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.
Kate Spade New York is part of the Tapestry portfolio – a global house of brands powered by optimism, innovation, and inclusivity.
Job Title: Muse (Sales Associate) Primary Purpose: The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in retail to… Hosting: Give our guests the warmest welcome, always exuding confidence and proper etiquette. Able to develop long-term relationships with our guests by asking the most interesting questions, dancing the muse moves, suggesting outreach events ideas. Team Building: Demonstrate ability to work as part of a team atmosphere. Able to receive and give feedback in an honest and genuine manner. Celebrate fellow muse’s successes. Styling & Curating: Know and be able to communicate the kate spade new york aesthetic. Ability to story tell and use product knowledge to connect with our guests. Lead and inspire with your own impeccable style, always bringing your best look to work. Have the ability to spot and talk about products. Continuously work to keep the stockroom and shop spotless. Business Smarts: Understand the product landscape across all merchandise categories. Ability to multitask like a pro, from operational tasks or cleaning the shop floor to processing POS transactions (a dull moment is hard to come by). Share ideas and feedback with the team. The accomplished individual will possess… 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 An outstanding professional will have… College degree preferred 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 ladder
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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 the 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.