Wilds Birds Unilimited - Nature Shop

9610 Village Place Boulevard
Brighton, MI 48116

(810) 522-5520
Mitchell and Laurel Zoet
Your Local Backyard Bird Feeding Experts

We are on the lookout for friendly and passionate nature lovers. To submit an application for review please read the details below. We appreciate all applications however only candidates whose background, qualifications and availability meets the needs of Wild Birds Unlimited Brighton will be contacted for an interview. 

Working at your locally owned Wild Birds Unlimited Brighton store is an opportunity to support and educate our friendly customers about birds and nature. The difference between Wild Birds Unlimited Brighton and other retailers goes far beyond what we sell. It's who we are. Enthusiasm, professionalism, informed expert advice and superior customer service are the hallmarks of our staff.

We are accepting applications for a Sales Associate with great retail and service skills to work 20-32 hours per week. Ultimate responsibility is to work with our sales team to create an unsurpassed customer experience. Our training program will teach a nature lover the bird, hobby, product and sales knowledge needed to work with our great customers. Our service standard requires the ability to carry 50 lbs. bags of seed and the effort needed to create an exceptional in-store experience.

Our Sales Associates work with other staff, including the owners, to bring to life the store’s mission – “We Bring People and Nature Together®…And We Do It With Excellence!” To that end, we provide training with regard to backyard bird feeding, bird watching and product knowledge.

Position Considerations Include:

  • We are open 7 days a week and associates are expected to be available on weekdays, weekends as well as evenings (until 7:15PM)
  • Previous retail and customer service experience a strong asset
  • Must have a friendly, outgoing disposition
  • Must have an interest in nature and wildlife
  • Must be comfortable with computers and able to use a computer based POS system, Word and Excel (training for POS provided)
  • Wild bird feeding experience is not required, but is a plus
  • Holidays are busy times and Sales Associates are needed to work during these periods
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. bags of bird seed
  • Ability to climb an 8 foot-ladder
  • Ability to work in a fast paced setting and spend extended periods of time on ones feet

Wild Birds Unlimited Sales Associates give our stores a competitive advantage that cannot be surpassed. Enthusiasm, professionalism, informed expert advice and superior customer service combine to help you in your role as a Sales Associate who can make a difference. Our goal is to provide quality products, service, expertise and a high energy shopping experience. Help customers bring nature into their own backyards and lives. Come join our team!

Apply for this Position

To apply for this position please complete and submit the Employment Application along with your resume via email ([email protected]). Please refrain from dropping off applications in person as we are focused on assisting customers during store hours. All applicants MUST fill out our application, as there are specific questions pertaining to this job.

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The support and training that we provide to our Sales Associates will enable you to function confidently in a retail environment. We offer a competitive wage in a pleasant working environment.