What is a SALES ASSOCIATE or ASSISTANT?

Can you explain to me what a SALES ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT does? What other POSITIONS do they have? I am trying to apply for a job in a clothing store but I don't know which positions to apply for or what kinds are there. I just want to help sell clothes & stuff. I don't know which one its called that I want to... show more Can you explain to me what a SALES ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT does? What other POSITIONS do they have? I am trying to apply for a job in a clothing store but I don't know which positions to apply for or what kinds are there. I just want to help sell clothes & stuff. I don't know which one its called that I want to be. HELP!
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