POSITION: RETAIL SALES ASSOCIATE
TYPE: PART TIME
LOCATION: READING TERMINAL MARKET
Kensington Food Company is a Veteran Owned Gourmet Food Producer based in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. We Import and Produce hundreds of gourmet specialty food products but we specialize in unique Olive Oils, Vinegars, Truffle Products and Relishes.
We have opened up a flagship retail store within the historic Reading Terminal Market in downtown Philadelphia. This location is primarily an Olive Oil and Vinegar tasting room that will offer up nearly 100 different flavors of Olive Oil and Balsamic for customers to taste and purchase along with the rest of our full lineup of gourmet goods.
As a Retail Sales Associate with Kensington Food Company, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
1. Opening and/or Closing the Store
2. Educating Customers on our products
3. Assisting Customers with Tasting Products
4. Completing the sale and checking out customers (receiving payment)
5. Completing Simple Inventory Counts
6. Keeping Store and Work Area Clean
This is not just a checkout counter position but rather a sales position. As such, you will be expected to greet customers, assist them in the purchasing process, answer their questions and of course help them sample the oil and vinegar options.
Occasionally you will be required to refill the oil and vinegar containers. This will require the ability to lift up to 40LBS. You will occasionally also have to rinse out and clean the containers as well.
You will receive 1 on 1 training with the owner of the company for your first week on the job. During this time you will have the opportunity to gain knowledge on the products, subject matter, checkout platform and get an overall feeling for how to greet and approach customers in the store.
The owner of the company, Thomas Sheridan, is a Philly Native, a Certified Olive Oil Sommelier, Certified Balsamic Analyst and has been traveling the world finding new products for nearly 15 years. This world is his passion and he desires team members who also have a passion for learning, food, culture and a desire to help others in their gourmet culinary journey.
There are 3 shifts available:
Weekday Morning Shift: Mon-Fri - 9:45am to 2pm
Weekday Afternoon Shift: Mon-Fri - 2pm to 6:15pm
Weekend Shift: Saturday and Sunday 9:45am to 6:15pm
If you would like to apply, please fill out the form below and someone will reach out to you within 48 hours to schedule an initial interview.
If you're interested in one of our open positions, start by applying here and attaching your resume.
Kensington Food Company
3437 D Street, Unit 110, Philadelphia, PA 19134
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