Part Time Sales Associate-Waterford, CT

  • Full-time
  • Department: Stores

Company Description

Optimistic - Influences others to be excited about and committed to furthering the company’s objectives. Embraces challenges with a “can-do” mindset that drives effective solutions.​

Results Driven - Maximizes the use of resources to consistently deliver results against sales goals and company objectives. Accepts and uses feedback to improve performance.​

Solution Oriented - Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation to resolve issues, problems, or situations. Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to operational challenges.​

Collaborative - Builds constructive working relationships across their Team and with cross-functional partners at the Support Center, the Distribution Center, and the Field. Encourages team unity through sharing of information or expertise, working together to solve problems.​

Brand Ambassador- Express rue21 brand messages effectively. Maintain a reliable and consistent brand representation. Bring genuine excitement for brand promotion while building and nurturing relationships for brand success. Navigate challenges with grace and positivity.

Job Description

Your Role

Bring a vibe that’s uniquely you to rue and work where you love to shop!  As the face of the company, you’ll put your iconic, one-of-a-kind sense of style to work representing rue21.  Your love of pop culture and fashion combined with your creativity and energetic personality make the perfect combo to be an amazing leader.  Have fun at work while letting your inner trend savant shine by providing customers with a top-notch shopping experience and always making our customer feel like a total VIP!


Day in the Life

  • Provide and promote exceptional customer service and offer positive resolutions to challenges and complaints from customers.
  • Generate sales through customer interaction, fitting room assistance, and suggestive selling.
  • Prevent asset loss through proper zoning and floor awareness.
  • Adhere to store visual directives, maintenance standards, and cleanliness standards.
  • Consistently exemplify a teamwork attitude with management and coworkers to improve personal and store performance.
  • Communicate effectively with management and coworkers concerning business issues and opportunities.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and follow all safety standards to ensure a safe work and shopping environment.
  • Support the Store Management team in driving and maximizing store sales, controlling, and minimizing shrink to achieve store goals.
  • Complete all other duties as assigned.


  • Demonstrated ability in a sales and customer service, or management capacity, in assisting the Store Manager to operate and drive sales, preferably in a retail environment.
  • Must be 16 years or older.
  • Must complete a pre- employment Background check.
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Stand for up to 8 hours
  • Carry up to 40 pounds
  • Climb and balance on ladders
  • Bend at the waist
  • Lift up to 40 pounds
  • Kneel and squat on the ground
  • Reach above the shoulder frequently

Additional Information

What’s in it for you!

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment; working with like-minded people with same interests
  • Flexible work schedule including daytime, evening, and weekend shifts
  • 40% discount in-store and online
  • Perks at Work (discounts on electronics, movie tickets, travel, etc.)
  • Employee Assistance Program

rue21 is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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