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Job Title: Sales Clerk

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated Sales Clerk to join our team. The Sales Clerk will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, processing sales transactions, and maintaining a clean and organized store environment. The ideal candidate will have a passion for sales and a strong work ethic.


  • Assist customers with their purchases and provide excellent customer service
  • Process sales transactions accurately and efficiently
  • Maintain a clean and organized store environment
  • Stock shelves and maintain inventory levels
  • Answer customer questions and provide product information
  • Meet sales goals and targets


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior retail sales experience preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and reach

Salary: Competitive salary based on experience


  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discounts

About Us: Our company is a leading retailer in the industry, with a commitment to providing our customers with the best products and services. We value our employees and offer a supportive and collaborative work environment.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Sales Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Sales Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Sales Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Sales Clerk job on Indeed get about 19 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Sales Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Sales Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 10 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 11 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Sales Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Sales Clerk role?
SMS has 85% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Sales Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Sales Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 131% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Sales Clerk applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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