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Sales Person (Retail Sales Associate / Sales Consultant)

Nebraska Furniture Mart • Clive, IA

Posted 17 days ago

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Degree - High School
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Sales, Retail, Consultant


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Job Description

Sales Person (Retail Sales Associate / Sales Consultant)

With over 75 years in the retail industry, Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) has been a leader in providing affordable home furnishings to the Midwest area. We employ staff members who are dedicated and passionate about their work. As we continue to prosper, we are seeking a highly motivated Sales Professional to join our dynamic team of Retail Sales Associates.

This Retail Sales role is Full Commission with a Paid Training Period. With No Cap on Commission, our Sales Associates make on average $55,000 – $65,000 annually in a high-traffic environment where the customers come to you – No Cold Calling!

Our top performers enjoy six-figure incomes!


When you join the NFM team, you are joining a family-operated organization with a rich 75 year history in the retail industry. With the backing of Berkshire Hathaway, we are continuing to flourish with plans for expansion. With our family and growth-oriented culture, a career with NFM includes great opportunities for advancement, flexible schedules, competitive pay, and fantastic benefits.

As a Full Time Retail Flooring Sales Associate, you will enjoy the following benefits:

• Health, Dental, and Vision

• Life Insurance

• Short- and Long-term Disability

• Flexible Spending Accounts

• 401(k) with Company Matching

• Employee Assistance Program

• Paid Holidays

• Paid Time Off Program

• Employee Discount on Merchandise

• Tuition Reimbursement

• Wellness Program

Retail Sales Associate – Retail Sales Consultant – Part Time / Full Time – Bilingual Spanish

Job Responsibilities

As a Retail Flooring Sales Associate, you will provide world class service to NFM customers in a team- oriented environment. You will circulate the sales floor while greeting customers in a timely and professional manner. Your focus will be on providing excellent customer service, overcoming objections, and closing sales. You will partner with other staff members or customer care teams, whenever necessary, to ensure prompt and thorough problem resolution. Other responsibilities of the Consultant role include:

• Processing orders accurately and efficiently

• Identifying and resolving all post-order problems quickly and efficiently

• Following all departmental guidelines for personal and professional conduct

• Using the POPS system to research problems and identify solutions

• Maintaining a good working knowledge of system functionality and enhancements

• Keeping current on new products, selling techniques, and system enhancements

• Maintaining an attractive and efficient work environment

• Checking voicemail and e-mail twice daily and returning messages in a timely manner

Retail Associate – Retail Consultant – Part Time / Full Time – Bilingual Spanish

About Us

Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM) is the largest home furnishing store in North America selling Furniture, Flooring, Appliances, and Electronics. NFM was founded in 1937 by Mrs. B (Rose Blumkin) in Omaha, Nebraska. NFM is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and has 3 locations in Omaha, NE; Kansas City, KS; and Des Moines, IA. With our plans to expand, we continue to prosper following in the footsteps of the “American Dream” in which we were founded.

What do our employees have to say?

“The people here genuinely care about the company and treat it like it’s their own.”  – Chris C.

 “It feels like a million bucks when you see fellow staff winning an award for their contributions to this company.” – Adam W.

Join a team that improves lifestyles every day!

Apply now!

Applicable pre-employment testing required. EEO Employer

Job Requirements

In the Retail Sales Associate role, you must display a professional demeanor and positive attitude at all times. You must be a team player who also works well independently. We are seeking a customer-service-oriented professional who is able to communicate effectively with customers, management, and peers.

Other requirements of the Consultant position include:

• High school diploma or equivalent certification

• 1 – 2 years of retail sales and/or customer service

• Flooring product knowledge, preferred

• Bilingual Spanish language skills, a plus

• Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record

• Ability to interpret documents such as instructions and procedure manuals

• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Job ID: 18-0006
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