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Big Lots Stores, Inc.

Furniture Sales Lead - Military veterans preferred

Big Lots Stores, Inc. - Vincennes, IN

Primarily responsible for leading the furniture team and for driving furniture sales. Accountable for the furniture department\u2019s overall performance, including furniture merchandising, presentation, and recovery standards, as well as for furniture sales metrics. Works in partnership with other store leaders to drive store performance.
1. Responsible for the leadership and operational performance of the furniture department, including furniture sales and related processes, furniture salesperson training, customer service, and merchandising and presentation standards.2. Provides clear work direction and coaching to furniture sales team members regarding all aspects of the sales process, including merchandising, new product information, competing product comparisons, cashiering, lease to purchase, price holds, and display assembly.3. Assists customers with product information, selection, and purchase.4. Manages the price hold process, including weekly audits.5. Maintains furniture department inventory, including cycle counts, in an effort to maximize sales and inventory turn.6. Ensures third party delivery program is marketed to customers and understood by associates.7. Identifies furniture display needs in sufficient time to allow displays to be built and merchandising standards to be achieved.8. Develops plans for furniture department coverage during special events.9. Strives to continually improve the furniture department\u2019s sales and ensures merchandising and presentation standards, signage, recovery, and cleanliness are maintained.1. High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience required. Must be 18 years of age.2. Minimum one year retail sales experience preferred.3. Ability to lift, carry, push, and pull a minimum of 50 pounds required. Ability to unload freight, to move product on and off of store shelves, to walk, stand, bend, stoop, or kneel for long periods of time, and to move freely throughout store on a continual basis required.4. Availability to work a variable schedule of at least 30 hours per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays required.5. Demonstrated furniture merchandising and sales skills preferred.6. Strong customer service and communication skills required.7. Basic English literacy, math, and PC skills required.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws.

12 days 20 hours ago

Big Lots Stores, Inc.


Furniture Sales Lead - Military veterans preferred Big Lots Stores, Inc. - Vincennes, IN, United States


Location: Vincennes, IN

Company Profile:
Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a broadline closeout retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and flooring departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, tools, paint, and home maintenance departments; and furniture and home décor category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, case goods, home décor, and frames departments. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, toys, books, sporting goods, and other holiday departments; and electronics and accessories category that includes electronics, jewelry, apparel, hosiery, and infant accessories departments. As of March 7, 2014, it operated 1,495 BIG LOTS stores in 48 states. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.