Bookstore Associate – Hudson Group (Midway)

Bookstore Associate – Hudson Group (Midway)

As a Bookstore Sales Associate you will provide excellent customer service and maximize sales by assisting in the daily operation of the store.

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Hiring Company

Hudson Group – Whether your operation is a million transaction a week commuter station…a mid-size O&D facility…or the international terminal of one of the world’s largest airports…Hudson Group has the skills, experience and know-how to tailor a retail concessions program to meet your every need. From the world’s leading travel essentials brand (Hudson/Hudson News)… To the widest array of national and international specialty and luxury brands… To sparkling cafes…charming bookstores…and magnificent duty-free shops. Hudson can offer you one-stop shopping and guaranteed results for your operation. And if you are a customer, Hudson Group is, simply, The Traveler’s Best Friend.

Chicago, IL – Midway Airport (accessible by public transportation)
Job Description
As a Bookstore Sales Associate you will provide excellent customer service and maximize sales by assisting in the daily operation of the store.

Job Responsibilities
• Acknowledge and greet customers as they enter the store or approach the cashwrap.
• Follow all company policies, cash handling policies and special store loss prevention procedures.
• Communicate effectively with customers, fellow employees and store management.
• Effectively operate a cash register.
• Knowledge of multiple authors, best seller lists, popular reads.
• Know basic store layout to assist customers in their selection of product and be able to answer customer questions about the entire store.
• Be knowledgeable and familiar with the surrounding businesses/offerings within the facility.
• Assist other store employees in maintaining security in stores.
• Stock merchandise.
• Inform management of any out of stock situations.
• Help maintain a neat, clean, organized store, which includes sweeping, dusting, straightening of merchandise on store fixtures and displays.
• Perform related work as assigned.
• Ability to interact with diverse personalities.
• Proficiency in the operation of a cash register.
• High degree of interpersonal skills.
• Strong love of reading and books

4:45am – 1pm / 1pm – 10:30pm (or last flight)
High School Diploma or GED
Prior Customer Service and Retail Based Experience

District Office:
4926 South Ashland
Chicago, IL 60609
(773) 925-6580