Support Associate - Soma

Job Details

Job Ref:
Retail Sales Associate
Employment Type:
Part Time
808 W Main Ave, Ste 108, Spokane, WA

With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.


The Support Associate is responsible for supporting a customer and product-focused sales culture where our core principles are at the forefront of all store operations. This is achieved through performing various sales operations functions, including merchandise handling, stock processing, and stockroom organization. We love what we do, and believe that with our teams, we are the most amazing place to work, learn, and grow!

Operational Excellence

• Processes merchandise, ensuring items are properly stored, ticketed and easily located for replenishment for the sales floor, reorganizes merchandise as needed to maximize stock space.

• Ensures new products are properly merchandised and represented in a timely manner.

• Correctly enters all receiving documents into the computer system, reconciles merchandise invoices to items received as applicable. Accurately and timely completes store-to-store transfers and Locate requests.

• Ensures the visual packet materials, props and signage are received and processed in a timely manner, properly stores stockroom hardware, hangers, sign holders, etc.

• Participates in pricing changes and markdowns.

• Assists with visual directives, including floorsets, window changes, visual presentations, signage placement, etc. as directed.
Customer Experience

• Supports Most Amazing Personal Service (MAPS) principles and standards through strong operational processes that support a cohesive omni channel experience.
Teamwork and Growth

• Promotes an inclusive, collaborative approach to problem solving.

• Seeks personal developmental opportunities and readily solicits feedback.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Assists with boutique cleanliness and organization.
This position may be found in multiple brands. Some duties may vary from brand to brand.


• Culture - Living the Chico’s FAS Values and Guiding Principles by demonstrating Customer Focus, Instilling Trust, Driving Engagement and Delivering Results with High Performance.

• Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

• Plans and Aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.

• Organizational Savvy - Maneuvering comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

• Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.


• High school diploma or equivalent

• Previous stock or cashier experience preferred

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Excellent communication skills

• Excellent customer service skills

• Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

• Able to learn or adapt to technology provided by the company

• Must be able to work the majority of the shift standing

• Ability to work quickly and within strict timelines

• Ability to demonstrate teamwork

• Exposure to visual merchandising and product placement techniques desired

• Communicate with customers, Associates, and Management; wear / communicate with headset

• Regular attendance is essential to this position in order to ensure adequate coverage to meet company objectives. Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays is required.


• Constant Walking/Standing- 67-100% of 8-hour shift

• Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs.- 1-33% of 8-hour shift

• Frequent Climbing- 34%-66% of 8-hour shift
The pay range for this position is $19.50 to $24.50. Successful candidates’ wage rates will be determined based on their individual qualifications for the position and boutique location.

Chico’s FAS. offers an employee assistance program and an employee discount program.

Please visit for additional information on our benefits.

Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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About Chico’s FAS

Chico's FAS, Inc., through its retail brands – Chico's, White House Black Market, and Soma, is a leading women's omni-channel specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items. Under the Chico’s, White House Black Market, and Soma names, the company employs nearly 20,000 Associates, and operates over 1,400 stores and retail outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as an online presence for each of our brands.