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icebreaker: Sales Associate - Portland



Sales & Business Development
Portland, OR, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Join the icebreaker Family

Founded in 1995 in New Zealand, icebreaker is a pioneer of ethical and sustainable natural performance apparel. Now a part of the VF Corporation, icebreaker continues to challenge the status quo while championing natural, transparent, and responsible ways to do business.

icebreaker looks to nature for the answers and for innovative ways to do more with less. Working with

what nature provides and adapting as nature does, icebreaker enables consumers to join a movement

towards choosing natural and preserving our planet for generations to come. We are on a mission to be Plastic Free by 2023 and transition all our apparel to merino or plant-based fibers – and we are 91% of the way there! To learn more about icebreaker click here.

We’re a community of passionate, authentic, and adventurous achievers! Today, we’re a global brand

with a diverse team across the Globe. We strive to celebrate those differences and create an inclusive

culture where all are welcome.

Sales Associate

• As a passionate and dedicated Sales Associate, you will thrive in an energetic environment as

the face and voice of the brand.

• You will deliver an elevated and authentic shopping experience for our customers by

contributing as a team member and being knowledgeable and passionate about our brand and


• As a valued team member, you should have a passion for building engaging relationships with

customers, selling and building loyalty for the brand.

How You Will Make a Difference

What you will do: You will demonstrate a customer centric mindset by presenting products in a

compelling way consistent with our brand experience guidelines and modeling selling behaviors

with a passion for the brand, customer, and product. You will deliver individual sales goals that

contribute to team and store success.

How you will do it: You will work collaboratively as team player, maintaining an optimistic,

positive attitude and being flexible to the changing needs of the customer and the business. You

will adhere to policies and procedures, standards and practices and company directives. You will

protect company assets and comply with safety, security, and shrink avoidance policies and

programs. You will report all concerns to management

What success looks like: You successfully meet and exceed sales results and business goals by

offering solutions and inspiration to customers, and consistently providing an excellent

consumer experience. You model authentic behavior that respects the backgrounds,

experiences and cultural differences of others as part of our inclusive store environment.

Free To Be, Inclusion & Diversity

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

Skills for Success

Years of Related Professional/Retail Experience: 0 - 1 years preferred but not required

Educational Position Requirements: A formal education and subsequent undergraduate/graduate degrees are nice to have, but we are most interested in you, your experience and achievements.

Physical Requirements: Standing required for entire work shift. Bend, lift, open, and move product up to 50 pounds (as needed).

What we expect you already know: Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills with the ability to be a team player and flexible in a fast-paced environment.

What we will teach you: We will teach you how to deliver our Brand and product story through elevated customer service and how to meet and exceed sales targets.

VF Guiding Principles: Live with Integrity, Act Courageously, Be Curious, Act with Empathy, and Preserve.

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial wellbeing for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package. Go to MyVFBenefits.com and click on “Looking to Join VF?” to learn more.

Our Parent Company, VF Corporation

VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies connecting people to the lifestyles, activities and experiences they cherish through our family of iconic outdoor, active and workwear brands. At the heart of our journey lies our company-wide purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. It’s a commitment shared by our global associates across all brands. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling. Learn more at vfc.com

We just have one question. Are you in?

Hiring Range:

$14.11 USD - $21.17 USD per hour

Minimum Start Rate:


Incentive Potential: This position is eligible for additional compensation awards that may include an annual incentive plan, sales incentive, or commission potential. Specific details of the additional compensation eligibility for this position will be provided during the recruiting and interview process.

Benefits at VF Corporation: This position is a part-time or limited time position (i.e., internship) and is not eligible for all of the benefits plans offered at VF Corporation. There are some benefits the company offers that this position can participate in. You can review a general overview of the benefits provided at VF by visiting www.MyVFbenefits.com and by clicking Looking to Join VF? Detailed information on the benefits options you qualify for will be provided upon hire.

Please note, our hiring ranges are determined and built from market pay data. Although all positions have a hiring range based upon market data, this position has a minimum starting rate that is listed above. In determining the specific compensation for this position, we comply with all local, state, and federal laws.

At VF, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at peopleservices@vfc.com. VF will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Pursuant to all applicable local Fair Chance Ordinance requirements, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, VF will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.