August 22, 2019
boutique 44 is hiring part-time sales associates!
As a Sales Associate, you are a critical team member. We are looking for a talented, energetic, reliable individual who has an interest in working in a small business with contemporary fashion and lifestyle brands. The ideal candidate would have experience in the retail space, if not some background or knowledge of retail and fashion. This position is part-time, but ideally would include 20 to 30 hours/week.
The Sales Associate will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service by meeting each individual’s needs and expectations. We are looking for someone with a knowledge of current trends and a strong interest in style. The Sales Associate will be accountable for the shop's day-to-day operations and work closely with the Boutique Manager on developing the brand and providing a sophisticated, trend setting environment for shoppers. The Sales Associate will need to work well with other team members. They will also be working with the Boutique Manager regularly and may have the responsibility of working one full day on their own.
Assisting with tagging, steaming inventory
Learn merchandise to provide an exceptional customer service experience by exceeding their expectations, demonstrating an excellent knowledge of the products, brand, and fit
Helping customers try on clothes, providing advice on fit, style, fashion, color and suggesting complementary accessories, in order to support purchasing decisions
Assist Owner and Manager with social media work, store events, photo shoots, and more
Handle any issues & resolve conflicts in a calm, objective & fact-based manner
Maintain security standards within the store to ensure safety of customers, and merchandise
Contribute to upholding the visual display of all products in accordance with visual standards
Contribute to the daily operations of the store; to include managing the daily cleanliness of the store; maintaining sales floor, stock room, etc.
Follow all company policies and procedures
Represent the Brand
Emulate the brand aesthetic & embody a strong sense of fashion sensibility and a positive attitude
In partnership with the Owner and Manager, maintain the BOUTIQUE 44 aesthetic across all touch points including associate presentation, dress code, visual standards, maintenance and merchandising to create a fully branded environment
1 to 2 years of fashion sales experience preferably in a similar role or customer service setting
Ability to drive and exceed individual and store results
Ability to build lasting relationships with customers and team members
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Strong organization and follow-up skills are essential
Ability to work in a fast moving and dynamic environment
Flexibility and the ability to adapt to different customers
Ability to work a flexible schedule based on business needs which includes, weekdays, some evenings, weekends and holidays
As a small boutique, we offer several perks for working with us. We do not have many late evening or night time hours unless we are holding an event. Currently our latest shift is Thursday 10-7 and we are closed on Mondays. All employees receive a store discount, as well.