Retail Sales Assistants work at the entry-level position of retail. They are capable of doing everything a regular Retail Sales Associate may do, except they tend to work less with the customers. One could say that they do the "grunt" work of the retail industry. This position is a good one for inexperienced workers to learn and develop skills in a variety of ways.
Retail Sales Assistant Tasks
Accept payment and place special orders.
Assist with purchases, pricing, sizes, and fittings.
Greet customers, answer questions, and direct attention to products.
Organize and maintain retail floor.