Calypso

Part Time Sales Associate - Santa Barbara, CA

Ethereal, Vibrant, Luxurious, Fresh and Universal; this is what inspires our “Joie de vivre” and all that is quintessentially Calypso St. Barth.

SUMMARY:

The Sales Associate will be responsible for assisting customers with their shopping needs, offering styling inspiration and providing an exceptional shopping experience.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

SALES GENERATION:

  • Assist the customer by wardrobing and selling merchandise that effectively meets and exceeds their needs
  • Be proactive in achieving selling standards and goals on a consistent basis
  • Provide merchandise information and current fashion tips to increase sales and customer satisfaction
  • Drive sales through active clienteling, add-on selling, and networking
  • Work with Sales Leads in assisting customers

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • Create a repeat customer base through active client outreach, building and maintaining relationships
  • Utilize the Client Program and Book to develop and build a client base that generates sales on a consistent basis
  • Participate in VIP events and programs to build client loyalty and acquire new customers

MERCHANDISING:

  • Maintain displays, fill in merchandise on sales floor, and assist in floor-set execution
  • Replenish merchandise on a daily basis to ensure all styles and color-ways are represented on the sales floor at all times
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of store and merchandise room
  • Process incoming and outgoing merchandise shipments as needed

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 1- 2 years of luxury retail experience
  • Competent computer skills to work on our POS system
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Possess and uphold a friendly, positive and professional behavior
  • Ability to foster a work climate that inspires mutual trust, respect and teamwork
  • Ability to identify, assess and react to customer needs, floor awareness, etc.
  • Must be able to lift boxes, move selling floor fixtures, and climb stairs

Since launching its first store in 1992 in St. Barth, Calypso St. Barth has grown from a modest French resort-wear line into a global luxury lifestyle brand with a passionate following.

Calypso St. Barth distributes its products primarily through its company owned and operated retail stores in the United States.  Calypso St. Barth currently operates over 45 retail stores, and an E-commerce web site, and a wholesale model selling primarily to independent specialty boutiques.  We opened up 12 new stores last year and are planning to open additional stores over the next few years. We are an inspiring team oriented environment with opportunities for growth. Ideal candidate should possess a distinctive combination of creativity, personality, style, and business acumen.

We offer a competitive salary (including commission or bonus), PTO, a generous discount on our merchandise and much more.

Thank you for your interest in Calypso St. Barth.  We look forward to receiving your resume.

Calypso St. Barth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/d/v/m/f employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce.

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