Lead Associate, Footwear PTDate: Sep 7, 2023Location: Riverhead, NY, US, 11901Company: Under ArmourValues & InnovationAt Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.Job Highlights$17.25 - $21.56 per hour!The Lead Associate, Footwear is responsible for the achievement of store footwear sales by providing the customer with an exceptional shopping experience. The Lead Associate, Footwear maximizes footwear sales by delivering efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable service and ensuring the store is neat, clean, and well-presented at all times.We count on our Lead Associate, Footwear to:Provide an exceptional customer service experience that is unique to Under ArmourBring out the best in each customer by suggesting the right footwear based on their needsCoach fellow teammates on footwear products and best-selling practicesStock, straighten and clean the storeAssist in fulfilling omnichannel ordersTo be considered for this role, you must meet these minimum requirements:At least 18 years old1-year previous retail experienceAvailable to work a flexible scheduleComfortable with or willing to learn technology (such as computers, hand-held and mobile devices)Strong communication skillsAbility to perform essential functions of the roleYou’ll be considered a top candidate if you also have:Previous experience selling footwear in a retail environmentPerks & benefits our Part-Time Associates receive:Generous employee discount (50% off full-price items and 30% off sale items)Monthly bonus incentive pay eligibilityAbility to participate in special contests with opportunity to win merchandise and other exclusive prizesWork-Life Assistance Program to support health, personal, family or work-related challengesHigh-energy environment, working alongside people who appreciate the power of a teamOpportunities for professional development and advancementPurpose of RoleThe Lead Associate, Footwear supports the achievement of store sales and KPI targets by modeling brand values, leveraging product knowledge, and selling skills to provide Athletes a unique experience when visiting Under Armour. The Lead Associate, Footwear uses product knowledge expertise and operational experience support to other teammates.Your ImpactSales & OmniComplete omni-channel requests for athletes in line with Under Armour’s policies and procedures where applicableCoaching and training fellow teammates on footwear technology and selling practicesPromote core & seasonal products to athletes by incorporating knowledge into selling processBrand Image & Athlete ExperienceModel the Under Armour service culture and exceed customer expectationProvide an athlete experience unique to Under ArmourAid Athletes according to UA service model, communicate brand values, and identify sales opportunitiesFamiliar with UA Brand stories communicated during training sessionsRetail OperationsProvide feedback on store operations to the Store LeadershipMaintain merchandising standards and support execution of floorsetsOperate within UA policies and procedures communicating risk to Store Leadership when necessaryPerform operational and cash processes (manual or system) in line with company guide and trainingAdhere to Under Armour’s dress code and attendance policiesAssist as needed in operations; cash desk/ticketing/merchandising/stock replenishmentTeam Collaboration/Self GrowthCollaborate with teammates to meet or exceed store goalsAbility to actively listen to feedback from leadership to continue to grow as a teammateQualificationsBasic numeracy and literacyActive listening & communication skillsFluency in local languageProficient in use of computers and other technologyAbility to establish interpersonal relationshipsCollaborate in a team environmentAbility to perform tasks in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environmentLimited understanding of business acumenDemonstrated critical thinking to solve routine problemsBasic prioritizing & planning skillsRequirementsOne year experience of working in a sports/apparel & footwear retail environmentHigh School education or equivalentAvailability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays, nights, and weekendsPhysical RequirementsAbility to handle or relocate products up to 25 lbs/12kgsAble to stand and move about for extended periods of time with short breaks to handle productsAbility to freely access all areas of the store; including the selling floor, stock and register areaReasonable accommodations may be made to assist in performing the essential responsibilitiesOur Commitment to DiversityAt Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.