity. We dare to disrupt. We create communities.
And we lead with integrity. We are a community of explorers and are constantly looking for new ideas, places and people to connect with.
The North Face is a subsidiary of VF, the world’s largest apparel and footwear company comprised of over 30 brands.
You may ask Just who is VF? . Well, if you are an active lifestyler then you are probably very familiar with brands such as Vans, The North Face, Timberland, Napapijri and others.
They are just some of the names we manufacture and sell in over 1500 stores across 170 countries.
As the face of our brand your input will be key, providing great customer service and contributing to the success of the store.
Let’s talk about the role!
This advert, which is open from 1st January until 31st December, is our hub for talent looking to work as Sales Associates in our The North Face store in Gunwharf Quays.
We always look for the best available talent and this is where you come in.
This job posting is NOT for any live vacancy. What does this mean? It means that this posting is here to collect applications all year round.
Don’t be put off by this whenever our Store Managers need a new team member, this is the first place they look.
We strive to create a fun and supportive team environment where every member plays their part in creating a great customer experience.
And whether you are working part time or thinking a career in retail, we expect that our sales associates deliver exceptional customer service and contribute to the store’s success in the following
Sharing your passion for The North Face products with customersYou are in charge of making your store look great, so that it is always customer-readyLearn about our products to inspire our customersDrive sales by understanding the store’s targetsFollow store standards, policies and procedures
Is this the right job for you?
You have a proactive, can-do attitudeYou are open and love interacting with people, able to express yourself, listen and understand customersYou have a genuine interest in active lifestyle, fashion or retail trendsYou are a fast learner and embrace new challengesYou are fluent in English - other languages are a plusYou are flexible when it comes to working weekends, evenings and holidays when necessary
What makes you the perfect Sales Associate?
First of all, you LOVE interacting with people. You get your passion by helping customers finding the perfect product and you want every customer leave your store happy.
You understand that every customers need a different approach and you know how to deliver it.
Your passion and enthusiasm for the brand, your store and delivering great customer service should shine through.
Work should be fun, so it’s important that all our sales associates play their part in creating a strong, supportive environment.
You are a great team player and are willing to do all it takes to contribute to the success of the entire team. For you, there is no such thing as that’s not my job .
It would be great if you have already had some experience in retail but it’s what’s more important is that you have the attitudes we’ve described above.
If you have these, you’ll become a great retailer in a very short time.
What’s in it for you?
We understand that not everyone is looking for a long-term career in retail and many of our people work with us on a part time or temporary basis.
That’s not a problem, and we’ll always try to fit your lifestyle needs around that of the store and team. We pride ourselves on looking after all our people so you’ll still enjoy competitive remuneration, an amazing bonus and pension scheme and staff discounts (btw we offer 50%!).
However, if you’re thinking about building a career with us, we will do all we can to nurture and look after you. We offer :
Career ownership, enabling you to build your knowledge and experience across different brands and even different countries as you progressA supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we doTailored training.
From a thorough induction to ongoing online and face-to-face training, we are committed to helping you grow, both professionally and personally.
An inclusive environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
And by the way, some of our other benefits include a contributory pension scheme, health benefits and much more!
If you liked what you have read and want to join our team then we would be keen to hear from you!
Due to the high volume of candidates we receive, we will only contact successful candidates for the interview stage.
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®.
Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.
VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.
VF is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled.
VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV / AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.