Sales Associate

Mentor, OH
United States


10000+ employees

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with nearly 1,200 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, we offer amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping experiences in-store, online at and via mobile devices. Committed to our communities, Kohl’s has raised more than $274 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through the Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc.

To inspire and empower families to lead fulfilled lives.

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Job description

Job Description:Position Summary:

Responsible for creating an environment of good customer service through actions. This includes ensuring customer transactions are processed accurately and efficiently, ensuring the Company’s “2-in-a-line” standard, reinforcing Customer Service Desk standards and resolving customer problems by following policies and procedures in conjunction with following the “Yes We Can” policy. Balances and processes refunds and media from sales and return registers. Processes cash deposits and currency orders; completes and submits daily reports to Store Management and Cash and Sales Audit department.

Primary Responsibilities:

Customer Service:

+ “Smiles and Says Hi!” Contributes to customer oriented atmosphere within store by smiling and saying hi to all customers and Associates encountered. Encourages others to smile and say hi.

+ Adheres to the “Yes We Can” policy and efficiently resolves customer’s questions and requests. Supports fellow Associates through Yes We Can actions and behaviors.

+ Uses the 5 step “GREAT” program while interacting with customers: Greets Customer, Requests Credit, Explains Email, Asks to complete the Survey and Thanks the Customer.

+ Answers incoming phone calls, transfers phone calls and uses paging system in a professional manner.

+ Solicits and processes quick Kohl’s Charge applications.

+ Solicits e-mail addresses from customers.

+ Processes credit payments and resolves customers’ credit problems. Handles payments on NSF checks in a professional manner.

+ Provides proper information and instruction to customers interested in the gift registry. Promotes the registry to prospective clients and handles their inquiries in a professional manner and in accordance to Company policy. Handles gift registry problems in a quick and efficient manner.

+ Adheres to “2-in-a-line” standard and calls for backup when needed.


+ Ensures that all cash handling procedures are done in accordance to policy and procedure as well as in a timely manner. Opens, closes and balances register and records information on a balance sheet.

+ Regularly identifies and informs Customer Service Supervisor and Loss Prevention Supervisor of register variances and errors. Investigates variances and errors to help in their correction.

+ Prepares funds and media for cash registers at opening and closing. Provides change for registers and collects cash and media pick-ups. Performs register reads and resets.

+ Processes daily reports generated by the COSA system. Separates and submits reports, balance sheets, and media to the Cash and Sales Audit department.

+ Maintains the Cash Office equipment in good operating condition. Informs Customer Service Area Supervisor of any operating problems. Maintains a neat, clean and organized Cash Office.

+ Ensures prompt removal of merchandise returns and holds. Makes sure all merchandise is folded, hung, tagged and priced appropriately before returning to the sales floor.

+ Processes damages and the appropriate paperwork correctly. Tags vendor return items. Call for department to pick up returns.

+ Maintains a neat, clean and organized customer service area.

+ Maintains consistent communication and follow through with E3's on any signing or “Yes We Can” opportunities.

+ Utilizes and adheres to merchandise presentation standards in regards to the 5 Basics: replenishment, signing, sizing, clearance and clean store.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Performs other duties as assigned. Examples may include, but are not limited to, assisting with cash pick-ups at the Point-of-Sale, greeting customers at assigned stations, assisting customers at Point-of-Sale, assisting with recovery in departments, and assisting in the preparation and taking of inventory.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Prior experience in customer service or in cash balancing and processing.

Job Requirements:

+ Ability to lift 50 pounds on an occasional to frequent basis. Greater than 50 pounds = 1 Associate per 50 pounds.

+ Ability to spend up to 100% of work time standing or moving about the departments within the store. Physical activities include bending, stooping, lifting, climbing, carrying, walking and/or reaching on a frequent basis.

+ Adherence to Company policy and procedures is required.

+ Regular attendance is required.

Additional Information:

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills.

+ Basic math and reading skills, legible handwriting, and attention to detail.

+ Ten key calculator skills, Windows based systems comfort level.

+ Ability to work as part of a team and interact effectively with others.

+ Critical features of this job are described within this job description. Job responsibilities may change at any time due to business needs.

+ Please discuss requests for reasonable accommodations with hiring manager.

Job Title:Seasonal Retail Sales AssociateAuto req ID:58608BRPosting Location:0237:Mentor Position Focus:Store Compensation Frequency:Hourly Position Type:part-time Career Area:Stores Company Overview:At Kohl’s, we’re always looking ahead to creating the next great thing. Since 1962, our people have been our biggest asset and every great thing we do is thanks to the great people we hire.State - Search by State only - Use Location for Zip or City and State:Ohio City:MentorZip Code:44060

Work location: Mentor, OH

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