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Kate Spade

Tsawwassen, BC, CA

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Job Title: <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sales Associate

<span style="font-family:"NewBskvll BT",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Primary Purpose:

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in retail to…

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Client & Service Expert:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Achieves individual sales goals.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Develops strong product knowledge across all categories.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsible for ensuring exemplary customer service by delivering the ultimate kate spade Experience.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to develop a personal connection with guests through effective use of the selling skills.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Building Brand Equity:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Understand and communicate the kate spade new york aesthetic, brand philosophy and lifestyle to the customer.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Demonstrate interest and ability to work as part of a team.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Operational Excellence:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Execute operational tasks as per company directives.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Accurately processes all POS transactions.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Adhere to and apply visual directives, ensure that store standards are executed daily.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The accomplished individual will possess...

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Professional selling skills and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Prior luxury goods experience preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Proactive ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Works well in a team environment

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">An outstanding professional will have...

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Physical requirements…

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Available to work store schedule, as needed, including evenings and weekends
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Standing for extended periods of time
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Able to safely lift boxes up to 40 pounds
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Comfortable climbing ladders

 

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our Competencies for All Employees

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Drive for Results:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Customer Focus:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Creativity<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: 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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Interpersonal Savvy<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: 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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Learning on the Fly:<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> 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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Perseverance<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dealing with Ambiguity<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: 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.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Our Competencies for All People Managers

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strategic Agility<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Building Effective Teams<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Managerial Courage<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.

 

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:  73924


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