prAna
Date Posted: 7/25/2017

Retail Store Key Holders

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA
  • Required Exp: 2 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

prAna is an ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit. We are honored to borrow this word as our company name, as it lifts our aspirations and helps guide our actions towards a socially mindful and environmentally sustainable organization.

We started back in 1993 in Carlsbad, California and we continue to grow and resonate with like-minded people; climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world.

Our apparel and accessories are thoughtfully designed and built to last, for sport, life, travel and adventure. It is our hope that when people wear prAna, they can feel the intention and passion that is woven into everything we make and everything we do.

Overview of the Position:
The Keyholder is a key member of the sales and service team that delivers exceptional customer service and sells prAna merchandise to achieve store’s sales goals. In addition to the primary focus on sales and service, the Keyholder opens and/or closes the store on assigned shifts and may have assigned responsibilities related to store operations that fall into categories of the product, store environment and marketing. In the absence of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager, the Keyholder is responsible for management of the store and the team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Store Leadership Assistance:
- Assist with training team members as requested
- Take lead on floor to supervise team and manage store operations when Store Manager and Assistant Manager not present in store; be fully responsible for opening and/or closing of store for assigned shift
- Foster a work environment for teamwork, productivity and employee engagement
- Uphold company and store standards, policies and procedures
- Role model high performance and behaviors aligned with the prAna values and standards
- Write, prepare and send daily reports
- Participate in the performance review process led by Store Manager; provide input
- Identify and report health and/or safety issues or work-related accidents to Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager or Director of Retail immediately; follow company policy and procedures for reporting accidents or injuries on the job

2. Sales and Service:
- Promote and execute sales and service focus to achieve sales goals and deliver exceptional service as per the prAna service standards
- Demonstrate extraordinary service standards and sales skills; lead by example
- Deliver helpful, knowledgeable and friendly service in person and other means such as phone or mobile devices
- Welcome prAna customers when entering the store; build rapport and connection
- Assist customers with finding merchandise in the store, at other stores and on-line and go above and beyond to create an exceptional shopping experience; recommend products that may satisfy their needs and maximize store sales
- Know and embrace prAna’s return policy “We Stand by Our Goods”
- Assist customers with special orders, exchanges, returns and in-store orders from prAna.com
- Proficiently utilize the POS system for sales transactions
- Provide accurate and current information about prAna products; seek information and follow up with customer, if needed

3. Product:
- Receive, tag, fold, steam and put away product in an organized fashion
- Replenish product on the floor
- Acquire and apply in-depth knowledge of prAna apparel each season, including fit, fabric and intended use of each product
- Assist with training team members on product knowledge and replenishment guidelines, procedures
- Follow inventory control and loss prevention procedures
- Conduct physical inventory at store, in partnership with Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager

4. Store Environment:
- As assigned, assist with product and visual merchandising in the store to drive sales and create an exceptional and consistent customer experience with the prAna brand
- Maintain store security, including building and cash handling
- Perform store housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and organized store (e.g. empty trash and recycling, clean break area, clean washrooms, clean change rooms, etc.)

5. Marketing:
- As assigned, assist with marketing efforts in areas including but not limited to events, social media, visual merchandising and assist with development and execution of the rolling 3 month store marketing calendar

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
- Minimum of 2 years of sales and customer service experience in a retail environment
- Prior experience as a Keyholder or lead in a retail environment highly preferred
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Must be minimum of 18 years of age
- Experience in specialty retail and outdoor, active apparel highly preferred
- Experience in yoga, climbing, surfing and/or travel a plus

Key Competencies:
- Passion for customer service and excellent sales and customer service skills
- Must have an intent to sell
- Proactive, self-directed
- Team-oriented; teamwork
- Effective communicator verbally and in writing, with customers and team
- Ability to handle and resolve conflict
- Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances
- Organized, detail-oriented
- Basic math
- Reliability, dependability

Travel and Schedule Requirements:
- Must have availability to work required schedule with flexibility to accommodate staffing and business needs including weekdays, evenings, holidays, weekends, coverage for last-minute staffing needs
- Must have ability to work occasional overtime, as required by business needs
- Full time availability preferred but may not be required (depending on the specific store needs)
- Must have ability to occasionally work offsite for special events and marketing activities; requires reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

Technical Skills and Experience:
- Visual and product merchandising knowledge
- Inventory management for store operations helpful but not required
- Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
- Proficient with Point of Sale (POS) systems; KWI experience a plus
- Knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) helpful but not required

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be able to perform essential functions of position with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
- Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
- Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one site to another
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist

Employee Conduct:
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

prAna is an Equal Employment/ Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to specify which location you're interested in (San Francisco or Palo Alto).

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prAna
Date Posted: 7/25/2017

Retail Store Key Holders

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

prAna is an ancient Sanskrit word for breath, life and vitality of the spirit. We are honored to borrow this word as our company name, as it lifts our aspirations and helps guide our actions towards a socially mindful and environmentally sustainable organization.

