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Seasonal Sales Associate, Williamsburg (Part-Time)

Away

Away

Sales & Business Development
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

This is a seasonal, temporary position with potential for part-time or full-time employment following the 2024 Summer Season.

Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. In support of our mission, we are seeking Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associates to join our NYC, Williamsburg team.

Our Retail team creates a transformative experience that inspires a global community. We build connections with our community through product expertise and merchandising, world-class-service standards, and operational excellence. We pride ourselves in owning the offline touch point for our community, and use it as an opportunity to create more Away fans.

Want to help us transform the travel industry? The ideal candidate will represent the Away brand by providing best-in-class support to all of our customers from the moment they step foot in the door til the moment they leave. You will directly contribute to the store’s success by having unparalleled customer interactions and by honing deep product expertise.

As a company that values diversity, equity, and inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this opportunity. We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is too. Through initiatives like our anti-racism training and bias prevention initiatives, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their authentic selves to work.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to every person, every time

  • Deliver a memorable experience to each and every customer in a way that is uniquely Away

  • Represent our brand and our core values

  • Maintain the highest level of product knowledge and expertise

  • Help customers navigate through the shopping, product and sales journey

  • Maintain the integrity of the space and uphold our visual standards

  • Work in-store programs and events as needed

  • Assist with any necessary processes and operations to keep the store alive and thriving!

Who you are:

  • Excellent communicator with a passion for people

  • Comfortable working with all types of personalities

  • Maintains cool under pressure

  • An effective and expedient problem-solver with a keen attention to detail

  • Team player with a "no task is too small" attitude

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment

  • Passionate about transforming travel (but that’s a given!)

  • Ability to pull, push, lift, and carry up to 25 pounds throughout the duration of a work shift

  • Ability to stand/be on feet for extended periods of time throughout the duration of a work shift

  • Ability to bend, squat, twist, and reach as needed throughout the duration of a work shift

Compensation Package:

Our pay ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total rewards program that also includes benefits, bonus, equity and various social and professional investment opportunities at Away.

Pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including scope and qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to other Away employees. We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at Away to fall healthily within the range based on these factors.

Compensation Rate: $18.00 hourly

About Away:

Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. The company launched in 2016 with one perfectly designed carry-on and has since expanded to offer an array of luggage and travel essentials built for the modern traveler. Headquartered in New York City, with teams in London and Toronto, Away currently ships products to three countries around the world. Away has been named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies”, has been recognized on TIME’s list of “Best Inventions”, and Inc's Best Led Companies. To learn more, visit awaytravel.com

You’ll love working at Away because:

We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is too. Through initiatives like our employee resource groups and inclusion training, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their best selves to work.

  • Summer Seasonal Perks. Our seasonal team members receive discounts on products!

  • A little friendly competition. Our retail locations partake in internal competitions with generous prizes.

  • We're not just employees. We're people. It's the Summer! We offer flexible work schedules with reasonable Summer hours.

  • And so much more...! Each break room is stocked with refreshments, snacks, and occasional weekly team meals.

EEOC Statement:

Away is dedicated to hiring a diverse workplace that celebrates an inclusive culture and a sense of belonging. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Away is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected].