Anthropologie & Co. Visual Sales Associate - Westport, Connecticut

Recruiter
Urban Outfitters
Location
Westport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 12, 2017
Closes
Aug 15, 2017
Role
Retail
Industry
Transportation
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Visual Sales Associate serves as an expert in several key areas of the business to support the store leadership team in

creating a profitable and customer-centric environment. They support the merchant process, apply merchant skills and

support the execution of display to create a compelling, well curated customer experience. Visual Sales Associates serve as

a mentor to Customer Associates by supporting the training of merchant skills and standards.

REPORTS TO: Visual Manager & Shop Manager

AESTHETIC UNDERSTANDING & APPLICATION

* Has a strong understanding of trend and style that is reflective of the brand and core customer

* Supports product placement and outfitting that is reflective of trend, reinforces brand messaging, and inspires the customer

* Contributes creative ideas and solutions regarding merchandising and display

* Executes stock-to-sales processes and presentation standards

* Develops an understanding of how the merchant process impacts business and the customer experience

* Participates in an environment of creativity, inspiration and idea generation

* Supports the team in connecting brand aesthetic with store Social Media platforms

CUSTOMER CONNECTION

* Supports an environment of genuine customer connection

* Acts as an empowered team member, exercising decision-making skills to enhance each customer's experience

* Acts as a zone Lead, developing and exemplifying extraordinary service in each zone

* Acts as a brand ambassador reflective of the company values and aesthetic

* Takes ownership of individual awareness and supports sharing of product knowledge and current trend to customer associates.

* Supports processes and utilizes tools to better service the customer

PEOPLE & DEVELOPMENT

* Is a leader and mentor to the Customer Associate team

* Utilizes merchant expertise to develop team to uphold presentation standards

* Collaborates with the team during morning, closing, and one minute meetings

* Gains ability to effectively assess, apply inspiration and execute the presentation and display

* Takes responsibility for own development and professional growth, identifies and trains replacement in preparation for career progression

LEADERSHIP

* Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills; appropriately filters and communicates presentation initiatives

* Gains proficiencies in strong assessment and decision-making skills

* Gains proficiencies in entrepreneurship, takes smart risks with measurable results

* Provides insight in relationship to merchandising, display and fixture needs and communicates information to leadership team

* Acts as a liaison between leadership and store team by filtering communication of all visual initiatives

* Builds and maintains productive partnerships

* Ensures productivity and urgency during non-selling hours

BENEFITS

As an Anthropologie employee, your health and well-being are among our highest priorities. We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, vision and dental coverage. All employees receive a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, qualified transportation credit, a generous employee referral program and much more!

Sound like a good fit?

If you are ready to lead and inspire a team of positive, dynamic individuals, please apply online. We look forward to reviewing your unique qualifications.

You can learn more about Anthropologie and all URBN brands at

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Posted by StartWire