Cox Enterprises
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Topeka, KS, USA

Senior Sales & Operations Specialist

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Not everyone can be a specialist. It takes someone...well, special. Maybe that's you! At Cox Communications, we're searching for a Senior Sales and Operations Specialist to work at our retail stores. Someone who is jazzed by the notion of focusing on areas like inventory management, loss prevention, merchandising, and operational success. Perhaps keeping your eyes on supply chain management and merchandising initiatives so Cox can stay in-stock and efficient is something that's in your wheelhouse. You might be that someone special we're looking for!
This job requires you to follow the retail routine of working some evenings, weekends, and holidays. You'll also need to be comfy with reporting to your Store Manager, as well as taking guidance from the Assistant Store Manager. We'll look to you to serve as our Manager on Duty from time to time, opening/closing the store and offering up potent product knowledge and coaching to other sales reps. Our stores will need you to shine as our product knowledge and inventory expert.
What You'll Do
As a Senior Sales & Operations Specialist, we'll look to you bring your A-game to the following responsibilities:

  • You'll make sure our inventory is accurate by performing activities such as inventory cycle counts, stock replenishment, and store audits
  • You'll merchandise the store in accordance to planogram and corporate guidelines
  • You're also responsible for inventory management which includes but is not limited to store-to-store transfers, returns and receiving
  • You get to assist with special event execution including marketing support and inventory planning
  • You will assess escalated wireless issues and provide solutions for technical problems and questions
  • You get to support post-purchase onboarding, device activation, and content transfers for wireless sales
  • We'll look to you to reach out to customers for in store pick up of online orders and return and exchange related issues

  • You get to work directly with Supply Chain Management for order fulfillment and variance requests
  • You should remain current with new products and technologies by attending necessary trainings for job functions
  • You'll assist with guiding accessory performance and sales
  • You'll make sure our store sales and retention targets are met
  • You'll provide ongoing coaching on to Solutions Specialists to ensure timely and actionable feedback; serves as product knowledge expert and is a resource to all store employees
  • You'll also Open and Close the store as needed to serve as manager on duty when the Store Manager, Sr Sales Rep, and/or ASM is not on duty

It's a specialist role, fit for someone with some very special skills. In return, we'll load you up with some special benefits and opportunities. Read on to find out What's In It For You.
What's In It For You?
Really good question, and we have some good answers that we hope you like.
We want you to feel cared for and respected (like you do with our customers), and that starts with Cox's highly competitive pay plus uncapped commission plan and other compensation perks (401k + company matching, comprehensive medical benefits, etc.). We also offer free Internet and other Cox discounted services, tuition reimbursement for academic pursuits, adoption assistance, paid time off to volunteer, childcare and eldercare resources, pet insurance and much more.
Good work should be rewarded, and not just with a healthy paycheck. The Cox culture is one that values people more than technology, so it's our goal to make sure you feel recognized for your contributions. It's also important to work alongside colleagues who "get you." At Cox, you'll find a workplace where relationships are crafted with care and successes are celebrated with high fives. We strive to create an environment where you can do you, and everyone from leadership to new hires can support and feel supported.
Growth is a good thing, and you'll have opportunities to learn and train so you can sharpen your skills and explore opportunities across the Cox family of businesses that will continue to challenge and empower you. In the future, you may have the opportunity to cultivate customer relationships in other sectors where we operate like cleantech, health care and new forms of transportation mobility.
Who You Are

  • High School Diploma/GED and 3 years' experience in a related field. The right candidate could also have a different combination, such as any level degree/certification beyond a HS diploma/GED in a related discipline and up to 1 year of experience; or 5 years' experience in a related field
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a service-oriented, fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to be mobile within the store to assist with troubleshooting and device activation
  • Computer literacy with an aptitude for learning communication products, services, and accessories
  • Ability to lift 25-50 pounds to help manage stock room inventory


  • Previous experience with store operational duties
  • Experience selling Wireless/Mobile products strongly preferred
  • Fluency in Spanish, both written and spoken
  • Leadership experience is ideal

Come join the Cox family of businesses and make your mark today!
USD 20.24 - 30.34 per hour
Hourly pay rate is $20.24 - $30.34/hour. The hourly rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's experience. In addition to the hourly range identified herein, this role is also eligible for an annual incentive/commission target of $11,376.00.
Employees are eligible to receive a minimum of sixteen hours of paid time off every month and seven paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Employees are also eligible for additional paid time off in the form of bereavement leave, time off to vote, jury duty leave, volunteer time off, military leave, parental leave, and COVID-19 vaccination leave.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is the largest private telecom company in America, serving six million homes and businesses. That's a lot, but we also proudly serve our employees. Our benefits and our award-winning culture are just two of the things that make Cox a coveted place to work. If you're interested in bringing people closer through broadband, smart home tech and more, join Cox Communications today!
About Cox
Cox empowers employees to build a better future and has been doing so for over 120 years. With exciting investments and innovations across transportation, communications, cleantech and healthcare, our family of businesses - which includes Cox Automotive and Cox Communications - is forging a better future for us all. Ready to make your mark? Join us today!
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page .
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Cox Enterprises Benefits Overview

We want our employees living their best lives. That means different things to different people, so we’ve curated benefits that reflect myriad needs and pursuits. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive healthcare or want to further your education, eager for adoption service support or a solid 401(K), Cox has all this, and much, much more awaiting you.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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