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Retail Sales Associate - Columbia - FT/YR - Breckenridge Ski Resort (V1/DH)

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Breckenridge, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.




Sales Associates are responsible for maintaining outstanding customer service, generating sales, merchandising, and safeguarding company assets.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Greet guests with a welcoming, friendly, and outgoing attitude
  • Serve customers by establishing rapport, building customer confidence, providing accurate information, and promoting product through point of successful sale
  • Establish professional, personalized rapport with customers in person and over the phone
  • Answer all questions, providing detailed information, and establishing trust with customers to help close sales
  • Approach and reapproach customers to maximize sales
  • Describe and promote products in line with customer's express needs as well as promoting purchase of related products
  • Use POS software to efficiently complete sales and exhibit accurate cash handling skills
  • Stock shelves, counters, or tables with merchandise
  • Promote extended warranty/maintenance agreements, parts and accessories purchase
  • Provide light cleaning duties including dusting, vacuuming, and trash removal



  • Commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Ability to connect with guests with an outgoing, friendly attitude
  • Team-oriented and responsible
  • Familiarity with Columbia Sportswear company and product - preferred
  • Avid outdoorsperson with an understanding of the technical requirement for quality backcountry clothing - highly preferred
  • Maintain a working knowledge of products and trends within the industry
  • Previous retail sales experience - preferred
  • Ability to communicate fluently with co-workers and guests in accurate spoken and written English - required
  • Basic computer skills - required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule; including nights, holidays and weekends - required


Benefits Include:

  • Free employee EPIC pass to our resorts
  • Retail discounts at our stores
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and career development

If you’re hard working and feel exhilarated serving others, you’ll feel right at home in our authentic ski town and world-class mountain resort. As a community of adventurers and discoverers, we deliver an experience of a lifetime to every single guest that visits our mountain town. If you’re interested in moving mountains in your career, come work with us at Breckenridge where you’ll instantly feel at home.

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 160703

Nearest Major Market: Denver