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Ferry Building Sales Associate

About Heath

What began as a historic pottery in 1948, has evolved into a collection of businesses anchored in designing and making products, spaces, and experiences of exceptional beauty and uncompromising integrity. We are a manufacturer, led by design and sustainable business practices. We have a very diverse workplace of 200 employees that encompasses manufacturing, retail, design, communications, digital, and administrative functions. Our original Sausalito location houses our dinnerware factory and showroom. Heath San Francisco houses our tile factory, along with a showroom, clay studio and newsstand; our SF Ferry Building location is a small, but mighty, showroom; and Heath LA, a showroom and clay studio. Learn more about our company, at heathceramics.com.

What we're looking for:

Our clientele at Heath ranges from architects and designers to chefs, design savvy shoppers, out-of-towners and gift registrants.  Our ideal candidate has an open, friendly demeanor, an appreciation for Heath Ceramics and an eagerness to learn more about the rich history of our company and designs.  They will have an eye for detail and will be able to create a store environment that surprises and delights our customers each time they walk through our doors.

Candidates must have weekend availability.  Part-time positions average 15-20 hours per week. 

Must haves:

  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm
  • Engaging communication style with customers and designers
  • Connection to Heath’s design philosophy and products
  • Retail experience
  • Ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Willingness to go above and beyond when needed
  • Pride of ownership with store appearance, cleanliness and organization
  • Once trained, use the POS system accurately to process sales and close out the day
  • Able to comfortably lift 30 lbs and stand for long periods of time

Job Duties, or A Day in the Life:

Working at Heath means appreciating that dinnerware can be very emotional, as it represents family, friendship, tradition and important gatherings.  As a Sales Associate at Heath, you will help shoppers understand all the options, colors, shapes and sizes that Heath offers, as well as the way the registries work.  You will balance excellent customer service with the demands of a busy store environment.

What we can do for you:

  • Good hourly wage 
  • Generous employee discount
  • Join a team of positive, enthusiastic individuals

Physical Requirements 
_ Ability to stand and walk for extended periods of time 
_ Ability to lift, reach and grasp 30 lbs of ceramic dinnerware/tile and to push/pull carts and bins of merchandise repeatedly throughout the day 
_ Daily showroom activities, including processing of shipments, merchandising product, and order fulfillments 
_ Visual acuity to determine the color, accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned

Location and Schedule

Located within the historic San Francisco Ferry Building at the foot of Market Street and carrying our complete line of wares, this showroom's 500 square feet pack quite a punch. 

Part-time positions average 15-20 hours per week and include one weekend day.

Sound like a good fit?

If you meet these qualifications and are ready to be part of the Heath experience, please send your resume and a cover letter that speaks directly to the position.

Heath Ceramics is an equal opportunity employer.  Thank you for your interest!

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