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Temporary Support Associate


Edina, MN, US

Temporary Sales Support Associate Job Description
The Sales Support 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. Leaving a lasting impression on our customers through friendly, efficient interactions at our cash wrap and a well-maintained sales floor. Accurate and effective work, supporting the flow of product from the moment of receipt through the point of sale is essential to this role.
Sample of tasks required of role:
 Greeting the customer with a smile and with eye contact and offering your name
Interact genuinely and naturally with the customer
Read cues and determine customers’ needs
Conduct email/name capture, where permitted by law
Maintain accuracy when operating POS
Maintain cash wrap organization and cleanliness
Suggest multiple add‐ons and sell gift cards
Maintain cash and POS media accurately and in compliance with Coach policy
Create lasting impression by genuinely thanking customer and provide reason to return
Represent Coach brand appropriately
Receive shipment and transfers
Notify Store Management when new product arrives
Scan cartons/transfers, verifying store information is correct
Communicate all discrepancies to Store Management
Process shipment/transfers according to Coach standards and timeframes
Organize and clean stock room daily; to include offsite / remote warehouse as applicable
Shift/organize product in the stockroom; react to sell through and make room for new product
Manage stock levels/product ownership in back-of-house and sales floor
Prepare and conduct regular cycle counts, as directed
Participate in store physical inventory counts, as scheduled
Maintain Company Loss Prevention standards
Regularly analyze sales floor to assess replenishment needs
Replenish sales floor/assigned zone
React to sell through and execute visual merchandising needs.
Support sales floor activities, as directed
Effectively communicate information pertaining to price points, features/benefits, color and stock
availability to multiple customers
Respond to customer requests confidently; partner with sales team or Store Management, when needed
Upkeep housekeeping standards


Additional Requirements
Experience: 1- 3 years of previous retail experience (cashier/stock experience, sales etc.), 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

Req ID:  93236

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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