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Academy Sports + Outdoors Footwear Enthusiast - Part Time in Mansfield, Texas

Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:

Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associate’s Degree preferred.

Work Experiences:

  • 4+ years of related experience in footwear styles, products, hobbies and interests preferred.

  • At least one year of sales experience as an Outdoor Specialist or related work experience.

Skills:

  • Excellent customer service orientation; an effective problem solver and communicator with customers and team members; bilingual is a plus.

  • Ability to connect build and engage with our customer base that bonds with friends, family and community through the challenge of sports and outdoors pursuits.

  • Ability to execute multiple tasks with superior organizational skills and detail orientation.

  • Read, interpret and follow documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, plan-o-grams and procedure manuals.

  • Passionate and well-versed in the variety of Footwear product and styles.

  • Demonstrated ability to balance sales techniques with customer engagement to drive sales

  • Perform basic mathematical computations and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form.

Responsibilities:

  • Enthusiastically delivers a premium customer experience for all who run, walk, train or work.

  • Complete position certification and maintain knowledge of trends and products in footwear industry.

  • Drive sales through exceptional customer service skills, sales techniques and product knowledge to connect customers with the right products.

  • Engage with and provide consultative support for all footwear customers, from the marathon runner, to the parents picking up new school shoes or the worker looking for new boots.

  • Provide prompt and friendly service to all customers.

  • Zone footwear merchandise; re-work footwear area to ensure store conditions are meeting or exceeding expectations through processes (such as recovery, mismate, etc.).

  • Support customers in all segments of footwear with requests such as SKU or price lookups.

  • Trains Footwear Team Members on new or special product specifications.

  • Provides feedback to Manager, Store Director and Regional Merchant on product assortments and customer demand as requested.

  • Required to learn company policies, procedures and safety rules.

  • Duties may change and associates may be required to perform other duties or tasks as assigned.

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

  • Constantly stand, walk, reach, handle, use repetitive motions (hand/wrist/fingers), feel and lift up to 20 pounds.

  • Frequently stoop, crouch, use fingers, grasp, push, pull, talk, hear and lift up to 21 to 40 pounds.

  • Occasionally required to sit, climb, balance and lift 41 to 60 pounds.

  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior.

Part time

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.​

Academy® Sports + Outdoors is one of the nation’s largest sporting goods and outdoor retailers. It’s no surprise that we not only know how to create experiences for our customers, but for our team members as well. Understanding our people and the things that matter to them the most has been at the core of the Academy® culture for over 70 years. With over 22,000+ team members, we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

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