Retail Sales Associate
Location: Long Beach, California
Relics is the first black-owned analog film photography shop in California. Our mission is to bring accessibility and diversity to the world of analog photography to help tell stories, inspire people and to keep film alive. We strive to make film photography easy and love sharing it with people of all ages, from all backgrounds, all over the globe.
We are looking to hire a super proactive, results-driven Retail Sales Associate to ensure the smooth running of the shop while also assisting with other projects and initiatives that will help move our business forward.
The Retail Sales Associate’s responsibilities include understanding the customer’s needs and providing them with a personalized solution; understanding the brand, products, and culture surrounding Relics and analog photography is crucial in this role. This person will also help open and close the shop, manage inventory, and provide administrative support as needed.
We are looking for someone who can identify business needs and recommend suitable solutions that help drive the business forward. To be successful as a Retail Sales Associate, you should be well-organized and familiar with analogue photography equipment, while working with a high degree of autonomy. Ultimately, an outstanding Retail Sales Associate should demonstrate excellent time management and communication skills at all times.
Drive sales and meet goals while providing excellent full-cycle customer support at all times
Manage shop operations, including opening and closing duties; must be available to work weekends and events as needed
Other duties as assigned
Extensive knowledge of and experience with film cameras and analog photography
Driven, results-oriented mindset with a track record of driving initiatives through to completion; demonstrated history of strong execution
Must be a self-managed worker with strong time management skills; the ability to work effectively in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities, and competing responsibilities
Excellent verbal and written communication, while proactively communicating status updates, suggestions and concerns
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency, under a high degree of accountability
Entrepreneurial spirit and positive mindset with a “can do” attitude; ability to set, manage and over-deliver on management expectations