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Heath Newsstand 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.

Position Description

We have a unique space called the Heath Newsstand in our San Francisco location.  It is an evolving concept space that enables Heath to interact with the Mission community on dynamic levels. The Heath Newsstand is a separate yet intrinsically connected part of the Heath showroom experience in SF.

Expanding on some of the magazines and books we already carry in our showrooms, it features publications on food and design, a variety of magazines and newspapers, international publications, and like any good newsstand, it offers refreshments and snacks. The Newsstand has something for everyone, including our local neighbors and visitors.

Heath showrooms are destinations for a multitude of customers: homeowners, contractors and architects working on behalf of their clients, restaurateurs looking to create that perfect interior aesthetic, designers working on exciting projects and the dreamers that are coming in looking for inspiration.

Responsibilities

  • Creates a positive first impression with newsstand customers
  • Exhibits an authentic and friendly approach to initiating conversation
  • Knowledgeable about Heath products
  • Implements storytelling to inspire clients to enjoy our products and company vision, Heath’s philosophy and history
  • Possesses agility to deal with diverse customers in a calm and thoughtful manner
  • Accepts and takes initiative to complete daily routines, including housekeeping, product presentation, opening/closing procedures, and maintains security of physical inventory
  • Has an awareness of ticketing and inventory process
  • Understands different transaction types within the POS system and ensures 100% accuracy in all tender types, including cash and charge transactions-demonstrates strong data integrity
  • Maintain overall appearance and organization of the sales and employee areas, pricing, shipment processing, restocking and light cleaning

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

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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