Part-Time Retail Sales Associate

Posted August 23, 2021  |  Sur La Table

Sur La Table at Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek combines a popular retail store selling kitchen goods (pans, knives, coffee machines and meal preparation tools, along with dishes, linens and pantry items) with a culinary classroom educating students on how to cook (macarons, pasta, entrees with a Tuscan influence, etc). We have positions open for people interested in working within the culinary classroom and/or the retail store.

The Sales Associate reports to the General Manager. Hours vary by week.

About the Job: What You’ll Do 

  • Provide outstanding customer service at all times – create an experience that people will love
  • Work as a part of a high-performing team to achieve individual and store sales goals
  • Become a product expert (we’ll help!); provide hands-on demonstrations
  • Follow all Sur La Table policies and procedures
  • Complete daily operational tasks including replenishing, merchandising , and maintaining a clean store environment
  • Process POS/register transactions including sales, returns, and price checks
  • Additional duties as assigned by Manager on Duty (MOD)

Qualifications: What You’ll Need

  • Strong communication skills 
  • Ability to lift and move merchandise up to 35lbs
  • Ability to climb and descend a ladder to retrieve or move merchandise
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time (3+ hours)
  • A flexible schedule, including daytime, nights, and weekend availability
  • Ability to operate a computer, POS/register system, keyboards, and scanners 
  • Regular and predictable attendance 
  • May require Food Handlers and/or Food Manager Certification
  • 1 year retail sales experience preferred 
  • Must be at least 18 years old

The Benefits

  • Cooking-obsessed environment like no other retail job out there! 
  • Generous employee discount on product and cooking classes
  • Great co-workers 
  • 401K + other benefits

Contact Information

To apply for this job opening, visit or stop by our store located at 1211 Broadway Plaza.