Vera Bradley Store Associate
Support and maintain the integrity of the Vera Bradley “experience” through exceptional customer service, upholding store image standards, maximizing sales and assisting in store operational needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Engage the guest and enhance her Experience through product awareness and team selling
Treat all Vera Bradley employees and guests with respect and maintain a positive work environment
Drive store results through add on selling and conversion that meet the guest’s wants and needs
Maintain Vera Bradley brand standards through assistance in visual merchandising excellence
Help to maintain a clean, organized and inviting environment for the customer
Maintain organization of stock room
Ability to accurately process transactions in an professional manner
Comply with all established company policies and procedures
Process sales transactions utilizing POS system
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School graduate preferred
Prior retail experience strongly preferred
Experience with retail POS system a plus
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Polite and professional
Exceptional sales skills
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
Strong team player
ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The environmental and physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Constant walking and standing; frequent bending, stooping and reaching
Must be able to work with strong fragrances and scents in the form of eau de toilette, burning candles, bath and shower gel, body lotion, hand cream and bar soap throughout the work day.
Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity
Consistently lift 10-35 lbs; occasionally lift up to 55 lbs with the ability to push or pull more than 55 lbs.