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Selling Associate Fifth Avenue (Bi-Lingual)

Kate Spade

New York, NY, 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.

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Full Job Description

Kate Spade Muse

Overview:

kate spade new york draws women into a world that's culturally curious, intellectually playful, quick-witted and strong. our graceful, exuberant approach to the everyday is evident in all of our product: handbags and clothing, jewelry, shoes, stationery, eyewear, baby, fragrance, tabletop, bedding and gifts. we have over 45 retail shops and 40 outlet stores across the united states; 94 shops internationally, and our colorful products are sold in more than 400 doors worldwide in every time zone. whether in san francisco, sao paulo or shanghai, our shops are always warm and inviting. we help women express their personal style with charm and a dash of rebellion – she lives her life colorfully. welcome to the world of kate spade new york!

we are currently seeking candidates for an exciting opportunity in retail sales. the sales associate will 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:

responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

client & service expert:

 achieves individual sales goals

 develops strong product knowledge across all categories

 the sales associate is responsible for ensuring exemplary customer service by delivering the ultimate kate spade experience

 able to develop a personal clientele through effective use of the selling skills, proactive client outreach and use of client book

building brand equity:

 understand and communicate the kate spade aesthetic, brand philosophy and lifestyle to the customer

 demonstrate interest and ability to work as part of a team

operational excellence:

 execute operational tasks as per company directives

 accurately processes all pos transactions

 adhere to and apply visual directives, ensure that store standards are executed daily

Qualifications:

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

skills and abilities required:

 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

 college degree preferred

Kate Spade & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

kate spade new york 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 new york at www.katespade.com.

Req ID:  49393


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