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Retail Associate - Outlet of Sarasota

Job ID 0813093 Date posted 05/24/2016

HSN is looking for part-time Retail Associates for our Sarasota Outlet Store, located at 5376 Fruitville Road, FL 34232.  Successful Retail Associates should possess strong customer service skills, and be comfortable assisting guests with merchandise selection, check-out procedures, and returns. We are in search for individuals who have face-to-face customer service experience, as well as, experience with operating point-of-sale terminals and credit card authorization terminals. Qualified candidates should also have flexibility with their availability; including weekends.

A Day in the Life

  • Ring up sales and returns using POS terminals, handle credit card charges and cash transactions along with accompanying detail.
  • Authorize certain levels of returns/voids.
  • Cross train in product knowledge in all areas of the store.
  • Assist with training new associates with technical knowledge and sales techniques in specific areas of the store.
  • Greet, sell and assist customers on sales floor.
  • Merchandise sales floor/assist with floor moves.
  • Maintain designated work area for housekeeping and presentation purposes.
  • Provide back up support as needed.
  • Ticket, stock and merchandise sales floor to visual standards.

Keys to Success

At HSN, if you are Agile, Innovative, Pioneering, Dynamic, Boundaryless, Passionate, Customer-Centric, Collaborative, and Results-Focused, you will love it here!

Must Haves

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Work flexible hours as business need dictates
  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull up to 25 lbs.
  • Select retail personnel may be requested to obtain a forklift license
Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “must haves”.

Nice to Haves

  • Prior retail/cashier experience
  • Experience dealing with the public in a service oriented role


HSN’s unique blend of Retail, Television and eCommerce create a one-of-a-kind working environment.  Our employees enjoy a competitive benefit program including health and retirement plans, merchandise discounts, volunteer days, and more.  We encourage growth and development across the company.  Most importantly, we have fun.  Follow HSN Careers on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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About HSNi

HSN, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSNI) is a $3.4 billion interactive multichannel retailer with strong direct-to consumer expertise among its two operating segments, HSN and Cornerstone. HSNi offers innovative, differentiated retail experiences on TV, online, via mobile devices, in catalogs, and in brick and mortar stores. HSN, a leading interactive multichannel retailer which offers a curated assortment of exclusive products combined with top brand names, now reaches 95 million homes (24 hours a day, seven days a week, live 364 days a year). Cornerstone comprises leading home and apparel lifestyle brands including Ballard Designs®, Frontgate®, Garnet Hill®, Grandin Road®, Improvements®. Cornerstone distributes approximately 320 million catalogs annually, operates eight separate digital sales sites and operates 11 retail and outlet stores.

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