Retail Sales Associate – Corporate Store (Part-time)



TOL Marion Bookstore

Reports to:

Store Manager


Corporate Office, Marion Indiana

General Job Description:

The function of the sales associate is to serve customers in every aspect, maintain store merchandise and appearance, and complete sales using a point-of-sales system to sustain cash and inventory levels.  The sales associate must display a commitment to supporting the mission and values of both the institution and Tree of Life.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Serving store customers in all capacities, including point-of-sale operations with handling cash and credit card payments, telephone calls (including voicemails and returning calls), and online sale fulfillment and shipping
  • Monitoring cash in registers: withdrawals, deposits, making change
  • Maintaining store appearance including cleaning, store displays, and signage as well as tracking and reporting general merchandise needs
  • Fulfilling textbook and general merchandise orders
  • Sustain store operations including opening and closing the store and inventory control
  • General clerical responsibilities such as filing paperwork, typing simple documents/excel spreadsheets, emails to students when needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications preferred:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (preferred)
  • 2 years of experience in retail or customer service (preferred)
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students, faculty, staff, and general customers
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs., carry, shelve, bend and stretch in the performance of bookstore operations as well as stand for long periods of time
  • Detail oriented with the ability to self-start and work independently
  • Schedule flexibility during peak seasons


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.