HOUGHTON Is Hiring A Retail Sales Associate In New York, NY - Fashionista

HOUGHTON Is Hiring A Retail Sales Associate In New York, NY

RTW brand is hiring a Retail Sales Manager for their Bridal Atelier. Candidates must have 3+ years relevant store management experience in a fast­-paced, creative retail environment.
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EST in 2011 by Designer Katharine Polk with the simple idea of creating a brand for the modern, independent free spirited woman who desires a simple, chic and romantic collection that could go from everyday to wedding day. Houghton is dedicated to being made in America.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with brides on fittings
  • Manage Direct Sales to Atelier and Trunk Show clients
  • Schedule and meet with brides in the Houghton Boutique
  • Correspond with brides/clients, handle inquiries, questions and orders
  • Work with Design and Prod teams on customization for Brides and Clients
  • Consistently meet and exceed sales goals
  • Develop store management and associate’s sales techniques
  • Actively manage clientele program
  • Identify business opportunity areas in individual store and market
  • Collaborate with all departments to implement business driving strategies
  • Identify future customer opportunities by understanding product and service requirements
  • Maintain consistent inventory accuracy
  • Direct merchandising presentation strategy in alignment with brand and concept standards
  • Ensure the selling floor reflects the brand and concept standards at all times
  • Manage E-Com Store
  • Assist management and PR team in building traffic to Atelier and other events.
  • Drive business by working with Marketing and Sr Management to create a cohesive plan to support the atelier
  • Utilize network within the fashion industry to promote the Houghton Bridal Brand
  • Oversee client order shipments
  • Assist Wholesale Sales Director
  • Full understanding of specialty retail, including how to effectively clientele

EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years relevant store management experience in a fast­-paced, creative retail environment
  • Clothing discount, dog-friendly office, company events + parties and much more
  • Experience and confidence in interacting with customers
  • Proficient computer skills, including Word, Excel and Email
  • Excellent written, oral communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to thrive within a fast-paced environment, multitasks with ease while maintaining a balance of daily responsibilities
  • Positive, outgoing, high energy personality that is motivated and sales focused
  • Weekend availability

*Bridal Experience Not Necessary*

TO APPLY: Please send your resume to contact@houghtonnyc.com.