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Temporary Associate

Kate Spade

La Jolla, CA, US

since our launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, kate spade new york has always stood for optimistic femininity. today, our brand is a global life and style house with handbags, ready-to-wear, jewelry, footwear, gifts, home décor and more. polished ease, thoughtful details and a modern, sophisticated use of color—kate spade new york’s founding principles define a unique style synonymous with joy. under the vision of creative director nicola glass, we continue to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.

kate spade new york is part of the tapestry house of brands.


general purpose of the position: represent and communicate the kate spade brand and lifestyle to customers through sales competency, product expertise and by providing the highest level of customer service. responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

essential duties and responsibilities

client & service expert:

  • able to develop a personal clientele through effective use of the selling skills, proactive client outreach and use of client book
    • the sales associate is responsible for ensuring exemplary customer service by delivering the ultimate kate spade experience
    • develops strong product knowledge across all categories
    • achieves individual sales goals


building brand equity:

  • demonstrate interest and ability to work as part of a team
    • understand and communicate the kate spade aesthetic, brand philosophy and lifestyle to the customer

operational excellence:

  • adhere to and apply visual directives, ensure that store standards are executed daily
    • accurately processes all pos transactions
    • execute operational tasks as per company directives


physical requirements:

  • comfortable climbing ladders
    • able to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds
    • standing for extended periods of time
    • available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings and weekends


skills and abilities required:

  • works well in a team environment
    • proactive ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • prior luxury goods experience preferred
    • professional selling skills and exceptional interpersonal skills
Req ID:  57800

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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