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Retail sales position at Oku Den 

Oku Den is an independent retail specialist store located in Northcote and Hurstbridge.

We focus on Melbourne-made clothing, lifestyle gifts. and homewares which highlight Japanese design.

We are seeking a mature person with a high level of display and store management skills, good problem solving, reliability, a strong retail background, and most importantly someone who enjoys people.

Below are a few of your daily roles:

  • Observe and serve customers in an intelligent, kind and knowledgeable way, extending the values of Oku Den.
  • Maintain store front, updating stock regularly
  • Understand new Cloud based POS
  • Compliance with new Covid rules
  • Window displays and general displays
  • Handling of Eftpos and banking
  • Apparel styling and fitting customers
  • Administering incoming stock
  • Maintaining inventory POS

About the position: 

We're looking for someone to work in our Northcote store.Some weekend work will be included.Our Northcote store has a diverse product range and a bright atmosphere, and we enjoy a well-earned reputation for service. Our philosophy around service is built on a knowledge-based interaction with our customers in a kind, open way.  Plus the ability to read a customer's needs and extend your service beyond the immediate sale. You will be be working independently in store.

Oku Den has a vast array of product, so creative displays will challenge and broaden your imagination and your sense of fun.

 Key criteria:

  • Experience in a retail setting (experience in clothing and jewellery highly desirable)
  • Great design/display skills in jewellery, clothing or gifts
  • Excellent communication skills - the ability to read a customer's needs
  • An appreciation of our business and ethics
  • Ability to communicate with other staff
  • Computer literate - Shopify, daily email comms, good social network skills. Photoshop a bonus
  • Motivated, independent, responsible and reliable

We have a few positions to be filled, including Christmas casual roles which in time will extend as we expand our production and retail business. Remuneration will be aligned with the Retail Award.

If you can imagine yourself in this exciting role, please shoot us an email letting us know why, with your resume and a little about your own philosophy and outlook.

Looking forward to meeting you

We will contact you for an interview within 3 days if we think you might have the skills we need.

Thank you for your time.

Oku Den