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Associate II

Kate Spade

Dallas, TX, US

Job Title: Muse (Sales Associate)
Primary Purpose:
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in retail to…
Hosting:

  •  Give our guests the warmest welcome, always exuding confidence and proper etiquette.
  • Able to develop long-term relationships with our guests by asking the most interesting questions, dancing the muse moves, suggesting outreach events ideas.

Team Building:

  • Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team atmosphere.
  • Able to receive and give feedback in an honest and genuine manner.
  • Celebrate fellow muse’s successes.

Styling & Curating:

  • Know and be able to communicate the kate spade new york aesthetic.
  • Ability to story tell and use product knowledge to connect with our guests.
  • Lead and inspire with your own impeccable style, always bringing your best look to work.
  • Have the ability to spot and talk about products.
  • Continuously work to keep the stockroom and shop spotless.

Business Smarts:

  • Understand the product landscape across all merchandise categories.
  • Ability to multitask like a pro, from operational tasks or cleaning the shop floor to processing POS transactions (a dull moment is hard to come by).
  • Share ideas and feedback with the team.

The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Professional selling skills and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Prior luxury goods experience preferred
  • Proactive ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Works well in a team environment

An outstanding professional will have...

  • College degree preferred

Physical Requirements…

  • Available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings and weekends
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Able to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds
  • Comfortable climbing ladders

Our Competencies for All Employees

  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and

consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and
others for results.

  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and

external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in
products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective
relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

  • Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among

previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming
settings.

  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and

outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective
relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile

learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement;
experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks;
quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

  • Perseverance: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up

before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.

  • Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can

decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t
have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

 

Kate Spade 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, 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 Kate Spade
at www.katespade.com.

Req ID:  92347


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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