Job BoardLighting Sales Associate
Lighting Sales Associate
Are you a creative-type, with an innate ability to listen and provide inspiring solutions to design dilemmas?
Do you love working with customers, delighting them as you provide them amazing service?
If you answered yes, then we want you as Starlight Lighting’s next Lighting Sales Associate. Starlight Lighting is the Bow Valley Region’s premiere provider of lighting solutions. We provide beautiful, unique and on-trend solutions for homes and businesses, at exceptional prices.
We’re growing, and now we need you to help complete our tight-knit team. We take pride in being our customers’ trusted lighting experts, and so will you.
Lighting Sales Associate
As our new Lighting Sales Associate, you will be taking on an exciting and multifaceted role. You’ll work closely with our loyal customers – contractors, electricians, walk-in customers, and interior designers with their clients. Most of your time will be spent in the store, but occasionally you’ll meet customers in their homes or on project sites, or handle deliveries.
You’ll excel here by using your exceptional communication skills to interact with multiple customers daily. You’ll review design plans with them and listen to their needs, reading between the lines to get the full picture. You’ll determine what products they need and provide expert advice. You have incredible people skills, and you’ll quickly develop long-term, trusting relationships with them. You’ll process orders and arrange for delivery, and you’ll love providing them a full-service solution.
You’ll also love this fast-paced role because it will provide you an opportunity to exercise your entrepreneurial spirit as you help grow our business. You do what it takes to get the job done, whether that’s filling in for a co-worker, or delivering that must-have lighting fixture to your customer’s doorstep to make their day.
If you have a growth mindset, then you’ll make a real impact here as you develop our business through regular sales calls and community outreach.
You’ll also excel in this position if you have:
o Some lighting or electrical knowledge – you’ve got some technical experience with lighting solutions, or perhaps you’ve worked for a lighting retailer before.
o Drive - more importantly, you have a passion to learn about our products to be able to best serve our customers; you’re eager to learn, and you’re coachable.
o Detail-orientation – you take pride in the quality of your work, and hold yourself to a high standard; you strive to provide the right solutions to customers, minimizing their stress as you do.
o Organization – you can easily handle multiple clients and multiple jobs at once, and never let things slip through the cracks for them.
Working at Starlight Lighting
This is a full-time, permanent position, offering a wage of $15 - $18 per hour. Our store is open Monday-Saturday, and your days and hours of work may vary (Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday). One of our awesome perks is that as an employee, you’ll be able to purchase our products at cost.
Working here, means working in a supportive, fun environment where your co-workers will feel like family. In addition to providing lighting solutions, we also offer home décor, so our store has a boutique vibe, and you’ll be working among a beautiful selection of products and designs.
o Experience in a customer service role and/or sales role
o Experience working at a lighting retailer, or technical knowledge of lighting solutions would be a major asset
o Experience reading/interpreting architectural plans would be a major asset
o Technical aptitude; ability to work with Windows 10, Microsoft Office 365, cloud storage, and our POS system
o Valid license and ability to provide a clean drivers’ abstract
o Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
Our online application https://www.fitzii.com/apply/22890 will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you'll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.
We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through assistance during the recruitment process, please contact us with the “Help” button in the application.