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Retail Sales Associate - 363

Hallmark Lombard, IL

Job Description



The Parttime Retail Sales Associate will be the face of the Hallmark brand to our external customers.


This role will be at our Hallmark Gold Crown store in Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL.


Hallmark is always accepting applications for qualified candidates for our Sales Associate and Sales Lead / Keyholder roles. If your background is a good fit we will contact you for interviews as we have openings in the store.


If you're looking for a fast-paced, challenging and collaborative work environment at a company dedicated to being one of the world's most recognized and trusted brands, then this job is for you! This is a great opportunity for a talented individual to join Hallmark Retail Corporate Stores. The mission of the Hallmark Corporate Stores is to bring the Hallmark image to life in a world-class specialty retail environment.



The Sales Associate (SAI) is responsible for providing exemplary selling and customer service that is designed to improve the productivity and profitability of the store. The Sales Associate provides the customer with product recommendations and solutions by working proactively with them, and serves as a role model of best practice retail execution. The overall focus is on sales and service at all times. Stocking products, housekeeping and assisting with stockroom duties are accomplished as identified or assigned. The incumbent works closely with the corporate store team and reports directly to the Store Manager (SM).



  • Participating in the processing of shipments, replenishment of the sales floor, and additional operational tasks based on the needs of the business.
  • Performing all housekeeping duties regularly.
  • Maintaining a thorough and on-going knowledge of Hallmark Gold Crown products, services, systems and store operations through various sales associate training programs, initiatives and store development programs.
  • Upholding all company policies and practices, including but not limited to, store operation procedures.
  • Demonstrating values and behaviors consistent with our culture.




  • Must be at least 16 years of age with appropriate work permit as required.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that meets the needs of the business, including, the day before and after major holidays, evenings and weekends. This includes availability to work opening and closing shifts.
  • Ability to continuously stand/walk; frequently push/pull; occasionally bend/stoop/crawl/reach above shoulders/kneel; climb a ladder, and carry up to 40 pounds; i.e., fixture parts and cartons.



  • High school diploma / GED or above.
  • 1+ years of previous experience in retail, sales or customer service for SAI.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer-focused engagement on and off the sales floor.
  • Demonstrated success working as a member of a team.
  • Ability to receive feedback and take action when appropriate.
  • Strong sense of urgency, flexibility and willingness to adapt to change.
  • Desire and ability to learn the business.
  • Proficiency and comfort using a computer and other technology.


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Sales, Retail

Job Details

Date Posted November 15, 2017
Date Closes December 15, 2017
Requisition 423988800
Located In Lombard, IL
SOC Category 00-0000.00