Part Time Home Decor Sales Associate

il Buco Vita - New York, NY (25 days ago)


Sales associate needed at high-end homewares pop-up shop in Noho.

Founded in 2014 by the founder of Manhattan restaurants il Buco and il Buco Alimentari, il Buco Vita is a collection of handmade tableware, ceramics, home decor as well as antiques, all sourced by artisan producers throughout the Italian countryside.

We are seeking a seasonal sales associate for the holiday season, however the position has the potential to evolve into a regular role for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

  • Sales associates will serve as customer's primary point of contact on the floor and take first initiative to generate sales
  • Execute entire every step of sale process, from greeting to close, in addition to taking responsibility for all follow-up communication and shipping arrangements as needed
  • Provide highest standard of customer service, including supplying styling guidance, conveying product knowledge and brand history, and resolving issues
  • Assist store team with operational tasks such as conducting inventory, visual merchandising, packing web and wholesale purchases, and managing shipments

Candidate Requirements

  • Min. of 2 yrs selling experience (furniture/décor experience strongly preferred)
  • Able to start training ASAP
  • Available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with keen sensitivity to customer's needs and required level of assistance
  • Can quickly master Vita's vast product offering, and capable of effectively communicating detailed product knowledge to prospective clients in order to facilitate sales and raise brand awareness
  • Team-player, both able to take direction from owner / management or delegate tasks to support staff when appropriate Ability to work varied hours/days, inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays
  • Experience working with Shopify and UPS.com strongly preferred

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • high-end retail sales: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • New York, NY (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)
  • Morning (Required)