Ventures is a Seattle-based nonprofit that empowers aspiring entrepreneurs with limited resources and unlimited potential to improve their lives through small business ownership. We provide access to business training, capital, coaching and hands-on learning opportunities for entrepreneurs. We serve those in our community for whom traditional business development services are out of reach, with a focus on women, people of color, immigrants, and individuals with low income. Our ultimate goal is to support individuals to increase their income potential, achieve longterm financial stability, and provide for their families, and enrich their communities through small business ownership. Ventures retail store is a groundbreaking retail incubator in Seattle’s historic Pike Place Market showcasing our client’s handcrafted products. The store’s mission is to provide hands-on training for our clients in retail product development, pricing and presentation while offering a venue for them to sell their craft.
: We seek a part time sales associate to help us further our mission.
Selling clients’ products and providing outstanding customer service both on the floor and on the phone
Accurately running cash register and maintaining accuracy in all required functions
Assisting with inventory control
Assisting with merchandising
Working graciously and supportively with Ventures clients
Working cooperatively with other staff to serve the mission of Ventures
Other duties as assigned JOB EXPECTATIONS All staff are expected to engage in activities that contribute to the general wellbeing of the organization.
The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who demonstrates excellent customer service and sales skills, can multitask in a busy tourist-driven location, and can appreciate the needs of our clients.
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