We started back in 1993 in Carlsbad, California and we continue to grow and resonate with like-minded people; climbers, surfers, athletes of all flavors, yogis, artists and free spirited folks around the world.

Our apparel and accessories are thoughtfully designed and built to last, for sport, life, travel and adventure. It is our hope that when people wear prAna, they can feel the intention and passion that is woven into everything we make and everything we do.

Overview of the Position:
The Keyholder is a key member of the sales and service team that delivers exceptional customer service and sells prAna merchandise to achieve store’s sales goals. In addition to the primary focus on sales and service, the Keyholder opens and/or closes the store on assigned shifts and may have assigned responsibilities related to store operations that fall into categories of the product, store environment and marketing. In the absence of the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager, the Keyholder is responsible for management of the store and the team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Store Leadership Assistance:
- Assist with training team members as requested
- Take lead on floor to supervise team and manage store operations when Store Manager and Assistant Manager not present in store; be fully responsible for opening and/or closing of store for assigned shift
- Foster a work environment for teamwork, productivity and employee engagement
- Uphold company and store standards, policies and procedures
- Role model high performance and behaviors aligned with the prAna values and standards
- Write, prepare and send daily reports
- Participate in the performance review process led by Store Manager; provide input
- Identify and report health and/or safety issues or work-related accidents to Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager or Director of Retail immediately; follow company policy and procedures for reporting accidents or injuries on the job

2. Sales and Service:
- Promote and execute sales and service focus to achieve sales goals and deliver exceptional service as per the prAna service standards
- Demonstrate extraordinary service standards and sales skills; lead by example
- Deliver helpful, knowledgeable and friendly service in person and other means such as phone or mobile devices
- Welcome prAna customers when entering the store; build rapport and connection
- Assist customers with finding merchandise in the store, at other stores and on-line and go above and beyond to create an exceptional shopping experience; recommend products that may satisfy their needs and maximize store sales
- Know and embrace prAna’s return policy “We Stand by Our Goods”
- Assist customers with special orders, exchanges, returns and in-store orders from prAna.com
- Proficiently utilize the POS system for sales transactions
- Provide accurate and current information about prAna products; seek information and follow up with customer, if needed

3. Product:
- Receive, tag, fold, steam and put away product in an organized fashion
- Replenish product on the floor
- Acquire and apply in-depth knowledge of prAna apparel each season, including fit, fabric and intended use of each product
- Assist with training team members on product knowledge and replenishment guidelines, procedures
- Follow inventory control and loss prevention procedures
- Conduct physical inventory at store, in partnership with Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager

4. Store Environment:
- As assigned, assist with product and visual merchandising in the store to drive sales and create an exceptional and consistent customer experience with the prAna brand
- Maintain store security, including building and cash handling
- Perform store housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and organized store (e.g. empty trash and recycling, clean break area, clean washrooms, clean change rooms, etc.)

5. Marketing:
- As assigned, assist with marketing efforts in areas including but not limited to events, social media, visual merchandising and assist with development and execution of the rolling 3 month store marketing calendar

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:
- Minimum of 2 years of sales and customer service experience in a retail environment
- Prior experience as a Keyholder or lead in a retail environment highly preferred
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Must be minimum of 18 years of age
- Experience in specialty retail and outdoor, active apparel highly preferred
- Experience in yoga, climbing, surfing and/or travel a plus

Key Competencies:
- Passion for customer service and excellent sales and customer service skills
- Must have an intent to sell
- Proactive, self-directed
- Team-oriented; teamwork
- Effective communicator verbally and in writing, with customers and team
- Ability to handle and resolve conflict
- Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances
- Organized, detail-oriented
- Basic math
- Reliability, dependability

Travel and Schedule Requirements:
- Must have availability to work required schedule with flexibility to accommodate staffing and business needs including weekdays, evenings, holidays, weekends, coverage for last-minute staffing needs
- Must have ability to work occasional overtime, as required by business needs
- Full time availability preferred but may not be required (depending on the specific store needs)
- Must have ability to occasionally work offsite for special events and marketing activities; requires reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

Technical Skills and Experience:
- Visual and product merchandising knowledge
- Inventory management for store operations helpful but not required
- Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
- Proficient with Point of Sale (POS) systems; KWI experience a plus
- Knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) helpful but not required

Physical Requirements:
Employee must be able to perform essential functions of position with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Must be able to talk; express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions or information must be conveyed to others accurately, loudly or quickly (by phone or in person)
- Must be able to hear; perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
- Must have close visual acuity to view a computer screen; prepare and analyze data and information; transcribe information; and read
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one site to another
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist

Employee Conduct:
It is the responsibility of every employee to contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers, customers and vendors.

prAna is an Equal Employment/ Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/D/V)

To apply, please click on the "External Application" link, and be sure to specify which location you're interested in (San Francisco or Palo Alto).

Perks

Date Posted: 7/25/2017

Retail Store Key Holders

  • Company: prAna
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:San Francisco and Palo Alto, CA
  • Required Exp:2 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available