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Retail Associate

Responsible for maximizing store revenue by providing superior service and maintaining top-notch retail stores. Ensure that customer expectations are exceeded and that customers are pleasantly surprised by everything they see, hear, and experience at Empire South.


  • Exceed customer expectations
  • Welcome customers by greeting them and offering assistance
  • Actively seek out customers in store
  • Assess customers’ needs and provide assistance and information on product features
  • Style merchandise according to branding guidelines
  • Maintain inventory levels on sales floor and in back-stock
  • Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options
  • Build productive trust relationships with customers
  • “Go the extra mile” to drive sales
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Learn systems and procedures to enhance selling efficiencies and complete support duties
  • Assist in hanging, tagging, steaming, and merchandising inventory
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables
  • Complete any other tasks and requirements as needed


  • Proven work experience as a retail sales associate, sales representative or similar role
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to receive criticism in a productive manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional and courteous customer service skills
  • Ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure and within deadlines

Locations: Athens, GA; Watkinsville, GA; and Hartwell, GA.

Empire South is an Equal Opportunity Employment Company. Candidates will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, handicap or veteran status.


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