Wanted: Chocophile in Seattle with Excellent Customer Service Skills

We're hiring a seasonal Chocolate Retail Sales Associate in Seattle. The ideal candidate is a chocolate lover who has excellent customer service skills and is an enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible team player.

Looking for a Chocolate Enthusiast with Excellent Customer Service Skills

We are hiring a seasonal Chocolate Retail Sales Associate for the holidays. Must have excellent customer service skills and a love of chocolate. There is opportunity for this role to turn into a non-seasonal role depending on our needs and your availability after the holidays. Chocolate lovers who are enthusiastic, self-motivated, flexible team players with excellent customer service skills are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume to hiring@chocolopolis.com or drop it off at the store. We are located inside the Interbay WorkLofts at 1631 15th Ave. W., Suite 111, Seattle, WA 98119 . You can reach us at (206) 282-0776.

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a passion for chocolate and for sharing that passion with customers and fellow employees in a friendly, non-judgmental manner
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Communicate effectively with customers and co-workers
  • Read, write and utilize math skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and good judgment in all job tasks
  • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Be a team player and contribute to a positive team environment
  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred
  • Must be able to climb a ladder on a regular basis
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Guide our customers through the complex world of artisan bean-to-bar chocolate
  • Actively seek out information on fine chocolate and be excited to share that knowledge with our team
  • Provide exemplary sales and customer service, and create relationships with returning customers
  • Assist with daily operations of retail store, including check out, customer service, product receiving, merchandise display building, shelf stocking and packaging.
  • Contribute to neat, clean and efficient operational environment
  • Open and close store unsupervised
  • Contribute to profitability of store
  • Take initiative to determine what tasks need to get done each day, complete those tasks in a timely manner without supervision, and show good judgment when completing the tasks
  • Work on special projects during shift hours, as needed
  • Other duties as required

Compensation:

  • DOE
  • One free bar of artisan chocolate during every week worked
  • 20% Employee discount
  • 40 hours Sick & Safe leave per year
  • Full-time employees accrue 1 week of paid vacation their first year of employment, and 2 weeks of paid vacation beginning their second year.

Shift Hours and Expectations:

We will be open seven days a week between Thanksgiving and Christmas. You must be willing to work weekends and evenings.

There is a Blackout period for time off requests between Thanksgiving and Christmas. During these busy times of the year we are not able to approve time-off requests.

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