Batteries Plus Bulbs Sales Associate / Customer Service - Management trainee in Columbus, Ohio

Sales Associate / Customer Service - Management trainee

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  • Columbus, OH, USA

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Batteries Plus Bulbs Columbus, Ohio

  • Salary: $33,000 to $45,000 Annually

  • Benefits Offered: Medical, 401k, Dental, Gym Reimursement

  • Employment Type: Full-Time

Batteries Plus Bulbs - Retail Sales Associate Career Opportunities

We offer a $13 per hour minimum guarantee during the first 3 months while learning the business. Our Average Sales associate earns over $15 per hour with some above $20 per hour based on the individual performance and efforts. The following gives you an idea about our business.

Our locally owned franchise group has 6 Retail sales and customer service locations in and around Columbus, Ohio. If you like to provide excellent customer service and feel confident with sales we would love to hear from you. We also have future sales management opportunities in our branches for those that want it. We offer competitive wages and incentives, as well as great benefits that include health insurance and PTO to help create a great career opportunity for those interested in sales and customer service.

We continue to grow and need to add to our sales and customer service team. Are you looking for a career in sales and customer service with a real opportunity for growth? Come join our fast-paced, exciting work environment and put your customer service and sales skills to good use! We are looking for energetic, self-motivated sales and customer service professionals that work well in a team.

No prior experience with batteries or light bulbs is required as we will take care of the training, all you need is a background in customer service and sales. As part of our investment in your long term success with our company we require all new sales and customer service associates to participate in paid training in our Columbus training location for 6 to 8 weeks in order to learn our products, systems, customer service expectations and sales incentive opportunities available to you.

Batteries Plus Bulbs is the nation's first, largest and fastest growing battery and light bulb franchise of its kind, offering a comprehensive selection of batteries, light bulbs, related products and services such as phone and tablet repair that meet the growing demands of retail consumers and businesses alike. With almost 700 locations, and access to over 45,000 unique battery and light bulb products, Batteries Plus Bulbs has become the single source supplier for all battery and light bulb power needs. Batteries Plus Bulbs has been named on the Inc 5000 list of America's fastest-growing private companies. Step up your career and join with a proven leader and let your customer service and sales skills shine.

Duties:

Customer Service / Sales

  • Demonstrate a customer first mentality

  • Greet customers, determine needs and ask questions

  • Look for additional opportunities and needs

  • Sell add-on items, participate in retail store and commercial sales activities to achieve sales goals and bonuses

  • Operate technology based Point of Sale system to complete sales transactions

  • In bound phone sales / service

  • Install large and small batteries in various devices

  • Function as a team player

Merchandising / Inventory

  • Inventory stock maintenance and management

  • Ship and or deliver to commercial accounts

  • Maintain clean and full store appearance

  • Build displays; to better market seasonal products

  • Prepare store for daily opening and closing

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work a 40 hour work week that includes Saturday and Sunday shifts.

  • Good listening and verbal communication skills

  • Sales and customer service experience

  • Minimum 1 year in a retail supervisor role

  • Ability to gain quick and solid understanding of company's electronic POS and cross reference system

  • Ability to multitask effectively and prioritize, follow up, and meet deadlines with multiple tasks and projects

  • Ability to calculate simple math and percentages

  • Strong eyesight and technical aptitude required for various types of repair work we offer

  • Valid driver's license and ability to get to area stores

  • Must be able to lift 50 + lbs. to eye level

Batteries Plus Bulbs

Why Work Here?

Great opportunity to learn a number of skills while earning a living that includes great benefits