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Eureka! Store Associate
 
Eureka is the premier puzzle and game store in the Boston area. We have one
dedicated brick & mortar location and a number of web retail channels. We also sell
directly to schools and libraries, process wholesale orders, provide a service business,
operate game programs for kids ages 9 to 15, and participate yearly at major trade
shows as a pop-up store.
 
Here at Eureka, we promote a customer-friendly environment for all ages. Although we
focus on games and puzzles, we are a go-to for kids and family gifts. Our goal is to
share the excitement and joys of the puzzle and game world to everyone who walks
through our doors. We promote a community feel among our small staff and have an
employee barbeque at the end of the summer. We're looking for someone who can
seamlessly join our staff and uphold Eureka's goals in a store and community support
role.
 
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Resolving customer service issues (Good ones and not so good, you’re empowered!)
- Arrange store displays, upkeep the store's appearance, and maintain cleanliness
- Open the store and working the retail floor 
- Participate in Eureka Programs, including, but not limited to: Vacation Programs, After
School Programs, Game Nights, PAX East and GenCon Pop-Up Stores
- Support additional sales channels, including, but not limited to: online sales, wholesale
orders, and purchase orders
- Work in conjunction with other departments, including shipping/receiving and event
services
 
Qualifications:
- At least one year of retail experience, or 1 retail position
- Proven leadership and motivational abilities
- Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced customer service
environment
- Superior customer and employee relations skills
- Ability to maintain order in a retail environment
- Ability to work independently
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills - especially via email
- College degree preferred
- Past experience with retail systems such as point of sale, Microsoft Office, Adobe
Creative Suite
- Experience with social media; Twitter, Facebook, blog maintenance and writing are all
plusses
- Merchandising and or design experience a +
- A passion for games and puzzles as a player, collector, and/or designer a +
 
Position:
Part Time – 24 - 36+ hours which includes some weekends
Yearly salary - bi-weekly payroll
 
Location:
1349 Beacon St, Coolidge Corner, Brookline, MA 02446
Located on the Green Line (C train)
Near the #66 bus route
Walking distance from the B & D Green Line trains, Bridj bus route
 
Perks:
Employee discount
Free admission: Knight Moves Board Game Café
Access to industry trade-shows and conventions
First-hand experience creating special connections and creating regular customers
 
To apply:
Request the PDF Store Application file from Info@eurekapuzzles.com and fill it out as completely as possible. (It’s
able to be edited.)
Please include a cover letter and your resume as .pdf or .doc(x) files.
Email us directly with all files attached to Office@eurekapuzzles.com
If your application piques our curiosity, we will get back to you within 10 business days.
 
 :-)  However if we find it puzzling, we may get back to you sooner.
 
Required experience:
         Retail sales minimum 1 year
         College Degree ideally MS (Psychology, Communications, Business Management)