Sales Associate

New York, United States | Retail | Full-time


ROCKETS OF AWESOME makes the coolest kids’ clothes. We are reinventing the way parents shop for kids by creating magical shopping experiences both digitally and IRL. We are a New York City-based, venture-backed startup with a passion for customer experience, design, data and technology. Join us in what will be the most immersive retail experience for Back-to-School in the heart of NYC. We value fun, simplicity, and teamwork.


Responsibilities and Duties


We are looking for full-time, sales professional with excellent people skills and who are obsessed with fun, over the top, kids clothes!   Someone who has an excellent work ethic and is able to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of running a retail store, while maintaining a fun, positive attitude. The ideal candidate would have previous retail experience working in the fashion or children’s  industry and be adept at building strong and lasting customer relationships. (not mandatory, but preferred).


What we are looking for:

  • Previous experience in retail, personal shopping, styling, child care, child development, performing or acting! 
  • A passion for assembling full outfits and back-to-school wardrobes
  • Have a strong sense of customer service and a desire to create an exceptional experience
  • Excitement to engage with children and families
  • A super friendly people person, obsessed with serving our customer
  • Self-motivated
  • Energetic & enthusiastic
  • Dependable, punctual and responsible
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy retail environment, i.e., folding clothes and organizing while simultaneously dealing with busy traffic
  • Desire to be part of a strong, tight-knit community, that is revolutionizing children’s wear!
  • You are a team player, up for anything, and excited about creating a truly memorable shopping experience for our customers


Job Details

  • Weekday and weekend flexibility
  • Sales and customer service
  • Depending on the day and shift, you will support store activities including but not limited to:
    • Selling on  the sales floor while maintaining experiential activities
    • Managing the cash wrap and POS experience
    • Operating the “design your own” bomber jacket station
    • Managing the dressing room areas
    • Overseeing the ball pit or velcro wall while simultaneously selling product
    • Assisting in floor merchandising and stock replenishment activities including maintaining an organized and stocked floor during open hours.
    • Ability to lift / carry a minimum of 15 lbs at any given time
    • Creating an exceptional customer experience for everyone that enters our store
    • Additional support as needed. You are excited to dive in, build quickly and get it done!