Sales Associate – Oak Park

Position Summary*:

Part-time Sales Associate responsible for stocking goods and furniture and sorting donations, salvage and general cleaning and maintenance. May be asked to cashier and assist with on-floor sales and customer service.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities*:

Receiving and sorting of donations and clothing.

General store upkeep and maintenance. Including sweep/mop/salvage/removal of PIFs/bathrooms/kitchen and other off floor areas.

Possible Cashiering/POS duties and on floor sales.

Provide timely and courteous customer service following established guidelines.

Perform other duties as directed and as required.

Work with MOD to accommodate and prepare for truck deliveries.

Attend meetings as required.


Core Standards for job description:

In addition to your principle duties and responsibilities, Brown Elephant Employees are expected to demonstrate the following core characteristics:

  1. Floor Presence.  Greet and assist customers and donors. Acknowledge others by making eye contact and a prompt greeting. Create a positive first impression for customers.
  2. Professional courtesy and respect.  Treat everyone fairly and with respect. Offer support and training. Recognize others and respond quickly. Treating others as you would like to be treated.
  3. Effective Communication.  Encourage and answer questions. Take suggestion and provide feedback in a constructive manner. Seek help and coaching as necessary. Speak courteously to others.

Professional accountability.  Know and keep your schedules and commitments. Be on time. Dress and act appropriately. Accept responsibility for your actions. Take initiative and remove “It’s not my job” from your vocabulary. Project positive energy. If interpersonal conflicts arise, seek assistance through your manager or Human Resources.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

High school diploma required. Ability to lift heavy and bulky items. Strong physicality and endurance.

Pleasant demeanor. Thorough and goal oriented.


To apply for this position, please start the application process using the link below. Applicants should submit both their cover letter and resume together as the same document into our ADP system for consideration.

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Decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship with all employees at Howard Brown are made in a non-discriminatory manner, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, FMLA status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state or local statutes.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.



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