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Sales Assistant (Aalto Shop)


Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and nearly 400 professors. Our campus is located in Espoo, Finland.

Want to be a game changer? Then join us! We are looking for

Sales Assistant to Aalto University Shop in Otaniemi, Espoo

We are looking for an energetic and outgoing person to join our shop team and help develop our retail culture and experience. You will be part of a team that will work in an exciting platform that serves and sells to both external and internal customers in our store located in aBloc shopping center.

 As a Sales Assistant in Aalto University Shop, you will:

  • Provide excellent customer service and experience in store, by email and phone
  • Assist customers in finding what they need
  • Ensure store aesthetics and visual merchandising are up to standard
  • Restock the store
  • Handle store deliveries
  • Process web shop orders
  • Represent Aalto University

What’s in it for you?

We offer you an exciting opportunity to be involved in a brand-new operation where your ideas and skills may help develop and shape our future retail experience.

In order to succeed, we expect that you are or have:

  • Proactive attitude towards work, and a get-it-done mindset
  • Passionate about customer service
  • Have general knowledge and an interest in sales
  • Good people skills and the ability to work as part of a team as well as alone
  • Ability to manage time and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Good communication skills
  • Good English and Finnish language skills

This is a part-time, fixed term contract term (at least until the end of January 2021). Working hours: 10–12 hours a week (mornings, evenings and weekends). Starting date is as soon as possible, negotiable.

For more information about this position, please contact Retail Operations Manager, Daniel Abild on January 21st between 11:30 and 12:30, or on January 24th between 14:00-15:00 on tel. 050 441 2878 or by e-mail: [email protected]

Please submit your English application and CV through our recruitment system ("Apply now!") by February 2nd, 2020.

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