Kipling, founded in 1987, is a leading European lifestyle brand with design-driven products sold in more than 40 countries worldwide. The product line includes handbags, luggage, backpacks, and accessories.
VF, Inc. is a leading international fashion and lifestyle company with products ranging from sportswear and accessories to a complete home collection. The VF Corporation is a leader in branded apparel including jeanswear, sportswear, outdoor products, and workwear.
We are a publicly held company listed on The New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: vfc) with locations in over 150 countries around the world. VF will grow by building leading lifestyle brands that excite consumers around the world.
About the Position
The Sales Associate is someone that is personable, energetic, highly organized, and hard working. This individual should have a passion for the fashion industry and should enjoy working with a team. The Sales Associate is responsible for driving sales, daily operations, merchandising, and loss prevention.
How You Will Make a Difference
Sales: Demonstrate a customer-centric mindset by modeling selling behaviors with a passion for the brand, the customer, and the product.
Deliver results that contribute to the store's success. Aware of and accountable to store and individual sales goals.
Brand Experience/Customer Service: Exemplify an optimistic and energetic presence through team collaboration while building strong relationships with customers to maximize customer loyalty. Provide solutions and inspiration to customers about the brand.
Working with the Team: Work collaboratively with the store team to achieve store objectives and sales results. Maintain a positive attitude and be flexible to the changing needs of the customer and the business.
Store Standards: Ensure product is always available to the customer and represented in a compelling way that is consistent with visual guidelines. Ensure the store is consistently recovered and customer-ready every day, meeting brand standards on the salesfloor and in the stockroom areas.
Loss Prevention, Safety, and Compliance: Adhere to policies and procedures, standards and practices, and company directives.
Protect company assets. Comply with company safety, security, and shrink avoidance policies and programs. Report all concerns to management.
Professional Conduct: Model behavior that respects the background, experience, and cultural differences of others while upholding the integrity and values of the VF Corporation and the brand.
Skills for Success
Previous retail or service-oriented experience preferred but not required
Ability to work with a team to exceed sales results
Ability to meet business goals by meeting and exceeding sales goals
Regularly interact with the public in a crowded/noisy environment
Engaging verbal and non-verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Able to meet performance expectations
Ability to deliver a high level of customer service in a retail environment
JOB DESCRIPTION SALES ASSOCIATE
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business; available during peak times including weekends, evenings, and holidays
Special Physical Requirements
Standing required for entire work shift
Bend, lift, open, and move product up to 50 pounds (as needed)
Contributing to Team's Success