Sales Professional - Westport

Tiffany & Co.
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

Tiffany & Co???.. the name instills images of Beauty, Romance and the iconic Blue Box. It is a Symbol of Excellence. For 175 years, Tiffany has created a legacy of exquisite designs and romantic ideals. Tiffany & Co.'s rich heritage of celebrated artists, historic milestones and magnificent jewelry creates the foundation from which our employees build upon each day. Tiffany employees are passionate, kind and professionally committed. We hold ourselves and our co-workers to very high standards. We continually educate ourselves about new merchandise collections, cultures and the evolving luxury market. Our respect and love for the brand creates a workplace like no other.

We expect our employees to deliver the Tiffany Experience to each and every customer and Tiffany is committed to creating an organization that recognizes and rewards excellence in service of this promise. For us, it is a dream to be associated with a company that is forever aligned with exquisite craftsmanship, timeless design and a dedicated commitment to corporate sustainability.


Tiffany & Co. Sales Professionals hold the critical position of embodying the Tiffany brand in each and every customer interaction. Each Tiffany Sales Professional is an excellent communicator and positive brand ambassador. His or her passion for Tiffany is conveyed in every conversation and an entrepreneurial spirit is prevalent in the make-up of every sales professional. The love of building their own business by developing client relationships and exceeding sales plan is first and foremost in the Tiffany sales professional's skill set. The Tiffany & Co. Sales Professional will be accountable for the following key accountabilities:

Achieve and/or Exceed Sales Plan: Consistently achieve or exceed monthly and quarterly individual sales plan. Strengthen and develop relationships with existing customers. Sell to NEW Tiffany customers, utilizing E-cards and other customer engagement tools as appropriate. Fully support and align with all key business initiatives and new product launches. Capture meaningful customer data for the purposes of connecting with the client, building relationships, and personalizing future client development opportunities. Execute proactive strategic outreach with the goal of positioning and realizing future sales opportunities and exceeding customer expectations. Manage current TR Customer base by cultivating new relationships and migrating existing customers at higher levels. Support key Company, Regional, and Local events - and product launches - with strategic client attendance and sales results.

Corporate Standards and Directives: Ensure all sales activity complies with corporate brand standards and directives, including Product Presentation, Visual Merchandising and proper understock organization. Ensure all sales activity supports key business strategies and current initiatives in order to drive the success of the business. Maintain security standards within the store to ensure safety of customers, colleagues and to protect our assets through appropriate care and handling of merchandise.

Personal Leadership: Work as a team and partner with colleagues to ensure a consistent exceptional customer experience and contribute to a positive store environment. Remain current on all industry news and company updates and complete provided training courses to ensure compliance with company policy changes to better serve customers. Exhibit passion and enthusiasm as a TCO Brand Ambassador by modeling elegance through appropriate wardrobe and presence.

NOTE: All applicants for Sales Professional positions will be required to complete a Pre-Hire Assessment as part of the recruitment process


Required Qualifications

* Previous retail or luxury retail experience or relevant customer related experience (i.e. hospitality, etc).

* Proven track record in achieving sales results.

* Willingness to work non-traditional business hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

* Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, customer service skills and the ability to prioritize while handling multiple tasks is required.

* Ability to work with a diverse client base.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.

* Proficiency in Point of Sales (POS) systems and Microsoft Outlook/e-mail.

* Must have authorization to work in the United States or in the country where the position is based.

Preferred Qualifications:

* A college/university degree.

* Graduate Gemologist degree or previous Gemological Institute of America (GIA) course work is preferred.

* Language skills preferred.