Pike Market Retail Store: Seattle, Washington
Work in Seattle's Pike Place Market-Cherries & Chocolate
Do you enjoy meeting hundreds of new friends every day? Do you delight in exceeding expectations, setting goals, and problem solving? Do you value quality, local products?
We are accepting applications from positive, outgoing, energetic, cherry and chocolate loving individuals for a fast-paced sales position at Chukar Cherries in the main arcade of Pike Place Market.
Job Description: Primary duties include enticing market visitors to stop, educating them about our company and products, and converting them into loyal customers!
To be successful in this position, the following traits and skills are REQUIRED:
- Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
- Proven selling and customer service abilities
- Ability to multi-task and control crowds
- Work effectively independently or as part of a team
- Goal oriented and willing to go the extra mile to make sales targets
- Positive, energetic and friendly demeanor with a good sense of humor
- Ability to work in all types of weather (we are in the open-air part of Pike Place Market)
- Ability to lift ~50 lbs and stand for full 5 to 7-hour shift
- Good cash handling skills
- Punctual and reliable
Other traits that are strongly desired include:
- Experience opening and closing a cash register
- Knowledge of gourmet foods
- Knowledge of Pike Place Market
- Enjoy cooking or baking
- Live close to Pike Place Market or within easy bus-riding distance
- Ability and willingness to work weekends and holidays
- Great team environment
- Casual yet professional workplace
- Base pay + commission
- Bonus opportunities
- Did we mention chocolate?
All employees work on a part-time basis (2-4 shifts a week). Must be available and willing to work weekends and holidays. Booth open every day 9am-6pm.
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The Chukar Story
In 1988 our family founded Chukar Cherries on our beloved cherry orchard in the Yakima Valley of Washington state. Chukar celebrates the natural bounty of the Pacific Northwest: transforming tree-ripened local fruits and hearty nuts into freshly made, exceptional cherry and chocolate gifts. One taste and you'll experience the extraordinary—Chukar, Best of Nature, Best of Chocolate®.