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AIRE Factory Store - Retail Sales Associate


Posted by AIRE on 12/05/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing, Outdoor, WaterSports

Job Categories: Retail - Management- Staff, Retail - Sales

Company Type: HardGoods/Equipment, Retailer

State: ID

City: Meridian

Country: United States

Required Experience: 3 - 5 years

Contact Name: AIRE Marketing

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: DOE

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 25 miles

Job Description & Requirements

Retail Sales Associate/Manager - AIRE Factory Store

The AIRE Factory Store is looking for an enthusiastic person to manage and supervise the day-to-day retail operations. The candidate will ensure that general operations of the store run smoothly and meet outlined budget and/or sales goals. Address customer needs on the sales floor and inspire long term customer relationships. The Retail Manager must be a team player and have strong leadership and communication skills.

Key Skills: 

  • Be upbeat and enthusiastic working with customers and employees.
  • Promote a customer first attitude.
  • Keen numerical skills and understanding of basic retail math.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Promote teamwork environment.
  • Commercial awareness.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers with enthusiasm and determine customer wants and needs.
  • Handle incoming retail sales calls.
  • Maximizing profitability and meet sales targets.
  • Process payments for purchases daily and ensure till balances daily.
  • Have thorough knowledge of all brands represented in store. And understand their features, benefits, and use of items.
  • Assist purchasing department on product mix and replenishment needs.
  • Review inventory levels daily and replenish as needed.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase.
  • Pricing should be current on all items.
  • Ensure product is displayed neatly and properly for maximum sales potential.
  • Maintain clean and orderly show room.
  • Watch for security risks.
  • Resolve conflicts and promote long-term customer relationships.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Place special orders.
  • Assist inside wholesale sales team on incoming calls and walk in traffic.
  • Team with purchasing with vendor meetings
  • Provide assistance and direction to marketing manager regarding promoting and marketing the store.
  • Print mail tags for USPS shipments.
  • Be present and continue the relationships with IWA meetings and outings
  • Assist with invoicing and correct pricing and all invoices are printed correctly.
  • Assist with cash receipts for customers.
  • Assist with info@ Aire and Outcast emails if needed.


  • Some college experience preferred.
  • Three plus years as retail manager or five plus years retail experience.
  • Computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Passion for active outdoor lifestyle.

Salary: DOE

If interested, apply here or send resume to

About AIRE

Made in the USA since 1989, AIRE (Argonaut Inflatables Research and Engineering) began when four top-level river runners collaborated to create a new design for whitewater boats. Today, AIRE continues the innovation with new boat models, fabrics, and technology, but stick to their original mission: build boats and go boating!