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E-Commerce Associate

The Salvation Army USA Western Territory
United States, California, San Jose
702 West Taylor Street (Show on map)
Jun 16, 2024
E-Commerce Associate F/T Hourly = $17.55
San Jose ARC

GENERAL STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


The Ecommerce Associate will be responsible for the processing and shipping of sold merchandise, creating product listings, and enhancing the overall customer experience.


  • Address stock shipping, coordinate scheduling, and ensure timely order fulfilment.
  • Administer inventory procedures to track active listings and securely store pending items in designated areas.
  • Create and update product listings, ensuring accurate product descriptions, images, and specifications.
  • Select high-value merchandise located at the ARC Center for sale on the online platform.
  • Test items to confirm functionality or authenticity before posting, such as electronics and jewelry.
  • Photograph and present merchandise in a visually appealing and informative manner.
  • Provide excellent customer support via email, message, and phone, addressing customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Ensure precision in both written and verbal tasks.
  • Meet daily posting quotas and weekly and monthly sales targets determined by the Supervisor.
  • Demonstrate efficiency, accuracy, and high productivity through effective workload management.
  • Display an eagerness to acquire new skills and grow within the organization.
  • Actively partner with the District Sales Manager, Operations Manager, and team members in the day-to-day operation of the ecommerce business.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills of the English language.
  • Excellent computer and technology skills, with a focus on Windows Operating Systems (10 or higher) and all Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Knowledge of online selling platforms and proficiency in Photoshop is preferred.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask.
  • Ability to type at least 40 words per minute.
  • Experience in identifying high-quality and designer brand merchandise.
  • Must have 2-4 years of customer service and/or retail experience.


  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.
  • Ability to grasp, push, pull, and move heavy objects such as household and office furniture, packages, and all other bulk items.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to perform various repetitive motion tasks.
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vison requirements due to extensive computer work.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship will result.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)