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Retail Sales Associate (Entry Level Management)

Retail Sales Associate (Entry Level Management)

Job Description

Retail Sales Associate (Entry Level Management)

Furnishing You With Opportunity.

Have you had success as a Retail Sales Associate or Sales Consultant? Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Sofa Mart & Oak Express offers successful Sales Associates an Entry Level Retail Management Training Program! We are seeking experienced Associates and Consultants to join our team of Trainees who have gone on to success in Store Management. Our program allows you to enjoy a high earning potential while working in a fun and energetic environment! We are a leading company in our industry. If you have the drive to grow, learn and succeed, Sofa Mart & Oak Express is a place where you can get promoted quickly as long as you are willing to work hard and put learning into action!

 Like our products, careers at Sofa Mart & Oak Express are built to last. Our strong industry position creates a stable workplace where you can feel secure in your success.


As a Retail Sales Associate in training, you will have access to a world class management training program with the opportunity to gain valuable experience by partnering with dedicated and successful Store Managers! As an Entry Level Retail Sales Manager Trainee, we recognize your drive and ambition, and we want to help you advance on your desired career path. With us, you will have access to the training and resources you need to thrive at your new career. Sofa Mart & Oak Express gives you the keys to succeed as a Retail Sales Manager!

We recognize that you dedicate time and effort to your job, and we want you to have the resources to keep achieving.  Here are some of the benefits our Trainees enjoy!

  • Paid Training
  • Commissions pay plus bonus opportunities
  • Medical and Dental benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Additional cash rewards

Retail Sales Associate – Entry Level Management – Consultant – Store Manager Training

 Job Responsibilities

As a Retail Sales Associate in training, you will be selling our unique array of furniture and accessories. You will receive hands on training in sales, marketing and business development techniques. You will shadow a Store Manager, learning all of the aspects of retail and people management. Our program hinges on understanding, mastering and being able to lead your own team.

 Other responsibilities of the Management Trainee position include:

  • Greeting and assisting customers ascertaining their furniture wants and needs
  • Answering customer questions and inquiries regarding products and services
  • Seeking out information and knowledge regarding new products
  • Setting and achieving personal goals
  • Presenting pricing, preparing contracts and processing transactions in POS
  • Placing orders and locating stock
  • Maintaining knowledge of current promotions and policies regarding payment, exchanges and store security
  • Participating in merchandising and product displays

Retail Sales Associate – Entry Level Management – Consultant – Store Manager Training

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

 As a Retail Sales Associate in training you must have a strong desire to succeed, integrity, commitment and the drive to provide exceptional customer service. In addition to your persistence and ability to influence others, success at Sofa Mart & Oak Express doesn’t have any one background or experience. Successful Management Trainees have come from administration, marketing, customer service, hospitality, automotive, real estate, insurance, warehouse/industrial and food service positions, yet they all share a drive to succeed. This is an entry level management opportunity where we will provide experienced Sales Associates with the tools you need to succeed!

 Other requirements of the Management Trainee role include: 

  • Enthusiasm for a career as a Store Manager
  • Previous work experience in any field – Your diverse experience is what we are seeking!
  • Must be coachable and hard-working
  • Desire to set and exceed goals
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and learn new skills
  • Ability to perform well while being a team player
  • Comfortable working with clientele and ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Experience with POS systems and Merchandise Inventory Systems, preferred
  • Willing to work non-traditional business hours including nights, weekends and holidays

Retail Sales Associate – Entry Level Management – Consultant – Store Manager Training

 Our leadership fosters a culture of integrity and respect, which sparks a strong work ethic. The honest spirit of our management serves as a powerful model for excellent customer service. 

Sofa Mart & Oak Express

Furnishing You With Opportunity.

Join our Growing Management Team!

Apply today!


Job Snapshot

Other Pay $12,500 Bonus upon promotion to Manager
Employment Type Full-Time/Part-Time
Job Type Retail, Sales, Management
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Retail, Sales - Marketing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Retail Sales Associate (Entry Level Management)

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