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We'd Love to Have You on the Syracuse, NY Once Upon a Child Team

Based on experience

Assist in managing and promoting all aspects of the business; including but not limited to buying, pricing, sales, merchandising, loss prevention, training and supervising staff. Promote a high level of customer service and continually strive for innovative solutions and alternatives in bettering the business.


Key holder will lead assigned shifts, ensuring that customers are greeted immediately, their needs are determined, and all transactions are handled in a professional and enthusiastic manner. Opening and closing responsibilities, including but not limited to: key control, locking and arming the store, and cash handling responsibilities. Buy used product, reinforcing the customers’ purchases and sales to the store. Invite customers to return to the store with their used items for product to sell; educating the customer about the buy process.


Prior retail and /or customer service experience with proven leadership skills. Ability to work well as a team member, accepts constructive feedback, and follows directions. Excellent communication, self-management, and interpersonal skills. Sales and goal oriented. Excellent time management skills, multi-tasking ability, and a high level of responsibility.


Must be able to stand for 8-10 hours and lift up to 40 lbs., bend, reach and climb a ladder.


Sales Associates

Full and Part time More Info »

Based on experience
The ideal candidates will be customer service minded individuals.  Previous retail experience is preferred and must be able to work evenings and weekends.  Knowledge of style trends together with a passion for fashion and clothing is desirable.  Must be proficient in computer skills.
Associates will tag, label and hang inventory.  Properly handle money, deposits, transfers, cash drawers and store supplies.
Maintain and stock merchandise to the floor, putting them in the proper place.  Keep the store organized by style, size and color.  On a daily basis, vacuum the store, dusts counters and computers, removes trash, and ensures that the break area, bathrooms and playroom areas are safe and clean.
Must be able to stand for 8-10 hours and lift up to 40 lbs., bend, reach and climb a ladder.

Join the Once Upon A Child Team

Career Match Quiz

    • Do you know who the Backyardigans, Dora or Diego are?
    • Can you open a double convenience stroller with one hand?
    • Can you talk on the phone, change a diaper and get a grade-schooler out the door all at the same time?
    • Do you enjoy working alongside fun, energetic, team-oriented people?
    • Do you like getting great discounts on kids’ stuff?

Perfect Match?

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

At Once Upon A Child, we offer:

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

Print our Job Application, fill it out and email it to OnceUponAChildSyr@gmail.com or 

Apply online at:    https://form.jotform.com/70368286504157