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Temporary Warehouse Associate (part-time)

Kate Spade

Mississauga, ON, CA

Since its launch in 1993 with a collection of six essential handbags, Kate Spade New York has always stood for optimistic femininity. Today, the 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, the brand continues to celebrate confident women with a youthful spirit.


Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.


Job Title:Support Associate

Primary Purpose:


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in retail to…

  • Manage and process inbound deliveries in a timely manner; monitor to prioritize the daily workload.
  • Ensure proper organization and accessibility of merchandise.
  • Be knowledgeable of stock including quantity, how many units are on hand, and what is and is not selling.
  • Support floor moves and ensure selling floor is stocked throughout the day.
  • Conduct price changes and markdowns as necessary.
  • Maintain overall cleanliness and organization standards on the selling floor, in the stockroom, and offsite.


The accomplished individual will possess...

  • Willing to work in and promote a team oriented environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, results driven and flexible to change


An outstanding professional will have...

  • Minimum 1-2 year experience in a retail industry of relevant experience as a stock associate
  • High school degree preferred


Physical requirements…

  • Must be available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings, weekends, holidays
  • Ability to frequently lift and carry boxes weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Ability to load boxes in and out of delivery truck (offsite/warehouse only)
  • Must be able to work effectively under pressure in a high energy and high traffic environment
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • On a frequent basis, requires the ability to stoop, kneel, and crouch



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

Req ID:  103413

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