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Play It Again Sports is your neighborhood sporting goods store that provides great value in new and used sports and fitness equipment. We strive to provide exceptional customer service in a clean and fun environment. We are part of a nation-wide franchise, yet locally owned and operated. We have been serving the Traverse City area for over 25 years.

Play It Again Sports is looking for sports enthusiasts to join our team of service oriented sales associates. The optimal candidate will: 1) enjoy interacting with people of all ages; 2) loves sports! He/she will also be available to work approximately 30 hours per week between 10am – 7pm, including at least one weekend day. This is an entry level position, with a long-term opportunity to earn additional responsibility and managerial role(s) for the right individual. This is a permanent position (not seasonal).

POSITION PURPOSE

To help promote all aspects of the business including but not limited to buying, selling, and merchandising. Promote a high level of customer service. Assist store management in daily store operations. Some candidates will assist in our product services (ie: assemble &/or deliver fitness equipment, skate sharpening, ski/snowboard service, bicycle tunes). Some candidates may be involved in our social media and online marketing and website maintenance.

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Greet customers, determine their needs, and handle all transactions in a professional and enthusiastic manner.
  • Become familiar with the products, brands, and prices of the product we sell. Make recommendations of products, including their features and benefits, to suit customers’ needs.
  • Promote store concept by inviting customer to sell or trade their used equipment to us.
  • Develop proficiency in operating computerized Point of Sale (POS) for all sales transactions, buys, returns, etc.
  • Achieve sales goals by applying sound customer service and sales protocol.
  • Clean, label and display merchandise.
  • Maintain used product display on ecommerce site.
  • Assist with offered services as mentioned above (not required of all staff)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior retail experience preferred in similar product lines, but willing to train the right candidate.
  • Ability to work well as a team member, accept constructive feedback, and follow directions.
  • Able to operate a computerized sales terminal (basic math & computer skills required)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sales and goal driven.
  • Must be able to work at least one weekend day (preferably both).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to be active (standing & walking) on the sales floor for long periods of time, up to 8 hours a day.
  • Bending, rotating, and reaching customary to a retail environment.
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. without assistance. May involve heavier lifting with assistance of team member or cart/dolly.

Do you have a passion for sports, recreation and fitness? Then consider our unique employment opportunities at Play It Again Sports! Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter that highlight your sporting goods and fitness knowledge. This will give you the chance to communicate your experience with sports, recreation and retail to us. Please submit an online application or send us your information via email, or drop it off in person at our Traverse City location; Play It Again Sports 1251 W. South Airport Road, Traverse City, MI 49686.

Download* a Job Application.  Either fill out the application online, save it and email it to us or print, fill out and bring it to the store.
*You will need Adobe® Acrobat Reader 8.0 or above to view, print and fill out the application. Save your changes and email application to tcpias@aol.com.  If you are unable to complete the application online, please print out the application, fill it out by hand and bring it to the store.

Career Match Quiz

  1. Do you debate AB, RBI, HR and ERA with your friends?
  2. Do you check what's in a person's golf bag before saying “Yes” to a round of golf?
  3. Do you know what “Hat Trick” stands for and why in a certain city an octopus is involved?
  4. Do you enjoy working alongside sports-minded, energetic, fun people?
  5. Do you like getting great discounts on cool sports gear?

Perfect Match

If you answered “yes” to most of these questions, we'd love to meet you.

At Play It Again Sports, we offer:

  • Full and part-time positions  
  • Competitive pay 
  • Flexible schedules that compliment your busy life
  • A great employee discount

Download* a Job Application.  Either fill out the application online, save it and email it to us or print, fill out and bring it to the store.
*You will need Adobe® Acrobat Reader 8.0 or above to view, print and fill out the application. Save your changes and email application to tcpias@aol.com.  If you are unable to complete the application online, please print out the application, fill it out by hand and bring it to the store.

Location Info

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1251 South Airport Road
Traverse City, MI 49686
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This store accepts gift cards

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231-929-1870
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