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Retail Sales Associate

Company: Peruvian Connection
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description About the Company: Since 1976, Peruvian Connection has made ethnographic textiles the point of reference for its artisan-made, luxury fiber collections. In addition to the labels signature knitwear, it offers a range of romantic dresses, superbly tailored outerwear, and unique handcrafted accessories, all exclusively designed by and for Peruvian Connection. About the Job: Do you enjoy helping others style their look? Are you often on the lookout for that unique, perfect scarf or sweater that a friend needs to complete an outfit? If so, this job might be for you! We are looking for a Full and Part-Time Retail Sales Associate for our New York, NY retail store who will be passionate about our line of quality products and are interested in working within a collaborative environment. Peruvian Connection offers competitive pay, great benefits, and a very generous discount on merchandise. Location: 341 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10024 Responsibilities: The right person for Peruvian Connection will be willing to develop in-depth product knowledge so they can provide it to our customers. They will understand how to identify customer needs, match our products with those needs, finalize the sale and begin a lasting relationship with the customer. They will also be responsible for assisting with merchandise arrival and arrangement, and overall tidiness of the store environment. A Great Applicant also: Has at least one year of luxury retail experience.
Communicates clearly and effectively with customers and colleagues. Adjusts communication to fit the audience and the message.
Takes personal responsibility for their schedule, actions, and decisions. Shares credit for successes and mistakes when appropriate and in a collaborative manner.
Understands the importance of being punctual and present. Uses time wisely, completing tasks throughout the shift while still delivering excellent customer service.
Is eager to learn about products, fibers, processes, and technology. Listens, asks questions, and retains knowledge. Is competent with basic math and accurate with details, such as reconciling invoices to merchandise. Must be available to work weekends and holidays. Benefits offered for Part-Time Employees: Paid Time Off (PTO): Pro-rated Sick Leave available for all Part-Time Employees.
Holiday pay of 4 hours of pay for each observed holiday. Peruvian Connection observes six major holidays.
Plus, one 4-hour floating holiday is awarded each year.
Part-Time Employees not eligible to accrue Vacation Pay. Other Benefits offered to Part-Time Employees: Employee Discount: Part-Time Employees are eligible for the Full Employee Discount from the first day of employment.
Employee Assistance Program: Part-Time Employees are eligible to utilize the Employee Assistance Program on their first day of employment.
401k: Part-Time Employees are eligible to contribute to the 401k after 30 days of employment. Once employees reach the 1000 hours worked and (1) full year of employment requirement, employees are eligible to participate and can receive employer contributions on the plan entry date. Please visit our company website at to learn more about our culture and products. Peruvian Connection is an EOE, and we value diversity and inclusion. HOW TO APPLY To apply, submit your resume by responding to this ad, or visit our website to submit an application along with your resume for consideration. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $16.00 per hour Benefits:

* 401(k) * 401(k) matching * Dental insurance * Disability insurance * Employee assistance program * Employee discount * Flexible schedule * Flexible spending account * Health insurance * Health savings account * Life insurance * Paid time off * Parental leave * Referral program * Vision insurance


* Holidays * Weekend availability


* High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

* One location

Work Remotely:

* No

Keywords: Peruvian Connection, New York , Retail Sales Associate, Sales , New York, New York

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