Careers

Chaar was founded in 2001 as a specialty retailer. Over the years we have expanded to serve our customers in categories that include pet supplies, pet services, fashion clothing and footwear, and work boots and apparel. Our customers expect to get the best fit, style, and function out of every purchase they make in our store. We meet those expectations through a sales team that is professional, engaging, and knowledgeable.

JOB OPENINGS:

Sales Associate

Work at Chaar is a rewarding experience.  Our team gains a broad understanding of the business and a set of skills that are greater than those of a typical retail worker.  Our sales training will not only help you succeed in your job here, but also provides valuable interpersonal and problem solving skills for future development both in your career and in your personal life. 

In the first few months of your job at Chaar you'll learn the product knowledge in each category of our business; interpersonal, sales, and operational skills to keep everything running smoothly.  We like to maintain a diverse team that can work together to creatively solve our customers' problems and we that hope you're interested in joining such a team.

Benefits: Chaar offers employee discounts and competitive pay.  You'll also get exposure to the latest trends in fashion, pet care, and work and outdoor gear.  Full time employees can receive medical benefits and paid time off.

Locations:

  • 1635 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109 (Footwear, Clothing, Pet Supplies, & Pet Services)
  • 3673 Route 378, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (Pet Supplies & Pet Services)
  • 291 Town Center Blvd, Easton, PA 18040 (Coming September 2017, Pet Supplies & Pet Services)

 Scroll to bottom for instructions on how to apply.

 

Store Manager

The store manager's job is to ensure the best possible experience for customers and the best possible performance of the store. The store manager job is a hands on job and at least 70% of your time will be spent on the sales floor. Duties of a store manager include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Greet customers in a timely and engaging manner
  • Continually seek knowledge about new products and trends both independently and at Chaar
  • Engage customers to find out their expectations, experiences, and background
  • Develop professional relationships with customers
  • Assist in maintenance tasks such as re-merchandising, stocking, and cleaning.
  • Coach sales associates and other staff on product knowledge and customer interactions
  • Assist sales associates in maintaining excellent customer relationships
  • Set up training meetings to work on customer interactions, new product knowledge, fit and style information, and processes and procedures
  • Resolve conflict and customer complaints in a mutually beneficial way
  • Keep sales staff working on maintenance tasks as needed
  • Manage floor coverage to ensure customers in all areas are being served
  • Seek efficiencies in all aspects of sales and sales preparation
  • Track sales numbers and break targets down to individual salesperson levels
  • Manage product turnover in store. 
  • Open and close the store. 

Requirements:

Ability to develop professional relationships with customers and co-workers
Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes
Strong organizational and follow-through skills
Self-motivated and entrepreneurial work ethic
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent conflict resolution skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Good written communication skills
Good time management practices and organizational skills
Experience preparing commercial bank deposits
Proficient in use of Microsoft Word and Excel
3+ years of retail sales experience in a high-service environment
Interest in fashion clothing & footwear, outdoor/work gear, and/or pets are a plus

 Assistant Store Manager

The assistant store manager's role is to assist in executing the functions of the store manager with an added focus on customer service. The assistant store manager may be asked at any time to take on some or all of the store manager's responsibilities on an as needed basis. 

Requiements

Ability to develop professional relationships with customers and co-workers
Ability to quickly learn new procedures and processes
Strong organizational and follow-through skills
Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
Good interpersonal skills
Good conflict resolution skills
Good verbal communication skills
Good written communication skills
Good time management practices and organizational skills
Proficient in use of Microsoft Word and Excel
2+ years of retail sales experience in a high-service environment
Interest in fashion clothing & footwear, outdoor/work gear, and/or pets are a plus

 Keyholder (Approx 30hrs/week)

The keyholder's primary job responsibilities are to greet, engage, and assist customers in a professional and courteous manner. Keyholder is also responsible for opening and closing the store, maintaining product displays, receiving merchandise, and keeping the store clean and safe. 

 Pet Groomer (Full time or part time, all locations)

Do you have experience grooming dogs or cats? Chaar is looking for someone like you.  We offer competitive, performance based pay, flexible hours, a friendly work environment, and minimal grooming-room drama. We have two stores in the Lehigh Valley, one in Allentown and one in Bethlehem. 
Visit one of our stores to apply or click here to download an application.

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Available Compensation & Benefits:

  • 50% commission with guaranteed base
  • Paid time off
  • Medical & dental benefits
  • Discounts of up to 40% off items at Chaar

Store locations:

  • 1635 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA 18109
  • 3673 Route 378, Bethlehem, PA 18015
  • 291 Town Center Blvd, Easton, PA 18040 (Coming September 2017)

Requirements:

  • Professional conduct and demeanor
  • Friendly attitude
  • 2+ years grooming experience

You can apply online by clicking "Apply Now" or you can visit/call one of our stores. Click here for store locations.


 To apply:

Come to one of our stores to request an application
or
download an application here to fill out and bring in.

 

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