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Temporary Sales Associate

Coach

Duluth, MN, US

 Sales Associate Job Description
The Sales Associate role is an integral part of the store’s overall success and efficiency: demanding direct attention to our brand commitment when servicing our customers and driving results. Responsible for upholding Coach’s Service and Selling Models, creating a positive first impression, building on-going customer relationships through a personalized experience, and leaving a positive, lasting impression.
SALES FLOOR:
Understands organizational objectives and makes decisions that align with Company priorities
Takes ownership and is committed to delivering results, while remaining actively aware of personal and
store metrics; and creates personal sales and clienteling strategies in partnership with the management
team.
Creates short- and long-term strategies to achieve personal metrics and performance goals
Takes ownership of personal survey results and creates plans to improve and overcome areas of opportunity
Represents Coach as a brand ambassador
Demonstrates Coach’s Selling and Service expectations at all times
Understands changes in local market with potential impact on business performance and supports the
execution of local sales strategies and tactics
Drives business through sales strategies, clienteling, sourcing new customers and maintaining on-going
productive relationships with customers
Creates positive impressions with customers by bringing best self to work through attire consistent with
Coach’s Guide to Style
Builds credibility and trust as a personal fashion advisor by communicating fashion awareness and a strong
knowledge of competition.
Provides in-depth product knowledge, including features, benefits, current offerings, and overall product
value.
Remains aware and is clearly able to communicate current pricing and promotional strategy to customers.
Discusses product features and builds the sale by leveraging cross-selling skills and abilities.
Cross-sells and encourages beneficial product add-ons that relate to the customer’s shopping needs
Sensitive to customers’ needs and tailors approach by reading cues
Attends to the unique and individual shopping needs of each customer.
Works with multiple customers simultaneously and breaks away as appropriate
Follows up with customers consistently and genuinely to influence/close the sale
Flexes personal selling techniques to contribute to overall store financial results
Builds lasting and loyal relationships with customers
Leverages Coach’s tools and technology to support relationship building and clienteling efforts
Creates enthusiasm and positivity for a shared vision and mission
Promotes and endorses a team selling environment
Fosters an environment of teamwork, trust and collaboration with internal and external customers
Remains solution oriented; is adaptable and flexible to changing business and store needs
Welcomes feedback and adapts behaviors as appropriate
Maintains a calm and professional demeanor at all times
OPERATIONS:
Ensures all daily tasks are completed without negatively impacting service or Coach standards
Completes daily operational tasks including maintaining store (sales floor and backroom), cash wrap and
visual merchandising to Coach standards consistently and in a timely manner
Maintains a clean and tidy selling floor at all times
Adheres to all applicable retail policies and procedures including POS, Operations and Asset Protection
procedures
Replenishes inventory on sales floor as needed

Supports Store Inventory Process by processing shipment, stocking shelves, replenishing sales floor, maintains strong organizational standards as it relates to product both in the stockroom and on the sales floor.
Supports cash-wrap when needed to process purchases, returns, and exchanges.
Efficiently processes customer transactions: Purchase, Return, Exchange, Found Order etc.
Effectively helps to prepare store by organizing functional areas, performs routine cleaning, maintains
strong organizational standards and maintains visual merchandising expectations.


Additional Requirements
Experience: 1- 3 years of previous sales experience, preferably in a luxury retail service environment. Possesses current knowledge of fashion trends and competition in the marketplace.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred.
Technical: Knowledge of cash register systems, basic computer skills (including the ability to use iPad/laptop,
Mobile POS and Internet), utilize walkie talkie, understand and read price and product release sheets.
Physical: Ability to execute at a fast pace. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and team. Ability to maneuver the sales floor, sales shelves, and stock room; climbing, bending, and kneeling are required. Ability to frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds and, at times, lift and carry product/cartons up to 50 pounds to process product shipment/transfers
Schedule: Ability to meet Coach Scheduling & Availability Expectations, including ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, and holidays high retail traffic and sales days including but not limited to the day after Thanksgiving, Memorial Day, Christmas Eve, Mother’s Day, etc.).
 
 Note: This document serves only as a sample of job duties and responsibilities and does not include an exhaustive list of all performance requirements.
Tapestry, Inc., parent company of the Coach brand, is an equal opportunity and affirmative action, employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Coach at www.coach.com.
 

Req ID:  91268


Nearest Major Market: Duluth MN
Nearest Secondary Market: Superior WI

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