Sales Associate - MARKETPLACE SHOPPING CENTER LOCATION
Company: KARM Stores
Posted on: January 15, 2022
THIS LOCATION IS IN WEST KNOXVILLE IN THE MARKETPLACE SHOPPING
CENTER NEAR HOME DEPOT.
The Thrift Store with a Mission
In recent years, KARM Stores has become some of the most popular
thrift stores in East Tennessee. You never know what you're going
to find at KARM Stores - from designer clothing to beautiful
gently-used furniture and appliances. KARM Stores shoppers know
it's a treasure-hunter's paradise. But there's more---Everything
that is sold at or donated to KARM Stores helps us with our
singular mission of restoring lives in Jesus' name. So, while
shoppers are getting all of these great things, and team members
are working in a fun thrift environment, there are also great
things being done for those in need right here in East
Why We Do What We Do
To provide funding for Knox Area Rescue Ministries.
To tell the story of KARM and KARM Stores.
To reveal Christ in everything we do.
History of KARM Stores
KARM Stores is part of the Knox Area Rescue Ministries which has
been serving the Knoxville homeless community since 1960. KARM
provides emergency services, meals, shelter as well as recovery
programs for those in need. KARM averages 800-1000 meals served
each day and can provide bed space for up to 400 every nigh t.
Today KARM serves men, women and children through a variety of
progressive ministry programs designed to break the cycle of
For the guests of KARM who are ready to change their life, KARM has
programs that assist with that. One of their most successful
programs is LaunchPoint Life Academy which will spend time looking
at the basics of getting a job, budgeting, and creating a stable
environment to build one's life back.
The Serenity Shelter is a program specifically for women. It
includes various recovery programs and safe havens.
The Berea Program is an unprecedented personal development
opportunity at KARM focused on work, learning, and service. The
objective of Berea is to prepare students for the abundant life God
has planned for them and to provide a strong, Biblical foundation
to build a life upon after KARM and have successful restoration
into the community.
All of these programs require funding and that is where the stores
come in. One hundred percent of the profits earned through the
retail stores help fund Knox Area Rescue Ministries.
Works under the direction of the Retail Management team in carrying
out all retail operations in the store, including, but not limited
to, creating a Christ-centered environment, register operations,
customer service, store appearance and displays, and employee
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB
Assist the Retail Management team in the building of the team, by
being an example of "revealing Christ" to all staff, donors, and
Provide a friendly and joyful welcoming to all customers when they
enter the store and throughout their shopping experience.
Assist the Retail Management team in register transactions
including handling of cash and credit card payments and any
non-cash purchases, in order to ensure the accuracy and security of
Work with the Retail Management team to establish and maintain
customer service standards in order to ensure compliance with the
company mission statement and to provide a pleasant shopping
experience for each customer.
Work with store staff in maintaining the physical appearance of the
store on every shift, including, but not limited to: communicating
and restocking of janitorial and restroom supplies, removing safety
hazards, picking up store merchandise and restoring to proper
place, cleaning parking lot, sidewalks, windows and doors, store
floors, break room(s), restrooms and other public areas, to ensure
the safety and health of customers and employees.
Maintain and clean out fitting rooms on a regular basis.
Assist store staff, in stocking store shelves and clothing racks,
in order to provide customers with maximum shopping
Under the direction of the Retail Management team, assist store
staff, as needed, to set up or change store displays in order to
provide a pleasant shopping environment and to entice customers to
shop new areas or items within the store.
Communicate, daily, all events related to customer service issues
or problems, register mistakes, employee issues or accidents, and
general store operations to the manager, in order to ensure all
issues are handled properly and in accordance with company policies
Attend as required, or requested, all training events provided by
the company and all store meetings as scheduled by the manager in
order to keep current on any policy changes, new procedures, and
other information essential to performing the job.
KARM Stores Team Members at all levels believe the following:
We believe in the Holy Trinity- God the Father, God the Son and God
the Holy Spirit.
We believe that God the Father sent His Son, Jesus, to die for us
as the ultimate sacrifice.
We believe in Jesus for the forgiveness of our sins.
We believe that the Bible is God's true Word.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must have a commitment to KARM Stores' mission.
Must be a people person with a pleasant and willing attitude and
have a servant's heart.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) with an
excellent command of the English language.
Math and money handling skills.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written
or oral form.
Ability to operate a cash register and credit card machine.
Ability to operate general office machines, copier, fax, printers,
Stand 3/4 of the time
Walk 3/4 of the time
Sit 1/4 of the time
Use hands to type - computer keyboard or register 3/4 of the
Use hands to handle documents and merchandise 3/4 of the time
Talk, see and hear All Day
Moderate physical activity on a daily basis, with occasional
strenuous activity. Able to lift at least 50 pounds. Use hands to
lift, sort, clean, organize throughout a standard work day. Store
is a well-lit, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor retail and
office setting with adequate ventilation.
For Full-Time Monday - Saturday, minimum of 35 hours per week and
maximum of 40 hours per week. Attendance at specific meetings or
off-site events or training may be required.
For Part-Time Monday - Saturday, maximum of 28 hours per week.
Attendance at specific meetings or off-site events or training may
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